ARTICLES RELATING TO BISMARCK DU PLESSIS

Sharks fell short of expectation

2014-07-26 13:00
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The Sharks have joined the Stormers in proving that ‘anti-rugby’ doesn’t win you Super Rugby trophies, writes Rob Houwing.

Bismarck and the big steaks

2014-07-25 12:41

NZ is in awe of Bismarck du Plessis’s power ... and perhaps suspects now his meat-laden diet is a factor, writes Rob Houwing.

Sharks eye Christchurch repeat

2014-07-22 21:06

After winning their first match in Christchurch earlier this season, the Sharks are hopeful of repeat success.

Epic semi-finals in store

2014-07-20 21:02

The Brumbies and Sharks have survived epic elimination games to join the Waratahs and the Crusaders in the last four.

Lambie return delights skipper

2014-07-16 07:33
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Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis says the imminent return of Patrick Lambie will be a massive boost for the Sharks.

Mallett: Stop ref back-chatting

2014-07-14 12:25

Nick Mallett has expressed his disappointment at senior South African players' conduct towards referees.

Schalk backs Sharks for title

2014-07-12 23:04
114 comments

Schalk Burger has hailed the Sharks as a team capable of becoming the second SA side to lift the Super Rugby trophy.

Bismarck floors moviegoer

2014-07-01 11:27

Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis recently tackled a moviegoer talking on his cellphone in a cinema in Durban.

Fans wanted Bissie, not Victor

2014-06-03 13:18

Despite Victor Matfield's captaincy credentials, Sport24 readers would have preferred Bismarck du Plessis as Bok captain...

The Great Bok captain Debate!

2014-05-29 07:00
88 comments

The Boks will need a new skipper. Sport24's Garrin Lambley and Herman Mostert discuss who they'd like to see don the armband.

Sharks shift nearer home semi

2014-05-18 22:12

After looking flat for several weeks, the Sharks have revitalised their Super Rugby title push at a great time, writes Rob Houwing.

Du Plessis bros too chatty!

2014-04-14 12:39
108 comments

Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis are dangerously pushing the boundaries of ‘discussion’ with refs, writes Rob Houwing.

Sharks opt for continuity

2014-02-20 09:01

Sharks director of rugby Jake White has stuck with the same Sharks team for this weekend's showdown with the Hurricanes.

Du Plessis to captain Sharks

2014-01-16 11:35
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Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis will captain the Sharks in 2014, the Durban franchise has announced.

Three Boks in fans' World XV

2013-12-19 09:04

Rugby fans have picked their ultimate XV of the year, with three Springbok stalwarts cracking the nod.

Baa Baas ruin Fiji centenary

2013-11-30 19:07
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Bismarck du Plessis was the star of the show, scoring two tries as Fiji's Centenary celebrations turned sour against the Barbarians.

9 Boks in Barbarians squad

2013-11-13 10:45

Three more Springboks have been added to the Barbarians squad for a game against Fiji at Twickenham later this month.

Respect key for Bok hookers

2013-10-30 09:03

Adriaan Strauss says his relationship with fellow Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis is one based on mutual respect.

Fans: Bismarck guilty as sin!

2013-10-24 15:15
93 comments

Sport24 readers say Bismarck du Plessis was definitely guilty of stamping and should have been suspended for the Currie Cup final.

Ollie: Bismarck lucky to play

2013-10-23 12:00
91 comments

Former Springbok prop Ollie le Roux says Bismarck du Plessis can count himself lucky to play in the Currie Cup final.

Sharks claim underdogs tag

2013-10-22 14:30

Are the Sharks underdogs for the Currie Cup final against WP at Newlands? They seem happy to take that tag into the game.

Bismarck cleared to face WP

2013-10-22 10:08
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Sharks hooker Bismarck du Plessis has been found NOT guilty of stamping and is free to face WP in the Currie Cup final at Newlands.

Sharks Boks could miss final

2013-10-21 07:43

The Sharks face the possibility of tackling Western Province in the Currie Cup final without several key Springboks.

Scarra, Bissie sweat over final

2013-10-19 10:00
79 comments

WP and the Sharks contest the Currie Cup final, but their hookers may be slightly unhappy after the semis, says Rob Houwing.

'Beeeeeast' in 50th Test start

2013-10-02 12:30
124 comments

Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira will play in his 50th Test for the Springboks when they take on New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

 

'Saders send Sharks packing

2014-07-26 11:19
309 comments

The Crusaders have run out comfortable winners after putting the Sharks to the sword in their Super Rugby semi-final.

