Sharks lose 8 and 9

25 Apr 16 09:34 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 93 Comments

Philip van der Walt and Cobus Reinach have both returned to Durban following tour-ending injuries against the Highlanders last Friday. [...]


Sharks eye potential Moses Mabhida move in 2017

22 Apr 16 17:15 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 106 Comments

The Sharks have issued a press release concerning a process of talks with the City of Durban, relating to a possible stadium move. The release is as follows: [...]


Sharks dig deep for Dunedin win

22 Apr 16 11:41 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 216 Comments

The Sharks have emerged with a 15-14 win against the champion Highlanders in this morning’s Super Rugby clash at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. [...]



Super Rugby 2016: Highlanders v Sharks

22 Apr 16 09:03 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 456 Comments

It’s a big challenge ahead of the Sharks this morning. [...]


Sharks XV desperate for a win

21 Apr 16 15:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

Michael Horak has made a fair few changes to his Sharks XV side ahead of their third match, against Namibia at King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi on Saturday. Some have been necessitated through injury, while others are purely rotational. [...]


Super Rugby 2016: Round 9 preview and predictions

21 Apr 16 14:46 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 21 Comments

Let’s see how this round could pan out. [...]


Are we looking in the wrong place?

21 Apr 16 12:01 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 118 Comments

A fair few column inches have already been devoted to the Sharks’ search for “balance” in their game, with pundits and scribes alike bemoaning a supposed over-reliance on defence at the expense of attack. While I feel this is a handy and perhaps rather obvious stick with which to beat the team, I wonder if the attacking woes this year might not have a far simpler explanation. [...]



April starts in Dunedin

20 Apr 16 10:59 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 123 Comments

Gary Gold has made a number of rotational changes to the Sharks team ahead of Friday’s Super Rugby clash with the champion Highlanders. Garth April starts his first match at flyhalf in perhaps the most significant of these. [...]


Fresh legs needed, Sharks?

19 Apr 16 08:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 76 Comments

Having gone through almost half of their allotted Super Rugby matches already with virtually the same match 23 every week, I wonder if it’s now time for the Sharks to look at some rotation, in the interests of using their rather large squad a little better in this gruelling competition. [...]


Game Time Update: Round 8

18 Apr 16 11:41 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 26 Comments

After 8 rounds of Super Rugby during which the Sharks have played 7 matches, our boys in Black & White have already amassed a total of 8400 minutes of rugby. This has been played with limited rotation and some players are starting to show the signs of it. [...]


Sharks XV come close

18 Apr 16 09:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 9 Comments

The Sharks XV lost their second Currie Cup Qualifying fixture against Border on Friday, going down 37-32 to their hosts in East London. A strong fightback in the second half was not enough for Michael Horak’s team to record a first win in the competition. [...]


All we need is just a little…

18 Apr 16 08:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

Come on, Guns’n'Roses fans – complete the title for me! [...]


Blues break Sharks hoodoo (and hearts)

16 Apr 16 11:35 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 103 Comments

A late penalty from Ihaia West has sealed a 23-18 win for the Blues over the Sharks at Eden Park. [...]


Super Rugby 2016: Blues v Sharks

16 Apr 16 08:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 107 Comments

It’s tour time. Good luck Sharks! [...]


Super rugby 2016; Cheetahs v Sunwolves

15 Apr 16 18:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 76 Comments

Tonight’s match in Bloemfontein kicks off at 7pm. [...]