Stormers to face Eagles in George

20 Jan 18 12:43 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 26 Comments

The DHL Stormers will face the SWD Eagles in a pre-season warm-up match ahead of their 2018 Super Rugby campaign at Outeniqua Park in George later this afternoon. [...]

Van Straaten tackles expanded role

19 Jan 18 11:06 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 16 Comments

The Sharks have revealed that former Springbok flyhalf Braam van Straaten will be in charge of defence for the Super Rugby side this year, in addition to coaching kicking. [...]

Mid-March return for du Preez

19 Jan 18 10:35 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 39 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed some injury news ahead of the new Super Rugby season, with Springbok loose forward Jean-Luc du Preez set to miss the early part of the season due to the ankle fracture sustained during October’s Currie Cup Final. [...]

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Pat takes another knock

16 Jan 18 11:59 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

In news that is as bad as it is predictable, Pat Lambie seems to have suffered a fresh concussion setback just a few months into his contract with Racing Metro in Paris. [...]

Sharks confirm warm ups

15 Jan 18 13:06 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 29 Comments

The Sharks are back in full swing training-wise, having reconvened last Sunday after their Christmas break. [...]

Mapimpi puts speculation to bed

10 Jan 18 11:53 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 73 Comments

I guess it’s a bit of a symptom of the silly season (otherwise known as the boring, no-rugby season) that unsubstantiated rumours tend to become pseudo-fact and continue to waft through the ether long after their sell-by date has come and gone. [...]

Inny’s gamble backfires

8 Jan 18 18:13 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 34 Comments

In a story that’s busy developing (via non-official sources), it appears Sharks flyhallf Inny Radebe might just have shot himself properly in the foot. [...]

Sharks 2018 – In, out or inbetween

5 Jan 18 13:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 104 Comments

As we wait for the Sharks to return from their Christmas break (they reconvene next week), I thought I’d do a bit of work to put together what the squad for this year’s Super Rugby tournament should look like. [...]

Two Sharks in SA Sevens Academy squad

3 Jan 18 11:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 10 Comments

It hasn’t taken long for Sharks utility back Rhyno Smith to receive an opportunity to strut his stuff on the global Sevens stage, with the 24-year-old included in Marius Schoeman’s SA Sevens Academy squad heading to South America today. [...]

Welcome to 2018

2 Jan 18 10:52 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 45 Comments

Happy new year, Sharksworld! [...]

Happy Christmas to one and all!

25 Dec 17 10:42 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 12 Comments

A quick message from all of us here to all of you – wishing you a wonderful and joyous Christmas. [...]

Sevens stint for Smith

18 Dec 17 10:35 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 30 Comments

Rhyno Smith – despite having just penned a Sharks contract extension – will join the SA Sevens Academy in Stellenbosch next month in a bid to gain national colours in the abbreviated version of the sport. [...]

Sharks to play in Hong Kong

18 Dec 17 10:26 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 15 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed a pre-season fixture against Parisian club Racing Metro 92 in Hong Kong in February next year. [...]

Sharks contract renewals pick up steam

11 Dec 17 11:22 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 98 Comments

The Sharks have decided to keep us going through December by drip-feeding information regarding player contract renewals. It’s a pretty good way to keep the interest simmering and prevent a glut of good news all on one day, followed by nothing. [...]

Sharks launch 2018 jerseys

8 Dec 17 11:16 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 25 Comments

The Sharks have opted for evolution rather than revolution for 2018′s Super Rugby jerseys, today revealing a very refined and frankly AWESOME set of designs. [...]

Blitzbokke a true national treasure

7 Dec 17 10:03 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 21 Comments

All roads lead to Cape Town this weekend where the Blitzbokke will have their sights on back-to-back tournament wins after they beat New Zealand in the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens a week earlier. [...]

Congrats to the new Boks!

4 Dec 17 12:19 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 36 Comments

I’m not going to say very much about Saturday’s 24-22 Springbok defeat to Wales. Hell, the way the team (and the backs in particular) played in that opening half, we deserved to take a proper hammering, so perhaps some credit is owed to the team for averting that scenario. Still – Bok rugby remains messy as always and I certainly won’t pretend to have any quick fixes up my sleeve. [...]

EOYT 2017: Wales vs Springboks

2 Dec 17 14:00 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 111 Comments

It’s the last one for the year folks, not sure if we should be happy about that or not? Will it be Allister Coetzee’s last match in charge of the Boks? Who knows? But what I do know is that this will be one tough test match. [...]

Gelant, Dan get first starts

30 Nov 17 18:48 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 16 Comments

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee, or is that ex-Springbok coach, has made a massive 11 changes to the team facing Wales this weekend. Dan du Preez and Warrick Gelant get first starts while Louis Schreuder and Lukhanyo Am are in line to earn first caps from the bench. [...]

Thomas in second Bok SOS

27 Nov 17 10:32 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 69 Comments

Tendai Mtawarira suffered a groin injury against Italy on Saturday, putting his participation against Wales this coming weekend in serious jeopardy. [...]