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Back in Action

The Cell C Sharks have enjoyed a well-deserved break following a gruelling eight day period that involved three tough clashes, with three victories to propel us to second spot on the log, just one point behind the Free State Cheetahs. But there is no time for resting on laurels and this week’s Currie Cup clash against Western Province at Newla…

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Cell C concludes recapitalization

Cell C today announced it has concluded the recapitalisation of the company. The recapitalisation reduces the net debt of Cell C to no more than R6 billion which includes USD184 million of bonds which are fully hedged into South African Rand. The recapitalisation was made possible by a subscription for shares from Blue Label Telecoms of R5.5 billio…

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New Opportunity

Durban, 16th August 2017:  With a large Cell C Sharks squad and stiff competition for starting places, and the fact that only 22 players can be selected for a match, there will always be high quality players who miss the selection cut each week. To this end, The Sharks (Pty) Ltd confirm that four of our players will be playing for the Southern …

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians and College Rovers find themselves in three knockout finals this coming weekend after last Saturdays semi- finals day at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders Rugby Club in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North. The Murray Cup presented by HiTech Ink, Cell C and Castle Lager produced some hugely entertaining running ru…

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Panic and Calm

The Cell C Sharks match against the Golden Lions could have been calamitous given the situation we were in, but when calmness was needed, that's exactly what we showed to take control of the game and come back from the dead to win. The Lions, down to 14 men for the last half hour of the game, appeared to panic as we wrestled control back in our …

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Rising from the Ashes

The Cell C Sharks re-enacted a Greek tragedy, playing the main role of the Phoenix rising from the ashes as we came back from an invidious position at half-time to win our Currie Cup clash against the Lions 47-31. Three games in eight days looked to have taken its toll for the Cell C Sharks at half-time when we looked dead and buried against the …

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Golden Lions

The Cell C Sharks will have played our third match in eight days when we take on the Golden Lions at Emirates Airline Park in a tough Currie Cup derby match on Saturday, looking to end this tough run on a high. After wins against Griquas last Saturday and the Bulls on Wednesday, we jumped into second spot on the log, but consistently winning gam…

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Growing Our Game

Despite just a four-day turnaround between Currie Cup games against the Blue Bulls on Wednesday and the Lions on Saturday, head coach Robert du Preez has largely stuck with the same team that did such outstanding duty against the Bulls. The forward pack, hugely dominant and called upon for more of the same against the Lions on Saturday, remains …

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Storming Loftus

Fortress Loftus lost its invincibility as the Cell C Sharks scored a 28-20 bonus point win over the Blue Bulls four days after defeating the Griquas that now brings to three their run of wins in recent weeks. Crucially, we denied the Blue Bulls any log points in a match that see-sawed for much of the two halves, before an incredible defensive ef…

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