Big Goals

Although the Cell C Sharks’ four match tour overseas did not herald the kind of success we would have liked as far as log points go, the performances in the last fortnight indicate that there is something special in this team. A gut-wrenching last-gasp loss to the Hurricanes has only emboldened the team to push for the rewards they work so har…

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STALWART STEFAN RETURNS

It is with delight that The Sharks announce the short-term signing of retired Sharks/Springbok wing Stefan Terblanche, a former captain and a stalwart in the black and white, who is making a welcome return to the playing field. Fresh from competing at what many consider to be the ultimate team challenge race, GODzone in New Zealand, which is a s…

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Minimal Changes for Blues

The Cell C Sharks team to play the Blues in Auckland in our third tour match of the Vodacom Super Rugby competition shows just two changes to the starting line-up with continuity keeping the side mostly intact. While coach Robert du Preez cited execution as a problem area against the Rebels last week, he felt that there was no lack of effort fro…

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Aiming for a strong start

The Cell C Sharks are targeting an effective start to the Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Rebels in the second match on tour when they taken on Australia’s top side on Friday. Head coach Robert du Preez identified a slow start to our match against the Brumbies on Saturday as a problem area to resolve when we take on the Rebels in Melbour…

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Changes for Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will be looking to close out the first phase of the 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby competition this Saturday on a high before embarking on a tough tour to Australia and New Zealand. After last week’s draw with the Waratahs, the team will be hoping to go one better when we entertain the Sunwolves on Saturday. Then it’s a four matc…

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Game week

The Cell C Sharks, fresh from a week two bye, will host the Waratahs in our first Vodacom Super Rugby home match of the season at KINGS PARK this Saturday. The Waratahs pressured the Stormers into a late mistake in their first round match in Sydney on Saturday to score a last gasp try to wrestle a 34-27 victory in their opening match of the tour…

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Cell C Sharks Go Down Fighting

It was a brave effort from The Cell C Sharks at the death of an exciting Vodacom Super Rugby first round clash, but ultimately the Lions clung on for a 26-19 victory at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday. We were dealt a late blow as Keegan Daniel, named to play at eighthman, was unwell and ruled out of the game, but was ably replaced by Dan du P…

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Week One Action

Cell C Sharks Head coach Robert du Preez would have had a few sleepless nights trying to configure the look of his starting side for the first Vodacom Super Rugby clash of the 2018 season this weekend. That’s not because he couldn’t find the right players for each position, but because of an abundance of competition for each jersey that woul…

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