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The Sharks’ bulky inside centre, Andre Esterhuizen, does not quite comprehend why they have had a dodgy record against their SA counterparts this season. The Durban side have lost two home derbies against the Bulls and Stormers and were carted in the corresponding fixture against the former. They had some success against the Lions‚ who they host this weekend, but nothing can be taken for granted when the Sharks play‚ especially at home. They are the true definition of Jekyll and Hyde in the SA Super Rugby sense. “I don’t have a reason for that ... we like touring but I also think it’s a mindset thing that we need to get right. We have to play at our best against SA teams. We always want to beat the overseas guys but it has to be a priority to beat SA teams‚” Esterhuizen said. “It’s not like we don’t want to beat them‚ but I do think it’s a mindset thing.” Under Robert du Preez‚ the Sharks have preferred to be on the road, while at home they have been quite charitable. They were on t...

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