There is good and bad news on the Sharks' injury front ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby match against the Stormers at Newlands.
Prop Beast Mtawarira and scrumhalf Cameron Wright who did not make the trip to Argentina last week due to injury, are back at training and available for selection this week.
Fullback Curwin Bosch is a non-starter. He had to leave the field with an ankle injury in the 2nd half of the match against the Jaguares and was sent for scans upon his return to Durban.
The extent of his injury has not yet been determined but the Sharks have said that he will not be available for selection this week.
Hooker Craig Burden has tweaked his hamstring and is also unavailable.
Ahead of this weekend's clash against the @THESTORMERS , we caught up with Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira who shared his thoughts on the pending match this Saturday. 🏉#STOvSHA #OurSharksForever 🦈 pic.twitter.com/3VS2rqLoUA— The Sharks (@TheSharksZA) June 13, 2019
Lock Ruan Botha has been battling with a nerve impingement on his foot and will be out for a few weeks.
Flank Jean-Luc du Preez who picked up an MCL injury to his left knee in training last week will be out for a further week.
Hooker Akker van der Merwe and flank Philip van der Walt have not fully recovered from their respective injuries and will not be considered for selection for this match.
The Sharks team to play the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday will be announced on Thursday.
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