ARTICLES RELATING TO SHARKS

Researchers find great white shark population growing in Pacific

2014-06-17 13:29

A new look at research on great white sharks in the eastern north part of the Pacific Ocean indicates the population is likely growing rather than endangered, according to an international research team.

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16 months adrift in Pacific: 7 greatest dangers

2014-02-01 05:00

A man has been found after spending 16 month adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Here are the seven greatest dangers he faced.

Sharks prefer to sneak up from behind

2013-12-09 07:17

Research shows that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing toward them or not.

Shark attacks rising - humans to blame

2012-02-13 22:34

Sharks killed twice as many swimmers and surfers last year than in 2010, with the increase due largely to a growth in tourism and global warming.

Sharks eye Cheetahs backlash

2011-09-16 17:17

Having thrown away a big lead against the Blue Bulls last week, Sharks coach John Plumtree expects the Cheetahs to hit back.

Scrappy Sharks sink Leopards

2011-08-19 21:09

The Sharks overcame an error-strewn performance to record a rather scrappy win over the Platinum Leopards in the Currie Cup.

Sharks snatch last-gasp win

2011-07-22 21:42

A try in the dying minutes saved the Sharks as the defending Currie Cup champions clinched a win over the Pumas.

Bulls-Sharks on equal footing

2011-07-15 15:54

Depleted of their Springboks, the Blue Bulls and Sharks will be on equal footing in their Currie Cup opener in Durban.

Plumtree still 'proud'

2011-06-27 08:57
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Sharks coach John Plumtree says he is proud of his players for reaching the last six after their defeat to the Crusaders.

Plumtree: We can match them

2011-06-24 14:34

Sharks coach John Plumtree believes his side has what it takes to make history and earn a place in the semi-finals.

South Africa backs Sharks

2011-06-23 10:09
145 comments

The Sharks will enjoy the rare experience of having the whole country behind them in their match against the Crusaders.

Sharks want to make history

2011-06-20 09:25
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The Sharks jet out to New Zealand this week for a mission that has never ended in anything but disappointment for them.

Michalak Sharks' weapon?

2011-06-16 07:51

Sharks coach John Plumtree is expected to pick Frederic Michalak at flyhalf when he announces his team to face the Bulls.

Bulls, Lions out for revenge

2011-06-10 16:49

The Bulls and Lions will seek to avenge defeats at the hands of coastal teams the Stormers and Sharks in a Super Rugby derby day.

Sharks victorious in Bloem

2011-06-04 18:44
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The Sharks have secured a scrappy victory over the Cheetahs to move back into contention for a place in the upcoming playoffs.

Sharks prepare for next hurdle

2011-05-30 11:03

The Sharks overcame the first obstacle in their quest for a top six place that will win them a spot in the Super Rugby playoffs.

Bulls boost Stormers' cause

2011-05-21 22:51
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The Bulls’ inspired Super Rugby win in Durban has strengthened the SA conference position of leaders the Stormers

Bulls, Sharks in playoff scrap

2011-05-20 16:47

The Sharks and the Bulls have everything to play for in their Super Rugby, with playoff aspirations for both teams on the line.

Daniel banned for two weeks

2011-05-10 12:11

Sharks flank Keegan Daniel has been suspended for two weeks after being found guilty of foul play by a SANZAR judicial hearing.

Sharks overpower Brumbies

2011-05-07 20:53

The Sharks scored 28 unanswered points in the second half to recover from a lacklustre start to beat the Brumbies.

Smit ruled out of Sharks clash

2011-05-04 08:23

The Sharks will take on the Brumbies without Springbok captain John Smit who has been ruled out for two weeks with a calf strain.

Sharks favourites at Newlands?

2011-04-27 16:55

The Sharks have been the most successful South African Super Rugby team that have competed against the Stormers at Newlands.

'Aerial duel will be key'

2011-04-08 15:43

John Mitchell and John Plumtree have both pinpointed the line-outs as key to victory ahead of the Sharks-Lions clash.

Plumtree slams players

2011-04-04 07:15
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Sharks coach John Plumtree has accused his team of naivety under pressure following their defeat to the Stormers at Kings Park.

