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Sibusiso Mjikeliso | Sharks' silverware success window suddenly shrinks after Siya Kolisi's simmering departure

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Siya Kolisi. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)
Siya Kolisi. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

No one imagined this season would be Siya Kolisi's lap of honour at the Sharks but his impending departure to France means the window to win silverware with this glittering squad has suddenly shrunk, writes Sibusiso Mjikeliso.

The success window for the Shark to nab either United Rugby Championship (URC) or Champions Cup silverware has suddenly shrunk now that Siya Kolisi’s pending departure is confirmed, with more exits likely to follow.

This is not to say the Sharks cannot win without Kolisi - of course they can - but the Bok captain is the face of this "Galactico" era and one of if not the most influential players in the stellar compilation.

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