Playing his Part

Cell C Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am spent a fair portion of the 2018 season off the field, sidelined by injury, but he’s back to full fitness and against the Emirates Lions in the Super Hero Sunday hit-out, showed that he’s back to his best form. “It was nice to get stuck in again and I was happy with the way things went for me against the Li…

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NICK EASTER RETURNS TO DURBAN

The Sharks are happy to announce that former England international, Nick Easter, will be joining the Cell C Sharks coaching team, as a consultant, for the Vodacom Super Rugby campaign. Nick who was involved with our coaching set-up during last year’s successful Currie Cup campaign, has once again volunteered his services and is eager to return…

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Embracing the Captaincy Role

Newly appointed Cell C Sharks captain Louis Schreuder believes that the team are in for a successful season and he speaks positively about the successful Currie Cup behind us and a promising Vodacom Super Rugby campaign that lies ahead. He’s shown his value to the team, not only as a high quality scrumhalf, skilled in all the attributes needed…

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The Plan Comes Together

The Cell C Sharks put together a fantastic performance in the Currie Cup Final to come out victorious, showing composure and delivering the goods in a pressure-cooker of a match. Tactically, the Cell C Sharks proved superior on the day, the game plan keeping DHL Western Province tryless throughout and condemning them to a second home defeat to t…

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Currie Cup Champions

The Cell C Sharks ended a fairy tale Currie Cup when we defeated Western Province 17-12 at Newlands in a hugely exciting, tension-filled final to be crowned 2018 champions. While the players wouldn’t have had revenge in minds, certainly there will be a measure of happiness that the Cell C Sharks did to Province what Province did to us last yea…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Xerox Golden Lions

The Cell C Sharks host the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in what is shaping up to be the start of a season-defining fortnight and a must-win game for both sides. After their shock defeat to Western Province at home last week, the Lions will come to Durban intent on turning things around and proving that the defeat was a fl…

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Returning to Action

The Cell C Sharks return from our bye with a fresh sense of purpose and understanding of what is required during the second half of the shortened version of the Currie Cup, when the take on the Xerox Golden Lions on Saturday at JONSSON KINGS PARK. A 100% success rate in our opening three games to date has set us up nicely for a top four finish, …

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A Game of two Halves

The Cell C Sharks were full value for our 28-12 Currie Cup victory over the Pumas during a strong showing in the second half, but the team will know that they will in future need to back that up in the first half. Captain Chiliboy Ralepelle admitted after the match that they weren’t tidy enough in the first half, but mistakes were cut out in t…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs iCollege Pumas

Tonight the Cell C Sharks will be hosting the visiting iCollege Pumas at JONSSON KINGS PARK in our round three Currie Cup match hoping to step it up a level against a visiting team intent on getting over a loss last week. Head coach Robert du Preez has made two changes to the starting line-up with a further addition on the bench. “The Curri…

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