Sharks want to build on recent winning momentum


Glasgow Warriors, the second best team in the United Rugby Championship standings, take on the visiting Sharks at Scotstoun Stadium tonight.

After a worrying flop on the playing field, there is a rugby revival in Durban after the Sharks won four games in a row and just qualified for the semi-final of the European Challenge Series.

A few of the team’s stars – such as Eben Etzebeth, Bongi Mbonambi and Lukhanyo Am – are now getting a break, but the Sharks’ coaching staff can still count on Francois Venter, Grant Williams and Boeta Chamberlain to pull the wagon through against the Scots. pull.

According to Dave Williams, it doesn’t really matter what the match squad looks like; A good performance is still a requirement.

“The match gives us an opportunity to select fresh players while we can still build on our good results from the past,” said the Sharks’ assistant coach.

The back-to-back victories also mean that the visiting Sharks’ confidence cup is significantly fuller than in the run-up to the season.

“The players believe in their abilities to execute the game plan on the pitch and we will have to be at our best against Glasgow.”

The match starts tonight at 20:35 and the action will be broadcast live on SuperSport.

Sharks: Boeta Chamberlain (full back), Eduan Keyter (right wing), Murray Koster (outside centre), Francois Venter (inside center and captain), Aphiwe Dyantyi (left wing), Curwin Bosch (fly-half), Grant Williams (scrum-half), Nick Hatton (eighth man), Lappies Labuschagne (flank), Tino Mavesere (flank), Gerbrandt Grobler (lock), Corné Rahl (lock), Hanro Jacobs (prop), Dan Jooste (hooker) and Ntuthuko Mchunu (prop). Substitutes: Fez Mbatha, Khwezi Mona, Vincent Koch, Emile van Heerden, Vincent Tshituka, Cameron Wright, Siya Masuku and Ethan Hooker.