Springbok and Sharks outside centre Lukhanyo Am’s wrist injury forced him to miss the bulk of last season but he feels he is back with a bang. He took part in Sunday’s Super Hero Sunday pre-season matches in Cape Town and the Sharks have a final pre-season game against the Bulls in Ballito on Saturday. The Sharks travel to Singapore to face the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby opener on February 16. The Sharks will need the highly intelligent‚ skilled and resourceful Am to be at his best this season and the tough pre-season games have allowed him to gain match-fitness without the stress of results. “I’ve been impressed with myself because I’ve been out for about four months but in building up to the warm-up games‚ my confidence has been up and with the work that I’ve put in during pre-season‚ I’m in good shape‚” Am said. “In these pre-season games‚ we’ve been trying to implement what we’ve been doing at training and we actually take more risks because there’s not a lot of consequence ...

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