Super Rugby

Jaguares name side for Sharks clash

Jeronimo De La Fuente (AFP)
Jeronimo De La Fuente (AFP)

Cape Town - The Jaguares have made four changes to their starting XV for Saturday's Super Rugby encounter against the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban.

The Argentinean side come off a stunning 22-20 win at Loftus Versfeld over the Bulls.

Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro will play his first game of the season as a starter, while Tomas Lavanini will enter the second row. Marcos Kremer moves to flank as Javier Ortega Desio will be on the bench.

Domingo Miotti, who made his debut last week and scored a brace, will start. In turn, Joaquin Tuculet returns to the starting line-up as fullback and Emiliano Boffelli will be the left wing, replacing the injured Ramiro Moyano, who returned to Argentina.

Twenty-one-year-old fullback Santiago Carreras, who joined the Jaguares this year, will have the opportunity to make his Super Rugby debut.

Kick-off is at 15:05 on Saturday.



15 Curwin Bosch, 14 Lwazi Mvovo, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Louis Schreuder (captain), 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Philip van der Walt, 6 Luke Stringer, 5 Hyron Andrews, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Kerron van Vuuren, 1 Juan Schoeman 

Substitutes: 16 Fez Mbatha, 17 Mzamo Majola, 18 John-Hubert Meyer, 19 JJ van der Mescht, 20 Jean-Luc du Preez, 21 Grant Williams, 22 Kobus van Wyk, 23 Aphelele Fassi


15 Joaquin Tuculet, 14 Matias Moroni, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo De La Fuente (captain), 11 Emiliano Boffelli, 10 Domingo Miotti, 9 Tomas Cubelli, 8 Tomas Lezana, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomas Lavanini 4 Guido Petti, 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Julian Montoya, 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Substitutes: 16 Agustin Creevy, 17 Mayco Vivas, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Javier Ortega Desio, 20 Rodrigo Bruni, 21 Felipe Ezcurra, 22 Juan Cruz Malva, 23 Santiago Carreras

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