SOUTHERN Kings head coach Matt Sexton says it is vital his team treasure the ball and hold onto it when they face the Sharks in a Super Rugby showdown at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium tomorrow night. Sexton, a former Canterbury Crusaders star, has been busy plotting the downfall of the talent-laden Sharks this week with his director of rugby Alan Solomons.
"At half-time in our opening game against the Force I said to the players we want to see a bit more of the ball," Sexton said.
"We had made 100-odd tackles in the first half and we were making too many. If you produce those statistics you are going to run out of petrol at some point.
"We want to make sure we treasure the ball against the Sharks and hold onto it. When teams have to defend against you the flip side of the coin occurs.
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