FNB UFH-Blues Captain, Onke Dubase, believes his players have taken in all the criticism and hope to use it as a motivation for their upcoming fixture against log-leaders, CUT Ixias on Monday 10 March 2014 at the Davidson Stadium in Alice. “It’s up to the players now. I’ve been with this team for three seasons now, and have seen it all but have never experienced what I saw this week”, said Dubase. “I saw resolve – its like now or never, and its visible from their faces and during practice sessions”, said Dubase.
UFH Blues Director of Rugby, Elliot Fana, feels the draw with UKZN was an opportunity missed by his boys. This after his boys, FNB UFH-Blues and FNB UKZN Impi played out an exciting 18-18 draw in their FNB Varsity Shield clash in Alice on Thursday, 27 February 2014. Fana feels that his boys lost their concentration in the last 15minutes of the first half and never regained it. “I agree with the fans that our second half performance against UKZN Impi was not great at all. Yes our opposition were very smart in how they went about the business in the second half.