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Lukhanyo Am (Getty)
Lukhanyo Am (Getty)

Cape Town - Sharks coach Robert du Preez says he would have picked centre Lukhanyo Am in the Springbok Rugby Championship squad. 

Am, along with Lions wing Ruan Combrinck, was one of the more controversial omissions from Allister Coetzee's squad ahead of next weekend's tournament opener against Argentina in Port Elizabeth. 

The 23-year-old was one of the shining lights for the Sharks this Super Rugby season, and his versatility means that he can play at both No 12 and No 13. 

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