Big Test Ahead

Week three action in the SA Rugby U21 Championship sees the Cell C Sharks Under 21s traveling to Pretoria to take on their Blue Bulls counterparts at Loftus Versfeld 'B' Field this Friday at 3pm. Both sides are unbeaten with maximum log points, although the Bulls have played three games to our two, and currently sit top of the log with 15 points…

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Digging Deep

The Cell C Sharks made it a one-two double when we were forced to dig deep in our return leg Currie Cup clash with the Pumas at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, to run out narrow victors. The Pumas were full value for money and have scalped the likes of the Blue Bulls (51-15), Griquas (27-21) and the Lions (43-26) already this season, and so nearl…

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Aiming High

The Cell Sharks Under 21s are back in action in the SA Rugby U21 Championship, looking to continue where they left off last week when they host the Leopards Under 21s on KP2 at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. “We got off to a good start in the competition, beating EP 54-7 last week, and we’re at home this Friday afternoon (2pm),” explains head coa…

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Cell C Sharks U/21 Season Commences

The SA Rugby U21 Championship commences for the Cell C Sharks Under 21 this weekend against Eastern Province when the age group teams meet at Despatch Rugby Club this Saturday at 3pm. Head Coach Paul Anthony has worked with a number of the players at both age group level as well as the SuperSport Rugby Challenge and will be looking for continuit…

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KZNRU TALENT ID FESTIVAL

The 22nd edition of the Mark Godefroy Talent ID Festival commences this Friday, 1st September at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi. Hosted this year, by the Durban Rugby Sun-Union, this three-day festival brings together U/12, U/15 and U/17 development players from the five sub-unions across our province. In line with our commitment to grow …

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LIVING UP TO OUR COMMUNITY VALUES

The Cell C Sharks have demonstrated our community spirit to assist a young rugby player, Lifa Hlongwa, who sustained a serious injury in a club rugby match in late June. 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa suffered a potentially life-altering injury while playing flank for the Northwood Crusaders 2nd XV against Amanzimtoti in June when he was knocked over …

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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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Next Generation Sharks Programme

Mike Vowels is heading up the Next Generation Sharks Programme which was developed to help identify local talent in KZN. The aim is to help these young players achieve their rugby goals, in the hope that when they have finished school, they have the opportunity to play for The Sharks. The programme helps to bridge the gap between The Sharks and …

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