Deal of the century: Dobson almost sacked during MVM saga that shapes Sharks-Stormers rivalry

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John Dobson. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)
John Dobson. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The Sharks host the Stormers at Kings Park on Saturday in a heavyweight clash that is now known as much for its boardroom rivalry as the epics the two coastal sides traditionally served up.

Since MVM Holdings entered the equation in an equity deal that changed the course of South African rugby history, the Sharks and Stormers formed a unique rivalry that has a boardroom and try-line narrative in equal measure.

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