At sixes and sevens

4 May 15 09:39 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 52 Comments

To be “at sixes and sevens” is an idiom used to describe the Sharks’ defensive system in Super Rugby. [...]

What they had to say: Sharks vs Highlanders, Week 12

4 May 15 09:36 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 14 Comments

Hi Sharks fans. What a sad defeat. I’d rather not say anything than say something negative, so let’s get straight into the comments from the press: [...]

Reinach the first tour casualty

3 May 15 13:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 69 Comments

Cobus Reinach is on his way home from New Zealand, having broken his hand against the Highlanders on Friday. [...]

Dunedin disaster

1 May 15 11:22 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 154 Comments

The Sharks have succumbed to another big loss against Kiwi opposition, going down 48-15 to the Highlanders in Dunedin. [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Highlanders v Sharks

1 May 15 08:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 136 Comments

The 2015 tour is underway! Welcome to Friday morning rugby, ironically on “Workers’ Day” when nobody works… [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Round 12

30 Apr 15 12:58 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

For the first time this year, the Sharks have a Friday match, knowing that at least we don’t have to wait all weekend to learn our fate! [...]

Cooper to skipper Sharks XV

30 Apr 15 09:07 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 43 Comments

The loss of a number of players to the SA Under 20 squad has forced Sharks XV coach Ryan Strudwick into a reshuffle ahead of Saturday’s match against Griquas. Super Rugby players Kyle Cooper and Paul Jordaan have been added to bolster the squad, while there’s an opportunity for new signing Garth April to get in on the action too. [...]

Sharks sign flyhalf cover

29 Apr 15 17:09 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 47 Comments

According to the Community Cup Facebook page, DurBell flyhalf Garth April has signed a two-year deal with the Sharks. [...]

Six Sharks forwards crack Argentine nod

29 Apr 15 15:52 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 3 Comments

Dawie Theron has named a 28-man Junior Springbok squad for next week’s tour of Argentina; six Sharks forwards have been included among the tourists. [...]

As good as it’s going to get

29 Apr 15 11:36 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

I’m afraid it’s time for a healthy dose of pragmatism, Sharks fans: we need to accept the team for what it is and get behind the boys that are on tour. [...]

Bok trio return for Sharks

29 Apr 15 08:28 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

Bismarck du Plessis, JP Pietersen and Stephan Lewies all return to the Sharks starting lineup for Friday morning’s game against the Highlanders in Dunedin. [...]

Wentzel to captain against Highlanders

28 Apr 15 12:08 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 44 Comments

Gary Gold has confirmed that, while Bismarck du Plessis will return to action against the Highlanders as part of the Sharks starting team, Marco Wentzel will retain the captaincy. [...]

Pre-World Cup net cast wide

28 Apr 15 10:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 7 Comments

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer is leaving very few stones unturned in his quest to select a squad for this year’s World Cup, opting to have a look at a large number of players over the course of two separate training camps next month. [...]

Sharks strengthened further

28 Apr 15 09:28 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 14 Comments

As anticipated, the Sharks are expected to welcome yet more first team regulars back into their side for this weekend’s opening tour match against the Highlanders in Dunedin. [...]

Sharks XV pick up much-needed win

27 Apr 15 10:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 28 Comments

Ryan Strudwick’s Sharks XV side recorded a stunning 52-12 Vodacom Cup win over the Boland Cavaliers in Empangeni on Saturday afternoon, blowing away a little of the gloom that has settled over Sharks country in the last month in the process. [...]