REINFORCEMENT AT LOCK

Durban, 18th September 2017: The Cell C Sharks are happy to announce the signing of lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a two-year contract. In 2012, Koegelenberg enrolled at The Sharks Academy and earned one cap for the Cell C Sharks XV in 2013. He makes a welcome return to Durban after spending the past two seasons in Italy, playing for Italian club Z…

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Farewell Patrick Lambie

Durban, 11th September 2017:  The Sharks confirm the departure of Springbok and Cell C Sharks flyhalf, Patrick Lambie, who has requested a release from his contract to pursue a three-year contract with Racing 92 in France. KZN born Patrick fulfilled a life-long dream when he made his debut for The Sharks back in 2009.  With close on 100 caps f…

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SHARKS GONE WILD SERIES 2

In 2016, the Cell C Sharks joined forces with &Beyond at their Phinda Private Game reserve in Northern KZN to create a four part documentary TV series that was aired on SuperSport to highlight their key conversation and social upliftment projects in the region, as well as the Rhinos without Borders initiative, relocating rhinos to a safely guar…

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KZN SHOW THE UBUNTU SPIRIT FOR INJURED RUGBY PLAYER

Following an accident on the rugby field, 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa sustained a serious injury which left him with a challenging road to recovery. The KZN community have come together showing Lifa and his family compassion and humanity – Ubuntu! On 29 June 2017, 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa from Seaview was running down the wing while playing flank…

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Cell C concludes recapitalization

Cell C today announced it has concluded the recapitalisation of the company. The recapitalisation reduces the net debt of Cell C to no more than R6 billion which includes USD184 million of bonds which are fully hedged into South African Rand. The recapitalisation was made possible by a subscription for shares from Blue Label Telecoms of R5.5 billio…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Murray Cup presented this year by HiTech Ink, Cell C and Castle Lager, has always through the years somehow managed to bring the best out of clubs none more so than the quarter final between hosts Bidvest Insurance Crusaders and their neighbours Varsity College which saw the visitors edge out their hosts 36-35 in an absolute thriller last Satur…

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KZN FEATURES PROMINENTLY IN THE SA SCHOOLS SQUAD

The Sharks would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the nine schoolboy players from our province of KZN, that have been selected as part of the 28-member SA Schools squad that will represent our country at the U/19 International Series, which takes place in Cape Town in August. Commenting on the players’ selection, The Sharks CEO, G…

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MEDICAL UPDATE ON PATRICK LAMBIE

Durban, 6th July 2017: The Cell C Sharks and Springbok flyhalf, Patrick Lambie’s recovery from concussion has been the subject of much speculation. As one of South Africa’s most-loved players, there has understandably been interest and concern about the status of his recovery. Therefore for the avoidance of any doubt and to clear any concerns t…

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