Ahead of their home game against the Lions today, The Sharks have named a 26-man touring squad that departs for New Zealand on Sunday for their four match tour of the Antipodes.
Sharksrugby.co.za reports that Skipper Badenhorst, Waylon Murray and Albert van den Berg are back from injury while youngsters Ross Cronje, Skholiwe Ndlovu, Riaan Swanepoel and Luzuko Vulindlu have been included in the squad along with the expected players who have done duty in the tournament to date.
The squad departs from Durban on Sunday and returns on 22 March having taken in away matches against the Chiefs, Blues, Reds and Western Force. They will return to action at The Absa Stadium Durban against the Brumbies on Saturday 28 March.
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Albert van den Berg