Tough Assignment Looms

The Cell C Sharks XV won’t have it easy in their second round SuperSport Rugby Challenge match against the Tafel Lager Griquas at Sisa Dukashe Stadium in East London on Sunday afternoon. Although they can take confidence from last week’s 52-24 victory over the Leopards in their return leg match, they didn’t have things all their way. But t…

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Seeking Two from Two

The Cell C Sharks XV will be looking for the double when they take on the Leopards in our second round SuperSport Rugby Challenge clash at Piet Retief Rugby Club on Saturday afternoon. “Although it’s a home game, we’re taking it to the community, hoping for a good crowd and the boys are excited to play at the club,” explains head coach R…

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Aiming for Success

The Cell C Sharks XV travel to Welkom, the home of the Down Touch Griffons in their return leg away match of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge at HT Pelatona Projects Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The team have had a bye but will want to bounce back following a narrow, 12-10 loss to Free State two weeks ago, a tight match that saw the home side se…

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Jaguares vs. Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will take confidence and momentum out of last week’s performance against the Chiefs for Friday night’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Jaguares in Argentina. Head coach Robert du Preez has once again had the good fortune to be able to name an unchanged line-up, having retained the matchday 23 from last week’s match. …

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Chiefs Test at Home

The Cell C Sharks host the Chiefs at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday in search of fulfilling potential and promise as we look to build on recent performances and continue the fight. With the South African Vodacom Super Rugby Conference nice and congested, it makes for an interesting run towards the knock-out rounds, but it also means all five t…

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Challenge Awaits Cell C Sharks XV

The Cell C Sharks XV take on the Free State XV at Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Friday evening in a successive SuperSport Rugby Challenge away match, looking to make it three from three. Consecutive victories, against the Griffons and Leopards, have elevated the Cell C Sharks XV into third spot on the Central Log, but Friday evening’s chal…

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The Cell C Sharks XV head to Rustenburg

The Cell C Sharks XV travel to the Impala Rugby Club in Rustenburg to take on the Leopards for their round three SuperSport Rugby Challenge match on Sunday. After defeating the Down Touch Griffons 33-22 at JONSSON KINGS PARK last Saturday, the team will look to record a second (and consecutive) victory over a Leopards side that lost 40-20 to the…

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Welcoming the Griffons

The Cell C Sharks XV will welcome the Down Touch Griffons to JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in their second SuperSport Rugby Challenge match, having played Griquas in their opener two weeks ago. Like the senior Cell C Sharks side, the Cell C Sharks XV enjoyed a bye last week and this week play their first home game after taking on Griquas a fort…

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Beast is back

Beast Mtawarira makes a welcome return to the Cell C Sharks side named to take on the Highlanders in the Vodacom Super Rugby clash at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday. The big man’s experience cannot be denied over a period spanning more than a decade, but it must be said that the player who deputised for him, Juan Schoeman, has been outstanding…

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