Sharks hope Lewies recovers in time
The Cell C Sharks are hoping that their lock, Stephan Lewies, will recover from his knee injury in time, to play in their Currie Cup match against the Eastern Province Kings, at the Kings Park Stadium in Durban on Saturday.
Sharks team doctor, Alan Kourie, also released a medical update on four players, who are currently on the injury list. Prop, Thomas Du Toit is still suffering from a toe injury and will not be available for the clash this coming weekend.
Conrad Hoffmann, who strained a muscle in his buttocks, and Lewies, will both undergo fitness tests before Saturday’s game.
Jacques Botes has a SC joint sprain and will be monitored until the Currie Cup clash.
After beating the Blue Bulls 26-15 at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria over the past weekend, Sharks seem to be making a comeback from a losing streak earlier this season.
Sharks are currently sitting third on the log - right behind the Golden Lions, and will be looking to collect maximum points this Saturday.
"Winning at Loftus is big, for anybody, but the secret is to put that behind us and turn our attention to the next challenge. All our thinking is now on the EP Kings," said Sharks forwards coach Paul Anthony.
"They will come here with nothing to lose and we need to focus purely on them."
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Burnley Football Club has secured the signing of Norwegian midfielder, Fredrik Ulvestad, on a three year contract, following the 22-year-old’s impressive skills during training at Turf Moor.
Orlando Pirates midfielder, Sifiso Myeni, has said that his team should not underestimate Chippa United, when they clash in their Premier Soccer League (PSL) match at the Orlando Stadium this evening.
Toyota Free State Cheetah coach, Naka Drotske, has announced his team who will be taking on the Cell C Sharks for their Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon.
DHL Western Province Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, is worried about the availability of lock, Eben Etzebeth for this week’s Super Rugby match.
Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has defended centre Frans Steyn’s aggressive tactics used in the Super Rugby match against the DHL Western Province Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Platinum Stars coach, Allan Freese, has praised his team for their hard fought 1-0 victory against Moroka Swallows, in their ABSA Premiership Soccer League (PSL) match at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Sunday.
Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has announced his team that will be facing the Blues for their 2015 Super Rugby match at the North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.
Toyota Free State Cheetahs fullback, Willie le Roux, has said that there currently is good energy within his team, who are preparing for their fourth 2015 Super Rugby match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Emirates Golden Lions Rugby Union has let former Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Madibaz coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg, out of his current contract in order for him to join the Eastern Province Kings as their defence coach.
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