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Report  Scoreboard . AMI Stadium , Christchurch. Report  Scoreboard . Follow Hutch on Twitter: GSP in the bag, that is until the Sunwolves banana skin…. Stormers yet to win away this season, Sunwolves have had a couple of tight scoreline-wise at least games at home. Not sure its quite the emphatic no in your write up? I think you are out with the Sharks game. The Chiefs are missing 20 players in their squad for this game with injuries and compulsory AB leave.
The Bulls game might also surprise us this time but all the rest are spot on. Bulls without a number of key players, might just suffer the same fate as the Lions. The Sunwolwes represent Japan and the inclusion of many international players might make it a close game.
I am not convinced that Chiefs will beat Sharks and will await team selections before making my final pick. I agree with the above 2 lads, Sharks to beat the Chiefs. Sharks by circa 20 points. All the other picks are similar to mine. The Sharks game you have got it all wrong for sure. Chiefs will be without all their All Blacks for this game. Even if their All Blacks were available, Sharks would still win.
Sharks will win in Durban this weekend for sure. Hurricanes by 25 Stormers by 10 — could be closer with SW having home advantage Crusaders by 12 — not entirely convinced by the Crusaders this year so far but the Blues are poor. Waratahs by 4 — could be an upset in this one.