Sean Everitt on Siya Kolisi’s ‘tough’ pre-season with Sharks

Sharks coach Sean Everitt says there’s nice pleasure to see what Siya Kolisi can produce towards the Stormers on this Friday’s Rainbow Cup opener.

In a high-profile transfer earlier this 12 months, Kolisi broke ranks with the Stormers and Western Province to hitch the Sharks.

The Springbok captain and the Durban-based crew have each lately develop into affiliated with famend rapper Jay-Z’s sports activities company, Roc Nation.

Commenting on Kolisi’s early days on the Sharks, Everitt stated: ‘Siya had a tricky pre-season with us — however he hung in, after which after we performed him towards the Bulls [in the final Preparation Series game] he made some telling contributions.’

The Sharks boss confirmed that Kolisi is in line for choice towards his former crew, the Stormers, on this coming weekend’s Rainbow Cup match at Cape City Stadium.

‘We’re actually trying ahead to seeing what he can ship towards the Stormers.’

Everitt then moved to laud Kolisi’s perspective and the affect he’s making on the youthful era of Sharks gamers.

‘All-round, Siya has been wonderful for us,’ Everitt added.

‘With out instruction from anybody, he has gone about mentoring the kids, and so they actually look as much as him. He’s not the captain however in a quiet means he has been displaying management and his teammates reply.’

Picture: Steve Haag/Gallo Photos

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