• New recruits to tour with Sharks

    Willie le Roux and Coenie Oosthuizen have been named in the Sharks squad to tour France.

    The Sharks will play Toulon on 5 February, and Toulouse the week after, with Pat Lambie set to lead a strong 32-man squad.

    Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold said they were looking forward to the tour.

    'We have had a good pre-season and are 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:

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

    Photo: Steve Haag/Gallo Images

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    Craig Lewis