If media reports are to be believed, Argentinean international flyhalf Juan Martin Hernández arrived in Durban on Saturday.
The arrival of the South American matchwinner has been on hold pending legal an logistical issues, but these hurdles have now all been cleared and “the wizard”, as he is known, will attend his first Sharks practice on Monday. Coach John Plumtree will no doubt hand Hernández his first cap against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday, but the fact that he’ll take part in at most three practices before that outing would make it somewhat risky to throw him into the deep end at flyhalf.
Plumtree will have some other options, of course, with both Guy Cronjé and Monty Dumond available to play pivot. Both were very impressive against Boland and the Blue Bulls respectively.
It’s going to be an interesting week at the Shark Tank, that’s for sure. As always, we’ll keep you posted as the events unfold.Tweet