Robert du Preez

‘Roaches’ doomed Du Preez

The Sharks can’t sack Rob du Preez before a crunch quarter-final, but GAVIN RICH says the coach’s public spat with the media must have settled his fate.  READ MORE

Gavin Rich

Sharks can’t keep Du Preez

MIKE GREENAWAY reveals a stand-off at the Sharks between the senior players and coach Robert du Preez over the preferential treatment of his son at flyhalf. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

Blunt Sharks battered in BA

Sans any sort of variation on attack, including an unwillingness to kick, the Sharks came badly short in the face of an organised and abrasive Jaguares defence. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Sharks in deep trouble

MIKE GREENAWAY raises concerns about nepotism as one reason the Sharks are unhappy and wildly inconsistent. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

Inject Boks with Sharks DNA

OOM RUGBY hopes the Boks are taking notes as he highlights each stage of the build-up to what culminated in a brilliant try by Sharks finisher Sbu Nkosi. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Which 10 is perfect for Boks?

OOM RUGBY uses screengrabs of Pat Lambie playing for Racing 92 to debate the merits of South Africa’s top flyhalves in seven key categories.  READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Euro cap to boost SA rugby

FRESH TAKE: Talk of a cap on imports in European competitions has got MATT EVANS excited about the prospect of South Africa’s foreign legion coming home. READ MORE

Matt Evans

Sharks blend power with passing

MIKE GREENAWAY explains how the touring Sharks deployed bashers with ball skills to smoke the Blues and sweat the Hurricanes. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

Beat the drudgery… kick more!

With break-neck line speed choking the life out of rugby, DAN RETIEF says SA teams should forget about running the ball and instead perfect the Kiwi kick-pass. READ MORE

Dan Retief

Test rugby or Baby Boks for Willemse?

The AOR team debates whether Damian Willemse should spend Super Rugby’s June break helping Rassie Erasmus rebuild the Springboks, or the Junior Boks win a World Rugby U20 Championship. READ MORE

Big Debate

Fun with Dick and Sharks

MIKE GREENAWAY is excited about the potential of fun-loving backline consultant Dick Muir adding cavalier flair to the Sharks’ fearsome physicality. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway