• Kanko to start against Bulls

    Ryan Kankowski will start at No 8 when the Sharks meet the Bulls at Kings Park on Saturday.

    Kankowski will be joined by Willem Alberts and Marcell Coetzee in the back row, with Jean Deysel to play off the bench.

    Cobus Reinach has been picked ahead of Charl McLeod at No 9 and will partner Pat Lambie.

    Sharks – 15 SP Marais, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Paul Jordaan, 12 Frans Steyn, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Pat Lambie, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Ryan Kankowski, 7 Willem Alberts, 6 Marcell Coetzee, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Anton Bresler, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis (c), 1 Beast Mtawarira.
    Subs: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Dale Chadwick, 18 Lourens Adriaanse,19 Stephan Lewies, 20 Jean Deysel, 21 Charl McLeod, 22 Heimar Williams, 23 S’bura Sithole.

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