Significant away win for the Sharks

30 Apr 17 09:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 11 Comments

The Sharks opened up an 8-point lead on the Africa 2 Conference log last night, when they defeated the Jaguares by 33 points to 25 in Buenos Aires last night. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Jaguares v Sharks

29 Apr 17 20:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 272 Comments

A big, big challenge for the Sharks tonight, as they simply have to find a way to win in Buenos Aires. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Round 10 Predictions

27 Apr 17 14:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 124 Comments

Here we go, gang – let’s try pick the winners for this week. [...]

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Rob wields a heavy axe ahead of Jaguares clash

27 Apr 17 10:16 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 37 Comments

Sharks coach Rob du Preez has reacted to his team’s poor performance against the Rebels in Durban last week by making a raft of changes for the upcoming Buenos Aires clash against los Jaguares. Captain Tera Mtembu is among a number of casualties and will play off the bench in Argentina, with Phiip van der Walt taking over the armband. [...]

Poor start for the XV

25 Apr 17 07:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 9 Comments

It wasn’t only the Sharks Super Rugby team that put in a disappointing effort on Saturday – earlier in the day, the Sharks XV went down heavily against Griquas in the first fixture of the new SuperSport Rugby Challenge competition. [...]

Touring squad announced

24 Apr 17 16:05 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 63 Comments

The Sharks touring squad to Argentina has been announced with 25 players departing tomorrow to face the Jaguares in Buenos Aires. [...]

Six weeks for Esterhuizen

24 Apr 17 13:40 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 18 Comments

Sharks centre Andre Esterhuizen has been suspended from all rugby for six weeks. Esterhuizen has pleaded guilty to a tip tackle offence during Saturday’s game against the Rebels. He was shown a red card in the 17th minute. [...]

Time for a complete SA Rugby overhaul

24 Apr 17 12:00 by Henko Pienaar (Mutley) | 19 Comments

Let’s be honest with ourselves, SA Rugby is crap at the moment. Our entire system is outdated and we need a complete overhaul if we want to compete against the Top teams like the All Blacks and England. [...]

9-9 problems for Rob du Preez

24 Apr 17 08:32 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 57 Comments

Things can change pretty quickly in a week and while Sharks coach Rob du Preez might have been feeling pretty ebullient going into last weekend’s match against the Rebels, given the state of the conference log, he certainly won’t be feeling that way any more. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Sharks v Rebels

22 Apr 17 18:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 268 Comments

Kick-off in Durban is at 19h30 this evening. Let’s see if the Sharks can pick up a bonus point. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Round 9 predictions

20 Apr 17 14:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 40 Comments

Right – I’m up early here in Denver, so let’s see if we can pick the right winners for this week’s games. [...]

Bosch back to pivot

20 Apr 17 12:52 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 44 Comments

Curwin Bosch has been selected at flyhalf for this weekend’s Super Rugby clash against the Rebels. [...]

To chop or not to chop?

20 Apr 17 11:48 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 61 Comments

Well actually that is not the question anymore since SANZAAR already decided three teams should be chopped. The question now is, who must be chopped? [...]

Exciting team for Griquas clash

20 Apr 17 09:49 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 13 Comments

The revised Currie Cup Qualification Series, now called the Supersport Rugby Challenge gets underway this weekend, with the Sharks hosting Griquas in a curtain raiser to the Super Rugby clash against the Rebels. [...]

Local panel for Sharks/Rebels clash

19 Apr 17 10:41 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 15 Comments

Marius van der Westhuizen will officiate this weekend’s Super Rugby clash between the Sharks and the Rebels at Growthpoint Kings Park. [...]

Adriaanse on the move

19 Apr 17 10:34 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 14 Comments

It was hinted at by boss man Rob, and officially announced late last night: Lourens Adriaanse is to join Pau after completion of the current Super Rugby season. [...]

Wednesday News wrap

19 Apr 17 10:11 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 48 Comments

There seems to be a fair bit of news around, but nothing really that warrants an entire write-up. So here follows a summary of whats happening out there. [...]

Lions dealt midfield blow

18 Apr 17 09:46 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 33 Comments

The Lions might have bullied the Stormers down at Newlands this weekend, but that win comes at a price with Rohan Janse van Rensburg having left the field within 5 minutes of their epic win. And news from within the camp is not great. [...]

Attention all users…

17 Apr 17 20:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 16 Comments

Ok, so that’s actually going back a fair bit to an inside joke from the Ruggaworld days. Let me not bore you with the details, though. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Round 8 Predictions

13 Apr 17 16:12 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 107 Comments

Surprisingly, some other teams are actually going to be playing this weekend. Odd, I know, but let’s have a bash at getting the results right even though the Sharks aren’t in action. [...]