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Bismarck du Plessis in tears after winning last game for Sharks

South African rugby hard man Bismarck du Plessis cried on Saturday after his final Super Rugby appearance for the Sharks ended in a 34-12 home victory over the Stormers.


South Africa rugby

Sharks announce departure of key Bok trio

South Africa's Sharks have confirmed the departure of three of their key Springbok players at the end of the Super Rugby season as their rebuilding starts for the next campaign.

Super Rugby

Jean Deysel banned for seven weeks

Sharks flanker Jean Deysel has been banned for seven weeks for kneeing an opponent in the head in a Super Rugby game.


Bismark Du Plessis cops four-week ban

Sharks hooker Bismarck du Plessis was suspended for four weeks on Sunday after kicking an opponent during his team's narrow Super Rugby victory over the Chiefs in Durban on Saturday, SANZAR said.


Sharks v Lions

Kings Park, Durban, Friday 5.35pm (AEST) Last meeting: Round 9 2014, Sharks 25 bt Lions 12 at Ellis Park. Head-to-head: Played 20 Sharks 15 Lions 3 Drawn 2 In Durban: Played 10 Sharks 9 Lions 1 Referee: Rohan Hoffman (AUS) TV: Live, FoxSports 502 Ladbrokes: Sharks $1.25, Lions $4


Jake White quits Sharks to further international aspirations

Jake White has stepped down as Director of Rugby at South Africa's Sharks Super Rugby team to pursue international opportunities ahead of the World Cup next year.


Richie McCaw to test broken ribs as Crusaders face ferocious Sharks in Super Rugby semi-final

Captain Richie McCaw entered the annals of New Zealand rugby folklore by playing in the 2011 World Cup with a broken foot but the pain was nothing compared to taking on England last month with fractured ribs.

Carney eyes legal action as four others sue Sharks

Todd Carney is considering legal action against Cronulla in a move which could add to the four lawsuits already slated for the courtroom against the embattled club this month.

  • by Adrian Proszenko

Sharks too strong for Blues

Playing a quarter of the match with 14 men, the Sharks ground out a 29-23 Super Rugby win over the Blues in Auckland on Friday.


Brumbies not worried about Jake White, but Sharks kicker Francois Steyn is a concern

Two senior ACT Brumbies have no issue with their former coach Jake White before his return to Canberra, but they are concerned their recent ill-discipline could lead to Durban Sharks kicker Francois Steyn leading the visitors to victory off his boot.

  • by David Polkinghorne

Sharks' bite too sharp for brave Rebels

Sharks get four-week Anzac odyssey off to a winning start,downing spirited Melbourne Rebels.

  • by Michael Lynch