The Sharks have won two of their last three Super Rugby games against the Chiefs and will now be looking to snare back-to-back wins against them for the first time since 2008-09.
The Chiefs have won their last four Super Rugby games against the Sharks when hosting on
Mitch Hunt scored a last-minute try before kicking the conversion as the Crusaders secured a 21-21 draw against the Sharks in Christchurch on Friday.
Although the home side outscored their visitors by three tries to none, the Sharks were in the lead for most of the match and were on course
The Crusaders have played the Sharks 22 times in Super rugby since 1998 and the Crusaders have won 18 matches, drawn 0 and lost 4 times.
The Crusaders 18 wins out of 22 matches gives them a record of winning 82% of their matches against the Sharks regardless of venue.
The NSW Waratahs have won their last eight home games against the Sharks, their last defeat at home to the Durban club coming back in 2000.
The NSW Waratahs will be facing South African opposition for the first time this season, since the beginning of 2017 they've won
The Sharks have won eight of their last 11 Super Rugby encounters with the Reds (L3), each of those wins have seen them score 21 points or more against the Queenslanders.
The Sharks have won 21 of their last 26 Super Rugby home games against Australian opposition (D2,
It felt like they had turned a corner last weekend when they delivered a similar drubbing to the Lions, but alas it seems as if their positive result was the fluke rather than the norm.
The match began very poorly for the hosts as Tomas Cubelli went over for the first
The Sharks have played the Jaguares 19 times in Super rugby since 2016 and the Sharks have won 5 matches, drawn 0 and lost once.
The Sharks 5 wins out of 6 matches gives them a record of winning 836% of their matches against the Jaguares regardless of venue.
This weekend the
Makazole Mapimpi scored a brace as the Sharks claimed a 42-5 bonus-point win and scored their first victory at Ellis Park since 2014.
The Sharks came into this match as underdogs – despite the lack of experience in the Lions match-day squad – searching for their first win against South African
Johannesburg (Lions) have played Durban (Sharks) 29 times in Super rugby since 1998 and Johannesburg (Lions) have won 10 matches and drawn 2.
Johannesburg (Lions) 10 Super rugby victories gives them a record of winning 35% of their matches against Durban (Sharks) regardless of venue.
This weekend the match will be played
The Bulls returned to winning ways with a 19-16 Super Rugby victory over the Sharks in Durban, in a match that saw both teams reduced to 14 men following a double sending off.
The Bulls may have convincingly won the reverse fixture earlier this month, but that before last week's surprise