SHARKS

‘Frans, JP in fantastic shape’

Sharks defence coach Michael Horak is pleased with what he's seen from Frans Steyn and JP Pietersen at training.


Poor officiating frustrates Sharks

Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold has called for greater consistency from Vodacom Super Rugby officials following their 43-35 loss to the Bulls.


Bulls win brutal battle

A Jan Serfontein try after the hooter gave the Vodacom Bulls a 43-35 bonus-point victory over the Sharks at Loftus, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Marcell to muzzle Bulls

The Vodacom Bulls will need to protect the breakdown, with particular focus on Marcell Coetzee, if they're to get anything out of Saturday's match at Loftus , writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Kankowski returns for Sharks

Ryan Kankowski will start at No 8 for the Sharks in one of two changes to the side to face the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus.


Du Toit ready to step up

Former Springbok lock Albert van den Berg believes Pieter-Steph du Toit and the Sharks have the edge going into Saturday's clash with the Vodacom Bulls. BRENTON CHELIN reports.


Sharks ready for the unexpected

Sharks scrumhalf Cobus Reinach says the Vodacom Bulls may adjust their game plan for Saturday's big Super Rugby match at Loftus.


Sharks wary of Bulls backlash

Sharks assistant coach Paul Anthony on the win over the Lions and what they're expecting from the Bulls on Saturday.


Sharks power past Lions

The Sharks overcame horrendous conditions and an improved second-half showing from the Lions to claim a 29-12 win in Durban, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Lambie to lift Sharks

Pat Lambie has a key role to play for the Sharks in dictating the match against the Lions at Kings Park on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Bismarck back for Sharks

Bismarck du Plessis has recovered from a shoulder injury and will lead the Sharks against the Lions at Kings Park on Saturday.


‘Sharks didn’t play cleverly’

Sharks assistant coach Sean Everitt on what went wrong against the Cheetahs and what they must do to beat the Lions.


Beast injury not long-term

Sharks loosehead prop Tendai Mtawarira will miss a few weeks, rather than months, after it was revealed that his injury is not as severe as first feared.


Bok duo face lengthy lay-off

Tendai Mtawarira and Lood de Jager are facing a number of months on the sidelines after suffering injuries during the opening round of Vodacom Super Rugby.


Cheetahs sneak past Sharks

The Cheetahs claimed a four-try bonus point as they defeated the Sharks 35-29 at Kings Park on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


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