Safe travels, Sharks

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super Rugby on 1 Feb 2016 at 10:06
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The Sharks leave Durban today, after a gruelling pre-season, to embark on a two-week pre-season tour of France.

Gary Gold’s 32-man squad heads to the Mediterranean city of Toulon first, with a game scheduled against the mighty Toulonaise this coming Friday night. They then move on to Toulouse, capital of France’s South-Western Midi-PyrΓ©nΓ©es region. A game against Stade Toulousain follows on Thursday 11 Feb, with the team departing France next Friday to return to South Africa.

We’d like to wish the squad well on their travels and hope for a safe, injury-free tour that affords many opportunities to bond and grow, both on and off the field of play. Spare a thought for those squad members left behind, too – they will need to continue their training and rehabilitation programs to ensure they are as close to fitness as possible by the time the season prop kicks off…. LATER THIS MONTH.

That’s it, guys…. we’re into February and Super Rugby is just around the corner. The long wait, in other words, is nearly over.

Note: For any readers who are planning to attend the game in Toulouse, I’ll be there myself. Let me know if you’re going and we can try to meet up before the game for a drink or two.


  • Holy hell, a legend is on his way back to the Sharks! I’ll leave the full story to Rob. 😯

  • Comment 1, posted at 01.02.16 10:46:34 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 1) : 😯

    πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  • Comment 2, posted at 01.02.16 10:50:48 by Die Kriek Reply

  • @vanmartin (Comment 1) : Holy crap. I’m on it. Or trying to be

  • Comment 3, posted at 01.02.16 10:51:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • It seems Keegan Daniel is back with the Sharks.

  • Comment 4, posted at 01.02.16 10:57:19 by sharks_lover Reply
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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 4) : That would be great news indeed!

  • Comment 5, posted at 01.02.16 11:02:14 by stevovo Reply
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  • Do any of you know if the pre-season games will be broadcast?

  • Comment 6, posted at 01.02.16 11:02:36 by jakkalas Reply

  • @jakkalas (Comment 6) : It appears not. Nothing on SuperSport

  • Comment 7, posted at 01.02.16 11:06:13 by Die Kriek Reply

  • @jakkalas (Comment 6) : No news. Trying to find out.

  • Comment 8, posted at 01.02.16 11:06:16 by robdylan Reply
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  • Good luck and save travels boys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 9, posted at 01.02.16 11:07:48 by JD Reply
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