The Sharks have pledged to turn their fortunes around in 2016 after suffering the humiliation of failing to progress to the Currie Cup play-offs.
The Cheetahs scored two tries in the final five minutes to snatch a 34-34 draw against the Sharks in Bloemfontein and book a place in the Currie Cup semi-finals. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Fullback Garth April will start his first match for the Sharks when they take on the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
The Sharks scored six tries in their 45-20 demolition of Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.
Marco Wentzel returns to the Sharks' starting XV and resumes the captaincy for Saturday's clash against Griquas in Kimberley.
The Lions will become the first team to play a Vodacom Super Rugby match in Japan when the 18-franchise competition kicks off in February next year.
Philip van der Walt will captain the Sharks against the Vodacom Blue Bulls on Friday.
The Golden Lions clinched their seventh successive win of the Currie Cup as they defeated the Sharks 26-18 at Ellis Park on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Western Province will be aiming to stay in the hunt for a home Currie Cup semi-final when they host the Vodacom Blue Bulls on Friday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Franco Marais will start at hooker in the only change to the Sharks team for their Currie Cup clash with the Golden Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The Golden Lions beat the Vodacom Blue Bulls 36-28 at Loftus on Saturday, having led 30-0 late in the first half. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
Western Province scored three tries within the first 15 minutes of the second half as they secured a 37-27 bonus-point win over the Sharks. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Vodacom Blue Bulls or Golden Lions will emerge as outright Currie Cup front-runners on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Joe Pietersen will start at flyhalf when the Sharks take on Western Province in Durban on Saturday.
Winger Wandile Mjekevu scored a brace of tries as the Sharks overturned a nine-point deficit to beat the Pumas 27-26 in Durban on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Springboks can achieve an emphatic win against Wales in their World Cup quarter-final, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
Fourie du Preez is the right man to lead the Springboks in the World Cup play-offs, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis deserve to have the Boks’ full backing during the World Cup knockout stage, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
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