Chiliboy Ralepelle rugby player
Chiliboy Ralepelle rugby player

Chiliboy Ralepelle

11th Sep 1986 1.78m/105kg Hooker

11 Years on from Jaque Fourie and Morne Steyn's heroics

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

11 Years to the day, the Springboks claimed a series victory over the British and Irish Lions with a 28-25 win in a classic Test match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.   With tempers flaring...

Akker van der Merwe's suspension leaves the Sharks light on hookers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks hooker Akker van der Merwe pleaded guilt for contravening Law 9.12: A player must not physically abuse anyone, after he was Red Carded for a fight with Bulls hooker Schalk Brits during a Super...

Currie Cup Round Two Preview

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa's oldest provincial rugby competition continues this weekend with the Golden Lions, Sharks and Western Province all kicking off their campaigns this week after having a bye in round one.   Golden...

Players set to use the Currie Cup as a stepping stone

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Historically, South African players could use the Currie Cup as their stepping stone into the Springbok. Super Rugby has since taken over that role from the oldest rugby competition in the world but that...

Ralepelle To Lead The Sharks

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have confirmed that the very experienced Sharks hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle, will captain the Sharks during the 2018 Currie Cup tournament.   Chiliboy is a highly respected senior player...

Crusaders v Sharks Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Crusaders will host the Sharks in Christchurch which will be the first time the sides have met since 2016 with the Crusaders claiming a 14-19 victory in Durban on the day.  The defending...

Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 Super Rugby teams have been narrowed down to just 8 teams who will battle it out to lift the Super Rugby trophy on 4 August.    Road to the Final:    Hurricanes v Chiefs The...

Unchanged Sharks Team to Face Crusaders

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

No injuries following the Sharks final regular season game against the Jaguares means that head coach Robert du Preez has been able to name a completely unchanged 23 for their Super Rugby quarter-final...

Nkosi Injured as Sharks Name Squad to Face Jaguares

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has largely stuck with last week’s side in naming his team to host the Jaguares this weekend.    The Sharks head into the final round of action...

Sharks Name Team To Face Stormers

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks team has been named to travel to Cape Town this weekend to take on the Stormers.    A loss to the Sharks will consign the Stormers to finish bottom of the South African Conference,...