Finals time

The Cell C Sharks will feature in the 2018 Currie Cup final after defeating the Lions 33-24 in a pulsating semi-final at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. It was a match when the Cell C Sharks appeared to have the result wrapped up for three quarters of the game, only for the Lions to hit back in quite the most bizarre circumstances befo…

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The Time is Now

Knock-out time is here and once again the Cell C Sharks find ourselves in the Currie Cup semi-finals, with the honour of hosting the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday at 2.30pm. The Cell C Sharks will go into this match with continuity in team selection, although head coach Robert du Preez admitted that there were some nice se…

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Continuity for the Cell C Sharks

The 126th anniversary of the first staging of the Currie Cup competition winds towards a climax as four teams go head to head in this year’s semi-finals, with the Cell C Sharks hosting the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday. After finishing second on the overall log, the Cell C Sharks earned the honour of a home semi-final wh…

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Knock-out Time

The Cell C Sharks Under 19s will host their Western Province counterparts in the SA Under 19 Championship semi-final at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday looking to maintain their unbeaten ways. This team has performed consistently and successfully all season and the reward for finishing top, undefeated through 12 rounds of the pool stages, is a ho…

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Expression and Confidence

This weekend’s Currie Cup semi-final against the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK is all about striking the balance between playing bonus point chasing, attacking rugby versus knock-out rugby. Essentially, it’s about doing what has proved successful over the course of the campaign. “Although bonus points don’t count, if the op…

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Set-Piece Battle

The last time the Cell C Sharks and Golden Lions met, it was the home side that prevailed at JONSSON KINGS PARK, and we will be looking for more of the same in Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final. Lock Hyron Andrews predicts a huge set-piece battle between two proud teams that both give focus to the forward battle upfront. The victory over Gri…

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Patience the Key

The Cell C Sharks proved too powerful for a lively Griquas side in both teams’ final pool match of this year’s Currie Cup, with the visiting Durbanites showing patience at key stages in the build-up to a number of tries. Many of the scores came off the back of some hard work, interspersed with moments of individual brilliance or just sheer p…

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Home Semi Achieved

The Cell C Sharks were too good for a game Griquas side in our 41-11 Currie Cup victory at Tafel Lager Park on Saturday afternoon with the bonus point coming in the first half of an exciting match and a dominant display that sets us up nicely for a home semi-final. Although Griquas had nothing to lose in this game,  they couldn't string togethe…

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