Currie Cup

Wentzel back to lead Sharks

2015-10-01 10:56
Marco Wentzel (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team to tackle Griquas in a Currie Cup clash in Kimberley on Saturday.

Gary Gold has only made one change to the team that lost 17-13 at home to the Blue Bulls last weekend.

Lock Marco Wentzel returns to the starting line-up as captain, having played off the bench last week when No 8 Philip van der Walt led the side.

Wentzel’s return sees Etienne Oosthuizen move to flank, with Christiaan de Bruin named on the bench in an otherwise unchanged line-up.

Saturday’s clash is scheduled for 15:00.

Teams:

Griquas:

15 Ntabeni Dukisa, 14 Danie Dames, 13 Michael van der Spuy, 12 Clinton Swart, 11 Ruhan Nel, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Tian Meyer (captain), 8 Carel Greeff, 7 Jono Janse van Rensburg, 6 RJ Liebenberg, 5 Hugo Kloppers, 4 Jonathan Adendorf, 3 Stephan Kotze, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 Steph Roberts

Substitutes: 16 AJ le Roux, 17 Danie Mienie, 18 Leon Karemaker, 19 Wendal Wehr, 20 Dylon Frylinck, 21 Gouws Prinsloo, 22 Sandile Ngobo

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. Etienne Oosthuizen, 6. Francois Kleinhans, 5. Marco Wentzel (captain), 4. Dave McDuling, 3. Gerhard Engelbrecht, 2. Franco Marais, 1. Thomas du Toit

Substitutes: 16. Kyle Cooper, 17. Mzamo Majola, 18. Christiaan de Bruin, 19. Jean Deysel, 20. Michael Claassens, 21. Heimar Williams, 22. Garth April

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