Sport Staff
2 minute read
7 Feb 2020
6:56 am

Things to look out for this Super Rugby weekend

Sport Staff

Elton Jantjies and the Lions' are spirit animals and, boring or not, Newlands is all about the props.

Is it really about us: Frans Malherbe. (Photo by Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images)

Sharks have opportunity to show they've become versatile Playing their opening match in hot and humid Durban did not really provide the Sharks with the opportunity to showcase their positive intent for the 2020 season, but their game against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday morning will be played with the roof of the Forsyth Barr Stadium closed, providing the perfect chance for them to show that they can combine ball-in-hand, expansive flair with the demands of a tactical game in which they dominate territory. A new-look Highlanders team will no doubt also want to throw the ball around, although...