The Crusaders captain on the importance of a week's rest and big-game experience, the return of Richie McCaw, and their loss to the Sharks earlier in the season.
The Sharks cannot blame the Super Rugby format or fatigue for the situation they find themselves in, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Sharks need Frans Steyn to be the match-winner he should be against the Crusaders on Saturday, writes RYAN VREDE.
Jake White’s loyalty to and investment in his players have paid off handsomely for the Sharks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
Two giants of the game – one a Springbok, and one an All Black – have the skill and the power to influence Saturday's semi-final in Christchurch, writes JON CARDINELLI.