Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
20 Feb 2021
8:00 am

How the Sharks topped Kolisi’s wish list: A culture of embracing diversity

Ken Borland

With a motto that reads “We are an inclusive culture underpinned by diversity” the Durban-based team resonated with new acquisition Siya Kolisi.

Siya Kolisi, seen here just after he joined the Sharks, will tell his life story in the book Rise. Picture: Getty Images

The improvement in Sharks rugby has been most apparent on the field as they led Super Rugby before Covid struck and then reached the final of the Currie Cup, only losing in extra time to the Bulls, but those gains are also dependent on the excellent work done behind the scenes by the administrators. This may be Sean Everitt’s first major coaching gig but he has a wise rugby head and his player management is superb; the team culture he has helped develop at Kings Park has been phenomenal. The Sharks also have an outstanding CEO of vision in Eduard...