Team Release –  Cell C Sharks vs. Emirates Lions

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Cell C Sharks vs. Emirates Lions

Date : Saturday, 15 July 2017
Time : 17h15
Venue Growthpoint KINGS PARK
Referee Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant Referees AJ Jacobs, Cwengile Jadezweni
Television Match Official Johan Greeff
  1. Lwazi Mvovo
    14. Kobus van Wyk
    13. Lukhanyo Am
    12. Andre Esterhuizen
    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. Etienne Oosthuizen
    3. Coenie Oosthuizen
    2. Chiliboy Ralepelle
    1. Thomas du Toit

    Replacements
    16. Stephan Coetzee
    17. Juan Schoeman
    18. Lourens Adriaanse
    19. Jean Droste
    20. Tera Mtembu
    21. Michael Claassens
    22. Curwin Bosch
    23. Jeremy Ward

    *Denotes that the player will receive his 50th Vodacom Super Rugby cap for the Cell C Sharks.

    Prop, Tendai Mtawarira was not considered for selection due to a neck strain.

    Notes:
    Quotes from Head Coach, Robert du Preez.

    “This is a big game for us, which will lay the platform and give us the momentum we need heading to the playoffs.  We need to execute efficiently and give a better account of ourselves in this game.

    “It’s going to be a huge battle upfront and judging by our earlier encounter, it is going to come down to discipline and determination.”

    Interesting Facts

  • The Cell C Sharks have a 96% scrum success rate, to date, in this year’s tournament;
  • Cell C Sharks locks Stephan Lewies and Ruan Botha have each stolen seven (7) lineouts this campaign and are ranked joined second in this year’s competition for the most lineout steals.

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