DURBAN – Griquas started their Currie Cup campaign in impressive fashion by dismantling the defending champions, the Sharks, 37-13 in Durban on Friday night.
Griquas held a 10-6 lead at the break.
The visitors, fresh off a SuperSport Rugby Challenge win, continued in the same vein in their opening match in the Currie Cup as they showed much more fluency and rhythm in their performance and outscored the home side by four tries to one.
The defending champions showed very little cohesion at Kings Park and only managed some patterns in the early stages of the second half.
Rainy conditions before kick-off aided Griquas in their determination to dominate up front and allowing George Whitehead (flyhalf) to rule the roost over field position and the tempo of the match.