The Sharks rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of the Sharks for the 2023/2024 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
South Africa Coenie OOSTHUIZEN Prop 35 y/o 22/03/1989 1.87 m 127 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 13.99 lb; 279.99 lb PRO
South Africa Dian BLEULER Prop 24 y/o 05/08/1999 1.76 m 110 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Hanro JACOBS Prop 24 y/o 14/03/2000 1.82 m 122 kg 6 ft 19 st; 268.96 lb PRO 2027
South Africa IG PRINSLOO Prop 27 y/o 04/04/1997 1.91 m 139 kg 6 ft 3 in 21 st 12.44 lb; 306.44 lb PRO
New Zealand Joel HINTZ Prop 27 y/o 11/07/1996 1.74 m 108 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO JOKER (8)
South Africa Khwezi MONA Prop 31 y/o 08/10/1992 1.81 m 116 kg 5 ft 11 in 18 st 3.74 lb; 255.74 lb PRO
South Africa Ntuthuko MCHUNU Prop 25 y/o 05/04/1999 1.88 m 114 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Ox NCHÉ Prop 28 y/o 23/07/1995 1.76 m 123 kg 5 ft 9 in 19 st 5.17 lb; 271.17 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Vincent KOCH Prop 34 y/o 13/03/1990 1.85 m 118 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO
South Africa Bongi MBONAMBI Hooker 33 y/o 07/01/1991 1.75 m 118 kg 5 ft 9 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Dan JOOSTE Hooker 26 y/o 21/02/1998 1.87 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Fez MBATHA Hooker 24 y/o 02/08/1999 1.80 m 108 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Kerron VAN VUUREN Hooker 28 y/o 23/05/1995 1.88 m 106 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Corné RAHL Lock 21 y/o 27/05/2002 2.03 m 103 kg 6 ft 8 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Eben ETZEBETH Lock 32 y/o 29/10/1991 2.03 m 126 kg 6 ft 8 in 19 st 11.78 lb; 277.78 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Emile VAN HEERDEN Lock 23 y/o 08/08/2000 2.00 m 110 kg 6 ft 7 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Gerbrandt GROBLER Lock 32 y/o 06/02/1992 2.00 m 120 kg 6 ft 7 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO
South Africa Le Roux ROETS Lock 29 y/o 14/01/1995 2.01 m 138 kg 6 ft 7 in 21 st 10.24 lb; 304.24 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Reniel HUGO Lock 33 y/o 19/07/1990 1.97 m 111 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Dylan RICHARDSON Back row 25 y/o 15/01/1999 1.84 m 106 kg 6 ft 16 st; 233.69 lb PRO 2026
South Africa George CRONJÉ Back row 22 y/o 28/06/2001 1.92 m 107 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
South Africa James VENTER Back row 27 y/o 21/08/1996 1.82 m 97 kg 6 ft 15 st; 213.85 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Jeandré LABUSCHAGNE Back row 24 y/o 17/07/1999 1.92 m 108 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Marco DE WITT Back row 22 y/o 24/01/2002 1.93 m 101 kg 6 ft 4 in 15 st 12.67 lb; 222.67 lb PRO
South Africa Nick HATTON Back row - - - - - - PRO
South Africa Phepsi BUTHELEZI Back row 24 y/o 30/05/1999 1.88 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Sikhumbuzo NOTSHE Back row 30 y/o 28/05/1993 1.86 m 105 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2024
Zimbabwe Tino MAVESERE Back row 25 y/o 17/10/1998 1.89 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO
Congo Vincent TSHITUKA Back row 25 y/o 10/09/1998 1.95 m 107 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Bradley DAVIDS Scrum-half 21 y/o 30/07/2002 1.76 m 79 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 6.17 lb; 174.16 lb PRO
South Africa Cameron WRIGHT Scrum-half 30 y/o 20/04/1994 1.81 m 92 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb PRO
South Africa François HOUGAARD Scrum-half 36 y/o 06/04/1988 1.81 m 93 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO
South Africa Grant WILLIAMS Scrum-half 27 y/o 22/07/1996 1.74 m 80 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Jaden HENDRIKSE Scrum-half 24 y/o 23/03/2000 1.84 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Tiaan FOURIE Scrum-half 22 y/o 22/04/2002 - - - - PRO
South Africa Zee MKHABELA Scrum-half 29 y/o 15/10/1994 1.67 m 80 kg 5 ft 6 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO
South Africa Boeta CHAMBERLAIN Fly-half 25 y/o 22/02/1999 1.84 m 83 kg 6 ft 13 st; 182.98 lb PRO
South Africa Curwin BOSCH Fly-half 26 y/o 25/06/1997 1.80 m 85 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Lionel CRONJÉ Fly-half 34 y/o 25/05/1989 1.84 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Siya MASUKU Fly-half 27 y/o 01/08/1996 1.89 m 95 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO
South Africa Diego APPOLLIS Centre 23 y/o 27/08/2000 1.77 m 91 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO
South Africa Francois VENTER Centre 33 y/o 19/04/1991 1.85 m 95 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO
South Africa Lukhanyo AM Centre 30 y/o 28/11/1993 1.86 m 93 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO
South Africa Murray KOSTER Centre 25 y/o 21/02/1999 1.88 m 91 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Anthonie VOLMINK Winger 34 y/o 10/02/1990 1.80 m 97 kg 5 ft 11 in 15 st 3.85 lb; 213.85 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Aphiwe DYANTYI Winger 29 y/o 26/08/1994 1.82 m 87 kg 6 ft 13 st; 191.80 lb PRO
South Africa Eduan KEYTER Winger 27 y/o 13/06/1996 1.84 m 101 kg 6 ft 15 st; 222.67 lb PRO
South Africa Makazole MAPIMPI Winger 33 y/o 26/07/1990 1.84 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Marnus POTGIETER Winger 24 y/o 20/06/1999 1.87 m 98 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 6.05 lb; 216.05 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Werner KOK Winger 31 y/o 17/01/1993 1.79 m 94 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 11.23 lb; 207.23 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Yaw PENXE Winger 27 y/o 03/04/1997 1.81 m 82 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 12.78 lb; 180.78 lb PRO
South Africa Aphelele FASSI Fullback 26 y/o 23/01/1998 1.89 m 92 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb PRO
South Africa Nevaldo FLEURS Fullback 24 y/o 05/12/1999 1.82 m 90 kg 6 ft 14 st; 198.42 lb PRO 2024

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Sharks squad but have not yet appeared on a game sheet this season. They are in a separate table for more readability.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
Afrique du sud Ethan HOOKER Centre 21 y/o 20/01/2003 1.94 m 95 kg 6 ft 4 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb ACADEMY 2026

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
South Africa Hyron ANDREWS Lock 28 PRO Gone to Sale until the end of the current season
South Africa Rohan JANSE VAN RENSBURG Centre 29 PRO Gone to Yokohama as injury cover

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Ethan HOOKER - 21 years old
  • Oldest player : François HOUGAARD - 36 years old
  • Average : 27 years old
  • Lightest player : Bradley DAVIDS - 79 kg
  • Heaviest player : IG PRINSLOO - 139 kg
  • Average weight : 103 kg