Springbok hooker Akker van der Merwe has been named on the Sharks’ bench for this Friday’s inaugural ‘Durban Challenge’ clash against Bordeaux.
Sharks hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle will captain the side during the 2018 Currie Cup season.
Former England and Harlequins No 8 Nick Easter is set to join the Sharks coaching setup for the duration of their Currie Cup campaign.
Paarl Boys’ High No 8 Evan Roos and Paul Roos tighthead Hanru Jacobs are among a host of young talent to sign for the Sharks for next year.
Springbok flanker Jean-Luc du Preez has re-signed with the Sharks despite rumoured interest from the Bulls.
Scrumhalf Michael Claassens has hung up his boots following the end of the Sharks’ Super Rugby campaign.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has paid tribute to the Crusaders after their 40-10 quarter-final loss in Christchurch on Saturday.
Highlights of the Crusaders’ 40-10 quarter-final win against the Sharks in Christchurch.
The Crusaders produced a clinical all-round performance to claim a comfortable 40-10 quarter-final win over the Sharks in Christchurch on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Two former Springboks on how far the Sharks and Lions will progress in the Super Rugby playoffs.