The Sharks completed Super Rugby preparations in giving the Pumas 50 points.
Frans Steyn’s debut as Sharks captain was memorable for the display of the Sharks as a unit, especially with the impact of the substitutions as the Sharks finished strongly to win 50-19.
The Sharks led early through two tries, then battled a home team fight back at 19-14, and then showed their class in taking control with a crushing last quarter.
The Sharks, without injured captain Keegan Daniel for the first month of the tournament, play the Cheetahs next weekend.
By Mark Keohane