Both Willem Alberts and Jean Deysel look increasingly likely to miss out on the Sharks’ game against the Stormers this weekend.
John Plumtree confirmed in an interview with John Bishop of the Witness that Alberts’s ankle, dodgy before the Loftus game, was duly re-injured on Saturday night and that the big former Lion is very unlikely to face the Stormers. Deysel went off with an arm injury and will need to have a scan to determine the extent of the damage.
This comes hot on the heels of confirmation that Bismarck du Plessis will be out of action for at least 3 months, but perhaps longer as he recovers from neck surgery.
Plumtree revealed in a different interview that he is far from pleased with the form of flyhalf Andy Goode and that the Sharks “will need to buy more wisely in future”, or words to that effect. Way to boost team morale, Plum! Let’s hope you will put your money where your mouth is, at least and pick someone different against the Stormers.
With three of the stalwarts behind the Sharks’ forward revival now unlikely to play, though, it probably won’t matter who they pick at flyhalf against the high-flying Capetonians – whoever he is, he’ll never get his hands on the ball.Tweet