LIVE

    Sharks won't see Bosch for a while

    2017-05-04 14:02

    Durban - The Sharks are preparing for life without teenage sensation Curwin Bosch, who will play his last Super Rugby match for eight weeks against the Force in Durban on Saturday. 

    After that, Bosch will turn his attention to the Junior Bok cause where he will be their flyhalf at the U-20 World Championship in Georgia from May 31 - June 18. 

    The Junior Boks leave for Georgia on May 25, but before then Bosch will be in camp with the squad preparing for the tournament.

    "He will be called up for a training camp after our game against the Force and he will be away for the whole week next week, so he probably won't play against the Kings," Sharks coach Robert du Preez confirmed. 

    "He's going to be out for the following game against the Sunwolves and the Province (Stormers) game.

    "Basically this coming Saturday will be his last game before they go on tour. They leave on May 25 ... two days before the Stormers game."

    It is certainly a blow for the Durbanites with Bosch having been a standout performer in this year's competition, but they are boosted by the return of Springbok flyhalf Pat Lambie, who is on the bench for Saturday's Force clash. 

    Lambie has been out of action since March 11 when he fractured a vertebra against the Waratahs. 

    His return this weekend is somewhat surprising, but it comes at the perfect time with Bosch set to leave. 

    "It's great news. We're very pleased to have Pat back. He's in good spirits and he's looking great," Du Preez said.

    "We were a little bit concerned that Patrick wouldn't come back in time with Curwin's departure, but it's worked out all good."

    What To Read Next

    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    Live Video Streaming
    Sport Talk

    Results

    04 August 2018
    28 July 2018
    21 July 2018
    20 July 2018
    14 July 2018
    13 July 2018
    07 July 2018
    06 July 2018
    30 June 2018
    29 June 2018
    03 June 2018
    02 June 2018
    01 June 2018
    26 May 2018
    25 May 2018
    19 May 2018
    18 May 2018
    12 May 2018
    11 May 2018
    05 May 2018
    04 May 2018
    28 April 2018
    27 April 2018
    22 April 2018
    21 April 2018
    20 April 2018
    14 April 2018
    13 April 2018
    07 April 2018
    06 April 2018
    01 April 2018
    31 March 2018
    30 March 2018
    24 March 2018
    23 March 2018
    18 March 2018
    17 March 2018
    16 March 2018
    10 March 2018
    09 March 2018
    03 March 2018
    02 March 2018
    24 February 2018
    23 February 2018
    17 February 2018

    Logs

    Rank Team P W Pts
    • Lions (Q)
    • Jaguares (wc)
    • Sharks (wc)
    • Stormers
    • Bulls

    Opinion Poll

    Who will win the 2018 Rugby Championships?

    Can you name the top Super Rugby tryscorers of all-time?

    TAKE THE QUIZ
    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.