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    Pietersen, Lewies start for Sharks

    2016-03-03 11:25

    Cape Town - Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold has named his team to tackle the Jaguares at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday night (19:20 kick-off).

    Gold has made two changes to the starting team which beat the Southern Kings 43-8 in Port Elizabeth last weekend.

    Springbok back JP Pietersen is back and starts at left wing in place of Lwazi Mvovo.

    Mvovo was not considered for selection due to an ankle injury suffered against the Kings. He will be available for selection next week.

    Up front, Springbok lock Stephan Lewies has recovered from injury and replaces Hyron Andrews.

    Andrews moves down to the bench, with Dave McDuling dropping out of the match-day squad.

    Teams:

    Sharks

    15. Willie le Roux, 14. Odwa Ndungane, 13. Paul Jordaan, 12. Andre Esterhuizen, 11. JP Pietersen, 10. Joe Pietersen, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Daniel du Preez , 7. Jean-Luc du Preez, 6. Marcell Coetzee, 5. Stephan Lewies, 4. Etienne Oosthuizen, 3. Coenie Oosthuizen, 2. Franco Marais, 1. Tendai Mtawarira (captain)

    Substitutes: 16. Kyle Cooper, 17. Juan Schoeman, 18. Lourens Adriaanse, 19. Hyron Andrews, 20. Philip van der Walt, 21. Michael Claassens, 22. Garth April, 23. S’bura Sithole

    Jaguares

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