Dan du Preez will be ‘conservatively managed’ for four weeks after sustaining a shoulder injury against the Lions at Ellis Park.
The set-piece battle between the Lions and Sharks on Saturday sent out another stark reminder about the match-defining perils of a malfunctioning scrum, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Stormers moved to the top of the South African conference standings, while the Lions began their campaign with an important win over the Sharks in round one, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the Super Rugby clashes at Newlands and Ellis Park in round one.
Warren Whiteley will lead the Lions against the Sharks in Saturday’s clash at Ellis Park.
Flyhalf Rob du Preez and wing Makazole Mapimpi have been included in the Sharks’ starting lineup for Saturday’s Super Rugby opener against the Lions at Ellis Park.
Experienced flanker Philip van der Walt believes the Sharks have a squad capable of going all the way this Super Rugby season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Sharks have bolstered a squad that should compete at the business end of the competition, writes CRAIG LEWIS. When the Sharks progressed to a home final in the 2017 Currie Cup, coach Robert du Preez made no secret of the fact their game plan revolved around playing to the strengths of a powerful pack. It was a largely effective approach,… Read more →
Sharks scrumhalf Louis Schreuder and centre Jeremy Ward will be sidelined for lengthy periods because of injuries sustained during pre-season matches.
Marius Louw scored a brace of tries as the Sharks claimed a 31-14 win over Racing 92 in Hong Kong on Saturday.