Cape Town - The Sharks have confirmed on social media the departures of fullback Garth April and prop Ross Geldenhuys.
On their official Twitter account, the Durbanites thanked April and Geldenhuys for their contributions to the franchise and wished them well on their future endeavours.
When quizzed by fans as to where the duo were headed, the Sharks replied that Geldenhuys will be "leaving to New Zealand".
Geldenhuys has had previous ties in New Zealand, where he played ITM Cup rugby for Tasman and signed for the Highlanders for their 2015 Super Rugby season before returning to South Africa.
Meanwhile, 27-year-old April is "heading over to Japan Top League team, NTT Shining Arcs".
The Sharks were beaten 40-10 by the Crusaders in the Super Rugby quarter-finals in Christchurch last weekend.
Robert du Preez's men are currently gearing up for the upcoming Currie Cup season where they take on the Blue Bulls on August 25 in Durban in their tournament opener.
As we bid farewell to @garth15april, we would like to thank him for his contribution to the @CellC Sharks and wish him well in his future endeavours.Who remembers his brilliant run in 2016 when he sliced through the @ChiefsRugby defence and cut them open!??#OurSharksForever pic.twitter.com/H4TZhmHmsX— The Sharks (@TheSharksZA) July 26, 2018
To a great team man, and rock of #OurSharks scrum, @PropRoss3, thank you for contributing to the @CellC Sharks over the years, and we wish you all the best in the next chapter of your career!#OurSharksForever pic.twitter.com/IR0eumbPGP— The Sharks (@TheSharksZA) July 27, 2018