Sharks take out the cheque book

Stephan Lewies of the Sharks breaks away from a pop pass of SP Marais of the Sharks during the Sharks v Hurricanes Super Rugby clash on the 22nd February 2014 ©Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix

DURBAN – The Cell C Sharks have announced the contract extensions of several players. The Durban team is hard at work ahead of next year’s Super Rugby competition. But they have also made sure that they secure the services of several promising youngsters.

Besides recently extending hooker Akker van der Merwe’s contract until 2019, the Sharks also signed deals with several other players of the future.

Props Mzamo Majola and John Hubert-Meyer (both until 2020), locks Hyron Andrews and Wian Vosloo (both until 2019), scrumhalf Camoron Wright (until 2019), utility back Courtney Winnaar (until 2020), full back Rhyno Smith (until 2019) as well as centre Johan Deysel (until 2019), all signed deals with the Sharks in the last week.

The club signed extended these players’ contracts to ensure that they gain more strength against their rivals in next year’s fixture of the Super Rugby competition. These are players who have shown great strength in the past games.

The Cell C Sharks will open their 2018 Super Rugby campaign against the Lions in Johannesburg on February 17.

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