Send us your Two Oceans pics!

Will you be taking part in the Two Oceans Marathon? If so, send your pics to sport@news24.co.za - and we'll include you in our gallery!

LIVE

    Sharks hold breath on Jordaan

    2012-07-24 07:50
    Post a comment
    Cape Town - The Sharks are sweating over the availability of centre Paul Jordaan ahead of their Super Rugby semi-final against the Stormers at Newlands this weekend.

    Die Burger reports that the Durbanites are nevertheless optimistic that Jordaan will recover from the hamstring injury he picked up against the Reds over the weekend. He formed a formidable centre partnership with Tim Whitehead and also scored a spectacular try in Brisbane to help his team win 30-17.

    However, it looks less likely that fullback Patrick Lambie will recover from his ankle problems in time.

    Coach John Plumtree also stressed that the travel factor can't be used as an excuse for the Stormers game.

    "As the week progresses everyone will start feeling better and by Saturday they will be raring to go.

    "We obviously have to be clever in our preparations. Everyone talks about the travel factor, but we knew we'd have to travel if we were to make the playoffs, the only issue was, whereto.

    "I think it's a long road, but it's nice to come home and the guys are really upbeat about their prospects."

    The clash at Newlands kicks off at 17:05 on Saturday.



    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

    Comment on this story
    39 comments
    Add your comment
    Comment 0 characters remaining
    Live Video Streaming
    Video Highlights
    Sport Talk

    Fixtures

    19 April 2014
    • Sharks v Cheetahs, Durban 15:00
    • Stormers v Lions, Cape Town 17:05
    25 April 2014
    • Blues v Waratahs, Auckland 07:35
    • Brumbies v Chiefs, Canberra 09:40
    • Sharks v Highlanders, Durban 19:10
    26 April 2014
    • Hurricanes v Reds, Wellington 09:35
    • Western Force v Bulls, Perth 11:40
    • Cheetahs v Stormers, Bloemfontein 17:05

    Results

    19 April 2014
    18 April 2014
    12 April 2014
    11 April 2014
    05 April 2014
    04 April 2014
    29 March 2014
    28 March 2014
    22 March 2014
    21 March 2014
    15 March 2014
    14 March 2014
    08 March 2014
    07 March 2014
    01 March 2014
    28 February 2014
    23 February 2014
    22 February 2014
    21 February 2014
    15 February 2014

    Logs

    Rank Team P W Pts

    EXPERT OPINION

    “The Sharks as SA’s lone playoffs side for the first time in Super Rugby’s conference format is a fair possibility, warns Rob Houwing.”

    Opinion Poll

    Which teams will win the two SA Vodacom Super Rugby derbies (Sharks v Cheetahs and Stormers v Lions) this weekend?

    Monday Quiz Madness!

    TAKE THE QUIZ
    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.