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Sharks Go Down Fighting

The Cell C Sharks hosted the Hurricanes in our final home game of the Vodacom Super Rugby pool stages but the match ended in disappointment as the visitors secured a 30-17 victory. The Hurricanes trailed almost every statistic, but managed, when it counted, to close off opportunities as the game ebbed and flowed. Despite having barely a sniff…

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Seeking the Treble

The Cell C Sharks XV travel to Port Elizabeth this weekend to take on the EP Elephants on Sunday afternoon at 2.30pm in an important SuperSport Rugby Challenge clash. Following on from last weekend’s 82-24 victory over the Border Bulldogs, the Cell C Sharks XV will be looking to deliver a similarly comprehensive performance, although they’re…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Hurricanes

The Cell C Sharks take on the Hurricanes in our final pool match at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in what should be and incredibly tense and physical Vodacom Super Rugby match. Last week’s victory over the Lions would have added to the confidence that built up on tour and what a statement it would be for the Cell C Sharks to inflict defeat on a…

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Continuity for Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will enjoy a huge measure of continuity in team selection and will look to combine that with the momentum of a good win last week when we host the Hurricanes at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday.   Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has made just one change to last week’s side that defeated the Emirates Lions, with…

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Making his Contribution

Cell C Sharks assistant coach Nick Easter praised the contribution of, amongst others, Ruan Botha earlier in the week, talking about the presence, leadership, experience and physical force he brings to the team. Admitting that he was raring to go after a lengthy injury spell on the side-lines, the big lock has now been back for a few weeks and i…

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Finding Form

The Cell C Sharks have enjoyed some good form of late, looking to close out the pool stages in style ahead of the upcoming Vodacom Super Rugby play-offs with the final three weeks left to contest first.   Cell C Sharks assistant coach Nick Easter attributes the change of form from earlier inconsistent play to the point where the …

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Achieving the Double

The Cell C Sharks wrapped up the double against the Emirates Lions in the return leg Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday evening with a hard fought 27-17 victory. While it wasn’t the absolute demolition job of the first round game, the Cell C Sharks were never going to catch the Lions napping again, but neverthele…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Emirates Lions

The Cell C Sharks take on the Emirates Lions in a second round, return leg Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday hoping to emulate the first round performance and carry the momentum of the tour through to the final month of action. In the first round match at Emirates Airline Park, the Cell C Sharks blew the Lions awa…

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Seeking Back-to-Back Success

The Cell C Sharks XV will look to secure back-to-back victories in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge when they host the Border Bulldogs at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday (14h30) in the curtain-raiser to the Cell C Sharks-Emirates Lions Vodacom Super Rugby clash.   The Cell C Sharks XV will take huge confidence from last week’s match when …

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