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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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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Griquas

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez admits that while the team have been enjoying unprecedented success, they need to perform at a level they are capable of, to take our game to the next level. The first round match at Growthpoint KINGS PARK was a resounding success, the second win in what has been an extraordinary run of seven straight vic…

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Big Test Ahead

Week three action in the SA Rugby U21 Championship sees the Cell C Sharks Under 21s traveling to Pretoria to take on their Blue Bulls counterparts at Loftus Versfeld 'B' Field this Friday at 3pm. Both sides are unbeaten with maximum log points, although the Bulls have played three games to our two, and currently sit top of the log with 15 points…

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Huge Test Ahead

It’s top vs bottom as the Cell C Sharks travel to Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley to take on Griquas in our return leg clash Currie Cup match this Friday afternoon (5pm kick-off). Seven wins in a row mean the Cell C Sharks have strengthened our position at the top of the Currie Cup log, but with four matches of the pool stages still remaining, t…

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Wednesday Column Club Rugby

Going into uncharted rugby territory is never easy at the best of times but Go Nutz College Rovers flew into Windhoek for their opening Gold Cup match and couldn’t have wished for a better start to their 2017 National Club Championship campaign against their Namibian hosts FNB Western Suburbs. It was a historic game in a sense as it was the fi…

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