Sharks Kings Park

A small fire broke out at Kings Park on Saturday. Photo: X

WATCH: Fire breaks out at Kings Park after Sharks game

There was briefly a moment of real concern as a fire broke out at Kings Park in Durban shortly after Saturday’s Sharks match.

Sharks Kings Park

A small fire broke out at Kings Park on Saturday. Photo: X

Soon after the Sharks won their opening encounter of the new Challenge Cup season by thrashing Pau 45-5 on Saturday evening, footage came to light of a small fire that broke out on the southern stand.

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Thankfully the small blaze was quickly contained, with one video on social media showing a stadium employee acting quickly to extinguish the flames.

“Please note that the fire was contained almost immediately and thankfully there was no injuries sustained,” a Sharks spokesperson stated after the game.

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You can see the scenes at Kings Park below:


When it came to the actual on-field action at Kings Park, Springboks Lukhanyo Am and Eben Etzebeth both scored two tries as the Sharks claimed a resounding and much needed victory after returning to their home ground.

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Point scorers:


Tries: Lukhanyo Am (2), Eben Etzebeth (2), Marnus Potgieter, Makazole Mapimpi

Conversions: Curwin Bosch (6)

Penalty: Bosch


Try: Gregoire Arfeuli

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