Jake wary of Loftus' aura

    2014-03-18 09:16
    Cape Town - He believes his players can do the job, but Sharks coach Jake White has warned them that the Bulls are a different team at Loftus Versfeld.

    The Sharks tackle the Bulls there in Pretoria on Saturday night (19:10 kick-off) in what will be their first away game of the season.

    White's team currently top the Super Rugby standings with four wins from four.

    But after a slow start their opponents seem to have found their feet at their home fortress, winning their last two games there against the Lions and Blues.

    "There is an aura about the place (Loftus)," White told the Beeld website.

    "It is where three Super Rugby titles and many Currie Cups have been won. The Bulls were written off a few weeks ago, but then they returned home and suddenly there was a revival. That's what the home ground advantage of Loftus can do for you.

    "However, I do believe they can be beaten there. My players just have to believe that it can be done. That's what makes this first away game so exciting."

    The Sharks beat the Bulls 31-16 in their season opener at Kings Park on February 15.

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