The Sharks squad for 2022/2023

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Here is the list of players of the Sharks for the 2022/2023 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 Carlü SADIE Prop 25 y/o 07/05/1997 1.82 m 147 kg 6 ft 23 st; 324.08 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Dian BLEULER Prop 23 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 Hanru JACOBS Prop 22 y/o 14/03/2000 1.82 m 122 kg 6 ft 19 st; 268.96 lb PRO
South Africa Khutha MCHUNU Prop 25 y/o 01/07/1997 1.84 m 117 kg 6 ft 18 st; 257.94 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Khwezi MONA Prop 30 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 23 y/o 05/04/1999 1.88 m 114 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Ox NCHÉ Prop 27 y/o 23/07/1995 1.75 m 117 kg 5 ft 9 in 18 st 5.94 lb; 257.94 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Thomas DU TOIT Prop 27 y/o 05/05/1995 1.88 m 136 kg 6 ft 2 in 21 st 5.83 lb; 299.83 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Bongi MBONAMBI Hooker 32 y/o 07/01/1991 1.86 m 108 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO
South Africa Dan JOOSTE Hooker 24 y/o 21/02/1998 1.87 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO
South Africa Fez MBATHA Hooker 23 y/o 02/08/1999 1.80 m 108 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Kerron VAN VUUREN Hooker 27 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 Eben ETZEBETH Lock 31 y/o 29/10/1991 2.03 m 122 kg 6 ft 8 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Gerbrandt GROBLER Lock 31 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 Hyron ANDREWS Lock 27 y/o 06/07/1995 2.01 m 110 kg 6 ft 7 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO
South Africa Justin BASSON Lock 29 y/o 10/02/1994 1.95 m 121 kg 6 ft 5 in 19 st 0.76 lb; 266.76 lb PRO
South Africa Le Roux ROETS Lock 28 y/o 14/01/1995 2.01 m 138 kg 6 ft 7 in 21 st 10.24 lb; 304.24 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Reniel HUGO Lock 32 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 24 y/o 15/01/1999 1.84 m 106 kg 6 ft 16 st; 233.69 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Henco VENTER Back row 30 y/o 27/03/1992 1.87 m 107 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
South Africa James VENTER Back row 26 y/o 21/08/1996 1.82 m 97 kg 6 ft 15 st; 213.85 lb PRO
South Africa Jeandré LABUSCHAGNE Back row 23 y/o 17/07/1999 1.92 m 108 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Mpilo GUMEDE Back row 22 y/o 08/07/2000 1.92 m 109 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Phepsi BUTHELEZI Back row 23 y/o 30/05/1999 1.88 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Sikhumbuzo NOTSHE Back row 29 y/o 28/05/1993 1.86 m 105 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Siya KOLISI Back row 31 y/o 16/06/1991 1.86 m 103 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Thembelani BHOLI Back row 33 y/o 18/01/1990 1.91 m 113 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb PRO
Zimbabwe Tino MAVESERE Back row 24 y/o 17/10/1998 1.89 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2023
Congo Vincent TSHITUKA Back row 24 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 20 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 28 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 Grant WILLIAMS Scrum-half 26 y/o 22/07/1996 1.74 m 80 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Jaden HENDRIKSE Scrum-half 22 y/o 23/03/2000 1.84 m 87 kg 6 ft 13 st; 191.80 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Zee MKHABELA Scrum-half 28 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 23 y/o 22/02/1999 1.80 m 83 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb PRO
South Africa Curwin BOSCH Fly-half 25 y/o 25/06/1997 1.80 m 85 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Fred ZEILINGA Fly-half 30 y/o 11/12/1992 1.75 m 82 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 12.78 lb; 180.78 lb PRO
South Africa Lionel CRONJÉ Fly-half 33 y/o 25/05/1989 1.84 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb PRO 2024
Australia Ben TAPUAI Centre 34 y/o 19/01/1989 1.80 m 100 kg 5 ft 11 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Francois VENTER Centre 31 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 29 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 23 y/o 21/02/1999 1.88 m 91 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO
South Africa Rohan JANSE VAN RENSBURG Centre 28 y/o 11/09/1994 1.85 m 109 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Anthonie VOLMINK Winger 33 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 Eduan KEYTER Winger 26 y/o 13/06/1996 1.84 m 101 kg 6 ft 15 st; 222.67 lb PRO
South Africa Makazole MAPIMPI Winger 32 y/o 26/07/1990 1.87 m 91 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Marnus POTGIETER Winger 23 y/o 20/06/1999 1.87 m 98 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 6.05 lb; 216.05 lb PRO
South Africa Werner KOK Winger 30 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 25 y/o 03/04/1997 1.81 m 82 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 12.78 lb; 180.78 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Aphelele FASSI Fullback 25 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 Muller DU PLESSIS Fullback 23 y/o 25/06/1999 1.87 m 85 kg 6 ft 2 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Nevaldo FLEURS Fullback 23 y/o 05/12/1999 1.82 m 90 kg 6 ft 14 st; 198.42 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Thaakir ABRAHAMS Fullback 24 y/o 10/01/1999 1.75 m 76 kg 5 ft 9 in 11 st 13.55 lb; 167.55 lb PRO

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 Corné RAHL Lock 20 y/o 27/05/2002 - - - - ACADEMY
Afrique du sud Ockie BARNARD Lock 21 y/o 20/04/2001 1.99 m 108 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb ACADEMY
Afrique du sud Ethan HOOKER Centre 20 y/o 20/01/2003 1.94 m 95 kg 6 ft 4 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
South Africa Lourens ADRIAANSE Prop 35 PRO retired to focus on getting back in good health

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Corné RAHL - 20 years old
  • Oldest player : Lourens ADRIAANSE - 35 years old
  • Average : 27 years old
  • Lightest player : Thaakir ABRAHAMS - 76 kg
  • Heaviest player : Carlü SADIE - 147 kg
  • Average weight : 103 kg