Tournament Ends on a Sad Note

The Crusaders underlined their status as the top team in Vodacom Super Rugby with an uncompromising 40-10 quarter-final defeat of the Cell C Sharks in Christchurch on Saturday. The 2017 champions will be looking to achieve the double this year, and on the evidence of this match’s showing, should be favourites to win the tournament again this y…

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We’re Through

It took a huge defensive effort, not to mention a Highlanders’ victory earlier in the day, but ultimately, the Cell C Sharks were too good for the Jaguares in their 20-10 Vodacom Super Rugby victory at JONSSON KINGS PARK to earn a place in the knock-out rounds. The Cell C Sharks players would have had their hearts in their throats watching the…

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Knock-out Time

Although it’s not technically a knock-out match this Saturday when the Cell C Sharks host the Jaguares at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday, the clash will determine our continued presence in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. Daniel du Preez had to undergo a medical examination after leaving the field against the Stormers on Saturday, but the g…

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Tough Loss

The Cell C Sharks went down 27-16 to the Stormers at Newlands in a disappointing Vodacom Super Rugby match on Saturday evening. An uncharacteristically empty Newlands greeted the Stormers to their final match of their 2018 season that has failed to live up to the hype, but it was the home side that finished the match on a high in difficult condi…

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Heroic Victory

The Cell C Sharks scored a thrilling 31-24 victory over the Emirates Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK in a high-paced, action-filled Vodacom Super Rugby clash on Saturday evening. A second half revival after training 21-11 at half-time saw the Cell C Sharks take a seven point lead with the game winding down and pressure to convert their newfound con…

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 Not to be

The Cell C Sharks could not contain a fired up Jaguares team in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Estadio Jose Amalfitani, losing 29-13 in a physical match, where we struggled to gain ascendency. The opening exchanges were hugely competitive, neither side able to score any points but certainly applying pressure with the home side, their crowd b…

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The Cell C Sharks victorious at home

The Cell C Sharks had to work hard for the spoils, but ultimately proved too strong for the Chiefs as we ran out deserved 28-24 Vodacom Super Rugby winners at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. Facing a Chiefs’ team bereft of most of their frontline players, either out injured or attending to All Black training commitments, the Cell C S…

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Loftus hurt

The Cell C Sharks went down 39-33 to the Bulls at Loftus on Saturday in a disappointing outcome to a competitive Vodacom Super Rugby clash. With the Lions and Stormers both losing their matches this weekend, and the Jaguares enjoying a bye and thus not able to pick up any points, a victory would offer the Cell C Sharks a gilt-edged opportunity t…

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Outstanding Performance

The Cell C Sharks defeated the Highlanders 38-12 at JONSSON KINGS PARK in an enthralling and entertaining Vodacom Super Rugby bonus point clash on Saturday afternoon. A beautiful autumn afternoon greeted the teams, the stadium bathed in sunshine at kick-off with conditions perfect for a great game of rugby. And what a game it turned out to be. …

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