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Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
'We won little moments to stay in the fight' - Wilkins hails Connacht effort in Sharks win
Pete Wilkins says his side showed dogged resilience to keep a determined Sharks team at bay in Durban.
Last month
November 2023
Tenacious Connacht grind out statement victory against Sharks
Western province hold on for one-point win in Durban.
Tenacious Connacht grind out statement victory against Sharks
Western province hold on for one-point win in Durban.
This year
Leinster make five changes to the side that lost to Glasgow
Jamie Osborne and Rhys Ruddock among those to come into starting line-up for Sharks clash.
Conway returns for Munster's URC opener against Sharks
Five academy players in province’s match-day squad.
Basking shark swims under kayak in ‘surreal’ experience off coast of west Cork
Kayakers Louise Barker and Becky Hatchett were astonished when the ‘stunning creature’ approached them.
Munster fight back to earn valuable draw against Sharks
A defeat with no bonus points would have meant the province were in danger of missing out on Champions Cup rugby next season.
Munster KOd in Champions Cup as Sharks make a statement in South Africa
A dominant third quarter from the hosts changed the complexion of the game.
Munster's self-inflicted wounds will hurt most after shipping 50 in Durban
Out of the Champions Cup, Munster now face another tough trip to South Africa in the URC.
Munster KOd in Champions Cup as Sharks make a statement in South Africa
A dominant third quarter from the hosts changed the complexion of the game.
La Rochelle complete clean sweep to qualify, Harlequins hold off Sharks to advance
Hooker George McGuigan scored two tries as Gloucester also made the last 16.
Two thirds of reef sharks and rays risk extinction due to climate change and overfishing
Sharks are under most threat in the Western Atlantic and parts of the Indian Ocean.
South African sides to play in Europe if they earn 'home' Champions Cup semis
The Sharks have won three from three so far, while the Bulls and Stormers have impressed too.
Ulster's URC clash away to Sharks rescheduled for late February
Dan McFarland’s side will line out in Durban on Saturday, 25 February.
Hansen and Bealham back for Connacht as Sharks send their second-string
Andy Friend’s side are 13th in the URC table and badly need a win.
Big boost for Connacht with Irish internationals returning for Sharks clash
Bundee Aki, Mack Hansen, and Finlay Bealham are all available again.
Last year
Sharks coach departs role in the wake of heavy URC loss to Cardiff
The club confirmed this evening that Everitt has vacated his position.
'Quite odd' - Medical review underway on Ulster's gastro outbreak in South Africa
Glasgow also had their game against the Lions postponed.
‘These South African teams are not yet the polished sides of the past’
Bobby Skinstad believes the best is still to come from South Africa’s URC franchises.
Smith lands late drop-goal to send the Bulls into the URC semi-finals
Jake White’s side will meet Leinster next weekend.
'The Sharks are capable of winning the URC'
Connacht blown away by pace and strength of South African newcomers who scored 31 unanswered points in today’s clash at King’s Park.
Basking sharks to be granted 'protected wild animals' status
The giant basking sharks feed on plankton and are regularly seen swimming slowly through the seas off Ireland.
All time
'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'
Noel McNamara is thriving in his new role with the Sharks after joining from Leinster.
Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park
Munster scored six tries to beat the Sharks at Thomond Park this evening.
Zebo is back, fans are back, Snyman is back - so can Munster bring the good times back?
Johann van Graan’s side take on the Sharks tonight in Thomond Park.
Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash
Rugby World Cup winner RG Snyman is set to make his Thomond Park debut off the bench on his second appearance for the province having missed last season through injury.
Komodo dragon and two in five shark species in danger of becoming extinct
About 28% of the 138,000 species assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature are now at risk of vanishing.
Beirne out of isolation and back on the scoresheet for the Lions
The Munster and Ireland man is pushing for a Test start at blindside flanker.
Lions tour moves to Cape Town as Springboks struggle with Covid outbreak
Warren Gatland’s men will leave five of their party behind in Johannesburg.
'He’s definitely putting his hand up' - Lions boss Gatland impressed by Conan
The tourists move on to Cape Town tomorrow but don’t know who they will play on Wednesday.
Beirne bags brace as Lions rack up 71 points after earlier Sharks scare
Jaden Hendrikse’s red card allowed Warren Gatland’s men to storm home.
Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted
Yesterday’s negative PCR results were a great relief to the Lions camp.
Conan, Furlong and Beirne start in much-changed Lions XV against Sharks
The game will go ahead after the Lions squad returned negative PCR test results.
Lions to play the Sharks for second time on Saturday in Pretoria
The tourists have more PCR testing today and tomorrow.
Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa
The Ireland lock led Warren Gatland’s side to their big win over the Sharks.
Gatland's Lions put Covid upheaval aside to run eight tries past Sharks
Josh Adams was outstanding again as he and Duhan van der Merwe grabbed hat-tricks.
Lions look to sink teeth into Sharks after a day of Covid chaos in SA
Warren Gatland is sending out an exciting team this evening.
Henshaw back running as Lions wait for clarity amid Covid uncertainty
The Springboks and Bulls have both reported positive Covid-19 cases.
Ireland's Iain Henderson to captain the Lions in clash with the Sharks
The 29-year-old Ulsterman will lead a completely changed starting XV on Wednesday.
Leinster academy boss McNamara set for move to South Africa's Sharks
The former Ireland U20s head coach will be part of the United Rugby Championship next season.