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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Blue Bulls

The Cell C Sharks and Blue Bulls go head-to-head in an age-old rivalry when the two teams meet at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in Saturday’s return leg Currie Cup match with plenty at stake for both sides. After a first round 28-20 victory for the Cell C Sharks, another win will virtually guarantee that we finish top of the log, although there are s…

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Vodacom Super Rugby 2018

Next year’s draw for the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament has been released and the tournament kicks-off in mid-February with a new format and three fewer teams but more pool games for each side as the competition reverts back to 15 teams. The Cell C Sharks campaign opener is a trip to Emirates Airline Park to take on the Emirates Lions in the s…

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Tough Junior Action

Both the Cell C Sharks U19 and U21 teams will be in action against the Western Province age-group teams in their respective SA Rugby Championship fixtures to be played as the curtain raisers to the main match on Saturday at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. The first match sees the Under 19s meet at 11h25 before the curtain-raiser between the Under 21 tea…

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The Home Stretch

The Cell C Sharks will host the Blue Bulls at Growthpoint KINGS PARK this Saturday at 3pm with a strong Springbok taste about it, thanks to the release of a couple of players from the Bok camp. Flank Daniel du Preez returns to the side as does hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle, with head coach Robert du Preez bolstering his side for what is expected to …

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Wednesday Column CLUB RUGBY

In the first big upset of the 2017 Gold Cup the 2016 National Club Champions Newrak Rustenburg Impala were given a rude awakening by the little known Pumas outfit Sasol Hydra Ark Secunda 32-29 last Saturday. Clearly not an easy venue to play in, Secunda will bring back nightmares to the two time champion club side, that is for certain. The Puma …

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Sticking to the Task

Win eight victories in a row the Cell C Sharks maintain their lead at the top of the Currie Cup log. Despite this our players know that nothing has been won as yet and there is no room for complacency. The focus is on what we need to achieve this weekend and how we can counter the Blue Bulls. The two teams meet in the return leg match at Growthp…

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REINFORCEMENT AT LOCK

Durban, 18th September 2017: The Cell C Sharks are happy to announce the signing of lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a two-year contract. In 2012, Koegelenberg enrolled at The Sharks Academy and earned one cap for the Cell C Sharks XV in 2013. He makes a welcome return to Durban after spending the past two seasons in Italy, playing for Italian club Z…

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A Step in the Right Direction

All season, the common refrain from the Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has not been on winning matches or on bonus point victories or semi-finals or finals, but on improved performances each week. Given how close Pumas pushed us last week (and just to show that it was no flash in the pan, they defeated Western Province 22-12 on the wee…

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Explosive Win

In an entertaining Currie Cup return leg match between Griquas and the Cell C Sharks at Tafel Lager Park on Friday, the visiting Sharks came away with a 40-22 bonus point win. The five log points keeps us firmly at the top of the log and with three home matches at Growthpoint KINGS PARK remaining in the pool stages, sets us up nicely to the run-…

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