Currie Cup

Curwin Bosch: Sharks' super-confident showpiece 'cannon'

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Curwin Bosch. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)
Curwin Bosch. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

When Frans Steyn lines up a crack at the posts from 60 metres or sometimes more, you have a fair idea of why he shouldn't drop it short, range-wise.

He's an unusually formidable physical unit for a back-liner … from head right through to toe.

In short, there's a lot of "meat" going through the ball when it is struck, by a man standing 1.91m and over 110kg, so carrying many of the hallmarks of a blindside flanker.

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