Cell C Sharks Made Wholesale Changes To Squad Travelling To Kimberley


The Cell C Sharks head coach Joey Mongalo made wholesale changes to his squad to travel to the Northern Cape on Sunday to face the Windhoek Draught Griquas.

Only Fez Mbatha(Hooker) and Khwezi Mona(Loosehead) survived the cut.  At the back, there is a new halfback pairing, Cameron Wright and Fred Zeilinga took over from Zee Mkhabela and Lionel Cronje while Marnus Potgieter was shifted to the wing in place of Anthony Volmink to make place for  Francois Venter at inside centre, with captain Murray Koster shifting to the outside centre. The final change sees Thaakir Abrahams replacing the injured Nevaldo Fleurs at fullback..

Cell C Sharks: 15. Thaakir Abrahams, 14. Yaw Penxe, 13. Murray Koster (c), 12. Francois Venter, 11. Marnus Potgieter, 10. Fred Zeilinga, 9. Cameron Wright, 8. Henco Venter, 7. Dylan Richardson, 6. James Venter, 5. Reniel Hugo, 4. Hyron Andrews, 3. Hanro Jacobs, 2. Fez Mbatha, 1. Khwezi Mona. Replacements: 16. Dan Jooste, 17. Dian Bleuler, 18. Khutha Mchunu, 19. Athenkosi Khethani, 20. Marco de Witt, 21. Damon Royle, 22. Bradley Davids, 23. Lionel Cronje.