The Lions fought back from 16-6 down to beat the Sharks 34-29 at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Coach Rob du Preez has made three changes to the Sharks’ starting lineup to face the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The Lions have named an unchanged starting lineup for Saturday’s clash against the Sharks in Johannesburg. Although the Lions weren’t entirely convincing in their performance against the Kings last weekend, Ackermann has seen no need to tinker with a winning side. The Lions named their starting XV on Tuesday, but only confirmed their bench on Thursday. Lionel Mapoe, who was initially… Read more →
Curwin Bosch will start at flyhalf as one of five changes to the Sharks’ run-on XV for Saturday’s clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
The Kings have made five changes for Saturday’s clash against the Sharks in Durban.
Tera Mtembu will lead a new-look Sharks team against the Kings this Saturday. Mtembu takes over the captaincy from injured Pat Lambie, while youngster Benhard Janse van Rensburg comes in at flyhalf, with Curwin Bosch starting at fullback in place of Clement Poitrenaud, who has a groin strain. The only other change among the backs sees Odwa Ndungane come in for Lwazi… Read more →
The Sharks have confirmed that captain Pat Lambie will be out of action for six to eight weeks due to a back injury.
Curwin Bosch scored 27 points as the Sharks secured an impressive 37-14 win over the Waratahs in Durban on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Sharks have named an unchanged match 23 for this Saturday’s clash against the Waratahs in Durban. The Durban-based side secured a thrilling comeback win over the Brumbies in Canberra last weekend, and coach Robert du Preez has understandably seen no need to make any changes to a winning team. ‘The effort from the guys to pull off the win… Read more →
Lukhanyo Am scored an 81st-minute try to hand the Sharks a well deserved 27-22 win against the Brumbies in Canberra. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.