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Siya's 'switch': Sharks could have case for co-captains

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Lukhanyo Am.
Lukhanyo Am.
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The concept of "co-captains" has become gradually more fashionable in first-class rugby within the last decade or so.

Though certainly not universally adopted - some coaches and observers steadfastly insist, with some merit, that the buck should still stop with one person on the park - the principle is far from uncommon.

Back in 2016, a notable domestic case was then-Stormers head coach Robbie Fleck naming midfielder Juan de Jongh and tighthead prop Frans Malherbe as co-leaders for the Super Rugby campaign.

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