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Sharks pivot Curwin Bosch has been criticised for his performance in the Currie Cup final against the Bulls at the weekend. photo: gallo images
Sharks pivot Curwin Bosch has been criticised for his performance in the Currie Cup final against the Bulls at the weekend. photo: gallo images

FOLLOWING the Sharks’ painful defeat to the Bulls in the Currie Cup final on Saturday, some hurting fans and other people were quick to point at Curwin Bosch’s surprising struggles with the boot in the clash as the main reason for the loss.

However, his coach Sean Everitt has swiftly jumped in the pivot’s defence.

The Sharks put up a brave fight as they took the favourites, Bulls, to extra time but in the end, it was the latter who claimed a 26-19 victory after 19-19 after the normal 80 minutes. In the build-up to the final, Bosch was the key figure in the Sharks’ success with his boot that saw him scoring penalties from almost everywhere on the pitch.

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