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Cell C Sharks squad for Vodacom Super Rugby
February 16, 2017
With the commencement of the Vodacom Super Rugby competition just over a week away, Head Coach Robert du Preez, has announced his final 45-man Vodacom Super Rugby squad as well as a 27-man touring squad, who will depart for Australia on Saturday afternoon.

In announcing his 45-man squad, du Preez said: “The work ethic and spirit that these players brought to our pre-season was incredible and all credit goes to them for the positive energy that has been currently created. We effectively had a 13-week pre-season and there were no excuses at practice sessions or any complaints about being overworked, and as a coaching unit we commend our players for this.”

The squad is:

Backs: Rhyno Smith, Curwin Bosch, Sbu Nkosi, S’bura Sithole, Odwa Ndungane, Lwazi Mvovo, Clement Poitrenaud, Marius Louw, Tristan Blewett, Kobus van Wyk, Lukhanyo Am, Andre Esterhuizen, Jeremy Ward, Johan Deysel, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Garth April, Inny Radebe, Patrick Lambie (c), Cobus Reinach, Hanco Venter, Rowan Gouws, Michael Claassens.
Forwards: Jacques Vermeulen, Jean Deysel, Jean Droste, Jean-Luc du Preez, John-Hubert Meyer, Tera Mtembu, Keegan Daniel, Khaya Majola, Philip van der Walt, Daniel du Preez, Ruan Botha, Stephan Lewies, Hyron Andrews, Etienne Oosthuizen, Lourens Adriaanse, Beast Mtawarira, Thomas du Toit, Coenie Oosthuizen, Juan Schoeman, Stephan Coetzee, Franco Marais, Chiliboy Ralepelle.

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The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 26 2017
21:40 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Saturday, September 09 2017
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
NIB Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 16 2017
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
QBE Stadium, Albany, North Harbour
Saturday, September 30 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Saturday, October 07 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 11 2017
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 18 2017
00:00 - France vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 25 2017
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, December 02 2017
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Principality Stadium, Cardiff

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