Sharks coach John Plumtree has named his touring squad of 25 players.
Adrian Jacobs and Riaan Swanepoel, who are doing service for the Sharks XV today, join Craig Burden as the only three players who are not in the 22 man squad to take on the Blues today who will be going on tour.
Jean Deysel who is still recovering from injury has not been included in the squad.
Young Anton Bresler who has impressed with the limited time he has had in the Sharks jersey is included for his debut Sharks tour of Australasia.
The Sharks squad leave for Australia tomorrow (Sunday). The will start their tour in Perth against The Western Force after which they travel to Melbourne to test Super Rugby newcomers The Melbourne Rebels. They then travel over to New Zealand for matches against the Cheifs and Crusaders before returning to South Africa to face the Stormers in Durban.
The Touring squad is.
Bismarck du Plessis
Jannie du Plessis
Eugene van Staden