Sharks snap up WP youngster
Cape Town - Flyhalf Tim Swiel, part of this year's winning Under-21 Western Province team, has opted to accept an offer from the Sharks and will move to Durban to further his rugby career.
However, according to the WP Rugby website
, WP have moved swiftly to fill the void.
Schoolboy flyhalves Brandon Thomson (SA Schools, 2013) and Ernst Stapelberg (the highly-rated No 10 from Eastern Province) are part of the star-studded Western Province Rugby Insitute intake for next year and will add to the selection options for the WP Under-19 and Under-21 teams in 2014.
In addition, 2012 SA Schools flyhalf Ryno Eksteen is back to full fitness from a knee injury.
Eksteen has two years of Under-21 rugby ahead of him, whilst Thompson and Stapelberg will be Under-19 in 2014.