Frans heads back to…well….France

20 Aug 15 16:44 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 60 Comments

Sharks and Springbok utility back Francois Steyn has been confirmed as the fourth member of the 2015 Super Rugby squad to sign with Montpellier ahead of the new French season. [...]

New midfield for Sharks

20 Aug 15 10:05 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 177 Comments

Gary Gold has made a number of changes to his side for Saturday’s crunch Currie Cup clash against the Golden Lions at Kings Park. Changes at halfback and in midfield are perhaps the most significant, although the forward pack has also undergone a reshuffle. [...]

Enforced Kings changes for Pumas clash

19 Aug 15 10:29 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 33 Comments

EP Kings head coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg has had to make injury enforced changes to his side for their upcoming match against the Pumas at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Friday evening. [...]

Choices ahead of Lions visit

19 Aug 15 10:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 88 Comments

Gary Gold’s Sharks face their trickiest challenge to date, with the table-topping Golden Lions heading to Kings Park for this weekend’s third round Currie Cup clash. While a surprise opening-round loss to the Pumas away is probably something that can be taken in the team’s stride, one fancies that losing home games in this rather short Currie Cup season is a big no-no when it comes to knockout round qualification. [...]

The Cell C Sharks Support the Pink Drive

18 Aug 15 10:57 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 20 Comments

This Saturday, 22nd August 2015 the Cell C Sharks will be taking on the Xerox Golden Lions at Growthpoint KINGS PARK at 17h05. This match will be dedicated to our female fans, who have their own battle to win off the field against Breast Cancer. [...]

Two rounds in and where do we stand?

18 Aug 15 10:49 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 72 Comments

I’ve been to-ing and fro-ing regarding the publication of player ratings articles for this Currie Cup. They’re generally well received by readers as an easily-digestible snippet of opinion as to how individuals performed in a given game, but have also proved to be unpopular in certain quarters, since it is hard to accurately represent all the nuances of a particular performance in a simple (and often arbitrary) numerical score. [...]

Bitter blow for Majola

17 Aug 15 13:40 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 52 Comments

Sharks flanker Khaya Majola will play no further part in this year’s Currie Cup campaign, after a meniscus tear in his knee required surgical correction. [...]

What they had to say: Sharks vs EP Kings, Round 2

17 Aug 15 12:46 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 4 Comments

Hi Sharks fans. This weekend was a much happier one with the Sharks and the Boks winning, although from what the media have to say below, the Sharks will need to up their game to become serious contenders for the Currie Cup title this season. [...]

Another mixed bag of junior results

17 Aug 15 11:17 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 5 Comments

The Sharks under 21 side made life harder than they needed to for themselves in recording a 32-20 bonus-point victory over the EP Kings in Durban. [...]

Lessons from losses

17 Aug 15 10:28 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 39 Comments

Five international games have come and gone and we now sit in the position of waiting for the World Cup to start. Let’s have a look at what we might have learnt from these five games. [...]

Sharks take the points

17 Aug 15 09:56 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 91 Comments

The Sharks picked up a vital bonus-point Currie Cup win against the EP Kings in Durban on Saturday afternoon, in a game that was at times even closer than the 33-25 scoreline would suggest. [...]

Friendly: Argentina vs South Africa

15 Aug 15 19:55 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 325 Comments

The Springboks face Argentina in Buenos Aires in the last test before the Rugby World Cup kicks off. It will be sweet revenge for the Boks should they be able to pull off a victory, but it will matter very little in the bigger scheme of things. A loss would result in a record fifth loss in a row. [...]

Currie Cup 2015: Sharks v EP Kings

15 Aug 15 16:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 363 Comments

Let’s see if Gary Gold’s Sharks can get their first win of the 2015 campaign, after stumbling in Nelspruit last week. [...]

Huge experience boost for Sharks

14 Aug 15 09:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 23 Comments

The addition of just two players – Odwa Ndungane and Jean Deysel – has significantly raised the aggregate Currie Cup cap count for the Sharks ahead of Saturday’s game against EP in Durban. [...]

EP juniors to face the Sharks

14 Aug 15 09:18 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 5 Comments

The Eastern Province Under-19 team will be aiming to finish off the first round of the ABSA Under-19 competition in style by keeping their unbeaten record when they clash with the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday. [...]