Jacques Vermeulen starts in the only change to the Sharks’ starting lineup for the match against the Hurricanes in Durban on Saturday.
Vermeulen comes into the loose trio for Philip van der Walt, who has not recovered from the injury he picked up in the win against the Lions last weekend.
The rest of the starting lineup remains unchanged, with Tyler Paul comes into the match-day squad to take Vermeulen’s place on the bench.
Craig Burden has been bracketed on the bench with 26-year-old hooker Cullen Collopy, as Dylan Richardson and Fez Mbatha are away with the Junior Springboks.
Sharks – 15 15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Louis Schreuder (c), 8 Dan du Preez, 7 Jean-Luc du Preez, 6 Jacques Vermeulen, 5 Ruan Botha, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Kerron van Vuuren, 1 Mzamo Majola.
Subs: 16 Craig Burden/Cullen Collopy, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 Thomas du Toit, 19 Hyron Andrews, 20 Tyler Paul, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Robert du Preez, 23 Kobus van Wyk.
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