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Celebs : Sharks will be victorious'

Springbok lock Johann Muller, now playing his rugby with Ulster in Ireland, was the last Sharks player to lead the side to Currie Cup glory in 2008 and he believes the team are on track for another trophy.

Casting his mind back to 2008, Muller's recollection is of a sense of impending victory.

"Six weeks before the final, I knew we were going to win the Currie Cup trophy," he told the official Sharks website this week.


"I got a feeling inside because the team was happy, we were well looked after, everyone knew what they had to do and we were playing for one another and for the jersey.

"And you can see that it's the same now in 2010; everyone is really happy and Stefan Terblanché has done a fantastic job of leading the guys while the management has been excellent - they've done the right things at the right time this season."

Muller has been monitoring the Sharks' progress in the Currie Cup - all the way from Belfast - and has managed to watch the majority of their matches.

"We've been lucky to get to see them [the Sharks games] and the brand of rugby they've played has been outstanding.

"They've scored the most tries as well which tells you they're a side playing expansive rugby and it's great for rugby and for the Sharks. And that teams throwing the ball around are getting rewarded," he said.

Another key factor for Muller is big-game experience. He explained: "There are a couple of new faces, but the core of the team from 2008 final is there.

"The front row, Steven Sykes, Keegan Daniel, Jacques Botes and Ryan Kankowski were all involved two years ago. The same with the likes of Stefan and Odwa Ndungane, that's the great thing; a lot of the players have experienced a final before, they've played at that level and know what to expect.

"And then the new guys have been in outstanding form this season; Pat Lambie, Willem Alberts, Lwazi Mvovo, they've all done well and the energy they bring to the side is fantastic. That's why they're in a final for the second time in three years, they've all worked well together."

However, Muller does acknowledge that Western Province present a formidable challenge in the final and are worthy opposition for the grand occasion.

"Western Province is a really good side, they've made two finals this year, in the past people said their tight-five and forwards weren't good enough but they have shown this year that they can compete with any side upfront," said the 2007 World Cup-winning Bok squad member.

"It's going to take a huge effort from every single one of them, management included, a special effort, but I have no doubt in my mind that they can do it.

"There is no question, my heart and head tell me they can do it," he added.

"It's not going to be easy - it's going to be tough and physical, and it's going to be quick. Province have a really good backline that has scored tries from all over.

"It's important for us to be on the money, but if we play the same brand of rugby we've played all tournament, I can't see us losing." Source iAFRICA

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