Sharks to warm up for Super Rugby against Russia
Cape Town - The Sharks will play two matches against Russia's national team as the Durbanites prepare for the 2020 Super Rugby season.
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The match will take place at the Kings Park B-field on Friday at 17:00.
An additional Sharks line-up will also tackle Varsity Cup side NWU-Pukke at 15:00 on the same field.
The second match against Russia is scheduled for next Friday (January 17) - also on Kings Park's B-field at 15:00.
Russia took part in last year's Rugby World Cup in Japan but lost all four their Pool A matches against the hosts (30-10), Samoa (34-9), Ireland (35-0) and Scotland (61-0).
The Sharks will round off their pre-season preparations with a SuperHero Sunday fixture against the Stormers at FNB Stadium on 19 January.
Sean Everitt's charges open their 2020 Super Rugby campaign at home against the Bulls on January 31.
- Compiled by Herman Mostert