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#OurSharks Celebrate Women’s Day

The important role that women play in our society, and from a Cell C Sharks perspective in the lives of our players, can never be downplayed. Their constant support, guidance and strength, and more especially the stable environment they create, allow our players to thrive and go out there and do what they love. To honour the extraordinary role t…

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Minimal Changes for Bulls

Although a busy schedule suggests rotation to keep the players fresh, Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez hasn’t tinkered much with the team that defeated Griquas in their next match against the Blue Bulls on Wednesday. The trio of Chiliboy Ralepelle, Daniel du Preez, and Curwin Bosch are all unavailable for the clash as they will be at a…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Murray Cup presented this year by HiTech Ink, Cell C and Castle Lager, has always through the years somehow managed to bring the best out of clubs none more so than the quarter final between hosts Bidvest Insurance Crusaders and their neighbours Varsity College which saw the visitors edge out their hosts 36-35 in an absolute thriller last Satur…

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Getting Going

After two successive victories, the latest a 41-3 defeat of a potentially dangerous Griquas’ side, the Cell C Sharks are lifting the intensity, and with a tough week ahead of us, will look to raise the intensity even more. “I hope we continue to show consistency now,” said head coach Robert du Preez after the team scored six tries, to go w…

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Comprehensive Victory

The Cell C Sharks greeted a game Griquas side with a measure of hostility as they ran out deserved 41-3 victors in a tough and uncompromising Currie Cup clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Friday evening. Perfect conditions greeted the two sides for a match played under clear skies and late winter temps more suited to spring. The game couldn…

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Upping the Tempo

Week three of the Currie Cup brings Griquas to Durban as they look to turn their good form into winning form against the Cell C Sharks this Friday night at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Griquas have been competitive in their two high scoring matches to date, but they’re on the hunt for an elusive victory. The Cell C Sharks stand between a third cons…

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Continuity for Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks team has remained largely unchanged for our week three Currie Cup clash with Griquas, with an almost identical line-up named. In his quest to build momentum and continuity in this year’s Currie Cup, and in sticking largely with the team that defeated the Pumas last week, Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has made minim…

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THE MURRAY CUP

When one looks back to our rugby history in the province, the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union (KZNRU) can be very proud of its achievements and indeed our heritage. No other tournament in KZN speaks more aptly to this proud heritage than that of the Murray Cup, which was founded in 1890, and which over the years has continued to prove its prestige and re…

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