Sharks

End this playoffs farce!

The Highlanders only won 38% of their matches and still reached the quarter-finals, JOSHUA BROWN says it’s got to stop! READ MORE

Joshua Brown

SA’s depth provides glimmer of hope

With a legion of players based overseas, and many more packing their bags, SA’s depth of talent offers some hope for 2020 and beyond, writes ZELIM NEL. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

‘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

Stat Attack: Saders vs SA

As the Sharks and Bulls head to quarter-finals in the Anitpodes, we take a gander at the season stats for both SA contenders, comparing a few of them to those from the log-leading Crusaders. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

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

No possession, no worries

They held their own in territory stakes, but with under 40% of the possession, the Sharks made use of an abrasive defence, including 22 dominant hits, to subdue the Lions. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Dream on, Western Province

A lifelong Reds supporter, GAVIN RICH comes out swinging at the WP Board after an official press release equated WP with Liverpool.  READ MORE

Gavin Rich
Stat Attack

Astonishing stats at the AMI

Forget the “Game of two halves” cliché, instead the truly astonishing stats out of Christchurch reveal game plans from the complete opposite sides of the rugby spectrum. 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

Stat Attack: Toothless Sharks over turned

A wobbly scrum set the tone for a toothless display that saw the Sharks concede 20 turnovers while an aggressive Reds side harvested six of their own via a dominant defence. READ MORE

Tank Lanning