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Sharks touring squad announced

Sharks touring squad announced

The Cell C Sharks have announced the team that will be touring to France, for their pre-season Super Rugby match against Toulon at the Stade Mayol on the 5th of February.

According to the Sharks official website, this match will give Sharks fans the opportunity of seeing forwards, Mouritz Botha and Renaldo Bothma as well as backs, Paul Perez and Waylon Murray in action, along with the team regulars in this pre-season friendly match, which is up against the four-time French National competition winners and the 2013 and 2014 Heineken Cup champions.

“This match will provide us with the ideal opportunity to test combinations as we look to conclude our preparations ahead of the start of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament,” The Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold said.

“We are expecting a highly competitive match against Toulon and are looking forward to the encounter.”

The Sharks touring squad:


Bismarck du Plessis, Dale Chadwick, Etienne Oosthuizen, Kyle Cooper, Lourens Adriaanse,Tera Mtembu, Marcell Coetzee, Marco Wentzel, Matt Stevens, Monde Hadebe, Mouritz Botha, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Renaldo Bothma, Beast Mtawarira


Andre Esterhuizen, Cobus Reinach, Conrad Hoffmann, Fred Zeilinga, Heimar Williams, Lwazi Mvovo, Odwa Ndungane, Patrick Lambie, Paul Perez, S’bura Sithole, SP Marais, Waylon Murray


Photo Caption: The Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold.  IMAGE supplied by www.sarugbymag.co.za