Radebe blow for Junior Boks

27 Apr 15 09:17 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 34 Comments

Star Sharks junior flyhalf Innocent Radebe will not be available for selection for the Junior Springbok side this year, having suffered a foot fracture in training. [...]

The life of the ageless Stefan Terblanche

24 Apr 15 09:34 by Benedict Chanakira (bchanakira2) | 37 Comments

From humble beginnings at Boland Cavaliers, to playing for the Sharks and the Springboks. Stefan Terblanche was dubbed the fittest man on the rugby scene. A myth had him as a fat-less muscle man. Benedict Chanakira managed to talk to Stefan about race car driving, clowns, his time in Wales and much more… [...]

Sharks tour squad named

24 Apr 15 08:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 78 Comments

Gary Gold has selected his best available squad of 27 for the upcoming Super Rugby tour, with the return of some key players from injury or suspension off-setting a number of other losses. [...]

Wholesale Sharks XV changes

23 Apr 15 21:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 38 Comments

After suffering an embarrassing defeat at the hands of the SWD Eagles last week, the Sharks XV Vodacom Cup team shows no fewer than nine changes to the starting side for Saturday’s clash with Boland in Empangeni. [...]

Sharks depart on Saturday

23 Apr 15 07:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 43 Comments

The Sharks have confirmed that their tour party will leave Durban on Saturday morning, en route to Dunedin on a tour that also includes matches in Wellington, Sydney and Brisbane. [...]

Marais blow ahead of tour

22 Apr 15 06:17 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 129 Comments

This has yet to be confirmed by any official sources at the Sharks, but we have it on good authority that fullback SP Marais will not be available to tour with the team due to a knee injury sustained against the Bulls on Saturday. [...]

Concussion concern for Ndungane

21 Apr 15 11:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 41 Comments

It’s been confirmed that Odwa Ndungane is suffering from the effects of concussion, after being forced off the field just 13 minutes into Saturday’s Super Rugby match against the Bulls. [...]

Picking up the pieces

20 Apr 15 15:01 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 182 Comments

How do the Sharks go about salvaging something from a 2015 season that has, frankly, been nothing short of a disaster? With the benefit of a bye week (and the opportunity to take stock) followed by a tough tour on which nobody should rightly expect them to pick up any wins, could this be the opportunity for the Sharks to start making some sensible decisions? [...]

Kramer, du Preez start for Junior Boks

20 Apr 15 11:12 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 25 Comments

Two Sharks youngsters have made the Junior Springbok starting line-up for tomorrow’s match against the Varsity Cup Dream Team in Stellenbosch, with two more included on the bench. [...]

What they had to say: Sharks vs Bulls, Week 10

20 Apr 15 11:00 by Stephen Smith (StevieS) | 17 Comments

Morning Sharks fans. What’s there to say about the weekend? We put in a good effort, but I feel some of Jaco Peyper’s calls were a tad harsh. Still, the record books will reflect yet another loss for the Sharks, bringing us to 4 from 10. Not a pretty picture. [...]

This jersey demands more pride

20 Apr 15 10:02 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

It’s time for the perennial Vodacom Cup shambles to come to a definitive end. Friday night’s frankly humiliating 36-13 (five try to one) drubbing at the hands of the SWD Eagles simply has to be the final straw and as Sharks fans, we can no longer sit idly by as week after week, players take the field in Sharks jerseys to which they are not prepared to do justice. [...]

The spirit was willing…

20 Apr 15 09:24 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 44 Comments

Looking back at Saturday’s defeat against the Bulls, there are again a number of different ways in which to view the Sharks’ performance. We tend to polarise very quickly into positive and negative camps as Sharks fans, and just like last week, I’m battling to decide which one to join. [...]

Sharks lose again

18 Apr 15 19:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 183 Comments

The Bulls have prevailed 17-10 at Kings Park, courtesy of three second-half penalties to Handre Pollard to which the Sharks had no answer. [...]

Super Rugby 2015: Sharks v Bulls

18 Apr 15 15:30 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 131 Comments

The Sharks need to start winning and not stop in order to sneak a play-off berth. Will it start in Durban today against the Bulls? [...]

Getting the numbers right

17 Apr 15 12:09 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 29 Comments

Flicking through the Durban dailies over the last day or so, the Sharks seem to be making a concerted effort at hitting back at some of the deluge of criticism that has come their way in the wake of recent results. [...]