Reflections

The Cell C Sharks loss in the Currie Cup final at Growthpoint KINGS PARK should not define the team, but instead we should be looking at the many highs, accomplishments and developments made over the course of the season. Reflecting on the match, Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez described the game as one of two halves. We had led from s…

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Disappointing End

A season that promised so much sadly ended in disappointment when Western Province defeated the Cell C Sharks 33-21 in the 2017 Currie Cup Final at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday. The first half offered the opportunity to see out the season in style, one that should have ended in the glory promised in a fruitful campaign that saw us finish t…

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Currie Cup Final Preview

The best course of action leading into Saturday’s Currie Cup Final against Western Province at Growthpoint KINGS PARK would be to adopt the attitude of changing nothing. Continuity is vital and in that respect, only one change to the starting line-up is perfect. So too is the importance of continuing where the team has delivered during the cou…

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Currie Cup Final Time

The Cell C Sharks side to take on DHL Western Province in Saturday’s Currie Cup Final at Growthpoint KINGS PARK remains relatively unchanged as head coach Robert du Preez rewards last week’s victorious team. The forwards remain unchanged from last week’s semi-final and there is just one enforced change amongst the backline, Sbu Nkosi is ou…

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Exciting Times

After 13 weeks of competitive Currie Cup rugby, the time is here for glory, with one final hurdle – this Saturday’s final – to safely negotiate in order for the Cell C Sharks team to transform potential into success. It’s been quite the most enjoyable season, the blips on the radar nothing serious and certainly of no real consequence in …

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A Fitting Finale

The Cell C Sharks will go into this Saturday’s Currie Cup Final against Western Province at Growthpoint KINGS PARK with a lot of confidence following our semi-final victory over a game and competitive Vodacom Blue Bulls side. It is a fitting finale to the domestic season, with the top two sides contesting the final, and the top finisher host…

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Sharks do the Business

A high quality Currie Cup semi-final saw the Cell C sharks emerge 37-27 victors over worthy opponents in the Blue Bulls to earn a home final at Growthpoint KINGS PARK next Saturday. Both sides need to be congratulated for playing adventurous and exciting running rugby, fitting of a semi-final. In fact the paying public would have been more than …

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Vodacom Blue Bulls

Saturday marks semi-final time and the excitement that comes with knowing that we’re at the business end of the Currie Cup competition when the Cell C Sharks host the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Head coach Robert du Preez has made three changes to his starting line-up and explains that as far as team selection, he has probabl…

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Knock-out Time

The Cell C Sharks will be looking to show the kind of form we demonstrated in our ten match winning streak that took us to an unassailable position on the log and the honour of hosting our knock-out matches for as long as we remain in the Currie Cup competition. Having suffered a hiccup against Western Province on the weekend, it’s back to pla…

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