The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
South African brothers Robert and Daniel du Preez contributed 12 of Sale Sharks' points in their victory over Premiership leaders Exeter.
After five seasons with the Sharks, initially as an assistant coach and thereafter as head coach, Robert du Preez has parted ways with the KwaZulu-Natal franchise.
Head coach Robert du Preez is on a planned break as the Sharks aim to defend their Currie Cup title.
Sharks CEO Gary Teichmann says head coach Robert du Preez has the full backing of the union despite rumours of disunity within the camp.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez was full of praise for his players after their 27-17 Super Rugby win over the Lions in Durban.
Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has named a slightly changed side for their South African Super Rugby derby against the Lions at Kings Park.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has praised his side's defensive efforts in their draw against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday.
Rob Houwing on why the Sharks going fullest strength against the red-hot Crusaders may not automatically be the wisest course of action.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has, surprisingly, praised his players following their 21-14 loss to the Reds in Durban on Friday.
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.
The Sharks may have lost two of their stars permanently, but their bank account should offset the loss somewhat.
The Sharks have confirmed that they have parted ways with coach Robert du Preez.
The Sharks have announced that Sean Everitt will be their head coach in the 2019 Currie Cup.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.
It will be difficult for the second-fiddle team from Saturday’s Durban derby to earn a playoffs ticket from there, suggests Rob Houwing.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez says that although his team have picked up six points on their tour of Australasia, their job is not yet finished.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has launched a scathing attack at critics of the team.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez says he will have to think about whether to continue leaving his son, Robert du Preez Jnr, out of the side for Curwin Bosch.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez acknowledges that he must be held accountable when the side dishes up poor performances.
The Sharks are out for revenge when they host the Bulls in Saturday's Super Rugby encounter at Kings Park in Durban.
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