Cassiem starts, Bosch on the bench

17 Aug 17 14:11 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 34 Comments

The Springbok team to face Argentina this weekend has been announced with Curwin Bosch in line to make his debut off the bench. [...]

Sharks confirm departees

17 Aug 17 08:39 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 25 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed the departure of six players from their current squad, four of which have already joined the Kings ahead of their Pro14 season. [...]

Taking a break

16 Aug 17 08:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 9 Comments

Guys – the Sharks have got the week off and I’m going one better – taking the next two weeks off to go on an epic road trip through France and Spain with my family. [...]

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Three Sharks join Kings

15 Aug 17 15:53 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 33 Comments

Deon Davids has been confirmed as head coach for the Kings for the next three years and will lead the team’s charge in the Guinness Pro 14. Having lost a number of players at the end of Super Rugby, Davids has been faced with the task of once again assembling a squad from scratch and has named a group of players who will represent the team in this new competition. [...]

Boks released for Currie Cup duty

15 Aug 17 13:49 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 9 Comments

Five players have been released from the Springbok training squad to play Currie Cup this weekend. [...]

You can’t kick the ball out of the try-scorer’s hands!

15 Aug 17 10:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 69 Comments

I note with some dismay that a disciplinary hearing has opted to apply no further sanction on Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee after he was red carded on Saturday for kicking Sharks flanker Jacques Vermeulen in the face. [...]

Prop poser for AC

14 Aug 17 14:57 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 22 Comments

The Springboks go into the first Rugby Championship fixture against Argentina with somewhat of a front row crises. [...]

Sharks deliver a special win for their fans

13 Aug 17 09:43 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 59 Comments

The Sharks fought back from a nightmare first half to deliver an emphatic 47-31 victory over the Lions at Ellis Park in last night’s Currie cup clash. For the second time in a week, an act of Lions indiscipline resulted in a red card that changed the complexion of the match. [...]

Currie Cup 2017: Golden Lions v Sharks

12 Aug 17 18:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 218 Comments

It’s time to head back to Ellis Park in search of that rare win. [...]


11 Aug 17 12:25 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 83 Comments

Ok guys – so I’m trying to step completely our of character here and open up a thread that I can only refer to as “Vrydagkakpraat”, if you’ll pardon my use of the taal. [...]

Backline changes as Sharks head into Lions’ den

10 Aug 17 16:15 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

Rob du Preez has named an unchanged forward pack for Saturday’s Currie Cup match against the Lions, but has been forced to reshuffle his backline ahead of the clash. [...]

Lions show their depth

10 Aug 17 14:16 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

Swys de Bruin’s Lions side to face the Sharks in Currie Cup action on Saturday is devoid of front-line Super Rugby players, but nevertheless contains a decent amount of experience, showcasing the depth available to the union. The Sharks, facing their third game in 8 days, will need to dig deep if they’re going to (finally) taste victory in Johannesburg. [...]

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10 Aug 17 11:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | Comments Off

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Bonus point joy for Sharks at Loftus

10 Aug 17 09:53 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 38 Comments

The Sharks have surged to second place on the Currie Cup log courtesy of a rare bonus-point victory over the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria. The visitors scored four tries in their 28-20 victory – the third bonus point in as many outing as Robert du Preez’s side seem to finally be finding their attacking mojo. [...]

Currie Cup 2017: Blue Bulls v Sharks

9 Aug 17 16:36 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 78 Comments

Right – it’s about to get real. Celebrate Women’s Day in style as the Sharks face the improving Bulls at Loftus. [...]

Sharks team confirmed

9 Aug 17 10:50 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

We’ve had confirmation of the match 22 for tonight’s game against the Bulls. [...]

Sharksworld chats to Tyler Paul

9 Aug 17 10:24 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 5 Comments

Former EP Kings under 19 player of the year Tyler Paul joined the Sharks at the start of this year’s Currie Cup campaign without a lot of fanfare, but has certainly caught the eye after a number of impressive performances in the second row. [...]

Du Preez names strong lineup for Bulls

8 Aug 17 10:20 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 30 Comments

Rob du Preez has named a strong lie up and opted for maximum continuity for tomorrow night’s Currie Cup game against the Bulls at Loftus, despite the inevitable disruption of Springbok call-ups. [...]

Go for broke? What else can you do?

7 Aug 17 11:53 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 38 Comments

Seriously, I just don’t know how you are really meant to approach two away games against top opposition in the space of four days. Does any team really have a big enough, good enough, squad in Currie Cup to make that sort of challenge anything other than a complete lottery? [...]

Sharks land a big Lion

6 Aug 17 12:38 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 51 Comments

The Sharks have announced that Lions hooker Armand ‘Akker’ van der Merwe has signed a two year contract and will be available for immediate Currie Cup selection. [...]