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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Back in Action

Although there is always the fear that players who spend the latter part of the year and into the new year playing rugby in Japan have not had a good break between seasons, Philip van der Walt admits that he’s dead keen to get stuck into Vodacom Super Rugby. “Arriving in Tokyo last year was just as hot and humid as in Durban, but I left ther…

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Excitement Levels High

It’s action stations now with breathing space pretty much all used up as the Vodacom Super Rugby competition kicks into gear this weekend with the Cell C Sharks traveling to Emirates Airline Park to take on the Lions in their opening match of the competition. Returning to the province where he played most of his rugby (he also turned out for W…

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Cell C Sharks Tour Squad to Hong Kong

After a fairly comprehensive 31-14 defeat of the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s warm-up match, the Cell C Sharks squad has departed for Hong Kong to take on French side Racing 92 in our final preparation match, ahead of the start of Vodacom Super Rugby 2018. Cameron Wright scored a first half try, with the teams going into the half-time break at …

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CELL C SHARKS SQUAD ANNOUNCED

The Cell C Sharks Head Coach, Robert du Preez today announced the names of 45 players that form part of his Vodacom Super Rugby squad for 2018. The squad consists of 25 forwards and 20 backs, with 12 of the players capped at Springbok level. There are also host of players that have represented the junior Boks or featured in SA ‘A’ matches. …

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Currie Cup Final Time

The Cell C Sharks side to take on DHL Western Province in Saturday’s Currie Cup Final at Growthpoint KINGS PARK remains relatively unchanged as head coach Robert du Preez rewards last week’s victorious team. The forwards remain unchanged from last week’s semi-final and there is just one enforced change amongst the backline, Sbu Nkosi is ou…

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Keeping Continuity for the Semi-Final

The Cell C Sharks go into Saturday’s Currie Cup home semi-final against the Blue Bulls at Growthpoint KINGS PARK looking to continue where they left off after 10 straight victories in an impressive run of success during the pool stages of the competition. Not only will they take confidence out of that, or the fact that they are hosting the gam…

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Maintaining Momentum

The Cell C Sharks will close out the pool stages of this year’s Currie Cup competition when we host Western Province at Growthpoint KINGS PARK this Saturday afternoon (3pm) seeking a commanding performance before the play-offs. With home ground advantage for next weekend’s semi-final already all sewn up, the Cell C Sharks don’t need a resu…

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Chasing a Semi-final

The Cell C Sharks Under 21s will be looking to secure a place in the top four this Friday when they host the Golden Lions in their SA Rugby Under 21 Championship match on KP2 at Growthpoint KINGS PARK.After losing 39-33 to Free State in their previous match, the pressure is on to remain in fourth spot on the log, with Free State trailing behind by …

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