Sharks will head to France

Date published: November 4 2015

The Sharks have announced they will head to France in February 2016, on a pre-season tour ahead of the start of their Super Rugby season.

There are two games lined up for the tour with a visit to Stade Mayol first up to take on two-time European champions Toulon on Friday, February 5. The final match of the trip will be against Toulouse on Thursday, February 11.

Confirming the match, Gary Gold, director of rugby, said: "We are excited about our pre-season tour to France. The quality of the opposition we will be facing will ensure that we get the necessary preparation we require ahead of the start of our Super Rugby campaign.

"Our players will also enjoy the challenge presented by the full strength Toulon and Toulouse teams and it is sure to be a fantastic rugby occasion for those two matches."