Cell C Sharks team to face Griquas

Cell C Sharks team to face Griquas

The second half of the Currie Cup begins with the Cell C Sharks hosting the Windhoek Draught Griquas at Hollywoodbets Kings Park at 13.30pm on Saturday afternoon.

The fight for a place in the play-off games will be super competitive as there’s only 5 log points covering positions 2 to 7 on the log. It will thus be very important for both sides to kick off the second round with a victory.

Coach Mongalo has made four changes to the starting team.

In the pack, Kerron van Vuuren, Reniel Hugo & Thembelani Bholi replaces Fez Mbatha, Corne Rahl & James Venter. In what is technically a positional change, Ockie Barnard shifts from 5 to 4. The only change in the backline is at fullback where Thaakir Abrahams replaces Nevaldo Fleurs.

There’s another two changes on the bench as Damon Royle¬†& Fred Zeilinga replacing Dylan Richardson & Phiko Sobahle.

I really hope that this team can break the streak of Win-Lose-Win-Lose-Win-Lose-Win with a season’s first two victories in a row or else the Sharks might struggle to secure a place in the Currie Cup play-off games!

Cell C Sharks
1. Khwezi Mona
2. Kerron van Vuuren 
3. Khutha Mchunu
4. Ockie Barnard 
5. Reniel Hugo (c)
6. Tinotenda Mavesere
7. Thembelani Bholi 
8. Henco Venter
9. Bradley Davids
10. Lionel Cronje
11. Marnus Potgieter
12. Alwayno Visagie
13. Joshua Jonas
14. Yaw Penxe
15. Thaakir Abrahams 

Replacements
16. Dan Jooste
17. Dian Bleuler
18. Hanro Jacobs
19. Marco de Witt
20. Damon Royle 
21. Tiaan Fourie
22. Fred Zeilinga
23. Murray Koster

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