Leyds and Louw start for Boks

28 Sep 17 14:10 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 38 Comments

Dillyn Leyds will start his first Springbok test against Australia in Bloemfontein on Saturday after replacing Raymond Rhule in the starting fifteen. [...]


First start for Blewett

27 Sep 17 10:09 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 50 Comments

Rob du Preez has made just two changes to his starting XV for Friday evening’s crunch Currie Cup clash against the Lions at Kings Park. [...]


Sharks benefit from Bok releases

27 Sep 17 09:05 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 56 Comments

Allister Coetzee has released three players from his Springbok squad for Currie Cup duty this weekend and the Sharks will gleefully lap up two of those ahead of Friday night’s tough encounter against the Golden Lions at Kings Park. [...]



The business end

25 Sep 17 11:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 73 Comments

The Sharks now have two Currie Cup games left and with 43 points are safely ensconced at the top of the log. [...]


Sharks secure home semi

23 Sep 17 16:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 18 Comments

The Sharks struck fast and then made a better fist of the rainy conditions at Kings Park today to record an 18-5 Currie Cup win over the Blue Bulls. [...]


Currie Cup 2017: Sharks v Blue Bulls

23 Sep 17 13:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 127 Comments

Time for the Sharks to really consolidate and start tuning up the engine ahead of the knock-outs. [...]


Vermeulen returns for Bulls clash

21 Sep 17 10:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 50 Comments

The Sharks have been able to strengthen their pack for this weekend’s Currie cup clash against the Blue Bulls in Durban, welcoming back Jacques Vermeulen from injury. Springbok squad members Chiliboy Ralepelle and Daniel du Preez will also both come into the stating lineup. [...]



Back to 15 we go

21 Sep 17 08:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 49 Comments

We need to get our heads around the newly-old 15-team Super Rugby format for next year, with the fixtures announced this morning. [...]


Nkosi, Schreuder get the Bok call

20 Sep 17 14:22 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 72 Comments

The Sharks duo of Sbusiso Nkosi and Louis Schreuder has been called up to the Springbok squad for the last two games of the Rugby Championship. Francois Louw also got the call as expected. [...]


When days are dark, fans are few

19 Sep 17 14:46 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 17 Comments

The Southern Kings returned to their fortress, NMB Stadium, after a disappointing first two rounds against Scarlets, the Pro 12 defending champions, and Connacht which saw them suffer two heavy defeats, 57 – 10 and 32 – 10 respectively. [...]


Kriel out for 2017

19 Sep 17 12:48 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 16 Comments

Jaco Kriel is set to miss the remainder of the 2017 season due to shoulder surgery. [...]


Dan, Chili released for Currie Cup duty

18 Sep 17 12:56 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 100 Comments

The Springboks have released seven members of the Rugby championship squad to play Currie Cup rugby this weekend and the Sharks and Blue bulls will each be richer by two players when they face off at Kings Park on Saturday. [...]


Welcome back Koegies!

18 Sep 17 12:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 19 Comments

The Sharks have this morning confirmed the signing of former age-group lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a 2-year deal. [...]


Rugby Champs 2017: New Zealand vs Springboks

16 Sep 17 07:34 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 82 Comments

Its one of the biggest matches on the International calender, and it’s here. The All Blacks host the Springboks in one of the most anticipated games of the campaign. Will the Springboks pitch and make a game of this match? I’d make sure to watch this live. [...]


Sharks march on

15 Sep 17 22:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 34 Comments

The Sharks took another big step towards a home Currie Cup semifinal this afternoon as they handed Griquas a 22-40 defeat in Kimberley, outscoring their hosts by six tries to three in the process. [...]