Phepsi Buthelezi will captain the Sharks squad, which includes veteran additions Ruan Pienaar and Tian Meyer, during a four-match Vodacom United Rugby Championship tour of Europe.
The Bulls scored six tries to beat the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday to successfully defend their Currie Cup title with a record 34-point margin of victory.
Flyhalf Chris Smith and hooker Joe van Zyl will start for the Bulls when they face the Sharks in the Currie Cup final at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
Although the Bulls will be without star flyhalf Johan Goosen in Saturday’s Currie Cup final, Sharks coach Sean Everitt doesn’t believe the home team’s plan hinges on one player.
The Cheetahs have confirmed that captain Ruan Pienaar will be joining the Sharks on a short-term loan as part of a new agreement between the two teams.
Follow the live action as the Sharks host Griquas at Kings Park in the second semi-final of the 2021 Currie Cup.
The United Rugby Championship promises a new dawn for South African rugby. It also ramps up the need to stem the tide of players leaving these shores, writes ZELIM NEL.
Veteran flyhalf Lionel Cronje says teammate Curwin Bosch needs to be backed to fulfil his potential after surrendering the No 10 jersey at the Sharks.
The Bulls and Sharks will take on Irish powerhouses Leinster and Munster respectively in blockbuster United Rugby Championship announced on Friday.
The Bulls and Sharks look set to start the United Rugby Championship with tough road trips to Ireland in the new set of draft fixtures for the inaugural tournament.