Sharks training pics

18 Nov 15 15:59 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 57 Comments

We have a few pictures to share from Sharks pre-season training yesterday, all used with permission from Steve Haag. [...]

Lock stocks bolstered

18 Nov 15 11:19 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 119 Comments

The Sharks are looking pretty well stocked in the second row for the upcoming Super Rugby season, based on the latest set of pre-season training pictures. [...]

Rest in peace, Jonah Lomu

18 Nov 15 10:11 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

It’s with sadness that I heard this morning of the passing of a true rugby great, New Zealand winger Jonah Lomu. [...]

SARU steps in to take over Kings

17 Nov 15 17:07 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 68 Comments

The South African rugby Union will assume control of the Kings franchise in super Rugby next year, as per a media release issued moments ago: [...]

More players…going to the Kings???

17 Nov 15 12:21 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 100 Comments

Hi Sharks fans. Yes, you read that correctly. According to a report on News24, the following players are already at the Kings and enjoyed their first training session: [...]

No Venter as Gold takes the reigns

17 Nov 15 12:03 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 123 Comments

Gary Gold will be in sole charge of the Sharks in Super Rugby this year, without the benefit (or is that encumbrance?) of erstwhile Technical Director Brendan Venter’s involvement. [...]

Lambie in BaaBaas start

16 Nov 15 15:32 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 88 Comments

Patrick Lambie will wear the number 10 jersey when the Barbarians take on Gloucester at Kingsholm on Tuesday night. [...]


13 Nov 15 16:27 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 125 Comments

We’re at that magical time of year again where we try to piece together the Sharks pre-season squad, based on photographic evidence. [...]

Super 18? Does ANYONE think this is a good idea?

13 Nov 15 10:48 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 51 Comments

For a long time now, whenever talk of Super Rugby expansion has come up, I’ve felt like the proverbial man crying in the wilderness about what a stunningly bad idea it is to keep squeezing this same stone and expecting more blood. Recent events lead me to realise that, unfortunately, I was probably right all along. Pity it’s too late to change it now. [...]

Be there fortune tellers amongst us?

13 Nov 15 09:41 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 77 Comments

I’ve decided to see what the average Bok fan is expecting from the announcement of the Bok coach on 11 December. [...]

There’s a revolution

12 Nov 15 10:55 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 132 Comments

Hi Sharks fans. It seems that all is not well in the land of the Kings. It would appear that the reports of players not being paid are true, with former Sharks centre, and at times Kings captain, Tim Whitehead confirming his departure from the troubled EP union. [...]

Blast from the past

11 Nov 15 10:38 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 61 Comments

Former Natal and Springbok sporting legend Tommy Bedford will do a sports talk in Cape Town on Wednesday the 25th November. [...]

Another Deysel?

11 Nov 15 10:34 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 144 Comments

According to reports, Namibian World Cup centre Johan Deysel is training with the Sharks and could potentially stay on in Durban if he impresses the coaches. [...]

Talking about social login

10 Nov 15 13:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 69 Comments

Friends, I need your help. Call this a quick user survey, if you will. [...]

Why don’t we get together and call ourselves an institute?

9 Nov 15 12:12 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 51 Comments

I urge you all to have a look at this post on Beet’s excellent Schoolboy Rugby blog site. The writer was fortunate enough to attend the KZN High Schools Rugby AGM, where Union President Graham Mackenzie had some rather interesting things to say about junior rugby in the province. [...]