Continuity for Quarters

The Cell C Sharks side named to play the Brumbies in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final shows just one change to the team that defeated the Stormers in Cape Town last weekend. Aphelele Fassi has been ruled out of the match with a rotator cuff sprain on his right shoulder and in his place sees the welcome return of a fit again Curwin Bo…

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Touring Squad

Following the Cell C Sharks dramatic 12-9 victory over the DHL Stormers on Saturday, Head Coach Robert du Preez has selected a 27-man squad for this coming weekend’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final clash with the Brumbies in Canberra.   The team departed for Australia on Sunday evening without Beast Mtawarira who will not make the tr…

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Last Big Push

The Cell C Sharks have everything to play for as we approach the Vodacom Super Rugby qualifying rounds with everything riding on the outcome of the final pool match against the DHL Stormers in Cape Town. The congestion on the South African Conference log means that going down to the final game of the weekend, the permutations are numerous. With …

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Getting Up for the Challenge

The Cell C Sharks team named to take on the Jaguares in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby return leg match will have studied their opponent’s recent form with great care, acknowledging just how big a challenge lies in wait. Daniel du Preez who achieved the milestone of 50 caps against the Hurricanes last week admits that, “It’s been a huge …

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Touring Squad

The Cell C Sharks leave for Argentina today to take on the Jaguares in our penultimate pool match of the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby campaign. Saturday’s match is the second last of the pool stages, followed by a successive away game – to the DHL Stormers in Cape Town – before the start of the knock-out rounds. With the congestion in the S…

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Continuity for Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will enjoy a huge measure of continuity in team selection and will look to combine that with the momentum of a good win last week when we host the Hurricanes at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday.   Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has made just one change to last week’s side that defeated the Emirates Lions, with…

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A Handful of Changes

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has named a slightly changed team to play the Emirates Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon as he welcomes back a couple of players from injury and has also had to be accommodating for other players unavailable.   Most of the changes are in the pack, with Mzamo Majola coming in for Th…

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Big Clash for Cell C Sharks XV

The Cell C Sharks XV host Western Province at Jonsson KINGS PARK KP1 on Friday afternoon in a third round SuperSport Challenge clash hoping to put in the kind of performance the team is aiming for. Cell C Sharks XV head coach Sean Everitt has had his squad decimated by SA Under 20 call-ups and unfortunate injuries but will nevertheless look for …

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Finishing on a High

The Cell C Sharks have accomplished much on tour so far and will be challenging themselves to repeat the highs of the past two weeks with an equally emphatic performance against the Chiefs on Saturday morning. With six log points from two tour matches, this Cell C Sharks team go into Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Chiefs riding a …

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