Reinach backed for brutal battle
- 29 Aug 2013
Sharks scrumhalf Cobus Reinach will start ahead of Charl McLeod in Saturday's match against the Blue Bulls in Durban.
The other change to the Sharks backline sees Odwa Ndungane replacing Sizo Maseko on the right wing.
Up front, Peet Marais starts in the second row, and Craig Burden is favoured at hooker.
Sharks – 15 SP Marais, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Louis Ludik, 12 Heimar Williams, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Jacques Botes (c), 7 Jean Deysel, 6. Keegan Daniel, 5 Marco Wentzel, 4 Peet Marais, 3 Wiehahn Herbst, 2 Craig Burden, 1 Dale Chadwick.
Subs: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Rayno Gerber, 18 Edwin Hewitt, 19 Justin Downey, 20 Charl McLeod, 21 Butch James, 22 Jaco van Tonder.
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