Cape Town - A big talking point from the Sharks v Golden Lions Currie Cup clash in Durban on Saturday was when home-side substitute Aphelele Fassi chased down Springbok wing Aphiwe
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With the Sharks leading 23-10 in the 63rd minute and hot
on the attack inside the Lions’ 22m area, Dyantyi - one of the finds of
the Springbok season - intercepted and looked certain to score under the
But, remarkably, Fassi hauled him in and social media was abuzz with amazement at the speed of the young Durbanite.
The Lions did end up scoring moments later, but it was not enough for them to haul in the Sharks.
Fassi, who was educated at Dale College in the Eastern Cape and is still only 20, has been tipped for higher honours by many in Sharks rugby circles.