Coach Jacques Nienaber has invited 17 players to the Springbok camp assembling in Pretoria on Monday as the world champions prepare to host Wales in July.
Veteran flyhalf Lionel Cronje will return to the Sharks on a two-year deal, while versatile scrumhalf Grant Williams has re-signed until 2024.
With Cobus Reinach ruled out of the upcoming series against Wales, DYLAN JACK mulls who the Springboks might call on to serve as Faf de Klerk’s scrumhalf deputy.
Grant Williams was handed a four-game suspension for his red card against the Vodacom Bulls. Have your say on whether the ban was harsh or fairly deserved.
Sharks scrumhalf Grant Williams has been suspended for the next four matches after receiving a red card in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against the Vodacom Bulls.
Coach Sean Everitt expressed his frustration with the red card shown to Sharks scrumhalf Grant Williams during Saturday’s victory against the Bulls in Pretoria.
Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up as one of two uncapped players in the 32-man squad for the November tour of the UK.
Sean Everitt says Springbok and Sharks scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse was a victim of a “cheap shot” in the Test against Argentina.
The Sharks capped off their preparations for the Currie Cup with a 19-17 win against Bordeaux in Durban on Friday.
The Sharks XV beat the Griffons 45-43, while there were also wins for Western Province, the SWD Eagles, Free State XV, Blue Bulls and Pumas in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.