Sharks tweak team for semifinal against Griquas
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has revealed his team to face Griquas in Saturday’s Currie Cup semifinal in Durban.
There are two changes to the starting XV that lost 24-35 to Western Province in the final round.
In the pack, Dylan Richardson returns to the starting team and he will replace James Venter on the side of the scrum.
The other change is in the backline with Marius Louw taking over from Murray Koster at inside centre.
There is one change on the bench with Jeremy Ward taking over the No.22 jersey from Louw.
The weekend’s other semifinal between the Bulls and Western Province in Pretoria is on Friday.
Sharks: 15 Curwin Bosch, 14 Yaw Penxe, 13 Werner Kok, 12 Marius Louw, 11 Thaakir Abrahams, 10 Lionel Cronje, 9 Sanele Nohamba, 8 Phepsi Buthelezi (captain), 7 Henco Venter, 6 Dylan Richardson, 5 Gerbrandt Grobler, 4 Le Roux Roets, 3 Khutha Mchunu, 2 Kerron van Vuuren, 1 Ntuthuko Mchunu.
Replacements: 16 Dan Jooste, 17 Khwezi Mona, 18 Lourens Adriaanse, 19 Reniel Hugo, 20 Thembelani Bholi, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Jeremy Ward, 23 Anthony Volmink.
Date: Saturday, September 4
Venue: Kings Park, Durban
Kick-off: 17.00 (15.00 GMT)
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant Referees: Rasta Rasivhenge, Paul Mente
TMO: Egon Seconds