Super Rugby

Du Toit the latest Shark to extend Durban stay

Thomas du Toit (Gallo)
Thomas du Toit (Gallo)

Cape Town - Sharks prop Thomas du Toit is the latest player to extend his contract with the Durban-based franchise.

The Sharks on Thursday announced that Du Toit signed a deal that will see him play for them until the 2019 season.

In the last week the Sharks also extended the contracts of scrumhalves Louis Schreuder (2020) and Michael Claassens (2018), lock/flank Tyler Paul (2020), centre Marius Louw (both 2020) and lock Jean Droste (2019).

Earlier this month, the Sharks had already signed contract extensions with several other players, including hooker Akker van der Merwe (2019), props Mzamo Majola and John-Hubert Meyer (both until 2020), locks Hyron Andrews and Wian Vosloo (both until 2019), scrumhalf Cameron Wright (until 2019), utility back Courtney Winnaar (until 2020), fullback Rhyno Smith (until 2019) and centre Johan Deysel (until 2019).

The Sharks will open their 2018 Super Rugby campaign against the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday, February 17.

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