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SHARKS GONE WILD SERIES 2

In 2016, the Cell C Sharks joined forces with &Beyond at their Phinda Private Game reserve in Northern KZN to create a four part documentary TV series that was aired on SuperSport to highlight their key conversation and social upliftment projects in the region, as well as the Rhinos without Borders initiative, relocating rhinos to a safely guar…

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Giving Credit Where It’s Due

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez was happy with his team’s 45-15 victory over the Free State Cheetahs at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday, but admitted that they had not had an easy time of it. Free State came to Durban as log leaders, but missing their frontline players were always going to be up against a Cell C Sharks side riding …

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Sharks Too Good

The Cell C Sharks made it six wins in a row with an emphatic 45-15 victory over the Free State Cheetahs in their round two match at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. An understrength Free State Cheetahs side, missing their Currie Cup regulars to the new Pro 14 competition, faced a similar battle to the Cell C Sharks in the first roun…

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Cell C Sharks U/21 Season Commences

The SA Rugby U21 Championship commences for the Cell C Sharks Under 21 this weekend against Eastern Province when the age group teams meet at Despatch Rugby Club this Saturday at 3pm. Head Coach Paul Anthony has worked with a number of the players at both age group level as well as the SuperSport Rugby Challenge and will be looking for continuit…

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Second Round Commencement

The second round of this year’s Currie Cup competition commences this weekend when the Cell C Sharks host the Free State Cheetahs in our return leg match at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday. In changes from the side that defeated Western Province last week, Kobus van Wyk picked a groin injury against Western Province last weekend and is unav…

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KZNRU TALENT ID FESTIVAL

The 22nd edition of the Mark Godefroy Talent ID Festival commences this Friday, 1st September at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi. Hosted this year, by the Durban Rugby Sun-Union, this three-day festival brings together U/12, U/15 and U/17 development players from the five sub-unions across our province. In line with our commitment to grow …

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A Fresh New Start

Akker van der Merwe might be a new face in the Cell C Sharks team, but the former Lions hooker is in his element in his new surroundings and looking to keep contributing to our fortunes in the Currie Cup. “I’ve loved rugby all my life,” he explains, “since I was a kid of about four, playing with my sister in the back yard.” He start…

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LIVING UP TO OUR COMMUNITY VALUES

The Cell C Sharks have demonstrated our community spirit to assist a young rugby player, Lifa Hlongwa, who sustained a serious injury in a club rugby match in late June. 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa suffered a potentially life-altering injury while playing flank for the Northwood Crusaders 2nd XV against Amanzimtoti in June when he was knocked over …

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