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. [...]


Bok call ups for Curwin, Dan

5 Aug 17 19:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 68 Comments

The Sharks are well represented in Allister Coetzee’s Springbok Rugby Championship squad named this evening, with uncapped players Daniel du Preez and Curwin Bosch among six players selected to the 34-man group. [...]


Sharks down Griquas in style

4 Aug 17 21:05 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 92 Comments

There was no drama at Kings Park tonight as the Sharks went about their business, dismantling an outclassed Griquas side 41-3 in their round 3 Currie Cup clash. [...]


Currie Cup 2017: Sharks v Griquas

4 Aug 17 17:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 52 Comments

It’s round 3 and the Sharks face Griquas in Durban in the first of a horror run that sees three games in just 8 days. [...]



Never a dull moment in Currie Cup

3 Aug 17 09:47 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 23 Comments

Rob du Preez and the other Sharks coaches will hardly have had much time to rest on their laurels after a reasonable victory over the Pumas last week. [...]


Two changes for Sharks

2 Aug 17 10:37 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 39 Comments

Rob du Preez has named a very similar starting team for Fridays Currie Cup clash against Griquas, with just two changes amongst the forward pack. [...]


Lambie reportedly on the move

31 Jul 17 09:27 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 21 Comments

Tongues are wagging at the moment as the “usual sources” in France splash the breaking news that Pat Lambie has apparently signed a 3-year del with Racing 92 in Paris. [...]


Sharks get the job done

30 Jul 17 09:52 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 128 Comments

It took a much-improved second-half showing for the Sharks to record a 29-0 bonus point victory over the Pumas in the Currie Cup on Saturday, after a poor first half that saw the home side lead by just 3-0. [...]


Currie Cup 2017: Sharks v Pumas

29 Jul 17 15:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 68 Comments

It’s the first home game of the 2017 Currie Cup season and the Sharks will want a decent win for their fans against the solid Pumas. [...]


Interesting selections for Round 2 clash

28 Jul 17 13:57 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 42 Comments

Rob du Preez has certainly named a strong side for Saturday’s Currie Cup clash against the Pumas and potentially also revealed some of his thinking relating to the future direction of the team. Most of what’s been done makes a lot of sense to me and I applaud a number of bold decisions. [...]


Currie Cup squad announced

28 Jul 17 09:52 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 15 Comments

The Sharks have announced a 43 man Currie Cup squad that gives us an idea of the players available to coach Robert du Preez during the next few months. [...]


Sharks named for Pumas

27 Jul 17 12:37 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 41 Comments

Ruan Botha will lead the Sharks against the Pumas at Kings Park this weekend.. [...]