A big, big challenge for the Sharks tonight, as they simply have to find a way to win in Buenos Aires.
Kick-off is at 21h40 SA time.
Jaguares: 15 Joaquin Tuculet, 14 Ramiro Moyano, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo De La Fuente, 11 Bautista Ezcurra, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Felipe Ezcurra, 8 Leonardo Senatore, 7 Rodrigo Baez, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Marcos Kremer, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustin Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera.
Replacements: 16 Roberto Tejerizo, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Ignacio Larrague, 20 Benjamin Macome, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Juan Martin Hernández, 23 Matias Moroni.
Sharks: 15 Rhyno Smith, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Jeremy Ward, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Michael Claassens, 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Jean-Luc du Preez, 6 Philip van der Walt (captain), 5 Stephan Lewies, 4 Ruan Botha, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Mahlatse Ralepelle, 1 Thomas du Toit.
Replacements: 16 Franco Marais, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 Coenie Oosthuizen, 19 Etienne Oosthuizen, 20 Lubabalo Mtembu, 21 Cobus Reinach, 22 Benhard Janse van Rensburg, 23 Johan Deysel.
Here we go, gang – let’s try pick the winners for this week. [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
The Sharks touring squad to Argentina has been announced with 25 players departing tomorrow to face the Jaguares in Buenos Aires. [...]
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. [...]
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 Our entire system is outdated and we need a complete overhaul if we want to compete against the Top teams like the All Blacks and England. [...]
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. [...]
Kick-off in Durban is at 19h30 this evening. Let’s see if the Sharks can pick up a bonus point. [...]
Right – I’m up early here in Denver, so let’s see if we can pick the right winners for this week’s games. [...]
Curwin Bosch has been selected at flyhalf for this weekend’s Super Rugby clash against the Rebels. [...]
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? [...]
Marius van der Westhuizen will officiate this weekend’s Super Rugby clash between the Sharks and the Rebels at Growthpoint Kings Park. [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]