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Sharks announce touring squad

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :In the news, Sharks, Super 14 on 21 Feb 2009 at 15:00

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.

Touring Squad:
Skipper Badenhorst
Jacques Botes
Deon Carstens
Ross Cronje
Keegan Daniel
Jean Deysel
Bismarck du Plessis
Jannie du Plessis
Alistair Hargreaves
Adrian Jacobs
Ryan Kankowski
Rory Kockott
Tendai Mtawarira
Johann Muller
Waylon Murray
Skholiwe Ndlovu
Odwa Ndungane
Ruan Pienaar
JP Pietersen
John Smit
Francois Steyn
Riaan Swanepoel
Steven Sykes
Stefan Terblanche
Albert van den Berg
Luzuko Vulindlu


  • the good news about this squad announcement is waylon and albert are back in the mix.

  • Comment 1, posted at 21.02.09 17:53:03 by try time Reply
  • bad luck Justin

  • Comment 2, posted at 21.02.09 17:53:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 2) :

    No need for the lightweight Skollie there with both Botes and Keegan… strange decision…

  • Comment 3, posted at 21.02.09 18:17:10 by bryce_in_oz Reply

  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 3) :


  • Comment 4, posted at 22.02.09 16:12:20 by Hmmm Reply

  • @try time (Comment 1) :


    But I don’t think that is your problem….

  • Comment 5, posted at 22.02.09 16:14:13 by Hmmm Reply

  • Skipper Badenhorst? Why is he still contracted to the Sharks?

  • Comment 6, posted at 23.02.09 13:32:05 by Loosehead Reply

  • @Loosehead (Comment 6) : I think the issue was lack of a willing buyer to go with the willing seller…

  • Comment 7, posted at 23.02.09 13:40:01 by robdylan Reply
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