Sharks

Boks must jump Super speed bump

MIKE GREENAWAY is holding thumbs that the declining state of SA’s Super Rugby road record doesn’t give the Boks a flat tyre in the Rugby Championship.  READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

The key to unlocking defence

With margins in the “Arms race” between attack and defence being tiny, OOM RUGBY unravels a brand new key used by the Pumas to unlock a defence. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Time to push pause on TMOs

MIKE GREENAWAY would rather live with a referee making bad calls in a fast-flowing game than watch the contest grind to a halt so TMOs can agonise over a replay. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

No prize for attacking rugby

If tries win matches, why hasn’t a South African team won a trophy during four years devoted to producing ‘an exciting brand’ of attacking rugby, asks ZELIM NEL. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

How Sharks torpedoed Lions

OOM RUGBY holds the magnifying glass over a cunning lineout ploy the Sharks used to maul the Lions in Durban. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Elton playing for Bok survival

A bumbling Elton Jantjies was jeered at Newlands, MIKE GREENAWAY says the Lions pivot will view this week’s flyhalf duel with Rob du Preez as a chance to save his Test career. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

Mix of Sharks, Bulls to front Wales

FRESH TAKE: DARYN KATZ says the Bok side to face Wales in the USA will be made up of Bulls forwards and Sharks backs as Rassie Erasmus scrambles for continuity.  READ MORE

Daryn Katz

SA teams precious about possession

CRAIG RAY celebrates the trend of SA Super Rugby teams treating the ball as if it’s made of a precious metal extracted from the bowels of Mordor. READ MORE

Craig Ray

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

Rugby from the future

Intrepid rugby explorer, AMI KAPILEVICH fired up the AOR time travel machine, zooming forward to October 21, 2035 before returning with the top headlines of the day.  READ MORE

Ami Kapilevich

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

Frenzy defence sinks Sharks

OOM RUGBY shows how easy it was for the Rebels to hook a Sharks defence that featured one-off tacklers shooting up and in. READ MORE

Oom Rugby