The Sharks have made just one change to their starting XV for Saturday’s semi-final with the Golden Lions in Johannesburg.
Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson has made just one change to his starting XV for Saturday’s semi-final with the Golden Lions in Johannesburg.
Kyle Cooper’s return from injury that forced him out of last week’s match is the only change to the team that defeated Western Province last week, with Monde Hadebe shifting to the bench.
Hadebe drops down to the replacements bench where he takes over from Franco Marais.
Sharks: 15 SP Marais, 14 Tonderai Chavhanga, 13 S’bura Sithole, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Lionel Cronje, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Tera Mtembu (c), 7 Etienne Oosthuizen, 6 Jacques Botes, 5 Marco Wentzel, 4 Stephan Lewies, 3 Matt Stevens, 2 Kyle Cooper, 1 Thomas du Toit.
Replacements: 16 Monde Hadebe, 17 Dale Chadwick, 18 Lourens Adriaanse, 19 JC Astle, 20 Khaya Majola, 21 Conrad Hoffmann, 22 Fred Zeilinga.
Date: Saturday, October 18
Kick-off: 14:30 local (13:30 BST 12:30 GMT)
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Sieg van Staden