Wentzel returns to skipper Sharks

Date published: October 1 2015

Sharks head coach Gary Gold has made two changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with Griquas in Kimberley.

Marco Wentzel is back in the starting line-up in the second row and as captain, having played off the bench last week. 

His return, means Etienne Oosthuizen moves to the flank with Christiaan de Bruin named on the bench, in an otherwise unchanged line-up.

Sharks: 15 Odwa Ndungane, 14 Wandile Mjekevu, 13 Paul Jordaan, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 S’bura Sithole, 10 Joe Pietersen, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Etienne Oosthuizen, 6 Francois Kleinhans, 5 Marco Wentzel (c), 4 Dave McDuling, 3 Gerhard Engelbrecht, 2 Franco Marais, 1 Thomas du Toit. 
Replacements: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Mzamo Majola, 18 Christiaan de Bruin, 19 Jean Deysel, 20 Michael Claassens, 21 Heimar Williams, 22 Garth April.

Date: Saturday, October 3
Venue: Griqua Park, Kimberley
Kick-off: 15.00 local (13.00 GMT)
Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge 
Assistant referees: Quinton Immelman, Pieter Janse van Vuuren