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Big Goals

Although the Cell C Sharks’ four match tour overseas did not herald the kind of success we would have liked as far as log points go, the performances in the last fortnight indicate that there is something special in this team. A gut-wrenching last-gasp loss to the Hurricanes has only emboldened the team to push for the rewards they work so har…

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Character Driven Performance

The Cell C Sharks flew back to Durban on Saturday following a four match tour to Australia and New Zealand with mixed emotions, particularly out of the final match’s result against the Hurricanes. In the players’ heart of hearts they will rue this as a missed opportunity, having played their hearts out only for the Hurricanes to come from a …

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Cell C Sharks XV in Action

The Cell C Sharks XV be taking their preparations for the SuperSport Rugby Challenge to Nelspruit this weekend as they take on the Steval Pumas in awarm-up match before the tournament kicks off later this month. The Cell C Sharks XV take on the Pumas at White River Rugby Club on Saturday at 3pm in their quest to ready themselves for the competit…

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Gallant Effort

An impressive Cell C Sharks team narrowly lost to the Hurricanes in Napier in New Zealand in quite the most dramatic fashion as they went down 38-37 in a pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Napier on Friday morning in the final of four tour matches before returning to Durban. A brave, committed effort sadly couldn’t ensure a win that, for m…

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Cell C Sharks vs Hurricanes

The Cell C Sharks take on the Hurricanes in our final tour match of this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby competition, and given last week’s incredible result against the Blues, will be looking to leave New Zealand on a high. Although the Blues are formidable opposition – as are all New Zealand sides – tomorrow’s showdown with the Hurricanes…

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Unchanged Team for Hurricanes Clash

Defence and discipline will be the focus points for the Cell C Sharks team as they prepare to take on the high-riding Hurricanes on Friday in the last tour match of the Vodacom super Rugby competition. Head coach Robert du Preez, speaking about preparations for the match, has identified these two important factors as absolute non-negotiables for…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Fidelity ADT Premier Division league for the most prized and oldest piece of silverware in World Rugby the Moor Cup, kicks off this Saturday with the 2017 champions College Rovers hosting what looks like a hugely improved Varsity College outfit on KP 3. Going on the results of many of the preseason friendly games we are possibly looking at ente…

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Playing with Joy

A team doesn’t always lose because they are a poor team, but often the fear of failure or trying too hard when things don’t work out can have the opposite effect to what everyone is striving towards. But when the effort, desire and accuracy all come together, there’s little stopping a team which is exactly what happened in our 63-40 Vodaco…

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STALWART STEFAN RETURNS

It is with delight that The Sharks announce the short-term signing of retired Sharks/Springbok wing Stefan Terblanche, a former captain and a stalwart in the black and white, who is making a welcome return to the playing field. Fresh from competing at what many consider to be the ultimate team challenge race, GODzone in New Zealand, which is a s…

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