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Team Release – Sunwolves vs. Cell C Sharks

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Sunwolves vs. Cell C Sharks

Date : Saturday, 20 May 2017
Time : 19h55(SGT), 13h55(CAT)
Venue Singapore National Stadium
Referee Rohan Hoffmann (Australia)
Assistant Referees Aso Aki, Kawahara Tasuku
Television Match Official Fuji Minora
  1. Lwazi Mvovo
    14. Kobus van Wyk
    13. Lukhanyo Am
    12. Johan Deysel
    11. S’busiso Nkosi
    10. Garth April
    9. Cobus Reinach
    8. Daniel du Preez
    7. Jean-Luc du Preez
    6. Philip van der Walt (c)
    5. Stephan Lewies
    4. Ruan Botha
    3. Lourens Adriaanse
    2. Chiliboy Ralepelle
    1. Thomas du Toit

    Replacements
    16. Franco Marais
    17. Tendai Mtawarira
    18. John-Hubert Meyer
    19. Etienne Oosthuizen
    20. Tera Mtembu
    21. Rowan Gouws
    22. Benhard Janse van Rensburg
    23. S’bura Sithole

    *Michael Claassens has picked up a hamstring injury and Rowan Gouws has flown to Singapore as scrumhalf cover.

    Notes:
    Quotes from Head Coach, Robert du Preez.

    “This match is hugely important and it’s not about maintaining a hold on our log position, but also about building momentum and confidence.  This was supposed to be our momentum phase but we’re back to square one again so we need a win to get us back on track. And we need a proper win, it needs to be an all-out great performance and that will set us up nicely for the three derbies we have at home.”

    Interesting Facts

  • Johan Deysel will be making his first start in a Cell C Sharks jersey;
  • The Cell C Sharks have conceded only three tries in the opening quarter of games this campaign, the equal fewest of any team in the competition;
  • Going into round 13 of the competition, Ruan Botha is still ranked first for the most lineouts won (53, incl. steals) in the competition.

*Credit:  Opta Data
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