VODACOM SUPER RUGBY 2019

Durban, 30th November 2018: Not only will the Cell C Sharks enjoy the benefits of having a settled squad in 2019, as well as the momentum of Currie Cup success in 2018, but will also take continuity as far as our team management staff goes into Vodacom Super Rugby next year. The three-year plan, put in place for 2017 to 2019, has already started…

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Recipe for Success

The Cell C Sharks Under 19s had a spectacular year, winning the SA Rugby Under 19 Championship after going through the entire season of 14 matches unbeaten. Their accomplishment came through design and commitment to a dream, with the players embracing a team culture and a pledge to work hard and improve every week. Head coach Sean Everitt mou…

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The Future is Bright

The Cell C Sharks will take immense pride, but also confidence into the 2019 rugby season – and beyond – following the team’s outstanding victory over the DHL Western Province in the Currie Cup Final. A young side, missing numerous players to the Springbok cause or Japanese club commitments, did the jersey justice over the season, culminat…

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More of the Same

Consistency will be key for the Cell C Sharks Under 19s in their SA Under 19 Championship Final against the Vodacom Blue Bulls Under 19s at Newlands on Saturday morning. The team that has won every game this season, home and away against all opposition, and then last week’s final against Western Province, will not be looking to change anything…

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The Time is Now

The time for dress-rehearsals is over as the 2018 Currie Cup Final between the Cell C Sharks and Western Province at DHL Newlands in Cape Town beckons, for Saturday’s season finale. It’s been an intriguing season, with Western Province hosting a final thanks to their unbeaten run in the competition. The Cell C Sharks, having finished second,…

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No Motivation Necessary

The Cell C Sharks players hardly need motivating or inspiration ahead of Saturday’s Currie Cup Final against DHL Western Province at Newlands in Cape Town, the event is inspiring enough. “It’s a Currie Cup Final, if that’s not enough motivation, then you’re not where you’re supposed to be,” Cell C Sharks win Sbu Nkosi admits of the…

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Pitching Up

Although the Cell C Sharks went down to DHL Western Province in the pool match back in September, they won’t be reading too much into that result as they prepare for the 2018 Currie Cup Final. That match in Cape Town saw Western Province putting on 50 points in the Currie Cup pool match, but this is a different occasion altogether, explains Ce…

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Perfect Preparation

The Cell C Sharks will go into Saturday’s Currie Cup final against DHL Western Province in Cape Town with a measure of confidence following our tough, but well-deserved 33-24 semi-final victory over the Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK. As far as knock-out games go, this was a real thriller with all the elements of excitement, shock, nerves …

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The Time is Now

Knock-out time is here and once again the Cell C Sharks find ourselves in the Currie Cup semi-finals, with the honour of hosting the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday at 2.30pm. The Cell C Sharks will go into this match with continuity in team selection, although head coach Robert du Preez admitted that there were some nice se…

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