Bismarck and the big steaks

2014-07-25 10:00

NZ is in awe of Bismarck du Plessis’s power ... and perhaps suspects now his meat-laden diet is a factor, writes Rob Houwing.

Bismarck praises Sharks pack

2014-07-22 05:00

Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis has praised the forwards for laying the groundwork in their Super Rugby playoff win over the Highlanders.

Double boost for Sharks

2014-07-16 12:25

The Sharks have been fatigued and tired but the start of a new phase of competition is seeing key players coming back.

Sharks look ahead to playoffs

2014-07-15 05:00

The Cell C Sharks defeat of the Stormers has laid the perfect platform for the knockout stages of the Super Rugby tournament.

Desperation drives Sharks on

2014-07-13 22:29

The gutsy way their idols draw on reserves of energy is keeping Sharks fans hopeful in the face of mounting odds, writes Rob Houwing

Cell C Shark Bismarck du Plessis floors moviegoer

2014-07-02 05:00

In a scene straight from the movies Cell C Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis tackled a moviegoer talking on his cell at the Gateway Ster-Kinekor cinema recently.

Fans wanted Bissie, not Victor

2014-06-03 13:19

Despite Victor Matfield's captaincy credentials, Sport24 readers would have preferred Bismarck du Plessis as Bok captain...

Matfield named Bok skipper

2014-06-03 09:03
228 comments

Bulls lock Victor Matfield has been named interim Springbok captain for their upcoming June internationals.

Playoffs: Sharks within whisker

2014-05-23 13:23

The happy-travelling Sharks have only stiffened their grip on the overall Super Rugby table, writes Rob Houwing.

Bissie: Steyn simply the best

2014-04-15 16:33
115 comments

Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis recently revealed that team-mate Frans Steyn is the best player he has ever played with.

Sharks leave Bulls in trail of dust

2014-04-14 07:26

Overall leaders the Sharks are getting more and more ‘lonely’ at the top of the SA conference table, writes Rob Houwing.

Bismarck to call on Daniel

2014-01-21 22:11
78 comments

Bismarck du Plessis will be counting on the support of his predecessor Keegan Daniel in the pre-season friendly against Saracens.

Bismarck set to face Saracens

2014-01-09 18:54

Bismarck du Plessis is among 12 Springboks named in the Sharks squad to play Saracens in London later this month.

Two Boks in players' World XV

2013-12-06 13:41

Two Springboks, Eben Etzebeth and Bismarck du Plessis, have made it into the rugby players' World XV of the Year.

Ill father keeps Bismarck in SA

2013-11-27 07:47

Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis has revealed why he decided to turn down a lucrative offer from French Top 14 club Toulon.

SARU 'locks in' top Boks

2013-11-12 10:22

Leading Boks have committed to staying in SA up to the next World Cup, but Rob Houwing wonders just how beneficial that is.

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Rhodes' throat lock

2013-10-29 08:20

Watch Michael Rhodes throat lock on Bismarck du Plessis in the Currie Cup final.

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Sharks to sell red herrings?

2013-10-23 15:00
91 comments

Hosts WP are alert to the possibility that the injury-affected Sharks fiddle with their selection as late as Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

Bissie verdict: Box office dream

2013-10-22 23:24
97 comments

Say what you like about justice, the Bismarck du Plessis exoneration cranks up the Currie Cup final needle nicely, says Rob Houwing .

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Bismarck du Plessis stamping

2013-10-22 11:51

Watch as Sharks hooker Bismarck du Plessis stamps on Cheetahs loose forward Lappies Labuschagné.

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SARU delays Bismarck's fate

2013-10-21 17:30

The judgement following the disciplinary hearing of Sharks hooker Bismarck du Plessis’ has been reserved until Tuesday.

Bismarck cited for stamping

2013-10-20 21:45
182 comments

Bismarck du Plessis has been cited for stamping on an opponent in the Sharks' Currie Cup semi-final against the Free State Cheetahs.

Bissie's subbing stumps Fitzy

2013-10-08 14:45

Former All Blacks hooker Sean Fitzpatrick has questioned Bismarck du Plessis' early substitution against the All Blacks.

Watch out for Bismarck!

2013-09-27 10:05
96 comments

Bismarck du Plessis will be eager to make an impact if he gets game time against the Wallabies, according to brother Jannie du Plessis.

 
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