COACHING AND TEAM NEWS

After five seasons with the Cell C Sharks, initially as an assistant coach and thereafter as Head Coach, Robert du Preez will take up the next chapter of his coaching career.  This decision is a mutual one and both The Sharks and Robert have parted ways amicably. Robert remains a proud Shark, who represented this team as a former scrumhalf and …

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EDUARD COETZEE APPOINTED AS SHARKS CEO

The Sharks (Pty) Ltd Board of Directors, today announced that current Chief Operating Officer (COO), Eduard Coetzee will succeed Gary Teichmann as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Sharks, effective September 2019. Eduard takes over the reigns from Gary Teichmann, who will bow out from his role after three years at the helm, having se…

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CURRIE CUP CAPTAINCY AND SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT

Currie Cup Head Coach, Sean Everitt today announced that Tera Mtembu and Jeremy Ward will co-captain the Cell C Sharks in the 2019 Currie Cup campaign. These two players embody our values, have a strong work ethic and together they will work in unison to rally a group of talented players in a shortened competition. Tera is no stranger to the …

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CURRIE CUP COACH ANNOUNCEMENT

The Sharks are pleased to announce that Sean Everitt, the coach of the successful 2018 Under 19 Cell C Sharks side, will be the head coach for the Cell C Sharks 2019 Currie Cup competition.   Everitt has coached the junior teams with great success, most recently in 2018 when the Cell C Sharks Under 19s went the entire season without suff…

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Injury Update

The Cell C Sharks returned from Argentina on Monday afternoon and team doctor Gerhard Coetzer has released the following injury update. The good news for the Cell C Sharks is that Beast Mtawarira and Cameron Wright who did not make the trip to Argentina, due to injury, are back at training and available for selection this week. Curwin Bosch h…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Emirates Lions

The Cell C Sharks take on the Emirates Lions in a second round, return leg Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday hoping to emulate the first round performance and carry the momentum of the tour through to the final month of action. In the first round match at Emirates Airline Park, the Cell C Sharks blew the Lions awa…

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TOUR SQUAD TO AUSTRALASIA

Durban, 21st April 2019:  A 27-man Cell C Sharks touring squad will depart on a three-week Australasian tour today.   Head Coach, Robert du Preez has opted to take 16 forwards and 11 backs on tour.  The tour opener will be in Parramatta against the Waratahs, before the team heads over to New Zealand to take on the Crusaders and finally…

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Acknowledging a Legend

On Friday night, Beast Mtawarira reaches the incredible milestone of setting a record when he becomes the most capped South African rugby player in Vodacom Super Rugby history. Over the course of 156 games (soon to be the record-breaking 157), he has become a firm crowd favourite for his never-say-die attitude and living The Sharks brand. “…

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