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Sharks bring in Bok wing for Bulls showdown

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Sharks head coach John Plumtree has revealed his team to face the Bulls in a United Rugby Championship Round Seven clash in Pretoria on Saturday.

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There is just one change to the starting team that smashed the Dragons 69-14 at Kings Park last weekend.

Springbok Aphiwe Dyantyi comes in for Werner Kok (slight hamstring niggle) on the wing.

There are no changes to the bench that did duty last week.

The win over the Dragons was the Sharks’ first of the season and they are currently 14th in the overall standings.

The Bulls are third after they won four of their six outings.

Sharks: 15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 13 Lukhanyo Am (captain), 12 Francois Venter, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Jaden Hendrikse, 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Phepsi Buthelezi, 6 James Venter, 5 Emile van Heerden, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Fez Mbatha, 1 Ntuthuko Mchunu.
Replacements: 16 Daniel Jooste, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Hanro Jacobs, 19 Corne Rahl, 20 Jeandre Labuschagne, 21 Grant Williams, 22 Boeta Chamberlain, 23 Rohan Janse van Rensburg.

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Date: Saturday, December 2
Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 15.00 (13.00 GMT)
Referee: Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Dylen November (South Africa), Phumzile Mbewu (South Africa)
TMO: Quinton Immelman (South Africa)

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