Sharks name squad for France pre-season tour

Gary Gold has named a 32 man squad to play Toulon and Toulouse

Durban based Super Rugby team the Sharks have named a 32-man squad that will travel to France for two pre-season warm up matches.

The Sharks will take on Toulon on the 5th February and on the 11th February they conclude the tour with a match against Toulouse.

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold said that he was looking forward to being able to test combinations and to give the players some game time.

“We looking forward to this tour. We’ve had a good pre-season and we eager to test combinations and get some game time under our belt. ”

“The quality of opposition we will be facing will ensure that we get the necessary preparation we require ahead of the start of our Super Rugby campaign.”

Sharks touring squad

Christiaan de Bruin
Andre Esterhuizen
Coenie Oosthuizen
Cobus Reinach
Daniel du Preez
Garth April
Dave McDuling
Heimar Williams
Etienne Oosthuizen
Joe Pietersen
Franco Marais
Johan Deysel
Francois Kleinhans
Lwazi Mvovo
Gerhard Engelbrecht
Michael Claassens
Hyron Andrews
Odwa Ndungane
Jean-Luc du Preez
Patrick Lambie
Juan Schoeman
Paul Jordaan
Kyle Cooper
S’bura Sithole
Lourens Adriaanse
Stefan Ungerer
Marcell Coetzee
Wandile Mjekevu
Philip van der Walt
Willie le Roux
Ruan Botha
Tendai Mtawarira

A number of players who were part of the provisional Super Rugby squad have not been considered for selection, due to injury/rehab.

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