Weekend rugby gold: Fez’s fizz marked romp by Sharks

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Fez Mbatha (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)
Fez Mbatha (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Coastal franchises the Sharks and Stormers, with respective thumping wins over Highveld rivals the Bulls and Lions, almost inevitably dominate this week's "podium" as the highly useful domestic preparation series came to its close.

Young Sharks hooker Fez Mbatha - constantly near the heart of their attacking action in soggy Durban - earns gold, but with a duo of Stormers back-liners also honoured.

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