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Currie Cup Champions

The Cell C Sharks ended a fairy tale Currie Cup when we defeated Western Province 17-12 at Newlands in a hugely exciting, tension-filled final to be crowned 2018 champions. While the players wouldn’t have had revenge in minds, certainly there will be a measure of happiness that the Cell C Sharks did to Province what Province did to us last yea…

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U19 Champions!

The Cell C Sharks Under 19s were crowned SA Rugby Under 19 championship winners following a pulsating 40-27 win over worthy opponents, the Blue Bulls, at Newlands on Saturday. It was a game in which the Blue Bulls shaded the Cell C Sharks Under 19s in a number of respects, but when it came to the crunch, could not match a side that has performed…

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More of the Same

Consistency will be key for the Cell C Sharks Under 19s in their SA Under 19 Championship Final against the Vodacom Blue Bulls Under 19s at Newlands on Saturday morning. The team that has won every game this season, home and away against all opposition, and then last week’s final against Western Province, will not be looking to change anything…

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The Time is Now

The time for dress-rehearsals is over as the 2018 Currie Cup Final between the Cell C Sharks and Western Province at DHL Newlands in Cape Town beckons, for Saturday’s season finale. It’s been an intriguing season, with Western Province hosting a final thanks to their unbeaten run in the competition. The Cell C Sharks, having finished second,…

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No Motivation Necessary

The Cell C Sharks players hardly need motivating or inspiration ahead of Saturday’s Currie Cup Final against DHL Western Province at Newlands in Cape Town, the event is inspiring enough. “It’s a Currie Cup Final, if that’s not enough motivation, then you’re not where you’re supposed to be,” Cell C Sharks win Sbu Nkosi admits of the…

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Pitching Up

Although the Cell C Sharks went down to DHL Western Province in the pool match back in September, they won’t be reading too much into that result as they prepare for the 2018 Currie Cup Final. That match in Cape Town saw Western Province putting on 50 points in the Currie Cup pool match, but this is a different occasion altogether, explains Ce…

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Perfect Preparation

The Cell C Sharks will go into Saturday’s Currie Cup final against DHL Western Province in Cape Town with a measure of confidence following our tough, but well-deserved 33-24 semi-final victory over the Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK. As far as knock-out games go, this was a real thriller with all the elements of excitement, shock, nerves …

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Finals time

The Cell C Sharks will feature in the 2018 Currie Cup final after defeating the Lions 33-24 in a pulsating semi-final at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. It was a match when the Cell C Sharks appeared to have the result wrapped up for three quarters of the game, only for the Lions to hit back in quite the most bizarre circumstances befo…

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The Time is Now

Knock-out time is here and once again the Cell C Sharks find ourselves in the Currie Cup semi-finals, with the honour of hosting the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday at 2.30pm. The Cell C Sharks will go into this match with continuity in team selection, although head coach Robert du Preez admitted that there were some nice se…

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