Sharks and Griquas have named their squads that will meet in Kimberley on Friday in their penultimate Super Rugby Unlocked pool game scheduled for Friday 8:00 PM.
The visitors’ Sharks will be eyeing three wins in three outings and will have Jeremy Ward captaining them from the midfield alongside inside centre Marius Louw.
Anthony Volmink is at fullback while Yaw Penxe and Madosh Tambwe will cover the wings. Kerron van Vuuren comes in for Daniel Jooste at hooker, while Ruben van Heerden is back in the second row after two starts for JJ van der Mescht, who will play off the bench.
In the back row, James Venter is in for Dylan Richardson with Thembelani Bholi earning a first start and Phepsi Buthelezi completing the loose trio.
The hosts Griquas, have Adré Smith starting in the second row next to lock Cameron Lindsay while Mzwanele Zito drops to the bench.
Johan Momsen is back at number 8 taking the place of Carl Els. Skipper George Whitehead returns at flyhalf as Tinus de Beer moves to the bench.
Masixole Banda starts at fullback ahead of James Verity-Amm, Eduan Keyter switches from outside centre to wing while Harlon Klaasen is now entrusted with the No 13 duties in midfield.
Centurion Ederies Arendse, Johnathan Francke and Zak Burger have retained their slots.
Griquas: 15 Masixole Banda, 14 Ederies Arendse, 13 Harlon Klaasen, 12 Johnathan Francke, 11 Eduan Keyter, 10 George Whitehead (captain), 9 Zak Burger, 8 Johan Momsen, 7 Stefan Willemse, 6 Gideon van der Merwe, 5 Cameron Lindsay, 4 Adre Smith, 3 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 2 HJ Luus, 1 Mox Mxoli.
Replacements (from): Monde Hadebe, Andrew Beerwinkel, Madot Mabokela, Carl Els, CJ Velleman, Theo Maree, Tinus de Beer, Daniel Kasende, Bandisa Ndlovu, Ewan Coetzee, Ashlon Davids.
Sharks: 15 Anthony Volmink, 14 Yaw Penxe, 13 Jeremy Ward (captain), 12 Marius Louw, 11 Madosh Tambwe, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Sanele Nohamba, 8 Phepsi Buthelezi, 7 Thembelani Bholi, 6 James Venter, 5 Hyron Andrews, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 John-Hubert Meyer, 2 Kerron van Vuuren, 1 Ox Nche.
Replacements: 16 Daniel Jooste, 17 Mzamo Majola, 18 Khwezi Mona, 19 JJ van der Mescht, 20 Dylan Richardson, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Manie Libbok, 23 Sbu Nkosi.
Match information – Griquas vs Sharks
Date: Friday, 13 November 2020
Time: 19h00 (20:00 EAT)
Venue: Tafel Lager Park, Kimberley
Referee: Griffin Colby
Assistant referees: Rasta Rasivhenge, Paul Mente
Television Match Official: Jaco Peyper
TV: SuperSport Rugby and Grandstand