TOUR SQUAD TO AUSTRALASIA

Durban, 21st April 2019:  A 27-man Cell C Sharks touring squad will depart on a three-week Australasian tour today.   Head Coach, Robert du Preez has opted to take 16 forwards and 11 backs on tour.  The tour opener will be in Parramatta against the Waratahs, before the team heads over to New Zealand to take on the Crusaders and finally…

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Looking to Refocus

Springboks Coenie Oosthuizen and Tendai Mtawarira return to the starting line-up to play the Reds on Friday afternoon at JONSSON KINGS PARK. It’s been a tough few days of introspection for the team following a disappointing showing against the Jaguares and the team has the opportunity to right the wrongs on Friday. The Springbok pair replac…

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Welcome Back Jean-Luc

Jean-Luc du Preez has made a welcome return to rugby after a long-term injury and has been named on the bench for the Cell C Sharks’ Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Jaguares at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. Du Preez spent the latter stages of the 2018 season at Sale Sharks on loan where he picked up a groin injury and returned t…

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Burden is Back

Craig Burden is poised to make his return to Vodacom Super Rugby action after leaving the Cell C Sharks in 2013, having been named on the bench for Saturday’s showdown with the Vodacom Bulls at JONSSON KINGS PARK. The burly hooker who started his career as a centre, played for the Cell C Sharks between 2006 and 2013 before embarking on a five-…

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Action returns to Durban

The Cell C Sharks welcome the Rebels to JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in a sixth round Vodacom Super Rugby clash that holds great importance for both sides.  The Rebels and the Cell C Sharks have both suffered defeats in the previous round and neither will want to follow up with a consecutive loss.  The Rebels will also hope to take some poin…

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Maintaining Momentum

The Cell C Sharks have built up a nice head of steam in the opening two rounds of this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby competition and will be looking to maintain this momentum in Saturday’s derby clash with the Stormers at JONSSON KINGS PARK. Once more, head coach Robert du Preez has the good fortune of being able to name an unchanged side. Last…

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Pre-Season Hit-Out

With Vodacom Super Rugby just a matter of two weeks away, the Cell C Sharks will be taking on the Emirates Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday afternoon in a big hit-out match in major preparation for the upcoming tournament. Head coach Robert du Preez has not hesitated in throwing a handful of young guns into the deep-end, but what better …

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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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