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Knock-out Time

The Cell C Sharks Under 19s will host their Western Province counterparts in the SA Under 19 Championship semi-final at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday looking to maintain their unbeaten ways. This team has performed consistently and successfully all season and the reward for finishing top, undefeated through 12 rounds of the pool stages, is a ho…

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Expression and Confidence

This weekend’s Currie Cup semi-final against the Xerox Golden Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK is all about striking the balance between playing bonus point chasing, attacking rugby versus knock-out rugby. Essentially, it’s about doing what has proved successful over the course of the campaign. “Although bonus points don’t count, if the op…

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Set-Piece Battle

The last time the Cell C Sharks and Golden Lions met, it was the home side that prevailed at JONSSON KINGS PARK, and we will be looking for more of the same in Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final. Lock Hyron Andrews predicts a huge set-piece battle between two proud teams that both give focus to the forward battle upfront. The victory over Gri…

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Patience the Key

The Cell C Sharks proved too powerful for a lively Griquas side in both teams’ final pool match of this year’s Currie Cup, with the visiting Durbanites showing patience at key stages in the build-up to a number of tries. Many of the scores came off the back of some hard work, interspersed with moments of individual brilliance or just sheer p…

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Home Semi Achieved

The Cell C Sharks were too good for a game Griquas side in our 41-11 Currie Cup victory at Tafel Lager Park on Saturday afternoon with the bonus point coming in the first half of an exciting match and a dominant display that sets us up nicely for a home semi-final. Although Griquas had nothing to lose in this game,  they couldn't string togethe…

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Call for Action

The Cell C Sharks will mount one last fight before the semis, in the battle for Currie Cup honours when we travel to Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley on Saturday for a 3pm showdown with Griquas. Head coach Robert du Preez has made a number of changes to the team that played Western Province two weeks’ ago, with a new captain in scrumhalf Louis Sc…

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The Final Challenge

One game remains in the pool stages of the Currie Cup competition before the play-offs, and for the Cell C Sharks, nothing less than victory will suffice as we look to build momentum before the semi-finals. A loss to Western Province in the last game – two weeks ago – was not the result the team, unbeaten at that stage, was hoping for. Altho…

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Big Last Push

The Cell C Sharks travel to Kimberley to take on Griquas in our final pool match of the 2018 Currie Cup competition, knowing that only a win will suffice ahead of the semi-final stages. Currently in second spot, a home semi-final hasn’t been completely sewn up, with the Blue Bulls looking for a big game against Western Province as they seek a …

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