Vermeulen returns for Bulls clash

21 Sep 17 10:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 33 Comments

The Sharks have been able to strengthen their pack for this weekend’s Currie cup clash against the Blue Bulls in Durban, welcoming back Jacques Vermeulen from injury. Springbok squad members Chiliboy Ralepelle and Daniel du Preez will also both come into the stating lineup. [...]

Back to 15 we go

21 Sep 17 08:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 38 Comments

We need to get our heads around the newly-old 15-team Super Rugby format for next year, with the fixtures announced this morning. [...]

Nkosi, Schreuder get the Bok call

20 Sep 17 14:22 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 31 Comments

The Sharks duo of Sbusiso Nkosi and Louis Schreuder has been called up to the Springbok squad for the last two games of the Rugby Championship. Francois Louw also got the call as expected. [...]

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When days are dark, fans are few

19 Sep 17 14:46 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 17 Comments

The Southern Kings returned to their fortress, NMB Stadium, after a disappointing first two rounds against Scarlets, the Pro 12 defending champions, and Connacht which saw them suffer two heavy defeats, 57 – 10 and 32 – 10 respectively. [...]

Kriel out for 2017

19 Sep 17 12:48 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 16 Comments

Jaco Kriel is set to miss the remainder of the 2017 season due to shoulder surgery. [...]

Dan, Chili released for Currie Cup duty

18 Sep 17 12:56 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 100 Comments

The Springboks have released seven members of the Rugby championship squad to play Currie Cup rugby this weekend and the Sharks and Blue bulls will each be richer by two players when they face off at Kings Park on Saturday. [...]

Welcome back Koegies!

18 Sep 17 12:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 19 Comments

The Sharks have this morning confirmed the signing of former age-group lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a 2-year deal. [...]

Rugby Champs 2017: New Zealand vs Springboks

16 Sep 17 07:34 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 82 Comments

Its one of the biggest matches on the International calender, and it’s here. The All Blacks host the Springboks in one of the most anticipated games of the campaign. Will the Springboks pitch and make a game of this match? I’d make sure to watch this live. [...]

Sharks march on

15 Sep 17 22:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 34 Comments

The Sharks took another big step towards a home Currie Cup semifinal this afternoon as they handed Griquas a 22-40 defeat in Kimberley, outscoring their hosts by six tries to three in the process. [...]

Currie Cup 2017: Griquas v Sharks

15 Sep 17 15:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 103 Comments

A golden opportunity to extend the lead at the top of the log – or a nasty banana peel fixture set to open the Currie Cup field up once more? It’s one of those two outcomes for Ruan Botha and the Sharks today – but which will it be? [...]

Cronje out, Hougie starts

15 Sep 17 08:42 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 18 Comments

Ross Cronje has been ruled out of the New Zealand test tomorrow and will be replaced in the starting line up by Francois Hougaard. [...]

Big ask for under 21s

14 Sep 17 15:27 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 9 Comments

It’s now the third week of their campaign and the easy ride for the Sharks under 21 side comes to an end. Having banked decent bonus-point wins against the Kings and Leopard in their first two games, this week it’s the mighty (and table-topping) Bulls that lie in wait for Paul Anthony’s side. [...]

Starts for Jean-Luc and Dreyer

14 Sep 17 08:07 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 33 Comments

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has made three changes to his starting team to face New Zealand this weekend with Jean-Luc du Preez earning a start in place of the injured Jaco Kriel. Ruan Dreyer comes in for the injured Coenie Oosthuizen in the front row. [...]

Injuries force Sharks reshuffle

13 Sep 17 10:41 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 25 Comments

Friday night’s come-from-behind victory for the Sharks in Nelspruit has not come without cost and Rob du Preez has been forced into changes ahead of this week’s tough clash, away to Griquas on Friday evening. [...]

Kriel coming home

12 Sep 17 12:12 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 13 Comments

The Springboks will face New Zealand without the services of Jaco Kriel as the flanker is on his way home. [...]

Cheers Pat (updated and official)

11 Sep 17 11:38 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 57 Comments

This has yet to be confirmed by either body, but there is strong speculation this morning that the Sharks and SA Rugby will make an announcement later regarding Pat Lambie. [...]

Unlucky break for Coenie

11 Sep 17 08:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 20 Comments

Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen broke his arm during the second half of Saturday’s Rugby Championship test match against Australia in Perth. [...]

Rugby Champs 2017: Australia vs South Africa

9 Sep 17 10:10 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 43 Comments

Round three of the 2017 Rugby Championship and the Springboks are in Perth to face Australia. [...]

Sharks dig deep for seventh win

8 Sep 17 19:13 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 38 Comments

Rhyno Smith scored a crucial try five minutes form time to steer the Sharks to a gritty 27-25 win over the Pumas in Nelspruit this evening. [...]

Currie Cup 2017: Pumas v Sharks

8 Sep 17 15:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 197 Comments

It’s a funny quirk of the so-called “strength v strength” Currie Cup format that the toughest games are often away fixtures against smaller provinces. [...]