Lukhanyo Am is set to face Ulster on Friday as a 27-man Sharks squad arrives for a pivotal Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash in Belfast.
Ulster have regrouped from a disappointing European campaign to tackle the challenge of a crucial Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash against the heavy-handed Sharks in Belfast on Friday night. DYLAN JACK reports.
Veteran flyhalf Lionel Cronje will return to the Sharks on a two-year deal, while versatile scrumhalf Grant Williams has re-signed until 2024.
The three South African teams hoping to secure a home playoff in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship were handed an early blow this week as Leinster are set to cotton wool their best players for the key Irish derby against Munster on Saturday.
The Sharks have extended the services of locks Reniel Hugo and Emile van Heerden, along with fullback Anthony Volmink and prop Dian Bleuler.
Sharks CEO Eduard Coetzee fired a shot at the Lions following their resistance to the exit of Vincent Tshituka and Carlu Sadie, saying “players who are happy do not leave a team”.
Rosko Specman returned with a vengeance as the Cheetahs thumped the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run in the Currie Cup to nine games.
Rosko Specman marked his return to the starting lineup with a sensational performance to help the Cheetahs claim an emphatic bonus-point win over the Sharks in a Currie Cup clash in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Follow the live action as the unbeaten Cheetahs host the Sharks in a Currie Cup clash in Bloemfontein.
Etienne Fynn says the Sharks will look to force the Cheetahs veterans into errors as they look to bounce back from a humbling loss to the Pumas when they play in Bloemfontein on Saturday.