Sharks confirm twin departures as they look to build on strong Super Rugby start - Botha

The Sharks have confirmed the departure of two key players at the end of the 2019 Super rugby campaign. Flyhalf Robert Du Preez Junior and Springbok hooker, Akker Van Der Merwe are set to leave the franchise to join the Sale Sharks in the English Premiership. Sharks forward, Ruan Botha admits that it is a big blow to lose influential players in the squad but believes their exit will open the door for promising youngsters coming through the ranks.