Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Xerox Golden Lions

The Golden Lions will host the Cell C Sharks at Emirates Airline Park this weekend with both sides knowing how important the outcome of this Currie Cup match will be in their respective tournament goals. A rare Sunday match beckons with the Lions having lost at home last weekend and desperate not to suffer back-to-back defeats, while the Cell C …

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Huge Clash Beckons

The Cell C Sharks have a huge assignment this weekend when they travel to Johannesburg to take on the Golden Lions at Emirates Airline Park in a vital Currie Cup clash on Sunday. Under 21 flyhalf Boeta Chamberlain is poised to make his senior debut after the loss of Curwin Bosch to a lower back sprain that has ruled him out of action and head co…

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Big Task for Juniors

The second-round match between the Cell C Sharks Under 21’s and the Blue Bulls takes place at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Friday afternoon with plenty riding on the outcome of this match. A disappointing return leg loss to Western Province (who they beat in the first round) last week has added a measure of pressure for a Cell C Sharks side looking t…

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Defence Wins Games

While it may seem like a strange thing to say because, after all, tries win games, but ultimately the pressure brought to bear on Toyota Free State secured the Cell C Sharks a stunning victory at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday. Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt admitted after the game how pleased he was with the effort and spirit shown by hi…

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Heroics Rewarded

The Cell C Sharks and Toyota Free State put on a wonderful advert for Currie Cup rugby on Saturday before the Cell C Sharks ran out 27-20 victors at JONSSON KINGS PARK. Free State enjoyed the majority share of possession and territory throughout the game but frequent mistakes and some incredible defence set the tone for a wonderfully exciting vi…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Toyota Free State Cheetahs

Saturday’s Currie Cup showdown between the Cell C Sharks and Toyota Free State at JONSSON KINGS PARK promises to be a real humdinger of a match in an important juncture in the competition. Both sides are coming off frustrating losses and neither will want to suffer back-to-back defeats given how little time remains before the knock-out rounds …

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Massive Clash

The Cell C Sharks host the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday in what is shaping to be a humdinger of a Currie Cup match between two old foes. Head coach Sean Everitt has made four changes to last week’s side, two each amongst the forwards and backs. Upfront, Mzamo Majola comes in for Juan Schoeman at loosehead p…

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Fixing the Mistakes

The Cell C Sharks will look back at the weekend’s Currie Cup match against the Phakisa Pumas in Nelspruit on Saturday with mixed feelings about the performances in the two halves. In a match when the Cell C Sharks were leading at half-time thanks to an exciting and at times clinical performance, scores for the home team on either side of the b…

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Nelspruit Disappointment

The Phakisa Pumas managed a come from behind 27-20 Currie Cup victory over the Cell C Sharks in Nelspruit on Saturday afternoon to secure their first win of the tournament. For a period in the first half it appeared that the Cell C Sharks, in command of the game with three unanswered tries, would inflict a fourth successive defeat for the Pumas …

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