Lions' victory only shining light in gloomy SA Super Rugby weekend

2019-04-21 12:12

The Lions emerged as the only winning side of the South African Conference in this weekend’s Super Rugby action.

Sharks’ slump: Is it just the start?

2019-04-19 20:21

There is a high risk now, their roster only toughening, of the wheels spinning off into the ditch for the Sharks, writes Rob Houwing

Sharks coach: Accountability starts with me

2019-04-18 11:35

Sharks coach Robert du Preez acknowledges that he must be held accountable when the side dishes up poor performances.

Reds make 3 changes as Sharks eye Durban victory

2019-04-17 09:49

The Reds have named their side for Friday's Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Durban.

Sharks stick with Du Preez, Bok props return

2019-04-16 15:30

Springbok props Coenie Oosthuizen and Tendai Mtawarira return to the Sharks' starting line-up to play the Reds on Friday afternoon.

SA conference shock: Why JAGUARES will win it!

2019-04-15 13:04

Rob Houwing, at the midway mark, gazes into the crystal ball and deduces that the Jaguares (yes) will end up winners of the volatile Super Rugby SA conference.

S15 SA conference: It’s the big squeeze

2019-04-13 21:49

We’re halfway, and the SA group in Super Rugby remains a source of immense head-scratching through fickle performances, writes Rob Houwing.

Jaguares embarrass diabolical Sharks in Durban

2019-04-13 16:51

The Sharks dished up one of the worst performances you could ever hope to see as they were thrashed by the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday.

Mapimpi not paying attention to Springbok hype

2019-04-10 14:25

Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi says he is not paying attention to the Springbok hype surrounding his 2019 form.

3 Kiwis appointed to ref SA sides

2019-04-10 09:08

Three New Zealand referees will be in charge of Super Rugby games featuring South African teams this weekend.


Du Preez, surprisingly, praises Sharks after Reds slip

2019-04-20 07:07

Sharks coach Robert du Preez has, surprisingly, praised his players following their 21-14 loss to the Reds in Durban on Friday.

Reds punish woeful Sharks

2019-04-19 16:57

The Reds added to the Sharks' woes when they won their Super Rugby encounter at Kings Park.

Reds coach expects Sharks backlash

2019-04-17 13:18

Reds coach Brad Thorn expects a tough encounter against the Sharks at Kings Park.

Argentinian referee for Good Friday clash at Kings Park

2019-04-17 09:26

Argentina’s Federico Anselmi will referee the Sharks’ Super Rugby clash against the Reds in Durban on Good Friday.

Super Rugby: 6 vital remaining SA games

2019-04-16 14:06

Rob Houwing picks half a dozen fixtures from the second half of ordinary season that could be pivotal to final placings in Super Rugby’s SA conference.

5 talking points: Super Rugby Week 9

2019-04-15 07:27

Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after Week 9 of the 2019 Super Rugby competition.

Du Preez: One of the worst Sharks performances in years

2019-04-13 20:19

Sharks coach Robert du Preez acknowledges that his side's 51-17 loss to the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday was one of the worst performances by a Sharks team in years.

Sharks rest props Beast, Coenie for Jaguares' visit

2019-04-11 10:50

Jean-Luc du Preez has made a welcome return to rugby after a long-term injury and has been named on the bench for the Sharks’ Super Rugby clash with the Jaguares.

'Overwhelmed' Sharks hooker's whirlwind few weeks

2019-04-10 09:24

Sharks hooker Kerron van Vuuren is in the middle of a career whirlwind, but he is long every minute of it.

Despite crushing loss, bookies see Lions as SA's best bet

2019-04-09 11:33

Despite their mauling at the hands of the Sharks, leading bookmakers still view the Lions as South Africa's best bet for Super Rugby success this season.

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