For Sharks wing Sbu Nkosi a Currie Cup winners medal will be some compensation for being sidelined for much of the southern hemisphere international season after sustaining a foot injury following his great debut series for the Springboks against England in June. Nkosi has endured a frustrating period on the sidelines, and when he did come back from injury he played just one game for the Sharks as a replacement before spending two weeks carrying tackle bags for the Boks during the home leg of the Rugby Championship. But he made a strong statement about how determined he is when he walked away with the man-of-the-match award for his role in the semifinal win over the Golden Lions. "It was a privilege to be part of the Bok camp in the Rugby Championship. Even though I did not play I loved it as much as the guys that did," he said. "However, it is also great to be back on a rugby field. And giving Kings Park a good performance on Saturday was a big honour," said Nkosi. The 22-year-old ...

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