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Preview: Vodacom Bulls vs Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks travel to Pretoria to take on the Vodacom Bulls in this weekend’s round four Vodacom Super Rugby action looking to bounce back against a team that has secured two derby wins over South African opposition. Matches against the Vodacom Bulls are never easy and this one will be no different. The Vodacom Bulls have transformed the…

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Fixing the Little Things

Although the Cell C Sharks went down narrowly to the DHL Stormers at JONSSON KINGS PARK in last week’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash, it’s all about fixing the little things to get back on track. Reflecting on the match, prop Juan Schoeman explains that, “We’re definitely not happy with our performance as a forward pack and this weekend we w…

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Turning Things Around

One loss in three in the first month of the Vodacom Super Rugby season does not herald a crisis and the Cell C Sharks have the perfect opportunity to strike back when we take on the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday. Reflecting on the loss to the DHL Stormers, Cell C Sharks assistant coach Braam van Straaten admits that, “We weren’t on top of our ga…

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Disappointment

Despite losing to the Stormers, the Cell C Sharks still find ourselves in a strong position on the overall Vodacom Super Rugby log table and continue to lead the South African Conference with 11 points. Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez expressed his disappointment and frustration at his team’s 16-11 loss, outlining where things didn…

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Stormers Come Out on Top

The Cell C Sharks lost our first Vodacom Super Rugby match of the season after going down 16-11 to the DHL Stormers at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday evening. This was the first derby match for the Cell C Sharks while the DHL Stormers have yet to meet opposition that isn’t from South Africa and somehow the visitors conjured a win in a real…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs DHL Stormers

The Cell C Sharks host the DHL Stormers in back-to-back Vodacom Super Rugby home games at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday looking to make it three from three after a successful start to the season. There is tons of history between the two sides, the most recent being the Cell C Sharks 17-12 Currie Cup victory at Newlands last year. Before that, t…

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Maintaining Momentum

The Cell C Sharks have built up a nice head of steam in the opening two rounds of this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby competition and will be looking to maintain this momentum in Saturday’s derby clash with the Stormers at JONSSON KINGS PARK. Once more, head coach Robert du Preez has the good fortune of being able to name an unchanged side. Last…

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Sticking to the Plan

After maximum log points from two outings and two points clear of the second placed Crusaders, the Cell C Sharks team find themselves at the top of the Vodacom Super Rugby table. Whilst it’s still early days, it’s a good sign that the team has a plan and is following it. “We are settling in nicely in the competition and the boys are fee…

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