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The Sharks partways with their coach and appoint a new CEO

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have confirmed that they have parted ways with coach Robert du Preez on the same day as they confirmed that Eduard Coetzee would be taking over from Gary Teichmann as the franchise's...

Newcastle Falcons sign Sharks Super Rugby star Philip van der Walt

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of back-rower Philip van der Walt on a three-year deal from South African Super Rugby side, the Sharks.     The 30-year-old will...

Warriors sign prop star Palframan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors have made tighthead prop Richard Palframan their eighth new signing for the 2019/20 season.Palframan will arrive at Sixways from Greene King IPA Championship club London Scottish.He...

Former Sharks centurion calls for a ‘complete clean-out of the coaching staff’

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Sharks winger Tony Watson, who made over 140 appearances on the wing for Natal between 1985 and 1993, has written a scathing open letter to his former team’s board following a poor run of...

Sharks playmaker swaps Durban for Manchester after impressive loan stint

4 months ago by Rugby Dump

Sale Sharks have today announced that Natal Sharks flyhalf Rob du Preez will rejoin the club, this time on a three-year deal. The Sharks number ten scored a lovely try against the Blues in Durban on Saturday,...

Kyle Cooper Extends Falcons Stay

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kyle Cooper has become the latest Newcastle Falcons player to pledge his future to the club, signing a new three-year contract.   The 29-year-old has impressed during his three seasons on Tyneside,...

Harvey Biljon signs three-year extension with Jersey Reds

5 months ago by Jersey Reds

Jersey Reds' Harvey Biljon has committed his future to the Island after signing a new deal stretching to summer 2024.   The newly-titled director of rugby, who marks five years in Jersey this...

Currie Cup winning flyhalf swaps one Sharks for another as deal is announced

8 months ago by Rugby Dump

The Natal Sharks won away from home on Saturday to pick up their first Currie Cup title since 2013 as they beat Western Province 17-12 in Cape Town. It was sweet revenge for the Sharks, who beat the defending...

Currie Cup Team of the Year

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup, South Africa's premier domestic rugby competition, came to a thrilling end this evening and we picked our a team of the tournament.   We tried to reward players that showed great...

Sharks hold their nerve to win first Currie Cup title since 2013

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks claimed their first Currie Cup title in five years on Saturday in a brave reversal of fortunes after going down in last year’s final.   They outscored Western Province two tries...