Posts Tagged ‘ Sharks ’

Sharks 31, Bulls 16

February 15, 2014
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Sharks 31, Bulls 16

Jake is back, and he has a star-studded line-up to take on a Bulls team that everyone has written off before kick-off.
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Frans not guilty

April 29, 2013
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Frans Steyn has been found not guilty following a citing over the weekend. Steyn was cited by the match commissioner for charging into a ruck in the 78th minute where he made contact with Chiefs player, Nanai-Williams. Following a review of the evidence, Jannie Lubbe, who conducted the hearing Steyn did not breach Law...
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Now Jordaan is out for the season

April 23, 2013
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The Sharks’ injury bogey has continued with the news that centre Paul Jordaan has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.
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Sharks confirm Smit’s appointment as CEO

April 16, 2013
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The Sharks have confirmed the appointment of John Smit as CEO of the union.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 10 Comments »

Smit new Sharks CEO?

April 10, 2013
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Springbok rugby star John Smit is poised to make a spectacular return to the Shark Tank as the new chief executive of the Sharks, replacing veteran administrator Brian van Zyl.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 5 Comments »

Dagg on the bench for Saders

April 3, 2013
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The Crusaders play their fourth consecutive South African side this weekend when they meet the Sharks in Durban. The Sharks are currently sitting near the top of the table having won 4 out of 5 games and have come off a bye last week so will be rested and rearing to go. The two...
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Steyn to fullback for Sharks

April 3, 2013
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The Sharks have selected Frans Steyn at fullback for their clash against the Crusaders.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 15 Comments »

Shields spreading the love again (oh and the shit)

March 20, 2013
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The Spred and Spri awards
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 16 Comments »

Steyn, Kanko dropped from Sharks starting XV

March 20, 2013
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Last weekend’s match against the Brumbies saw some big performances from a number of younger players in the team, and for that, Sharks coach John Plumtree has rewarded them for the Rebels game this Saturday.
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Rebels team for Sharks announced

March 20, 2013
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The RaboDirect Rebels welcome the return of their Captain, Gareth Delve, from injury for their first tour match against the Sharks in Durban. The Rebels also welcome back Wallaby winger, Cooper Vuna, who has missed the Club’s opening matches with a scapular injury he sustained in the first trial last month. RaboDirect Rebels Head...
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Keegan back for Sharks

March 14, 2013
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The Sharks welcome back their captain, Keegan Daniel for their match against the Brumbies this weekend.
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Sharks names unchanged line-up for Kings

March 6, 2013
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John Plumtree has the rare pleasure of being able to select an unchanged line-up for his team’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Southern Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
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Kings name team for Sharks

March 5, 2013
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The Southern Kings have announced their Super Rugby Squad to take on The Sharks at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday, 9th of March 2013. The team will run onto the field under the leadership of Darron Nell, after Director of Rugby Alan Solomons announced that last Skipper Luke Watson had been named...
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Sharks change one for Stormers

February 27, 2013
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The Sharks have only changed one for their match against the Stormers. The only change for the Sharks comes in at loose-forward where Jean Deysel replaces Jacques Botes who moves to the bench.  Marcell Coetzee will shift from 7 to the openside 6 position with Deysel wearing the number 7 shirt. The Sharks 15....
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Elton starts, Grant on the bench

February 27, 2013
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Elton Jantjies gets another start for the Stormers after a horrid afternoon with the boot against the Bulls. Fullback Joe Pietersen and tighthead prop Frans Malherbe come into the starting line-up from the side that went down 17-25 to the Bulls last Friday, whilst flyhalf Peter Grant is back in the matchday 22 after...
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Sharks select strong team for opener

February 20, 2013
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Despite a number of injuries the Sharks have been able to name a strong starting XV for their game against the Cheetahs.
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Goose back for Cheetahs

February 20, 2013
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Springbok flyhalf Johan Goosen will make a welcome return to the playing field when he starts for the Cheetahs in their opening Super Rugby encounter against the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
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Sharks Super Rugby squad

February 19, 2013
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The Sharks have announced their 35-man Super Rugby squad.
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Lambie will play 10 for Sharks

February 5, 2013
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Sharks coach John Plumtree has confirmed to theSuperXV website that Patrick Lambie is set to play at flyhalf for the Sharks in the 2013 Super Rugby tournament, instead of fullback, where he played last year for most of the season.
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Opening rounds crucial for SA’s favourites

January 22, 2013
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Opening rounds crucial for SA’s favourites

When it comes to picking the favourites to lead the South Africa conference the popular vote seems to be split between the Stormers and the Sharks.
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 22 Comments »

Bismarck to miss start of Super Rugby

January 10, 2013
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Bismarck du Plessis will miss the start of the Super Rugby tournament which kicks off in mid-February.
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Sharks opts for easy warm-up games

January 4, 2013
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The Sharks will play friendly games against local sides, the Leopards and Pumas, as part of their Super Rugby preparations.
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2013, the Year of the Bok

December 30, 2012
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2013, the Year of the Bok

I have been mulling over a subject for my last column of 2012 for about a month now.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup, Springboks, Super Rugby | 13 Comments »

Swys named Lions assistant coach

December 14, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Swys de Bruin as the new assistant coach for the MTN Golden Lions senior side.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 3 Comments »

Sharks goes across borders

October 30, 2012
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UAE Rugby today announced a ground breaking development with world famous Super XV franchise The Sharks, based in Durban South Africa, to co operate in the management of three High Performance Academy programmes in the UAE commencing in January 2013.
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Posted in Rugby Academies | 5 Comments »

Plum calls on Boks for final

October 24, 2012
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The Sharks’ match day 22 to take on Western Province in the Absa Currie Cup Final on Saturday at Mr Price KINGS PARK features a mix of those who have done duty all season as well as returning Springboks.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 4 Comments »

Wat ‘n naweek van rugby!

October 21, 2012
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Wat ‘n naweek van rugby!

Wat ’n naweek van rugby resultate!
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Posted in Columnists | 25 Comments »

Plum resists Bok temptation

October 18, 2012
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Jean Deysel will win his 50 Absa Currie Cup cap for The Sharks in Saturday’s semi-final when they host the Blue Bulls at Mr Price KINGS PARK for the 4.30pm kick-off.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 8 Comments »

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