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WP leer SA Rugby ‘n les

October 28, 2012
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WP leer SA Rugby ‘n les

Die internet ensiklopedie Wikipedia het sy eerste verskyning gemaak in daardie jaar.  Die wêreld was geskud toe terroriste in die World Trade Centre ingevlieg wat die torings tot die grond toe neer gebring het en tot gister, was dit die laaste keer wat Westelike Provinsie die Currie-beker omhoog gehou het.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 9 Comments »

Tahs ready to bench marquee halfback

March 21, 2012
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Tahs ready to bench marquee halfback

THE Waratahs’ marquee overseas signing Sarel Pretorius is in danger of being demoted to the bench for his team’s first encounter of the year against his countrymen when they play the Sharks in Sydney on Saturday afternoon. Greg Growden March 21, 2012 Cut off … Sarel Pretorius trained with the main Waratahs squad for...
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Posted in Super Rugby | 6 Comments »

‘Frustrated’ Whitehead left WP for successful team

November 29, 2011
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‘Frustrated’ Whitehead left WP for successful team

Former Western Province centre Tim Whitehead says he joined the Sharks largely due to his desire to join a union “that’s doing well and playing good rugby.”
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 28 Comments »

Player contracting or cattle-trading?

November 15, 2011
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Player contracting or cattle-trading?

When you approach player contracting like cattle trading, expect to shuffle shit more than what you will count trophies.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration | 17 Comments »

The Lions roar again

October 31, 2011
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The Lions roar again

The MTN Golden Lions recorded the most emphatic Absa Currie Cup final victory since 1980 when they beat The Sharks, champions in 2010, by 42-16 at Coca-Cola Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 9 Comments »

Smit selected at prop

February 17, 2011
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Smit selected at prop

Sharks coach John Plumtree delivered on his promise that captain John Smit will be used anywhere in the front row as when he picked him at loosehead for their clash against the Cheetahs this weekend.
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Posted in Super 15 | 17 Comments »

Few injury concerns for Sharks

February 15, 2011
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Few injury concerns for Sharks

The Sharks are in the enviable position of being almost 100% injury free prior to the start of the Super 15 rugby tournament.
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Posted in Super 15 | 3 Comments »

Stormers the biggest losers

February 7, 2011
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Stormers the biggest losers

It is not often that the losing coach is the happier one in the post-match press conference.
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Posted in Columnists, Super 15 | 2 Comments »

Plum opts for continuity

February 4, 2011
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Plum opts for continuity

Sharks coach John Plumtree made minimal changes for the last Neo-Africa Tri-series match at Newlands against the Stormers.
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Results are vital

February 2, 2011
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Results are vital

If you believe results in warm-up games don’t mean anything, I am afraid you are slightly deluded.
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Posted in Columnists, Super 15 | 2 Comments »

Coetzee snubs Cronje (again)

February 2, 2011
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Coetzee snubs Cronje (again)

Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee has decided to stick with young Gary van Aswegen in the flyhalf position when he selected his team for their warm-up match against the Sharks this Saturday.
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Posted in Super 15 | 15 Comments »

Sharks bring out big guns

February 1, 2011
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Sharks bring out big guns

The Sharks have whipped out their big guns in their opening match of the Neo-Africa Tri-Series at Newlands.
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Posted in Super 15 | 23 Comments »

Beast to remain a Shark

January 18, 2011
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The tug-o’-war between the Sharks and Lions, for the services of Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira, has finally come to an end.
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Succeeding to fail

January 11, 2011
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The time to feel sorry for the Freestate Cheetahs has to come to an end, they have no-one but themselves to blame for their ongoing problems.
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Posted in Columnists | 87 Comments »

Mapoe finally back on the pitch

November 9, 2010
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Lionel Mapoe’s Cheetahs and Sharks jerseys have perhaps sat a little uncomfortably on his broad shoulders in the last few months, but this fine player will feel quite at home when he puts on his Bok Sevens practice jersey.
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A rucking good victory

November 3, 2010
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If anything, the Sharks Currie Cup success has allowed me to revisit a favourite old topic of mine.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup | 40 Comments »

This is what wins Cups

November 1, 2010
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The difference between a team totally reliant on individual performances, and a team reliant on total team-effort, is a Currie Cup title.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup | 12 Comments »

“As brutal as test rugby” – Craig Joubert

November 1, 2010
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“As brutal, as intense as any top tier Test match I have refereed.” That was the opinion of Craig Joubert, the man with the best view of the Currie Cup final between the Sharks and Western Province. “The defensive hits going in were huge – the commitment was incredible.”
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Posted in Currie Cup | 6 Comments »

The Final: Sharks 30 WP 10

October 30, 2010
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Forget all the cliches you have heard this week. It is going to be ‘war’ between the Sharks and Western Province in Durban on Saturday.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 48 Comments »

Super Saturday

October 30, 2010
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If you have anything planned for today, cancel it!  Apart from the Currie Cup final there is a massive amount of rugby on television today which we have opened this thread for you to follow the games and comment on.
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Posted in Game Threads | 56 Comments »

Shark predicts WP win

October 28, 2010
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Shark predicts WP win

A different type of Sharks has predicted a Western Province win in the Currie Cup final this weekend.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 18 Comments »

WP aims for rare treble

October 27, 2010
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WP Rugby will aim for a rare treble this coming weekend as three teams from the Cape will contest in their respective finals. All WP sides announced
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Posted in Currie Cup | 4 Comments »

ABSA terminates sponsorship with Sharks

October 26, 2010
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The Sharks have announced that ABSA have terminated an 11 year association with them, having decided to drop the current sponsorship as stadium naming rights-holder which they have held since 2000.
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Posted in SA Unions / Teams | 13 Comments »

Lions snap up two Sharks

October 26, 2010
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Two of the exciting young talents to come through the Sharks system over the past few years have been released from their contracts and will be linking up with the Lions in 2011.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 3 Comments »

Lambie’s time to shine?

October 26, 2010
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Sharks coach John Plumtree is not at all concerned about the ability of rookie flyhalf Patrick Lambie to handle the pressure of Saturday’s Currie Cup final.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 12 Comments »

Another final, same result?

October 25, 2010
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Western Province are once again a team capable of reaching finals, but the final building block in the revival of the Cape rugby union is to start winning those games.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 40 Comments »

Sharks, WP – a fitting final

October 19, 2010
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What a fantastic advertisement for South African rugby! 
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Posted in Currie Cup | 1 Comment »

The ticker of a champion

October 18, 2010
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It may be the ignorance of youth, but given the sideshows with certain players in the last 18 months it is refreshing to see a brilliant young talent taking everything in his stride.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Personalities | 6 Comments »

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