Sharks name team for second Russian warm-up clash
Cape Town - The Sharks have named their side for their second pre-season match against Russia on Friday.
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The two teams met last week with the South African franchise side running out easy 64-14 winners.
The Sharks side for this clash is a mixture of both experience and youth with the likes of Craig Burden at hooker, SA Under 20 captain Phepsi Buthelezi at No 8 and new signing Jordan Chait at flyhalf.
The match is scheduled to kick-off at 15:00 at Kings Park.
The Sharks' first-choice team, which beat Russia 64-14 last Friday, will tackle the Stormers at FNB Stadium on Sunday.
15 Thaakir Abrahams, 14 Mtungwa Mapantsela, 13 DJ Falconer, 12 Murray Koster, 11 Ayanda Kunene, 10 Jordan Chait, 9 Cameron Wright, 8 Phepsi Buthelezi, 7 Celimpilo Gumede, 6 Evan Roos, 5 Jordan Sesink-Clee, 4 Lunga Ncube, 3 Khutha Mchunu, 2 Craig Burden, 1 Juan Schoeman
Substitutes: 16 Cullen van der Merwe, 17 Bandisa Ndlovu, 18 Michael Kumbirai, 19 Jandre Labuschagne, 20 Andisa Ntsila, 21 Kwanda Dimaza, 22 Grant Williams, 23 Jaden Hendrikse, 24 Le Roux Malan, 25 Rynhardt Jonker, 26 Lwandile Menze