Currie Cup

Sharks name team for PE trip

2015-08-27 12:02
Gary Gold (Gallo Images)

Durban - Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday (17:05 kick-off).

The backline which did duty against the Golden Lions at Kings Park last weekend has remained intact following no injury concerns.

Up front, tighthead prop Gerhard Engelbrecht trades places with Thomas du Toit and will gain his first start of the campaign after playing two games off the bench.

It is the only change to the starting XV which lost 31-16 to the Lions.

On the bench, lock JC Astle returns from injury, while exciting young flyhalf prospect Garth April is set for his senior Sharks debut.

Kick-off for Saturday’s clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is scheduled for 17:05.

Teams:

EP Kings:

TBA

Sharks:

15. Joe Pietersen, 14. Odwa Ndungane, 13. Paul Jordaan, 12. Andre Esterhuizen, 11. S’bura Sithole, 10. Lionel Cronje, 9. Michael Claassens, 8. Philip van der Walt, 7. Daniel du Preez, 6. Francois Kleinhans, 5. Marco Wentzel (captain), 4. Etienne Oosthuizen, 3. Gerhard Engelbrecht, 2. Monde Hadebe, 1. Dale Chadwick

Substitutes: 16. Kyle Cooper, 17. Thomas du Toit, 18. JC Astle, 19. Jean-Luc du Preez, 20. Stefan Ungerer, 21. Wandile Mjekevu, 22. Garth April

Read more on:    sharks  |  ep kings  |  currie cup  |  gary gold  |  port elizabeth  |  durban  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
31 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Your thoughts on the Currie Cup being cut to a one-round tournament in 2018?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.