Cape Town – England World Cup-winner Jason Roy has opened up on some of the key attributes that have helped the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants flourish in
the 2019 Mzansi Super League (MSL) season so far, saying there was still room
for improvement as they prepared to welcome the Paarl Rocks to Port Elizabeth
The clash at St George’s Park brings together the two top
teams in MSL 2.0, with the hosts currently leading the way with 19 points from
They are four points ahead of the visitors, who are also
making some good headway this term after reaching the play-offs in 2018.
Roy says that even though the Eastern Cape franchise are
top, there is still room for improvement.
“We’re keeping it quite relaxed,” he
“There’s a good chemistry going, the boys are getting on well and we’re
training extremely hard.
“The boys are up for it at every training session. We
haven’t got complacent either.
“We had a discussion ahead of the last game and the guys
were saying that we’re probably up to around seventy-five to eighty percent.
“We haven’t quite got that perfect performance just yet, so
I’m excited to see what that perfect performance entails. There’s stuff to
improve on, but winning’s winning.”
The Giants are still unbeaten this year, winning four out of
five games, and Roy hinted what has been their secret to success.
resilient and we don’t panic,” he said.
“We have had a bit of luck as well, but