Du Preez leads Barbarians charge

3 Nov 16 10:57 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

Stormers flyhalf Robert du Preez Junior has been handed the all-important flyhalf jersey as former Wallaby coach Robbie Deans names his Barbarians side to face the Springboks at Wembley on Saturday. [...]


Sharks bring in van Straaten, Zondagh

2 Nov 16 10:55 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 42 Comments

Sharks coach Rob du Preez had a number of interesting things to say at yesterday’s press conference, but perhaps most telling was his continued assurance that improving the players’ skill levels is the key to success. [...]


3 Saffas among World Rugby nominations

2 Nov 16 08:22 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 29 Comments

The World Rugby awards nominations have been released, with three South Africans being named in the shortlists. [...]



Boks kick-off EOY tour against Baa-Baas

1 Nov 16 13:41 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 58 Comments

The Springboks will kick-off their End Of Year Tour against the famous invitational club, the Barbarians FC, at the Wembley Stadium in London this Saturday. [...]


Lambie to captain vs Baabaas

31 Oct 16 15:22 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 40 Comments

Patrick Lambie is set to lead out the Springboks when they face the Barbarians team in London this weekend. [...]


Sharks 2017 pre-season squad confirmed

31 Oct 16 14:15 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 56 Comments

The news is coming thick and fast today. Robert du Preez’s first squad of the new 2017 campaign has been announced. [...]


Sharks players commit to the future

31 Oct 16 13:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 115 Comments

The Sharks are a team determined to recapture their glory days, but as we know, success does not happen overnight. Winning campaigns are typically built on a platform of shared values and culture and in a team sport like rugby, where strong bonds of trust between team mates are vital, it is virtually impossible to be successful and develop that culture in an environment where high player turnover forces you back to square one at the end of each season. [...]



Sharks Super Rugby 2017 signings confirmed

31 Oct 16 12:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 70 Comments

We’d like to welcome the following players to the Sharks for Super Rugby in 2017. Their signings were confirmed by the union a few minutes back. [...]


Sharks signings news on Monday

28 Oct 16 10:56 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 67 Comments

The Sharks have informed us that news regarding player signings (and re-signings) for 2017 will be announced on Monday next week, when the team officially gets their Super Rugby pre-season training underway. [...]


Carr, Adriaanse stay with Boks

27 Oct 16 15:17 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 12 Comments

Following the injury to Jaco Kriel, Nizaam Carr will remain with the squad following the Barbarians game. [...]


Kriel misses out on EOYT, Carr his replacement (UPDATED)

27 Oct 16 14:23 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 33 Comments

Jaco Kriel has been ruled out of the Springboks End of Year Tour after an injury sustained playing in Japan this past weekend. [...]


Gold resigns from the Sharks

27 Oct 16 09:25 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 86 Comments

Gary Gold has requested to be released from his contract with the Sharks to pursue other opportunities, and the Sharks have granted him his request. [...]


Big step up for Jafts

25 Oct 16 12:57 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 48 Comments

I wonder how many of you will remember Siseko Jafta, the promising Sharks and Junior bok flanker who was forced to retire prematurely some years back due to a neck injury? Well, the good news is that the Sharks have looked after him and helped him forge an off-field career, culminating in today’s awesome news that he’s the new General Manager for the union’s amateur arm. [...]


Du Toit big winner, Bosch also rewarded

25 Oct 16 08:20 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 42 Comments

Pieter-Steph du Toit has been named the SA Rugby Player of the Year at the national awards held last night. [...]


Lions confirm new faces

24 Oct 16 15:15 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 89 Comments

The Lions have taken the time and effort to confirm new signings while also confirming several players leaving the Union. [...]