Plenty of big names linked with Sharks job

8 Oct 14 10:22 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 61 Comments

They say nature abhors a vacuum and with the media probably a part of the natural world (although sometimes it’s a bit of a stretch), it’s unsurprising that the particular vacuum that is the now-vacant Sharks Director of Rugby position is drawing in plenty of names. [...]

Sharks playing without the shackles

7 Oct 14 09:49 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

The Sharks are playing attractive rugby again and I like it! [...]

Six months for Jordaan

6 Oct 14 16:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 46 Comments

The Sharks have released an injury report, confirming very bad news for centre Paul Jordaan. [...]

Sharks player ratings v Lions

6 Oct 14 10:37 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

The Sharks pulled off a big result over the weekend, with a nail-biting win over a Lions side high on confidence (and ahead of them on the log). [...]

Bad break for Jordaan

6 Oct 14 10:01 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 19 Comments

It looks like the unfortunate Paul Jordaan has seen another premature end to a promising season, with the injury that forced him from the field just seven minutes into Friday’s clash against the Lions set to keep him off the field for some time. [...]

Boks get the cotton wool treatment

6 Oct 14 09:26 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 29 Comments

The contracted Springbok group will not be released to play Currie Cup rugby, in accordance with an agreement that was reached with their provincial unions ahead of the competition. [...]

Sharks secure semi-final spot

6 Oct 14 09:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 15 Comments

With their win over the Lions on Friday night, the Sharks managed to avoid the truly awful scenario of failing to qualify for this year’s Currie Cup semi-finals, a scenario that looked all too likely a few weeks back after back-to-back losses against the Pumas and Griquas. [...]

Rugby Championship: South Africa v New Zealand

4 Oct 14 15:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 52 Comments

The big one at Ellis Park today. [...]

Sharks hold their nerve

3 Oct 14 22:07 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 28 Comments

Fred Zeilinga has kicked seven penalties to help his Sharks side record a nervous, but vital, 26-23 wins over the Lions at Kings Park this evening. [...]

ABSA Currie Cup: Sharks (26) v Lions (23) F/T #JB270

3 Oct 14 17:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 128 Comments

Jacques Botes plays his 270th professional game as the Sharks take on the Lions Durban tonight. [...]

Sharks under 19s – you beauties! #JB270

3 Oct 14 16:28 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 16 Comments

Ruan Kramer has lead the Sharks under 19 side to a famous 52-7 win over the Blue Bulls on Kings Park’s outer fields this afternoon. [...]

Good news! Boots is going NOWHERE #JB270

3 Oct 14 13:07 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 10 Comments

We haven’t given this one piece of news enough coverage, so let’s discuss it a little on Jacques Botes Day. [...]

Jacques Botes – in his own words #JB270

3 Oct 14 08:06 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 26 Comments

Morning Sharksworld – and welcome to Jacques Botes Day! [...]

Sharks trio invited to BaaBaas #JB270

3 Oct 14 08:00 by Greg Kaos (gregkaos) | 6 Comments

Three Sharks players have been invited to the Barbarians squad that will be facing the Wallabies at Twickenham on the 1st November. The team is to be coached by current Auckland Blues coach and All Black hero, Sir John James Patrick Kirwan, in what is sure to be an absolute humdinger of a game. [...]

Rare u21 appearance for Plank

2 Oct 14 14:26 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 16 Comments

We tend to forget just how young some of our Currie Cup squad are! Sharks under 21 coaches Deon Kayser and Albert van den Berg have been able to include Johan Meyer in their team for this weekend’s game against the Bulls and will use his senior experience to help turn a tough upfront battle. [...]