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The Sharks have acknowledged the must-win status of Saturday’s Super Rugby match against the Waratahs as we look to get our three-week tour off to a positive start.
Last week’s loss against the Reds was a disappointment the team would like nothing better than to erase with a performance against the Waratahs that shows what this team is about. Losing by a solitary try where a couple of individual errors cost us shows the value attached to being on top of things.
Cach Robert du Preez highlighted this in the lead-up to the game, saying: “In this competition, on any given day, if you’re even slightly off your game, you can lose games.”
He added that, “For us it’s a must-win match to get our campaign back on track because the South African Conference is still wide open.”
The Sharks are in sixth position on the overall log and one point behind the SA Conference leading Bulls. In our conference, just four points separate the five sides contesting it which shows just how narrow the margins are and how important it is to be on top of your game.
“We know it’s going to be a tough, but I believe we have the team to do it,” du Preez concluded.”
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