Sharks Name Squad For Cheetahs

Gary Gold has announced his Sharks squad to take on the Free State Cheetahs in Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup clash in Bloemfontein. The Durbanites will feature Garth April at fullback with Odwa Ndungane and S’bura Sithole on the wings. Andre Esterhuizen and Paul Jordaan form the midfield with Joe Pietersen at flyhalf and Cobus Reinach feeding the scrum.

Philip Van Der Walt is at eighthman with Francois Kleinhans and Etienne Oosthuizen completing the loose trio. Captain Marco Wentzel and David McDuling will scrum down behind Thomas Du Toit, Franco Marais and Gerhard Engelbrecht. The match kicks off at 14:30 at the Free State Stadium.

Players not considered due to injury include Dale Chadwick (Neck injury), Daniel Du Preez (Knee injury), JC Astle (Chest injury), Jean-Luc Du Preez (Wrist fracture), Khaya Majola (Meniscus injury), Lourens Adriaanse (Labral tear in the right shoulder) and Wandile Mjekevu (Ankle injury).

the Sharks match day squad is as follows:

15. Garth April
14. Odwa Ndungane
13. Paul Jordaan
12. Andre Esterhuizen
11. S’bura Sithole
10. Joe Pietersen
9. Cobus Reinach
8. Philip Van Der Walt
7. Etienne Oosthuizen
6. Francois Kleinhans
5. Marco Wentzel (Captain)
4. David McDuling
3. Gerhard Engelbrecht
2. Franco Marais
1. Thomas Du Toit

Replacements
16. Monde Hadebe
17. Mzamo Majola
18. Christiaan De Bruin
19. Jean Deysel
20. Michael Claassens
21. Heimar Williams
22. Waylon Murray