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We’re Through

It took a huge defensive effort, not to mention a Highlanders’ victory earlier in the day, but ultimately, the Cell C Sharks were too good for the Jaguares in their 20-10 Vodacom Super Rugby victory at JONSSON KINGS PARK to earn a place in the knock-out rounds. The Cell C Sharks players would have had their hearts in their throats watching the…

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New Sponsor for Murray Cup

One of the oldest and most prestigious Club Rugby competitions in the world, the Murray Cup, has received the backing of a new title sponsor, Hollywoodbets. Hollywoodbets’ title sponsorship sees them receive naming rights for the tournament, which will now be known as the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup competition. Together with Hollywoodbets, th…

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Minor Tweaks for Jaguares

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has largely stuck with last week’s side in naming his team to host the Jaguares at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in the final round of the Vodacom Super Rugby pool stages. That this is a must win match, a knock-out or final if you will, cannot be more emphasised and the team know only too well the impo…

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Thriving Under Pressure

When it has mattered most, the Cell C Sharks have delivered the goods in this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby competition, notably some outstanding performances against New Zealand opposition as well as the defeat of the Emirates Lions two weeks ago. Following the loss to the DHL Stormers at Newlands last Saturday, the Cell C Sharks once again find…

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Kick-off Time

The SA Rugby U19 Championship kicks off this weekend for the Cell C Sharks Under 19s who travel to Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to take on the EP Elephants Under 19s on Saturday. The issue facing the Under 19 side each year is the same, one of bonding a new group of players together and getting them to gel in a relatively short space of time. To a…

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Knock-out Time

Although it’s not technically a knock-out match this Saturday when the Cell C Sharks host the Jaguares at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday, the clash will determine our continued presence in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. Daniel du Preez had to undergo a medical examination after leaving the field against the Stormers on Saturday, but the g…

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Tough Loss

The Cell C Sharks went down 27-16 to the Stormers at Newlands in a disappointing Vodacom Super Rugby match on Saturday evening. An uncharacteristically empty Newlands greeted the Stormers to their final match of their 2018 season that has failed to live up to the hype, but it was the home side that finished the match on a high in difficult condi…

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DHL Stormers vs Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will have their work cut out for them when they face a DHL Stormers side intent on finishing their season on a high when they play host for a mouth-watering coastal Vodacom Super Rugby derby on Saturday. Head coach Robert du Preez made a couple of both rotational and injury-enforced changes to the line-up, but is no less focuss…

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Tackling the Storm

The Cell C Sharks team has been named to travel to Cape Town this weekend to take on a DHL Stormers side that will be completing their tournament on Saturday in a surprisingly early exit from the competition. A loss to the Cell C Sharks will consign the DHL Stormers to finish bottom of the South African Conference, but they can expect no charity…

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