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RECAP: Highlanders v Sharks

RECAP: Highlanders v Sharks
Fri 7 Feb 2020 | 07:30
RECAP: Highlanders v Sharks
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our coverage of the Super Rugby Round Two encounter between the Highlanders and Sharks in Dunedin.

MATCH REPORT: Highlanders v Sharks 

The Highlanders are the unknown factor in Round Two – having had their first ‘bye’ in the opening week.

The Sharks, in contrast, recorded as hard-earned 23-15 win over the Bulls – defying pre-tournament predictions that the loss of a host of senior players would adversely affect them.

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Teams:

Highlanders: 15 Josh McKay, 14 Tima Fainga’anuku, 13 Rob Thompson, 12 Josh Ioane, 11 Jona Nareki, 10 Mitch Hunt, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Marino Mikaele Tu’u, 7 James Lentjes (captain), 6 Dillon Hunt, 5 Josh Dickson, 4 Paripari Parkinson, 3 Siate Tokolahi, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Ayden Johnstone.
Replacements: 16 Ash Dixon, 17 Daniel Lienert-Brown, 18 Josh Iosefa-Scott, 19 Jesse Parete, 20 Shannon Frizell, 21 Kayne Hammington, 22 Michael Collins, 23 Teariki Ben-Nicholas.

Sharks: 15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Lukhanyo Am (captain), 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Tyler Paul, 6 James Venter, 5 Hyron Andrews, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Kerron van Vuuren, 1 Retshegofaditswe Nche.
Replacements: 16 Craig Burden, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 John-Hubert Meyer, 19 Le Roux Roets, 20 Henco Venter, 21 Sanele Nohamba, 22 Henry Chamberlain, 23 Jeremy Ward

Referee: Angus Gardner
Assistant referees: Paul Williams, James Doleman
TMO: Chris Hart

PV: 1721


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