Mostert boost for Sharks

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Original Content, Sharks on 10 Jun 2010 at 08:30
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Sharksworld received confirmation yesterday that former Lions lock Gerhard Mostert is a lot closer to fitness than was previously thought and that the big lock is aiming to be available for selection for the Sharks first Currie Cup game.

Mostert, who has had a terrible time with injury of late, confirmed all Sharks fans’ worst nightmare when he dislocated his shoulder within ten minutes of taking the field against the Chiefs in the opening Super 14 game of the season. It was initially feared that the injury would keep the big second-rower out for the entire season, just as it did in 2009. We’ve been keeping in touch with Gerhard throughout his rehabilitation, though and have always been quite confident that he’d make a return during the 2010 Currie Cup.

The news couldn’t come at a better time for the Sharks who, having lost Johann Muller to Ulster, now face the prospect of having to make do without Alistair Hargreaves as he looks likely to make the Springbok squad for at least the home leg of the Tri-Nations. With both Willem Alberts and Jean Deysel ruled out for the opening few rounds, as well as Mike Rhodes battling yet another injury, Mostsert may even find himself pressed into service on the flank, a position he played once or twice for the Lions, with some success.


  • Damn, Alberts, Deysel, Rhodes all out? Need a big hitting No.7. Any others out there? Not convinced Mostert is the man, but he just might have to be!

  • Comment 1, posted at 10.06.10 08:34:15 by Oubaas2009 Reply
  • Been tough for Moster being injured so early after making such a “contraversial move”

  • Comment 2, posted at 10.06.10 09:21:37 by Dalz Reply
  • @Dalz (Comment 2) : what was so “controversial” about his move? just coz the guy moved from the lions to the sharks doesnt mean there was a contract dispute!

  • Comment 3, posted at 10.06.10 10:25:13 by war1 Reply
  • Nice to see the big guy back soon

  • Comment 4, posted at 10.06.10 10:32:34 by war1 Reply
  • πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ

  • Comment 5, posted at 10.06.10 10:44:18 by BoerSeun Reply

  • @BoerSeun (Comment 5) :You are obviously unhappy abot this…

  • Comment 6, posted at 10.06.10 10:57:35 by Ice Reply
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  • @BoerSeun (Comment 5) : ❓

  • Comment 7, posted at 10.06.10 10:59:42 by war1 Reply
  • @Comment 3 – There will always be some uhming and aahing if a guy Moves from the Lions to the Sharks … Nice to hear he’s almost fit again though !!

  • Comment 8, posted at 10.06.10 11:38:39 by Dalz Reply

  • Ok, so on the back of the Ebersohns and Mostert moving to the Sharks… what’s our match 22 looking like at the moment? I’ve lost track of who’s left at the Sharks πŸ˜•

  • Comment 9, posted at 10.06.10 11:43:01 by CS Reply

  • @war1 (Comment 3) : @Dalz (Comment 8) : there was no contractual issues regarding mostert moving to the sharks

    it was ludick and alberts where issues arose

  • Comment 10, posted at 10.06.10 14:08:38 by sharks_lover Reply
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  • @CS (Comment 9) : have i missed something here??
    is the ebersohns comming to the sharks , or is it still speculation?

  • Comment 11, posted at 10.06.10 14:19:13 by sharks_lover Reply
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  • According to rob the Ebersohn twins will join in 2011.

  • Comment 12, posted at 10.06.10 14:48:48 by JustPlainSHARK Reply

  • @JustPlainSHARK (Comment 12) : according to a source of Rob’s, who may or may not be correct πŸ™‚

  • Comment 13, posted at 10.06.10 15:31:16 by robdylan Reply
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  • :grin πŸ’‘ Was thinking, we are less than a month away from the Currie Cup and Tri Nations tournaments, when do we get to register our LMS and FL teams and when can we expect a fixture list πŸ’‘ πŸ˜€

  • Comment 14, posted at 14.06.10 14:45:03 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 14) : sigh. This weekend?

  • Comment 15, posted at 14.06.10 14:54:07 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 15) : I’m a spoilt brat, I know 😳 You can take your time πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 16, posted at 14.06.10 14:57:51 by JarsonX Reply
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