New Bulls captain Deon Stegmann would have been a good addition to the Sharks squad for Saturday's semi-final with the Crusaders in Christchurch.
The Sharks have named Pat Lambie at 10 for their semi-final against the Crusaders, with flank Jean Deysel also starting.
Bok Women’s captain Mandisa Williams said her team was excited about the RWC in France next week as their preparations at home were coming to an end.
If Sharks boss Jake White is nervous about his side's chances in Saturday's clash with the Crusaders he's certainly not showing it.
Crusaders skipper Kieran Read has underlined the importance of not giving away penalties in Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final against the Sharks.
The Brumbies have named an unchanged side for Saturday's all-Australian Super Rugby semi-final against the Waratahs in Sydney.
Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has made two changes to the starting XV that beat the Highlanders two weeks ago for Saturday's semi-final.
What They Said
I was screaming so loud sitting at home watching that game from my couch that I think the neighbours must have thought someone was dying in my house! It was a very proud moment for all Sharks fans, and in particular, the group representing the Sharks that day.
~ Sharks pivot Pat Lambie on his side's win over the Crusaders in Christchurch earlier this year. ~
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