Currie Cup

Pietersen at flyhalf for Sharks

2015-09-10 11:06
Joe Pietersen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Sharks have named their side to take on Western Province in Saturday's Currie Cup clash in Durban. 

The biggest change to the side sees Joe Pietersen move from fullback to flyhalf, while Lionel Cronje drops out of the match-day 22. 

Odwa Ndungane starts in Pietersen’s place at fullback after returning to full fitness.

The only other changes see Jean-Luc du Preez in for injured twin Daniel and Thomas du Toit starting in the front row in place of Dale Chadwick.

Both sides go into the fixture having won three and lost two of their five fixtures so far this season.

Saturday's clash at Kings Park is scheduled for 17:05.

Teams:

Sharks:

15. Odwa Ndungane, 14. Wandile Mjekevu, 13. Paul Jordaan, 12. Andre Esterhuizen, 11. S'bura Sithole, 10. Joe Pietersen, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Philip van der Walt, 7. Jean-Luc du Preez, 6. Francois Kleinhans, 5. Marco Wentzel (captain), 4. Etienne Oosthuizen, 3. Gerhard Engelbrecht, 2. Monde Hadebe, 1. Thomas du Toit

Substitutes: 16. Franco Marais, 17. Dale Chadwick, 18. Dave McDuling, 19. Christiaan de Bruin, 20. Michael Claassens, 21. Heimar Williams, 22. Garth April 

Western Province:

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