Heroic Win

The Cell C Sharks bounced back from last week’s defeat with a wonderful 24-17 victory over the visiting Stormers at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday in a tight Vodacom Super Rugby clash. On a beautiful late summer evening, in a match played in perfect conditions, it couldn’t have been more tense, but ultimately the Cell C Sharks’ heroics were …

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Sharks Go Down

The Cell C Sharks lost 40-10 to the Vodacom Bulls at JONSSON KINGS PARK on a wet Saturday evening in a match where things just didn’t go right for the home team. The Cell C Sharks were dealt a late blow with Beast Mtawarira pulling out of the match with a groin strain and while one player does not make a team, perhaps it was a portent of bad t…

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Big Goals

Although the Cell C Sharks’ four match tour overseas did not herald the kind of success we would have liked as far as log points go, the performances in the last fortnight indicate that there is something special in this team. A gut-wrenching last-gasp loss to the Hurricanes has only emboldened the team to push for the rewards they work so har…

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Gallant Effort

An impressive Cell C Sharks team narrowly lost to the Hurricanes in Napier in New Zealand in quite the most dramatic fashion as they went down 38-37 in a pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Napier on Friday morning in the final of four tour matches before returning to Durban. A brave, committed effort sadly couldn’t ensure a win that, for m…

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A Performance to be Proud Of

A spectacular performance from the Cell C Sharks set up an emphatic 63-40 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Blues in Auckland on Saturday in an 12 try thriller that never let up from start to finish. The Cell C Sharks had won the last four of five matches against the Blues in Auckland, and extended our record to 15 victories of the 20 matches p…

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Getting it Right

The Cell C Sharks are under no illusions as to the challenge that lies ahead when we take on the Blues in Auckland in our third Vodacom Super Rugby tour match and first on New Zealand soil this Saturday. It has not been the successful tour that was planned following two defeats, but there is a steely determination to put on a commanding performa…

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Not Good Enough in Melbourne

The Cell C Sharks were beaten 46-14 by the Rebels at AAMI Park in Melbourne in a disappointing Vodacom Super Rugby clash on Friday morning. The game never really clicked into gear but the Rebels managed to make the most of their opportunities to underline their status as the best Australian side in the competition. The Cell C Sharks were look…

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Brumbies edge Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks fought back bravely against the Brumbies at Gio Stadium in Canberra in their first tour match of the Vodacom Super Rugby competition before going down 24-17 to the Australians. Early pressure on the Brumbies saw them concede a lineout and attacking ball to the Cell C Sharks, but a scrum penalty conceded gave the home side an earl…

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Preview: Brumbies vs Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks and Brumbies have been involved in some epic tussles over the years, with the spoils fairly evenly-shared before the 20th Vodacom Super Rugby meeting between the two sides in Canberra on Saturday. In fact last year’s Cell C Sharks victory, also in Canberra, swung the pendulum in our favour, taking us into a lead of 10 wins to…

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