News24.com | Bok star Am back in Sharks camp, signs new deal until 2025

    News24.com | Bok star Am back in Sharks camp, signs new deal until 2025

    Lukhanyo Am. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

    Lukhanyo Am. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

    Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am has returned to the Sharks squad in time for their United Rugby Championship (URC) trip to Ireland.

    The Sharks will tackle Irish outfit Ulster in their final league match in Belfast on Friday (20:35 SA time).

    Am, 28, has returned from a two-month sojourn in Japan at the Kobelco Kobe Steelers.

    He was included in a 27-man Sharks squad named for the trip, with the Durbanites also announcing that the World Cup winner had signed a contract extension until 2025.

    Am had been the Sharks captain before he left for Japan, but the squad list revealed on Tuesday named prop Thomas du Toit as captain for the match against Ulster.

    The Sharks are third on the URC standings and

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