Sport Staff
2 minute read
10 Feb 2020
8:06 am

Talking points from the weekend’s Super Rugby action

Sport Staff

The Sharks have another Bok-class back in their ranks and the Bulls couldn't score a try against a wheel of feta.

Aphelele Fassi of the Sharks takes the high ball during the round 2 Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Sharks at Forsyth Barr Stadium on February 07, 2020 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Teaukura Moetaua/Getty Images)

Add Fassi to the Sharks' seemingly endless supply of Springbok-class backs The Sharks took their time in dismantling the Highlanders in Dunedin, but when they struck it was with the sweetest precision and ruthlessness. There was a distinct All Blacks flavour to the way they capitalised on turnover ball, with Aphelele Fassi surely throwing himself into the Springbok fullback mix with the way he combined so superbly with his wings. ALSO READ: Super Sharks channel their inner Bok to humble Highlanders The only negative for the Sharks on one of their best days overseas was the string of penalties they...