The Cell C Sharks had to revert to what they know as the forwards rumbled them to victory against the Steval Pumas.
Brad MacLeod-Henderson was pleased with the efforts of Sharks loose forwards Jacques Botes and Tera Mtembu against the Pumas.
The Sharks have overcome a slow start to beat the Pumas in their Currie Cup clash at Kings Park in Durban.
The most-capped Currie Cup player, Sharks flank Jacques Botes, will retire at the end of the 2014 domestic campaign.
Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson has identified the Pumas' threat from set-pieces ahead of their Currie Cup showdown.
Sharks centre Paul Jordaan says he's enjoying his life on and off the field during his time in Durban.
Pumas captain Corne Steenkamp says their win over the Cheetahs has given them plenty of confidence ahead of facing the Sharks.
Coach Brad MacLeod-Henderson has stuck largely with the same team that defeated Griquas for the clash against the Pumas.
SP Marais admits he is suffering a dip in form, after being dropped from the Sharks' Super Rugby team earlier this season.
The Sharks have not forgotten how they have stumbled against Griquas in past seasons, so they were happy with their win in Kimberley.
Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson is happy with his side's victory over Griquas in round one of this year's Currie Cup.
The Sharks have beaten a 14-man Griquas side in their opening Absa Currie Cup clash at GWK Park in Kimberley.
The Sharks will honour the special women in their lives when they tackle Griquas in a Currie Cup clash in Kimberley on Saturday.
Cameron Wright will make his debut at scrumhalf for the Sharks when they tackle Griquas in a Currie Cup clash in Kimberley.
The Sharks will successfully defend their Currie Cup title this season, if local bookmakers are to be believed.