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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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A Performance to be Proud Of

A spectacular performance from the Cell C Sharks set up an emphatic 63-40 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Blues in Auckland on Saturday in an 12 try thriller that never let up from start to finish. The Cell C Sharks had won the last four of five matches against the Blues in Auckland, and extended our record to 15 victories of the 20 matches p…

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Cell C Sharks vs Blues

The Cell C Sharks will be looking to find that elusive spark that they know will propel the team into a performance they have been looking for, one they know they’re very capable of delivering. Saturday morning’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Blues may seem daunting, but it’s also an opportunity for the team to prove their worth. H…

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Minimal Changes for Blues

The Cell C Sharks team to play the Blues in Auckland in our third tour match of the Vodacom Super Rugby competition shows just two changes to the starting line-up with continuity keeping the side mostly intact. While coach Robert du Preez cited execution as a problem area against the Rebels last week, he felt that there was no lack of effort fro…

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Collegians win FLYA knockout

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians picked up the first club rugby trophy of the new season when they edged out eThekwini Refractories Amanzimtoti 16-6 in a hard fought Flya Club Knockout final at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North last Friday evening. The game played in front of a good crowd, considering the weat…

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Getting it Right

The Cell C Sharks are under no illusions as to the challenge that lies ahead when we take on the Blues in Auckland in our third Vodacom Super Rugby tour match and first on New Zealand soil this Saturday. It has not been the successful tour that was planned following two defeats, but there is a steely determination to put on a commanding performa…

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