 

13 spots pegged for World Ocean Day paddle out

2014-05-26 14:00

The 8th of June is World Ocean Day and the Paddle out for Shark community wants you to join them.

Watch: Diver narrowly escapes shark attack

2014-03-17 15:40

This GoPro-clad scuba diver was unexpectedly caught between a reef and a shark bite.

Sharks prefer to sneak up from behind

2013-12-09 14:30

Research shows that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing toward them or not.

Cape Town summer shark warning

2012-09-04 22:13

The City of Cape Town has warned beach users of increased shark movement in the coming summer months.

Sharks grind past Griquas

2011-09-23 21:34

The Sharks have beaten a spirited Griquas side after being made to work hard in their Absa Currie Cup match in Durban.

Bulls host Sharks in opener

2011-09-02 16:45

The Bulls and the Sharks will clash at Loftus Versfeld on the opening day of next year's Super Rugby competition.

Michalak's boot boosts Sharks

2011-08-12 21:52

An outstanding kicking performance by former French international Frederic Michalak ensured a Sharks victory over Western Province.

Sharks starting XV unchanged

2011-07-20 10:47

The Sharks have named an unchanged starting line-up to face the Pumas in a Currie Cup clash in Nelspruit.

You said it!

2011-06-29 12:26

This week Sport24 readers focus on Ricky Januarie's retirement, Schalk Brits's Stormers return and Bryce Lawrence's reffing.

Ref 'shocking' in Nelson

2011-06-27 07:08
308 comments

The performance by the NZ referee in the Crusaders v Sharks match has once again raised the question of neutral referees.

Sharks' lesser lights a key?

2011-06-23 11:24

Another big showing by some of their more unsung players will boost the Sharks’ chances against the Crusaders.

Loftus took toll: Andrews

2011-06-22 11:15
101 comments

Former Sharks favourite Mark Andrews fears the physical demands of the triumph against the Bulls may cost them the game in Nelson.

Michalak to start at No 10

2011-06-16 15:12
96 comments

Sharks coach John Plumtree has chosen to start Frederic Michalak at flyhalf for their must-win Super Rugby clash with the Bulls.

Lions, Sharks share spoils

2011-06-11 17:54

The Sharks have fought back from a 21-point deficit to earn a draw with the Lions in a South African derby in the Super 15.

Plumtree: Mental strength key

2011-06-07 10:45

Sharks coach John Plumtree believes a lot will now be down to mental strength as his team eyes a place in the playoffs.

Sharks target win in Bloem

2011-05-31 10:17

The Sharks will target the Cheetahs’ set-pieces in a drive to earn a win that will keep them alive in the hunt for Super Rugby hounors.

Sharks prepared to win ugly

2011-05-25 09:08

Sharks coach John Plumtree says his team might have to shelve the quest for entertaining rugby and win ugly if they have to.

Steyn boots Bulls to victory

2011-05-21 21:16
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Morne Steyn has starred in the Bulls victory over the Sharks in their Super Rugby match in Durban, scoring 22 points.

Matfield back for Bulls

2011-05-18 15:15

Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has made four changes to his starting line up for their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks.

Jacobs the Sharks catalyst

2011-05-09 09:13

Adrian Jacobs attacked the advantage line superbly against the Brumbies on Saturday and was the catalyst for the Sharks revival.

No panic from the Sharks

2011-05-04 13:59

There has been some hard talking and self-analysis but there is unlikely to be any panic from a selection viewpoint from the Sharks.

'Stormers smashed us'

2011-05-02 08:06
133 comments

John Plumtree has described the 12-32 pummeling by the Stormers as one of his worst losses since taking over as coach in 2008.

Plumtree waits on Div

2011-04-11 12:31

Sharks coach John Plumtree says his waiting to hear from Bok coach Peter de Villiers when he should pick John Smit at hooker.

Sharks wait on Hargreaves

2011-04-05 09:13

Alistair Hargreaves is the only player from the Sharks team that lost to the Stormers that is in doubt for the clash with the Lions.

Sharks back to their game

2011-03-30 11:11
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Sharks coach John Plumtree has arrived home encouraged by the progress that his men are making back towards their playing style.

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