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    Lukhanyo Am extends Sharks stay

    2017-12-22 16:42

    Cape Town - Centre Lukhanyo Am is the latest in a long list of players who have re-signed with the Sharks after signing a contract extension.

    The Sharks announced on Thursday that Am signed a deal that will see him play for them until 2019.

    The 24-year-old made his Test debut for the Springboks against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, coming off the bench at the 76th minute in the Boks' 24-22 loss to the Welsh.

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    In the last week the Sharks also extended the contracts of scrumhalves Louis Schreuder (2020) and Michael Claassens (2018), lock/flank Tyler Paul (2020), centre Marius Louw (2020) and lock Jean Droste (2019).

    Earlier this month, the Sharks had already signed contract extensions with several other players, including hooker Akker van der Merwe (2019), props Mzamo Majola and John-Hubert Meyer (both until 2020), locks Hyron Andrews and Wian Vosloo (both until 2019), scrumhalf Cameron Wright (until 2019), utility back Courtney Winnaar (until 2020), fullback Rhyno Smith (until 2019) and centre Johan Deysel (until 2019).

    The Sharks will open their 2018 Super Rugby campaign against the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday, February 17.

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