Maroela has eye on crown

Posted on February 25, 2009

He was encouraged by how hard every player worked in the off-season. At the first training session of the season it was evident that the players were bigger, stronger and fitter than last year.

“I can safely say we are far better prepared that has already shown in the way our fitness and mental toughness came through in the Lyceum knockout league. Sonop asked a lot of questions in the final, but we passed this test.

“We never say no to any trophy, but also know than we can and must improve if want to take Over de Voor (Pukke) head on. Our discipline at the breakdowns was not on par and we will always have to work on our ball retention, said Van der Merwe.

The game against Over de Voor is the curtain raiser for the Super 15 clash between the Lions and Bulls.

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