Head to head: the Sharks v the Stormers

12 Jul 14 09:34 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 3 Comments

The South African Conference leaders, the Cell C Sharks will have yet another tough derby this weekend when they travel to Cape Town to face the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday. [...]

Vodacom Super Rugby: Crusaders (34)* v Highlanders (8) F/T

12 Jul 14 08:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 7 Comments

Earlier results have conspired to ensure that both of these sides are definitely going to be playing in the knock-out phase. [...]

Vodacom Super Rugby: Vodacom Bulls (40)* v Rebels (7) F/T

11 Jul 14 18:11 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | Comment?

Is there a mauling on the cards at Loftus tonight? [...]

Vodacom Super Rugby: Brumbies (47)* v Force (25) F/T

11 Jul 14 11:24 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 13 Comments

A sudden death eliminator for whoever loses. [...]

Vodacom Super Rugby: Blues (3) v Chiefs (11) F/T

11 Jul 14 09:05 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | Comment?

The last weekend of round robin play kicks off in Kiwi-land this morning. [...]

Schramm takes under 19 reigns

10 Jul 14 13:51 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 20 Comments

Kearsney number 8 Ayron Schramm – a stand out player for KZN at Craven Week level last year – has been handed the captain’s armband by new Sharks under 19 coach James Fleming as the side to take on the Leopards at Kings Park tomorrow is named. [...]

Swiel, Esterhuizen in under 21 action

10 Jul 14 13:17 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 30 Comments

Sharks under 21 coach Deon Kayser has named a strong line-up to contest his side’s season opener against the Leoaprds tomorrow afternoon at Growthpoint Kings Park. [...]

Vodacom Super Rugby 2014: Round 19 preview and predictions

10 Jul 14 12:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 4 Comments

Finally it’s here – the last (and all-important) round of regular season action for 2014. [...]

Steyn back at flyhalf for Cape clash

10 Jul 14 10:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 88 Comments

Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White has re-entrusted Bok Frans Steyn with the all-important number 10 jersey for Saturday’s Super Rugby clash against the DHL Stormers in Cape Town. [...]

Cheetahs Bulldozed

10 Jul 14 09:38 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

The Bulls appear to have pulled of a major coup, luring three Cheetahs Super Rugby starters to Pretoria ahead of next year’s Super Rugby competition. [...]

The question of rotation

9 Jul 14 13:19 by Maria Delport (Letgo) | 47 Comments

Why aren’t modern rugby coaches willing to implement rotation? Or at least, why won’t Jake White? [...]

Liebenberg starts for Stormers

9 Jul 14 13:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 6 Comments

Tiaan Liebenberg comes in at hooker for the injured Deon Fourie in the only change to the DHL Stormers starting side for this weekend’s clash against the Cell C Sharks. Already out of the running for any honours, further pooping on the Sharks’ party remains the only objective for Allister Coetzee’s side. [...]

Front row woes for Sharks

9 Jul 14 09:31 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 65 Comments

Beast Mtawarira has confirmed via Twitter that while his neck injury is not as serious as at first feared, he’s still in no danger whatsoever of being picked for the Cell C Sharks this weekend. [...]

No Cheetahs changes for Ellis Park

9 Jul 14 09:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 3 Comments

Naka Drotske has kept faith in the Toyota Cheetahs match 23 that recorded a 27-20 victory over the Cell C Sharks in Bloemfontein last weekend. [...]

Run-out for Bulls youngsters

8 Jul 14 15:08 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 4 Comments

Frans Ludeke has made sweeping changes to his Bulls team ahead of this weekend’s final Vodacom Super Rugby clash of the season, against the Rebels at Loftus Versveld. [...]