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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Preview: Free State Cheetahs vs Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will be hoping for a repeat performance of their first match, in our week two Currie Cup clash against Free State in Bloemfontein tomorrow. Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has warned that in a shortened competition, as well as for the team’s growth, that it is crucial to keep winning. “For us, it’s going to be…

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Competition Time Again

The second round of the SA Rugby Under 19 Championship kicks off for the Cell C Sharks Under 19s as they host the Eastern Province Elephants on Saturday, while the SA Rugby Under 21 Championship commences this weekend for our Cell C Sharks Under 21s when they take on the Eastern Province Kings straight after the U/19 match on KP2, at JONSSON KINGS …

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Sharks On Top

The Cell C Sharks opened our account in the 2018 Currie Cup competition with a deeply satisfying and rather emphatic 26-10 victory over the visiting Blue Bulls at a warm Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. The coaching staff and indeed players will look back at the performance that gained the result with immense satisfaction. After seei…

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Club Rugby Column

Although it was a sad day for club rugby in KZN with the tragic death of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders club stalwart Brett van den Berg, who was tragically killed in a motor accident in the early hours of Saturday morning, making it a somber opening of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup quarter-finals, it still turned out turned out to be wonderful afterno…

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Staying on top

The Cell C Sharks Under 19s will travel with confidence for their SA Rugby Under 19 Championship round five clash with Free State Under 19s at CUT Rugby Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Having seen off Western Province 25-23 last week for their fourth consecutive win, the Cell C Sharks now share top spot on the log with the Blue Bulls, with a game…

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