Preview: Lions v Sharks – 22/07/17

Follow @RedefinedRugby A clinical and composed approach from the Lions should see them secure a comfortable win over the Sharks at Ellis Park on Saturday to progress to a second successive home semi-final. After their defeat to the Jaguares, the Lions players challenged coach Johan Ackermann to only shave his beard when they lost another…

2017 Super Rugby Quarter-finalists decided

Follow @RedefinedRugby Semi-finals The semi-final host teams will be the highest ranked winners from the respective quarter-finals. Semi-final 1: Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 4 Semi-final 2: Winner QF 2 v Winner QF 3 So Possible Scenarios : SF 1 Lions vs Brumbies-Hurricanes  / Hurricanes vs Sharks / Brumbies vs Sharks SF 2 Crusaders vs Stormers-Chiefs  / Stormers vs Highlanders / Chiefs vs Highlanders

Result: Sharks 10 v 27 Lions – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Lions finished top of the Super Rugby standings with a 27-10 victory over the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday. Tries from Malcolm Marx, Andries Coetzee and Jaco Kriel proved too much for the Sharks who scored through Kobus van Wyk. The result means the Lions will meet the Sharks…

Preview: Sharks v Lions – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks and Lions are all set to end off their regular seasons with a humdinger in Durban with both teams naming their strongest possible starting XVs, despite having already booked their play-off spots. With little to play for at this stage, many would have thought Sharks boss Robert du Preez would have…

Result: Sharks 17 v 30 Bulls – 01/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Fullback Warrick Gelant scored a hat trick of tries as the Bulls made a mockery of their poor form this season with a comprehensive 30-17 victory over the Sharks at Kings Parkin Durban on Friday night. The victory is just a fourth of the season for the Bulls, who are already out of…

Preview: Sharks v Stormers – 27/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks take on the Stormers in what promises to be a highly entertaining South African derby in Durban on Saturday. Both sides head into this match on the back of impressive wins last weekend with the Sharks beating the Sunwolves in Singapore while the Stormers got the better of the Blues in…

Result: Sunwolves 17 v 38 Sharks – 20/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Cell C Sharks defeated the Sunwolves 38-17 following a strong flurry of tries in the end, as Lwazi Mvovo’s hat-trick secured the Vodacom Super Rugby bonus point victory in Singapore on Saturday. The six tries top two victory started early, a wonderfully clinical passage of play tested the Sunwolves’ defence as most…

Preview: Sunwolves v Sharks – 20/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sunwolves return to action in Singapore for the visit of the Sharks this weekend, with the South African franchise coming off a shock defeat. Fresh off a much-needed bye week, the Sunwolves went into their week off kicking their heels having had the result in Buenos Aires in their hands before falling…

Result: Kings 35 vs 32 Sharks – 13/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Kings won a confrontational South African derby 35-32 against the Sharks at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. It was a pulsating end to end encounter that went right down to the wire and saw plenty of off-the-ball scuffles. A last-gasp try from substitute Pieter-Steyn De Wet was the perfect ending to…

Result: Sharks 37 v 12 Force – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks continued their impressive home form with a 37-12 victory over the Western Force at Kings Park, Durban on Saturday. Tries from Jeremy Ward, Jean-Luc du Preez, Curwin Bosch and Lukhanyo Am ensured victory for Robert du Preez’s men as scores from James Verity-Amm and Marcel Brache proved too little for the Force.…

Preview: Sharks v Force – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Western Force face a daunting task when they take on the Sharks in their Super Rugby encounter in Durban on Saturday. The home side’s last match against Australian opposition was one to forget as they battled to get going in a dour game against the Rebels in Round 9 and eventually had…