Sharks warm-up games confirmed
The Sharks will play warm-up matches against local sides, the Leopards and Pumas, as part of their preparations for the Super Rugby tournament.
According to the Beeld website, the Durban-based outfit will host the Leopards at the Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on February 8, before playing the Pumas at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit a week later.
Sharks assistant coach Grant Bashford said the players' conditioning was one of the main aspects which was concentrated on during the off-season.
The Sharks kick off their Super Rugby campaign against the Stormers at Kings Park on March 2.