Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Sunwolves

The Cell C Sharks opening match of the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby season sees us taking on Japan’s Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday looking for a good start to the season. Captain Louis Schreuder admits that besides the match specific goals, the team’s focus is on getting a positive result from this first game and then building from there. …

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The Time is Now

The Cell C Sharks are in Singapore ahead of our opening 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby fixture against the Sunwolves, looking to get the season off to a positive and successful start on Saturday. There is no doubting that head coach Robert du Preez has selected a powerful side at this juncture (given that he has less than a handful of players unavaila…

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Raring to Go

He missed parts of 2017 and 2018 due to a long term injury, but for Cell C Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen, starting the season injury-free motivates him to contribute to the team’s cause in a big way. The pre-season is out of the way, the Cell C Sharks have played two warm-up matches and this weekend face the Sunwolves in the opening weekend’…

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Tour Squad To Singapore

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has named his touring squad that travels to Singapore today ahead of the team’s Vodacom Super Rugby round one clash with the Sunwolves. A 25-man squad has been selected for the opening week’s action with du Preez selecting a strong side with a handful of youngsters who have really put up their hands i…

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Honours Shared

The spoils were shared between the Cell C Sharks and Bulls when the two teams met on a hot Saturday afternoon in their final hit-out, the sides enjoying a seven-all draw. A big crowd packed Ashton International College in Ballito for this final warm-up match ahead of next week’s opening Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Sunwolves to watch som…

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Strong Sharks Team

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has selected his strongest available squad to take on the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s warm-up match at Ashton College in Ballito, in preparation for the imminent Vodacom Super Rugby competition. There were no injury concerns aside from a few minor niggles out of the Super Hero Sunday clash with the Emir…

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Playing his Part

Cell C Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am spent a fair portion of the 2018 season off the field, sidelined by injury, but he’s back to full fitness and against the Emirates Lions in the Super Hero Sunday hit-out, showed that he’s back to his best form. “It was nice to get stuck in again and I was happy with the way things went for me against the Li…

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Thumbs-Up

Head coach of the Cell C Sharks, Robert du Preez, gave his team the thumbs-up following their pre-season clash with the Lions in Cape Town during the Super Hero Sunday double-header. In a game very much of two halves, the Cell C Sharks were under pressure in the first 40, but the second half saw sustained periods of exciting, attacking rugby, al…

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Lions On Top

The Cell C Sharks got our 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby preparations off to an important start with a tough hit-out against the Lions in the Super Hero Sunday double-header at Cape Town Stadium. The Lions prevailed 19-14, but it could so easily have been a different result in a game of two halves, the Lions enjoying more possession in the first half,…

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