Bismarck du Plessis

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First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rugby: what gives the Sharks teeth

AT this stage of Super Rugby last year, the Sharks were in third place on the log — but only because of the absurd rule that one side from each country must finish in the top three. Had it not been for that variation of affirmative action, there would ... [Published Financial Mail - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Jake White, Rugby, John Smit
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Late try by Lwazi Mvovo moves Sharks to top spot

Lwazi Mvovo scored a superb chip-and-chase try to secure a 25-12 victory for Coastal Sharks over the Golden Lions on Saturday and top place on the Super 15 table.The Durban franchise were just three points ahead in a fiercely contested South African showdown ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sharks find way to see off Lions

A late opportunist try from flying fullback Lwazi Mvovo broke open a grinding South African derby and gave the Sharks a hard-earned 25-12 win over the Lions in Super Rugby today.Mvovo swooped on turnover ball and used his blistering pace to chase his ... [Published ONE News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Jake hands Odwa his ton

The evergreen winger will play receive his 100th Super Rugby cap, mere weeks after twin Akona achieved the same feat with the Bulls.What is pretty startling about the brothers’ accolades is that they’ve been earned via the same virtues.Neither are blessed ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bulls spoil Sharks unbeaten record

The Bulls extended their revival and condemned the table-topping Sharks to their first defeat of the season as the hosts ran out 23-19 winners from a tense South African derby today.Although the Sharks led 13-6 after a dominant first half, flanker Jacques ... [Published ONE News - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Strauss marks a milestone as Cheetahs captain

Strauss, 28, will captain the Cheetahs for a landmark 50th time today in his 95th Super Rugby game against the Blues in Auckland, but he has been hugely disappointed with the three straight losses on tour.Strauss, left, made his Super Rugby debut for ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Skipper: We are starting to gel

The Loftus derby tomorrow night is the table-toppers’ first away trip of the campaign and they’re apparently planning on being unrecognisable.“We’ve been speaking about this first away game, it’s the altitude derby.“It’s an opportunity to try some news ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Sharks unchanged for Bulls clash

CAPE TOWN - Sharks coach Jake White has named an unchanged side to face the Bulls in a Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.White has opted for continuity, naming the same 15 that started against the Queensland Reds last weekend.White did ... [Published Eye Witness News - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Reds out to skin unbeaten Sharks

Taking on the Sharks at Kings Park seems a tough task for any Super Rugby side at the moment but The Reds have a crack at South Africa's only unbeaten side in the tournament this weekend.For the first time in three matches, Jake White has made some changes ... [Published SABC - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

We really need to talk about Keven

All Black replacements are at hand for Carter and McCaw but so far there is no one to fill Mealamu's boots.The All Blacks' famous warhorses are hobbling towards the test season, and the World Cup beyond that. Another tilt at glory is a long way off. But ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 2 reports

Steyn the unlikely star as Sharks sink Lions

Durban (South Africa) (AFP) - Francois Steyn was the unlikely man of the match as Coastal Sharks posted a bonus-point 37-23 Super 15 victory over Golden Lions in Durban Saturday.Originally selected at inside centre, the 2007 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok ... [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Nov 09 2013 - Updated Nov 09 2013 - 3 reports

Wales will prosper when they cut out the silly sections | Eddie Butler

That Wales were dismayed to lose to the second best team in the world says everything about their state of mind• Andy Bull's match report There seemed to be division of this game into neat little segments, some of them pulsating, others slightly ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Nov 09 2013]

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Rugby: what gives the Sharks teeth [Published Financial Mail - Apr 14 2014]
Late try by Lwazi Mvovo moves Sharks to top spot [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 13 2014]
Sharks find way to see off Lions [Published ONE News - Apr 12 2014]
Jake hands Odwa his ton [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 11 2014]
Waratahs brutalised by mauling Sharks in Durban [Published Camden Advertiser - Mar 29 2014]
Bulls spoil Sharks unbeaten record [Published ONE News - Mar 22 2014]
Strauss marks a milestone as Cheetahs captain [Published Citizen.co.za - Mar 22 2014]
Skipper: We are starting to gel [Published Citizen.co.za - Mar 21 2014]
Sharks unchanged for Bulls clash [Published Eye Witness News - Mar 20 2014]
Sharks unchanged for Loftus trip [Published Citizen.co.za - Mar 20 2014]
Lambie lands 19 points as Sharks stretch lead [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 15 2014]
Reds out to skin unbeaten Sharks [Published SABC - Mar 13 2014]
We really need to talk about Keven [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 12 2014]
Jantjies not to blame for Lions loss: coach [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 10 2014]
Steyn the unlikely star as Sharks sink Lions [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 08 2014]
Steyn the star as Sharks sink Lions [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 08 2014]
Dean Ryan: My world XV 2013 after the Lions and... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Nov 30 2013]
Baa Baas ruin Fiji Centenary celebrations [Published France24 - Science - Nov 30 2013]
Boks and All Blacks dominate Barbarians squad f... [Published France24 - Asia Pacific - Nov 19 2013]
Wales will prosper when they cut out the silly ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Nov 09 2013]
South Africa beat Wales 24-15 in rugby union [Published France24 - Science - Nov 09 2013]
Wales 15-24 South Africa [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Nov 09 2013]
New Zealand have set the standard for England a... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Oct 26 2013]
Australia’s woes continue at Newlands [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 29 2013]
SPORTS BRIEFS [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 17 2013]
All Blacks beat ’Boks in bruising Test [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 14 2013]
Smit, Venter aim at Sharks winning 2013 Currie Cup [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 09 2013]
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