Single change for Sharks

1 Sep 16 11:06 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 49 Comments

Rob du Preez has opted for continuity ahead of this weekend’s Currie Cup clash against Western Province at Newlands. [...]

Kings of continuity

1 Sep 16 09:34 by Greg Kaos (gregkaos) | 43 Comments

I’ve been mulling over the performances of the Springboks of late, as well as the drumming the Aussies are getting and feel that there is a issue that few seem to be talking about. [...]

Ruan Pienaar set to leave Ulster

31 Aug 16 11:53 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 26 Comments

The Irish Times has reported that Ruan Pienaar will leave Ulster at the end of the 2016/2017 year, but it is not due to either the club nor the player wanting the move. [...]

Chadwick heads to France

31 Aug 16 09:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

The Sharks confirmed late yesterday that prop Dale Chadwick has been released – pretty much with immediate effect – to join Narbonne in the French Second Division. [...]

Sevens hype all but over?

30 Aug 16 16:45 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 22 Comments

After the hype surrounding the Sevens team and its chance to win a medal at the Rio Olympics, it seems as if players will once again focus their attention on the 15 man game. [...]

Mvovo, Hougaard called to tour

30 Aug 16 14:13 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 33 Comments

Sharks wing Lwazi Mvovo and Sevens star cum Worcester scrumhalf Francois Hougaard are the new faces to the Springbok group that is set to tour Australia and New Zealand. [...]

Blewett brace sets up key junior win

30 Aug 16 10:34 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 6 Comments

The Sharks under 21 side took a big step towards semi-final qualification on Saturday when they recorded a nail-biting 23-21 win over the Blue Bulls at Kings Park. [...]

Still no Lewies for Cape Town trip

30 Aug 16 10:12 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 59 Comments

The Sharks have reported no fresh injury concerns after Saturday’s bruising win over the Blue Bulls, but will again be without lock Stephan Lewies as they head to Cape Town to take on Western Province this weekend. [...]

Combrinck out, Jantjies doubtful

29 Aug 16 09:31 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 149 Comments

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will have a lot to ponder after Saturday’s loss against Argentina, and these latest injuries will not help. [...]

Rugby Championship 2016: Argentina v South Africa

27 Aug 16 20:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 69 Comments

Kick-off in Salta is at 21h40 South African time. [...]

Curwin shines as Sharks outlast Bulls

27 Aug 16 19:57 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 23 Comments

Curwin Bosch contributed a best-ever haul of 21 points as the Sharks recorded a scrappy and rather fortunate 26-19 Currie Cup win over the Blue Bulls at Kings Park. [...]

Currie Cup 2016: Cell C Sharks v Vodacom Blue Bulls

27 Aug 16 17:35 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 48 Comments

Today’s big game is at Kings Park, kicking off at 18h10. [...]

Super Rugby – Changes coming

26 Aug 16 11:15 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 107 Comments

Super Rugby is a constantly changing organism, we all know this. But in recent times, the changes have been less than positive and the current format has come under heavy fire. Fear not, it seems we are in for a surprise change. [...]

80 up for Beast

26 Aug 16 09:55 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 10 Comments

Big congratulations to one of Natal rugby’s favourite sons, big Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira. When he runs out onto the pitch in Salta on Saturday, wearing his familiar number 1 jersey for the Springboks, Beast will become the joint most-capped prop ever for the national team. [...]

Currie Cup 2016: Round 4 preview and predictions

25 Aug 16 14:12 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 112 Comments

Well, it could never last…. and my perfect record really saw its ass in round three, with only two of the four results going the way I predicted. I’m going to predict, though, that I wasn’t the only one to get the Griquas-Lions result wrong! [...]