Springboks squad: Sharks will get teeth into Lions

THE Springboks paid Sale Sharks the ultimate compliment last night, picking no fewer than five of the team charging towards the Premiership final.
Half their pack and scrum-half Faf de Klerk have been rewarded for the club’s record-breaking domestic run into the playoffs with the prospect of appearing in the three-Test series against the Lions starting next month.
Tighthead Coenie Oosterhuizen, lock Lood de Jager, the back row Du Preez brothers, Dan and Jean-Luc, raise the prospect of Sale’s Springboks outnumbering Sale’s Lions five-to-one. England’s Tom Curry is the club’s solitary Lion.

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