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Swiel, Esterhuizen in under 21 action


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks on 10 Jul 2014 at 13:17
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Sharks under 21 coach Deon Kayser has named a strong line-up to contest his side’s season opener against the Leoaprds tomorrow afternoon at Growthpoint Kings Park.#

Scrumhalf Stefan Ungerer, a veteran of the game at this level who now also has a few Super Rugby caps to his name, leads a side that features additional Super Rugby experience in the form of Tim Swiel and Junior Bok Andre Esterhuizen. Swiel, who has started a few games at flyhalf for the senior Sharks this year, will play at fullback as another Junior Bok, Jean-Luc du Plessis, has been entrsuted with the number 10 jersey.

Tyler Fisher, whom Jake White included as a fullback option in his 49-man Super Rugby squad, will operate in his more familiar outside centre position and renew a partnership formed with Esterhuizen at this level in 2013. Alcino Izaavs and Alrin Eksteen are the wingers.

Up front, the Sharks boast less experience. Jean Pretorius and Ray Williams played at under 19 level last year, but the likes of Sias Koen (flank) and Ferdie Horn (lock) are new to the province this year. Front rankers Jacques Taylor and Matt Jones have played at this level before, as has the other lock, “Danger” Dave Fisher.

Cell C Sharks under 21:
15. Tim Swiel
14. Alcino Izaacs
13. Tyler Fisher
12. Andre Esterhuizen
11. Alrin Eksteen
10. Jean-Luc du Plessis
9. Stefan Ungerer (C)
8. Jean Pretoruis
7. Sias Koen
6. Ray Williams
5. Ferdie Horn
4. David Fisher
3. Brandon Landsberg
2. Jacques Taylor
1. Matthew Jones

Replacements
16. Chris de Beer
17. Mees Erasmus
18. Johan Wagenaar
19. Johan Meyer
20. Hanco Venter
21. Gareth Meikle
22. Sipho Mkhize


30 Comments

  • interesting that we have two boys in our starting pack that were schooled at Glenwood – then left to go to the Blue scum – then came back.

  • Comment 1, posted at 10.07.14 13:24:59 by robdylan Reply
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  • Sick back line.

  • Comment 2, posted at 10.07.14 13:34:06 by uShaka Reply

     
  • @uShaka (Comment 2) : nice, hey? Just hope that pack can find them some ball

  • Comment 3, posted at 10.07.14 13:36:18 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 3) : good side, props a bit foreign to me, are the u19s playing?

  • Comment 4, posted at 10.07.14 13:39:11 by Ludz Reply

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  • Jeez that’s a strong backline at U21 level.

    Thinking im going to have to make it down for this one.

    Any idea what time it start? Usually around 4.30ish I think.

  • Comment 5, posted at 10.07.14 13:40:08 by John Galt Reply

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  • Pity about Gideon Keogelenberg, I hear he’s injured again. Got to feel for the boy, think he played more games for the Sharks while he was still at school than he has since leaving school. Such a pity because he’s a very good player!!!

  • Comment 6, posted at 10.07.14 13:43:20 by Ludz Reply

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  • @John Galt (Comment 5) :
    U19s at 1pm
    U21s at 3pm

  • Comment 7, posted at 10.07.14 13:44:58 by John Galt Reply

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  • Where’s the third Marais brother?

  • Comment 8, posted at 10.07.14 13:49:19 by ChrisS Reply
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  • @Ludz (Comment 6) : Yeah the Baby Boks could have done with him, any news on when he is due back?

  • Comment 9, posted at 10.07.14 13:57:23 by Saffex Reply

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  • I don’t recognise the wingers, can anyone provide some info on them?

  • Comment 10, posted at 10.07.14 14:03:00 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @ChrisS (Comment 8) : playing wing for the u19s

  • Comment 11, posted at 10.07.14 14:05:31 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) : Just seen your other article. Thanks Rob

  • Comment 12, posted at 10.07.14 14:13:16 by ChrisS Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : You misspelt scrum.

  • Comment 13, posted at 10.07.14 14:32:00 by Salmonoid the Subtle Reply
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  • Ive seen Isaacs play, speedy with legs that look like they are one tackle away from breaking.

  • Comment 14, posted at 10.07.14 14:36:01 by Salmonoid the Subtle Reply
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  • @Salmonoid the Subtle (Comment 13) :

    😆

  • Comment 15, posted at 10.07.14 15:42:38 by Letgo Reply
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  • Would have loved to go. To bad it’s tomorrow.

    Any chance that Super Sport will broadcast it?

  • Comment 16, posted at 10.07.14 15:48:14 by Letgo Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : Which two players came back from the “Blue scum”?

  • Comment 17, posted at 10.07.14 16:14:56 by Blue Centurion Reply

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  • @Blue Centurion (Comment 17) : Jacques Taylor and Ferdie Horn

  • Comment 18, posted at 10.07.14 16:31:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 18) : Ah, thanks. Wonder what was wrong with them? 😈

  • Comment 19, posted at 10.07.14 16:38:23 by Blue Centurion Reply

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  • @Blue Centurion (Comment 19) : ) : 😆

  • Comment 20, posted at 10.07.14 16:55:39 by Salmonoid the Subtle Reply
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  • Huge pity about Koegies hope he is playing again soon as the Sharks 0/21 will need him.

  • Comment 21, posted at 10.07.14 20:36:06 by JD Reply
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  • we lead 8-0

  • Comment 22, posted at 11.07.14 15:12:23 by robdylan Reply
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  • we lead 23-0

    second try Tyler Fisher. First by Jean Pretorius.

    JL Du Plessis wit the rest

  • Comment 23, posted at 11.07.14 15:53:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • 30-5 to us now. Third try to Ray Williams

  • Comment 24, posted at 11.07.14 16:10:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • BP try scored by Izaacs

  • Comment 25, posted at 11.07.14 16:22:00 by robdylan Reply
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  • I see Alistair Hargreaves has been appointed captain of Sarries. 😎

  • Comment 26, posted at 11.07.14 17:25:36 by rhineshark Reply
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  • I take It we have also won this one

  • Comment 27, posted at 11.07.14 17:41:16 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 27) : yes, sorry! Dropped the ball

  • Comment 28, posted at 11.07.14 17:53:47 by robdylan Reply
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  • Awesome

  • Comment 29, posted at 11.07.14 17:54:17 by JarsonX Reply
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  • 37-17 to us

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