Benhard to spearhead under 21 challenge

7 Sep 17 10:24 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 16 Comments

Paul Anthony’s Sharks under 21 team will look to build on their good start last week when they face the Leopards at Kings Park on Saturday. [...]

Curwin starts for Sharks in Nelspruit

6 Sep 17 10:41 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 61 Comments

Rob du Preez has made minimal changes to the Sharks team ahead of their away clash with the Pumas at Mbombela Stadium on Friday. [...]

Northern over-exposure?

4 Sep 17 17:39 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 65 Comments

I’m going to come across like the Grinch who stole SA Rugby’s Northern Hemisphere dream here, but bear with me, please. While I feel that “going north” is a noble objective and one that is, probably, in South African rugby’s best interests, the way it has been done is far more likely to backfire than it is to provide a blueprint for success. [...]

Wins for Sharks age-group teams

4 Sep 17 13:26 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 13 Comments

The Sharks under 21 team got their 2017 campaign off to a great start this weekend, beating their EP Kings counterparts 54-7 in Despatch on Saturday afternoon. [...]

Sharks eye tough fortnight

4 Sep 17 13:07 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 11 Comments

Rob du Preez declared himself happy enough after his charges recorded a 45-15 bonus-point win over a weak Cheetahs team at Kings Park on Saturday, but is immediately refocusing his charges’ attention on a a tough away game against the Pumas on Friday. [...]

Big win for Sharks

2 Sep 17 18:04 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 21 Comments

The Sharks have outscored the Cheetahs by seven tries to two in a big 45-15 Currie Cup win at Kings Park today. [...]

Currie Cup 2017: Sharks v Cheetahs

2 Sep 17 14:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 93 Comments

The Sharks are looking at a 6-game winning streak, but will need to maintain concentration and discipline today if they’re to put a young Cheetahs team to the sword. [...]

Meyer leads under 21s in opener

1 Sep 17 13:53 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 23 Comments

It’s a big weekend for the Meyer family, with older brother John-Hubert making his first Currie Cup start of the season for the Sharks against the Cheetahs and younger brother Michael asked to captain the Sharks under 21 side against Eastern Province. [...]

Kings to conquer North

1 Sep 17 11:52 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 32 Comments

The Southern Kings will embark uncharted territory when they travel to Wales and Ireland as they debut in the new-look Guinness Pro 14 competition that kicks-off this weekend. [...]

Dry spearheads new-look Cheetahs

31 Aug 17 18:52 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 67 Comments

Blitzbok Chris Dry will wear the number 7 jersey and captain a completely revamped Free State Cheetahs side against the Sharks at Kings Park on Saturday, as the depth-challenged central union attempts to juggle the realities of simultaneously competing in two competitions. [...]

Adams makes Currie Cup debut

31 Aug 17 12:23 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 67 Comments

Club winger Tythan Adams will make his Currie Cup debut for the Sharks this weekend against the Cheetahs. [...]

Bosch gets the week off

30 Aug 17 10:32 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 36 Comments

Curwin Bosch, having been left out of the Springbok touring squad yesterday, will also not feature for the Sharks this weekend. [...]

Pollard back, Bosch left out

29 Aug 17 10:25 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 42 Comments

The Springbok touring squad for the trip to the Antipodes has been announced, with Curwin Bosch being released back to the Sharks for Currie Cup duty. [...]

Boks move up in rankings

28 Aug 17 14:31 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 2 Comments

After a fifth successive victory in 2017, the Springboks find themselves back in the top 3 of the IRB World Rankings. [...]

Boks get bonus point in red

28 Aug 17 09:11 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 18 Comments

The Boks managed their second win in the 2017 Rugby Championship, beating the Pumas in Salta 41 – 23. It might look like a convincing victory but in fact it was far from that. [...]