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Top of the Table Clash

It’s team one on the log hosting team two as Western Province and the Cell C Sharks go head-to-head at Newlands Stadium in our penultimate Currie Cup clash of the pool stages on Saturday. Both teams are unbeaten and have accrued maximum log points from four previous fixtures heading into this huge coastal derby. The winner of this match is lik…

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Winding Down and Looking Up

With two rounds still remaining in the SA Rugby Under 19 Championship, the Cell C Sharks Under 19s have secured top spot and cannot be usurped from prime position as they look ahead to Friday afternoon’s clash with Free State at home. The Blue Bulls, their closest rivals trail by eight points and with only one more match ahead, cannot catch th…

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Returning to Action

It’s been an incredibly frustrating and tough 10 months for Springbok and Cell C Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen, but he’s now smiling at the prospect of spending time on the field rather than the gym. Having come on during the second half of our Currie Cup match against the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday and playing his …

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The Thrill of Victory

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez was thrilled with his team’s effort in our 37-21 Currie Cup defeat of the Xerox Golden Lions to earn a fourth successive bonus point victory that keeps us in contention for a home semi-final. Although he pointed out that it was a game of two halves, ultimately the team did what was necessary to ensure v…

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Cell C Sharks Remain unbeaten

The Cell C Sharks defeated the Golden Lions 37-21 at a very wet Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon in our fourth Currie Cup clash of the pool stages, to maintain our unbeaten status in the competition. In the most commanding performance of the season, a bonus point win confined the Lions to their second successive defeat and kept us well on …

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Xerox Golden Lions

The Cell C Sharks host the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in what is shaping up to be the start of a season-defining fortnight and a must-win game for both sides. After their shock defeat to Western Province at home last week, the Lions will come to Durban intent on turning things around and proving that the defeat was a fl…

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Sharks Welcome Back Stars

The Cell C Sharks side will be bolstered this weekend by the inclusion of two Springbok front rankers for our Currie Cup clash with the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday. The return to action of Thomas du Toit and Coenie Oosthuizen (the latter off the bench) should play some part in calming an exciting and excitable young si…

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Tough Battle Lies Ahead

The Cell C Sharks Under 19 and Under 21 teams will be looking for a strong showing in their respective SA Rugby junior Championship matches against their Western Province counterparts in Cape Town on Saturday. The Under 19s will look to continue their winning form that has seen them remain unbeaten in their nine matches to date. One more win fro…

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Constantly Learning

Aphelele Fassi might still be new to many Cell C Sharks rugby fans, but if his early form in the Currie Cup (and the warm-up match against Bordeaux Begles) is anything to go by, he’s destined to become a household name. “It’s been a great year for me so far, but one thing I keep telling myself is that I need to keep learning,” he explain…

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