Viljoen boost for Sunwolves camp

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:01
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SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: South African Riaan Viljoen has been included in the Sunwolves training camp happening from May 22 until May 28 in Tokyo.

The 34-year-old missed most of the Sunwolves' 2017 Super Rugby Season due to injury and has been ruled fit to participate in the upcoming training camp.

The return of the fullback will boost the franchise, who have been struggling throughout the season. Their latest against the  South African side the Sharks in Singapore just added extras troubles to the side who only have seven points after 11 games.

Fellow South African Willem Britz has also been named in the squad, while the regular captain and flank Edward Quirk is absent from the squad list.

Sunwolves:

Forwards:

Keita Inagaki, Masataka Mikami, Koki Yamamoto, Atsushi Sakate, Yusuke Niwai, Takeshi Hino, Takuma Asahara, Yasuo Yamaji, Hitoshi Ono, Kyosuke Kajikawa, Naohiro Kotaki, Sam Wykes, Willem Britz, Shokei Kin, Uwe Helu, Yoshitaka Tokunaga, Shuhei Marshuhashi, Malgene Ilaua, Rahboni Warren Vosayaco.

Backs:

Keisuka Uchida, Takahiro Ogawa, Fumiaki Tanaka, Kaito Shigeno, Yuki Yatomi, Jumpei Ogura, Harumichi Tatekawa, Yu Tamura, Shota Emi, Takaaki Nakazuru, Kenki Fukuoka, William Tupou, Derek Carpenter, Ryohei Yamanak, Yasutaka Sasakura, Kotaro Matsushima, Riaan Viljoen.

 

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