Sharks to lose Deysel, Lambie

6 Apr 15 16:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 60 Comments

Neither has yet been confirmed, but the Sharks look likely to be without both Pat Lambie and Jean Deysel for a month at least. [...]

Varsity Shield Final: Wits v UKZN

6 Apr 15 16:04 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 21 Comments

Can Ryan Strudwick’s UKZN Impi side salvage some pride for the province against the might of Wits? [...]

Happy Easter

5 Apr 15 09:21 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 15 Comments

I know this will disappoint many of you, but I’m not going to deliver the ‘heat of the moment rant’ of condemnation that you seem to be looking for. [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Sharks v Crusaders

4 Apr 15 14:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 406 Comments

Welcome to Kings Park for this Easter Saturday cracker! [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Round 8

2 Apr 15 12:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 85 Comments

The Sharks take on their old foes, the multiple-trophy-winning Crusaders, in our featured match of the round. [...]

Sharks named for Crusaders

2 Apr 15 08:36 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 78 Comments

Patrick Lambie returns to the starting lineup this week and assumes the captaincy as the Sharks prepare to take on the Crusaders at Kings Park. [...]

Bok Trio Back for Sharks

2 Apr 15 08:32 by Maria Delport (Letgo) | 15 Comments

The Sharks team to take on the Crusaders this weekend has been announced with the three expected changes to the starting line-up.  [...]

Give your all and be a fan forever

1 Apr 15 08:34 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 44 Comments

Ever at the forefront of innovative corporate social responsibility thinking, the Sharks have launched the “Forever Fans” initiative in conjunction Organ Donor Foundation of South Africa and will play in a special jersey this weekend to show their support for organ donation. [...]

April Fools! – Smit to start pro cycling team

1 Apr 15 08:00 by Warren Smith (war1) | 27 Comments

Sharksworld can exclusively confirm that Sharks CEO, John Smit, will leave his position with the team in order to start a brand new professional cycling team. The new team will be named “The Old Boys Club” and will start competing locally before turning their attention to trying to conquer the international cycling circuit. [...]

Five weeks for Steyn

31 Mar 15 15:04 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 161 Comments

SANZAR’s appeal into Frans Steyn’s exoneration after his red card against the Chiefs has been upheld. [...]

Impi surge into the final

31 Mar 15 11:55 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 18 Comments

Ryan Strudwick’s UKZN Impi side recorded a stunning 42-0 victory over the UFH Blues last night to secure their place in the Varsity Shield final for the second year running. [...]

Junior Bok trials underway

31 Mar 15 10:31 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 19 Comments

A large group of Under 20 players has assembled in Stellenbosch this week to take part in trial matches and a training camp, with a view to being selected for Dawie Theron’s 28-man Junior Springbok squad for this year’s World Rugby Junior World Championship. Yes, that’s right. The name “World” now appears twice. It will do so again when we have the World Rugby Rugby World Cup. Marketing geniuses abound, but I digress. [...]

Stats with a twist

31 Mar 15 09:30 by Maria Delport (Letgo) | 35 Comments

I know we don’t look at the stats that much anymore and with good reason. They just aren’t detailed enough. For every stat available you would need 5 more stats to have any sort of idea of effectiveness. Nonetheless, after our most recent flop, I wanted to see if the stats would show any more than we already know to be glaringly obvious. [...]

The lessons (I hope) we’ve learned

30 Mar 15 11:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 100 Comments

They always say you learn more from defeat than you do from victory; I for one am rather hopeful that even though the Sharks didn’t actually lose against the Force on Saturday, they’ll have taken the opportunity to learn a few lessons regardless. Here are my top 5. [...]

Take the points and move on

30 Mar 15 09:41 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 104 Comments

Once again, on a Monday we find ourselves bemoaning an ugly win after our team failed to come up to our expectations – yet all the same managed to win against a Force team that was arguably far better than their hosts for much of the game on Saturday. [...]