Sharks set to play in Umlazi
Durban - Following the success of their 2016 township tour which saw them play matches in Umlazi, Clermont and Kwa-Mashu, the Sharks have announced that they will be playing a Super Rugby warm-up clash against the Cheetahs this Friday in Umlazi.
The main match will take place at the King
Zwelithini Stadium at 18:30.
This is the Sharks' first "hit-out" since the conclusion of last year’s
Currie Cup tournament and comes on the back of a rigorous 11-week
pre-season training block.
Fans will get an opportunity to see their
favourites, led by captain Pat Lambie, and get to witness first-hand the results
of the team’s hard work over the past few weeks.
are looking forward to the match on Friday. We’ve had a gruelling
pre-season programme and the energy and enthusiasm shown on the practice field
has been fantastic," said coach Rob du Preez.
"The players are eager to get the season started and
it is also an opportunity for the coaching team to test combinations and see
how the players go in the match.
SuperSport has confirmed that the main match
will be broadcast live at 18:30.