Massive Clash

The Cell C Sharks host the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday in what is shaping to be a humdinger of a Currie Cup match between two old foes. Head coach Sean Everitt has made four changes to last week’s side, two each amongst the forwards and backs. Upfront, Mzamo Majola comes in for Juan Schoeman at loosehead p…

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One Change for Pumas

The Cell C Sharks team named to play the Phakisa Pumas in Nelspruit in an important Currie Cup clash on Saturday afternoon is almost entirely unchanged from the team that defeated Western Province in round two. There’s been a week’s bye, but that only meant a break from playing as the team continued to put in the hard yards on the training f…

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A Sense of Pride

For new players who get the chance to shine – and he really has - Cell C Sharks lock Ruben van Heerden admits to a sense of pride at wearing the Black and White jersey and following in the footsteps of legends of the game. He’s had to compete hard within the team to stake a claim for inclusion and when he’s earned the chance, he’s shone.…

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Time to Strike

The Cell C Sharks Under 21’s will host their Leopards’ counterparts at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Friday afternoon hoping for a return to success in their SA Rugby Under 21 Championship return leg clash. The Leopards earned their only victory of the tournament in the opening round, their home leg match against the Cell C Sharks Under 21s in Potch…

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Finding Form

The Cell C Sharks have enjoyed some good form of late, looking to close out the pool stages in style ahead of the upcoming Vodacom Super Rugby play-offs with the final three weeks left to contest first.   Cell C Sharks assistant coach Nick Easter attributes the change of form from earlier inconsistent play to the point where the …

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Emirates Lions

The Cell C Sharks take on the Emirates Lions in a second round, return leg Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday hoping to emulate the first round performance and carry the momentum of the tour through to the final month of action. In the first round match at Emirates Airline Park, the Cell C Sharks blew the Lions awa…

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In High Spirits

The Cell C Sharks arrived back home from New Zealand for a bye week off and haven’t wasted the opportunity to rest and refocus ahead of Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash with the Emirates Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK.   “Being back at home is fantastic, seeing your family and being back with your loved o…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Rebels

The Cell C Sharks host the Rebels at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday knowing that this is a must-win match that will get our Vodacom Super Rugby campaign back on track. The Rebels currently top the Australian Conference with 13 points from their four games, two points ahead of the Brumbies with 11 (having played five), while the Cell C Sharks hav…

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