Urgent Bok need: Lambie’s intelligence

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Pat Lambie (Gallo)
Pat Lambie (Gallo)

Cape Town - The bye experienced by the Sharks in next weekend’s round of Currie Cup matches shapes up as hugely inconvenient for the already embattled Springbok cause.

The currently second-placed, Durban-based franchise are odd team out in the penultimate programme of league fixtures, kicking their heels with just one left for them to play against the Golden Lions in Johannesburg on September 30 - the night before the Boks entertain Australia in the battle for “sloppy seconds” in this year’s Castle Rugby Championship at Loftus.

Had the Lions v Sharks clash taken place this weekend, rather than the next, it would have represented a perfect follow-up opportunity for Pat Lambie to continue his comeback in the colours of the visitors.

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