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Matfield backs Bulls’ fans to tip quarterfinal

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Matfield backs Bulls’ fans to tip quarterfinal

The Bok legend believes the Bulls, at home, will be too strong for the Sharks in Saturday’s URC quarterfinal

Sports reporter

Springbok legend Victor Matfield is backing the Bulls for the eagerly anticipated United Rugby Championship (URC) quarterfinal clash against the Sharks on Saturday at Loftus.

The two teams meet in Pretoria looking to book a semifinal spot and Matfield believes the home side will benefit from playing in front of a large partisan Bulls crowd. “Loftus will definitely make a big difference.

“I think it is a different game when you go to Durban — we all know about the humidity there, which makes it difficult to play and the kicking game is different...

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