Sharks named for friendly

30 Jul 15 13:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 39 Comments

Gary Gold has named a squad of 33 players to face the Lions in Pietermaritzburg tomorrow night. [...]

Benedict chats to Johan Meyer

30 Jul 15 10:29 by Benedict Chanakira (bchanakira2) | 2 Comments

We had a chat with Johan Meyer, who was part of the Sharks family for a few years. Johan managed to play for the U19 side, Vodacom Cup and has a few Currie Cup appearances for the coastal side. Meyer now finds himself in new shores and is looking forward to writing a new story in this new chapter. [...]

Currie Cup squad update

30 Jul 15 10:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 27 Comments

With a few movements, let’s re-publish the Currie Cup squad as we have it right now. [...]

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Comprehensive Bok injury update

29 Jul 15 07:24 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 108 Comments

The Springbok medical team has assessed the injuries to players during the loss to New Zealand last week with news coming through that two of the four injured would miss the upcoming test against Argentina. [...]

Kriel leads lions to PMB

28 Jul 15 11:32 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 45 Comments

Jaco Kriel has been named captain of a large Lions squad of 29 to face the Sharks at Woodburn Stadium in a Currie Cup warm-up game on Friday night. [...]

Two Sharks teams to get 40 each

28 Jul 15 11:22 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

Gary Gold has confirmed that Friday night’s friendly against the Lions in Maritzburg will see a large group of players afforded game time, with the coach set to change his team entirely at half time. [...]

Sharks confirm two departures

27 Jul 15 18:15 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 56 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed that Mouritz Botha and Conrad Hoffmann have been granted releases and will not feature in the upcoming Currie Cup campaign. [...]

Disappointing junior results

27 Jul 15 10:14 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 25 Comments

Neither the Sharks under 19 nor the under 21 side managed to pull off victory against the visiting Free Staters at Kings Park on Friday afternoon, an ultimately rather disappointing result given the rncouraging signs over the fortnight of away matches that started their seasons. [...]

Bok injury update

27 Jul 15 10:03 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 25 Comments

Four players were forced off the field with injuries on Saturday, and they will be checked during the next day or so, after which more clarity will be given. [...]

We need your help

27 Jul 15 09:37 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 43 Comments

One of our readers, Nicholas Woolley, is preparing his Marketing Honours thesis and has chosen a topic that will be rather near to the hearts of many of us here. [...]

Positives aplenty but still another loss

27 Jul 15 07:34 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 71 Comments

The All Blacks beat the Springboks 27 – 20 at a packed Emirates Airlines Park on Saturday, coming from behind in what can be described as a typically fantastic New Zealand/South Africa match. [...]

RC2015: South Africa v New Zealand

25 Jul 15 16:09 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 222 Comments

Even in this World Cup year, it just doesn’t get any bigger than this. [...]

South Coast camp comes to an end

24 Jul 15 10:31 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 17 Comments

The Sharks have spent the last week away from the hustle and bustle of Durban, enjoying a week on the South Coast at a training camp aimed at fine-tuning their game ahead of the Currie Cup, as well as building team spirit. [...]

Junior sides change ahead of first home game

23 Jul 15 12:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 23 Comments

Sharks under 21 coach Michael Horak appears to have lost the services of his two Super Rugby players, Thomas du Toit and Daniel du Preez ahead of this weekend’s game against the Free State Cheetahs. [...]

Sharks to face Lions in Maritzburg

23 Jul 15 11:19 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 150 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed a pre-Currie Cup warm-up game against the Lions next week. [...]

Oh, you’re not going to BELIEVE this deal

23 Jul 15 09:36 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 37 Comments

It seems *someone* has a bulk load of Sharks replica kit that they’re trying to offload – as a result, you can pick up a Super Rugby jersey for a massively discounted R199, as long as you act FAST. [...]

Changes for All Blacks vs Boks

23 Jul 15 08:29 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 43 Comments

The All Blacks have included two uncapped players in their starting line-up to face the Springboks this weekend. [...]

Pietersen injured, Mapoe gets bench time

23 Jul 15 07:16 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 66 Comments

On the same day as the team was announced, Heyneke Meyer was forced into making changes after JP Pietersen injured himself in training. Pietersen strained a hamstring and the seriousness of his injury is unknown at this stage. [...]

Brussow starts, Whiteley on the bench

22 Jul 15 11:43 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 146 Comments

The Springbok team to face the All Blacks has been announced with Heinrich Brussow starting his first match since the 2011 World Cup. [...]

Burger Captain, but will we see a surprise selection?

22 Jul 15 07:22 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 65 Comments

News came in yesterday afternoon that Heyneke Meyer has selected Schalk Burger to captain the side against the All Blacks this weekend. That was pretty much an expected announcement, but the team to be announced later today might shock a few. [...]