Boks bash frustrated French

10 Jun 17 19:34 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 27 Comments

The Springboks started the 2017 International season with a bang, beating the French 37 – 14 in a match that was much tighter than the scoreline suggests. [...]

France Series: Springboks vs France

10 Jun 17 13:00 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 68 Comments

Allister Coetzee and his Springboks kick off the 2017 International season in Pretoria this afternoon with plenty on the line for the coach, Captain Warren Whiteley and the rest of the team. [...]

De Jongh asked to lead

9 Jun 17 08:31 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 1 Comment

Juan de Jongh has been appointed SA A team captain by coach Johan Ackermann for the 2 match series against the French Barbarians. [...]

Fresh backline for France

8 Jun 17 14:06 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 59 Comments

The Springbok team to face France in Pretoria this weekend has been announced, with four debutants in the starting team. [...]

Big Andre back in action

8 Jun 17 11:40 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 8 Comments

Paul Anthony’s Sharks XV head to Potchefstroom this weekend to play a must-win SuperSport Rugby challenge fixture against the Leopards, bolstered by the inclusion of regular Super Rugby centre Andre Esterhuizen. [...]

First test non starters and doubtfuls

5 Jun 17 12:01 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 26 Comments

The Springboks kick off their test series against France on Saturday, and will start the series without Duane Vermeulen and Damian de Allende. [...]

Sharks XV turn the screws

5 Jun 17 09:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 7 Comments

Captain Odwa Ndungane led from the front, scoring a hat-trick of tries on Saturday afternoon as the Sharks XV hammered the Griffons by 50 points in Clermont. [...]

Super Rugby 2017: Round 15 Predictions

1 Jun 17 18:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 10 Comments

This week, it’s only the Kiwi’s and Aussies in action. Yes, I know, it makes as much sense to me as it does to you, but these are the days of our SANZAAR lives, after all. [...]

Sharks XV in township action

1 Jun 17 17:49 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 102 Comments

While Super Rugby may not be happening for the Sharks this weekend, that doesn’t mean the Supersport Rugby Challenge won’t carry on and the Sharks XV return to the Sugar Ray Xulu stadium in Clermont township on Saturday for a clash against the Griffons. [...]

Call ups to Bok ‘A’ team

1 Jun 17 08:14 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 11 Comments

As a result of various injuries and other call-ups to the main Springbok squad, Ruan Ackermann and Lwazi Mvovo have been given the call to join the Bok A team ahead of their matches against the French Barbarians. [...]

Going to watch rugby the Middle Earth way: Version 2.0

31 May 17 09:53 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 27 Comments

Ok so it took a bit longer than planned to get started with this one but hey rather late than never:

As it’s been a while since I ventured to Welkom to go and watch a game at the Noord-Wes stadium (or HT Pelatona stadium as it’s known now) I phoned the Griffons Rugby Union to enquire about ticket prices and availability. I was told that entrance is free and you can sit where you find a seat. As to the do’s and don’ts of what can be taken into the stadium the very friendly lady replied: “you can do what you want, not really but do what you want”. Not one to disappoint people, that’s exactly what I did. [...]

Poisy’s master plan for Sharks dominance

31 May 17 09:41 by Nkululeko Duma (Poisy) | 30 Comments

With the international season kicking off (at least for us in the south) I thought it would be nice to discuss what the Sharks need to do to be a success year in and out. [...]

Ulster move for Deysel

30 May 17 13:56 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 8 Comments

Well, I’ll admit I was expecting an announcement of this sort, but the destination club is perhaps not what I would have thought. [...]

Hitting pause on the season

30 May 17 10:47 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 66 Comments

Well guys – I’m afraid that’s it for the Sharks for just over a month. [...]

Congrats Sharks!

29 May 17 13:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

Some good news for fans is that after this weekend’s results is that the Sharks have qualified for the Super Rugby knockout phase with two matches still to play. [...]