Same knee, same round, different season

Pieter Steph du Toit is injured the same knee he did in round five last year. The Sharks traditional weakness at lock will be tested to the brink with news that Pieter Steph du Toit has suffered a “potentially” season ending injury. Du Toit had the dreaded ACL injury in 2014 and this time he […]

Stormers and Sharks reignite bitter rivalry!

SHARKS Rugby is a funny old game… when you’re winning that is. The oval ball most certainly didn’t bounce in favour of the Sharks last weekend, as they found themselves on the short end of the referees whistle in their toe-to-toe humdinger with the Bulls that ultimately saw the Durban franchise return home with a big fat zero […]

Recovering Sharks take on injured Bulls

VS Sharks statistics [table id=61 /] Cobus Reinach! He’s like Sarel Pretorius with a bit less x-factor and a lot less miss tackles. View image | gettyimages.com Bulls statistics Sharks injuries [table id=18 /] Bulls injuries [table id=8 /] Full Sharks squad and transfers [table id=51 /] Full Bulls squad and transfers [table id=41 /] […]

Last weeks losers seek redemption

VS Sharks statistics [table id=61 /] Stand-in Captain Pat Lambie kicked was the shining line in a dull Sharks performance last week View image | gettyimages.com Lions statistics Sharks injuries [table id=18 /] Lions injuries [table id=15 /] Full Sharks squad and transfers [table id=51 /] Full Lions squad and transfers [table id=48 /] Read […]

Sonny Bill Williams celebrated his first Super Rugby Title by giving some guys in the crowd a lap dance

Sonny Bill Williams is playing the game

We’d love him to do badly, we really would. The boxing, code-jumping and no-look passes. Sonny Bill Williams treats rugby like a mistress that will never dare ask for commitment. The only consolation is he treats boxing with even more contempt, twice being stripped of titles due to inactivity. Vacant titles that were served up […]

Upset number 3: Stormers vs Bulls

Continue reading for the Scout’s Fantasy Picks, Stats & Injuries The long-awaited return of Pierre Spierre came in the 31st minute when Arno Botha injured his pectoral. Spies has been named captain against the Hurricanes this weekend. (silly hat courtesy of Ali G) View image | gettyimages.com Fantasy Bargain Bin: Vincent Koch had a very […]

Upset number 2: Sharks vs Cheetahs

Continue reading for the Scout’s Fantasy Picks, Stats & Injuries Stand-in Captain Pat Lambie kicked brilliantly while most of his teammates sat around, arms folded. View image | gettyimages.com Fantasy Bargain Bin: Flanker Jean Cook scored the Cheetahs opening try View image | gettyimages.com Scout pick: Willie Britz carried 61 metres and will thrive in […]

Upset number 1: Crusaders vs Rebels

Continue reading for the Scout’s Fantasy Picks, Stats & Injuries Naughty gingers! Nic Stirzaker & Scott Higginbotham were both cited for foul play after the match. Fantasy Bargain Bin: Lopeti Timani made 18 carries and scored a try during the Rebels upset win over the Crusaders View image | gettyimages.com Scout pick: Sean McMahon is […]

Super Rugby Team Profile – Cheetahs

Cheetahs squad The Cheetahs squad has been decimated this season losing inspirational Captain Adriaan Strauss who’s taken the pie eating Trevor Nyakane with him to the Bulls. The Bloem franchise have also lost Lappies Labuschagne, Philip van der Walt, Johan Goosen and Hennie Daniller. To add injury to insult, Sergeal Peterson, Elgar Watts & Willem […]