April backed at 10

18 May 17 12:15 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 252 Comments

Rob du Preez has decided against throwing Benhard Janse van Rensburg to the (sun)wolves this week, rather opting to hand Garth April the number 10 jersey for Saturday’s clash in Singapore. [...]


Super Rugby 2017: Round 13 predictions

18 May 17 11:36 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 95 Comments

They say the number 13 is lucky for some. Certainly this week, with a number of hard-to-call fixtures on the roster, we’re going to need a fair bit of luck if we’re to get these predictions right. [...]


Injury disruptions cause massive challenge

17 May 17 10:34 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 28 Comments

The Sharks play in Singapore this weekend for the first time, but with injuries cutting a swathe through the backline after the Kings defeat, the team faces a significant challenge to avoid joining the Bulls as 2017 Sunwolves casualties. [...]



Kleinhans, Maritz, Ungerer join Pumas

16 May 17 11:43 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 26 Comments

The Pumas have announced a number of new signings, including Sharks loose forward Francois Kleinhans, scrumhalf Stefan Ungerer and utility three-quarter Neil Maritz. [...]


Big win for Sharks XV

16 May 17 09:25 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

The Sharks XV continue to make progress on the SuperSport Challenge Central Section log, with an impressive 32-5 victory over the previously undefeated Leopards at the weekend moving them up into third spot. [...]


Sharks sign junior giant

16 May 17 08:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

In confirmation (or culmination) of a story several years in the making, the Sharks have announced the signing of 18-year-old lock forward JJ van der Mescht via their Facebook page. [...]


It’s the hope that kills you

15 May 17 18:43 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

Attention all users…. I’m still here and I’m not going anywhere. [...]



Third Bok training group announced

15 May 17 15:30 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 6 Comments

The third Springbok training camp for the year has been announced with 8 Sharks players included in the group of 39 players. The players will gather from next week Sunday for 2 days ahead of the June test series against France. [...]


Sharks name 25 for Singapore

15 May 17 14:14 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

A 25-man Sharks squad left for Singapore today, missing a number of key players who picked up injuries against the Kings. [...]


This does not compute…

14 May 17 18:06 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 100 Comments

Guys – I’m really sorry, but a day when the Sharks lose to the Kings in Super Rugby is, for me, a day when the world stops making sense. [...]


Super Rugby 2017: Kings v Sharks

13 May 17 16:04 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 232 Comments

The boys from the Bay reckon they’re going to roll us today. [...]


Super Rugby 2017: Round 12 predictions

11 May 17 19:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 27 Comments

Right – on to round 12 already (if you can believe that!) [...]


Continuity for Sharks XV

11 May 17 15:55 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 8 Comments

The Sharks ‘host’ the Leopards in a Supersport Rugby Challenge clash, interestingly being held at the Douglas Mitchell Sports Ground in Uvongo. [...]


Pat leads once again

11 May 17 11:46 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 34 Comments

The Sharks team to face the Kings in Port Elizabeth this weekend has been named, with Pat Lambie back in the starting line up to lead the team. [...]


Boks get All Blacks in RWC2019

10 May 17 10:32 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 31 Comments

The Springboks have been drawn in Pool B for the Rugby World Cup in 2019 to be held in Japan. [...]