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Smit, Venter aim at Sharks winning 2013 Currie Cup

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However, the likes of fullback Gio Aplon, flyhalf Gary van Aswegen, prop Steven Kitshoff, hooker Scarra Ntubeni and flanker-cum-skipper Deon Fourie should ensure they are contenders.

The Cheetahs exceeded expectations by reaching the Super 15 play-offs and should do well, because they are less affected by Rugby Championship call-ups.

The same applies to 2011 champions the Lions, with lock Franco van der Merwe the lone inclusion in the national set-up from the Johannesburg outfit.

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