Sharks XV turn the screws

5 Jun 17 09:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 7 Comments

Captain Odwa Ndungane led from the front, scoring a hat-trick of tries on Saturday afternoon as the Sharks XV hammered the Griffons by 50 points in Clermont. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Round 15 Predictions

1 Jun 17 18:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 10 Comments

This week, it’s only the Kiwi’s and Aussies in action. Yes, I know, it makes as much sense to me as it does to you, but these are the days of our SANZAAR lives, after all. [...]

Sharks XV in township action

1 Jun 17 17:49 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 102 Comments

While Super Rugby may not be happening for the Sharks this weekend, that doesn’t mean the Supersport Rugby Challenge won’t carry on and the Sharks XV return to the Sugar Ray Xulu stadium in Clermont township on Saturday for a clash against the Griffons. [...]

Call ups to Bok ‘A’ team

1 Jun 17 08:14 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 11 Comments

As a result of various injuries and other call-ups to the main Springbok squad, Ruan Ackermann and Lwazi Mvovo have been given the call to join the Bok A team ahead of their matches against the French Barbarians. [...]

Going to watch rugby the Middle Earth way: Version 2.0

31 May 17 09:53 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 27 Comments

Ok so it took a bit longer than planned to get started with this one but hey rather late than never:

As it’s been a while since I ventured to Welkom to go and watch a game at the Noord-Wes stadium (or HT Pelatona stadium as it’s known now) I phoned the Griffons Rugby Union to enquire about ticket prices and availability. I was told that entrance is free and you can sit where you find a seat. As to the do’s and don’ts of what can be taken into the stadium the very friendly lady replied: “you can do what you want, not really but do what you want”. Not one to disappoint people, that’s exactly what I did. [...]

Poisy’s master plan for Sharks dominance

31 May 17 09:41 by Nkululeko Duma (Poisy) | 30 Comments

With the international season kicking off (at least for us in the south) I thought it would be nice to discuss what the Sharks need to do to be a success year in and out. [...]

Ulster move for Deysel

30 May 17 13:56 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 8 Comments

Well, I’ll admit I was expecting an announcement of this sort, but the destination club is perhaps not what I would have thought. [...]

Hitting pause on the season

30 May 17 10:47 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 66 Comments

Well guys – I’m afraid that’s it for the Sharks for just over a month. [...]

Congrats Sharks!

29 May 17 13:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

Some good news for fans is that after this weekend’s results is that the Sharks have qualified for the Super Rugby knockout phase with two matches still to play. [...]

Blow for Lukhanyo (but joy for Jean-Luc)

28 May 17 19:33 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 13 Comments

It’s been confirmed that unlucky Luk Am will need to undergo surgery to correct an eye-socket fracture and will thus not be able to represent the Springboks against France this winter. [...]

“I AM the storm”, declare Sharks

27 May 17 20:58 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 45 Comments

The Sharks have delivered perhaps their most passionate and committed display of the season to date to record a comfortable 22-10 victory over the Stormers at Kings Park this evening. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Sharks v Stormers

27 May 17 15:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 161 Comments

Brace yourselves for what Uncle Hugh would call a “ding dong battle” at the Tank this afternoon. [...]

Bulls appoint John Mitchell

26 May 17 08:31 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 46 Comments

Current US Eagles head coach John Mitchell has been appointed to the newly-created (and coined) “Executive of Rugby” position at the Bulls. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Round 14 predictions

25 May 17 13:11 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 57 Comments

Right – let’s get straight into these. That’s my way of saying I can’t find the motivation to write a preamble! [...]

Sharks keep it steady

25 May 17 12:22 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 27 Comments

Rob du Preez has made just one change to his starting line-up for Saturday’s clash against the Stormers, with Pat Lambie, perhaps expectedly, not returning to action this week after all. [...]