Big Last Push

The Cell C Sharks travel to Kimberley to take on Griquas in our final pool match of the 2018 Currie Cup competition, knowing that only a win will suffice ahead of the semi-final stages. Currently in second spot, a home semi-final hasn’t been completely sewn up, with the Blue Bulls looking for a big game against Western Province as they seek a …

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Top of the Table Clash

It’s team one on the log hosting team two as Western Province and the Cell C Sharks go head-to-head at Newlands Stadium in our penultimate Currie Cup clash of the pool stages on Saturday. Both teams are unbeaten and have accrued maximum log points from four previous fixtures heading into this huge coastal derby. The winner of this match is lik…

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Returning to Action

It’s been an incredibly frustrating and tough 10 months for Springbok and Cell C Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen, but he’s now smiling at the prospect of spending time on the field rather than the gym. Having come on during the second half of our Currie Cup match against the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday and playing his …

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Xerox Golden Lions

The Cell C Sharks host the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in what is shaping up to be the start of a season-defining fortnight and a must-win game for both sides. After their shock defeat to Western Province at home last week, the Lions will come to Durban intent on turning things around and proving that the defeat was a fl…

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Constantly Learning

Aphelele Fassi might still be new to many Cell C Sharks rugby fans, but if his early form in the Currie Cup (and the warm-up match against Bordeaux Begles) is anything to go by, he’s destined to become a household name. “It’s been a great year for me so far, but one thing I keep telling myself is that I need to keep learning,” he explain…

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Returning to Action

The Cell C Sharks return from our bye with a fresh sense of purpose and understanding of what is required during the second half of the shortened version of the Currie Cup, when the take on the Xerox Golden Lions on Saturday at JONSSON KINGS PARK. A 100% success rate in our opening three games to date has set us up nicely for a top four finish, …

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Club Rugby Column

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians and College Rovers have gone through to face each other once again in the final of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup club rugby knockout competition after resounding wins in the semi-finals played last Friday at the Bidvest Insurance Crusaders Rugby Club in Durban North. It turned out to be a sad night for club rugby with…

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Club Rugby Column

Then there were four. The draw for the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup semi finals was held in the Jock Leyden Media Centre at Jonsson Kings Park on Monday evening and sees the last four sides left in the competition all set and squaring up for action at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North on Friday evening, FN…

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