Deysel to lead Sharks

26 Mar 15 08:34 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 235 Comments

The Sharks have named their side to face the Force in Durban this weekend, with Jean Deysel returning to fitness at an ideal time to lead the side. [...]

Frans back in the dock?

25 Mar 15 12:22 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 68 Comments

According to an article on Sport24, SANZAR have opted to appeal against the ruling that found Frans Steyn not guilty of a tip tackle against the Chiefs [...]

Bok trio get the week off

24 Mar 15 12:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 149 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed, via their official website, that a trio of key Springboks will be given the week off and thus not play against the Force on Saturday. [...]

Blast from the past

24 Mar 15 11:38 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 39 Comments

Hi Sharks fans. As a special treat we here at Sharksworld are bringing you an interview with a Sharks legend, Andre Snyman. [...]

Pucker up and kiss the ring

24 Mar 15 07:29 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

History will show that I, like a number of others, got the call on Frans Steyn wrong this past weekend. [...]

Moving on and looking ahead

24 Mar 15 07:09 by Maria Delport (Letgo) | 197 Comments

I think we are all in agreement.

Bismarck du Plessis’ actions on the field deserved punishment. However, it is time to move on and look at the rest of the team. [...]

Frans Steyn off the hook

23 Mar 15 18:24 by Clayton Saville (Clayton(PJLD)) | 35 Comments

Frans Steyn will face no further sanction and is free to join up with his Sharks team mates as they prepare for their next Super Rugby fixture. Below is the official SANZAR press release on the matter.  [...]

What they had to say: Sharks vs Chiefs, Round 6

23 Mar 15 09:48 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 53 Comments

Hi Sharks fans. What a strange start to a game and what an incredible result from the 13 players we had on the field. In other news, Liam Messam will also appear before a SANZAR judiciary panel for foul play, so it seems the drama is not yet over. I’m sure Rob will go into a fuller analysis of the game for us, so let’s get to what the press had to say. [...]

“My actions were unacceptable” – Bismarck

23 Mar 15 09:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 238 Comments

Bismarck du Plessis has issued an apology after his red card against the Chiefs (and subsequent four-week suspension). [...]

Trophy wanted? Brains needed

23 Mar 15 07:43 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 101 Comments

I was one of the people who joined the chorus of outrage when Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn were red-carded for their antics against the Chiefs. While I like to think I stopped short of going full-scale postal on Twitter, I did question the commitment and attitude of both players; accusing them of being selfish, egotistical and believing themselves to be “bigger than the game”. [...]

Sharks XV open in style

23 Mar 15 07:00 by Maria Delport (Letgo) | 8 Comments

The Sharks XV took on the Border Bulldogs in the Vodacom Cup at Kings Park on Saturday, and with a team filled with Currie Cup and some Super Rugby experience ran in a overwhelming 53 – 0 victory, scoring 7 tries. [...]

Four weeks for Bismarck

22 Mar 15 19:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 71 Comments

Bismarck du Plessis has been suspended from all rugby, up to and including the 18th of April, after pleading guilty to foul play against the Chiefs on Saturday. Du Plessis was shown a red card early in the game for a kick to the head of Chiefs number 8 Michael Leitch. [...]

The 13 do it again

21 Mar 15 21:09 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 152 Comments

The Sharks have somehow beaten the Chiefs, by 12 points to 11, despite being reduced to 13 men for most of the contest. [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Sharks v Chiefs

21 Mar 15 15:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 173 Comments

Here we go folks – the big one! Sharks v Chiefs at Kings Park. [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Round 6

20 Mar 15 09:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 108 Comments

Apologies in being a day late (but hopefully not a dollar short) with this post. In my defence, the Chiefs team was only announced very late yesterday! [...]