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Sharks to stick with coach Everitt despite falling short of expectations: 'There's pressure on all of us'

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Sean Everitt. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)
Sean Everitt. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Sharks CEO Eduard Coetzee said they were behind the head coach, Sean Everitt, after his side's promising United Rugby Championship (URC) season tapered off before falling flat in defeat to the Bulls in the quarter-finals last weekend.

In the end, a Chris Smith drop-goal consigned a Springbok-laden Sharks team to what's now being regarded as a failure after crashing out in the last eight 30-27 at Loftus on Saturday.

The Sharks blew a chance to host a home playoff when they lost to Ulster in Ireland in the last regular-season round, which condemned them to a trip to the capital, where they were twice defeated in the Currie Cup last year.

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