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Facing the Challenge

The Cell C Shark are back in action this week after a bye when the team travels to Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit to take on the Phakisa Pumas at the halfway point of the pool stages of this year’s Currie Cup competition. Cell C Sharks assistant coach Nick Easter believes the team is in a better position to play the Pumas than they were Griquas a…

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Time to Strike

The Cell C Sharks Under 21’s will host their Leopards’ counterparts at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Friday afternoon hoping for a return to success in their SA Rugby Under 21 Championship return leg clash. The Leopards earned their only victory of the tournament in the opening round, their home leg match against the Cell C Sharks Under 21s in Potch…

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Bouncing Back and Growing

The Cell C Sharks showed incredible determination and character to bounce back after a demoralising first round loss to score a hugely pleasing 32-27 bonus point victory over Western Province at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday. Cell C Sharks Head coach Sean Everitt was proud of the way the team hit back, citing good growth in a campaign that is a…

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CLUB RUGBY FOR CHARITY, RUGBY 4 ALMA

This past Saturday Land Rover Durban Hillcrest Villagers held a charity day up at Kearsney College to raise funds for 16 year old Alma van Heerden. Alma has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoid Leukemia, through her medical condition the family has been in desperate need of financial assistance as a result of mounting medical bills, many of which …

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Cell C Sharks Strike Back

The Cell C Sharks were forced to work hard, but a superior performance under pressure earned us a praiseworthy 32-27 Currie Cup bonus point victory over Western Province at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. Province enjoyed the majority of possession and territory, forcing the Cell C Sharks to make three times as many tackles, but brave …

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Big Quest for Under 21s

The Cell C Sharks Under 21s will be looking to return to winning ways when they host the Free State Under 21s at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday morning in their SA Rugby Under 21 Championship match. A narrow 31-26 loss in a top of the table clash against the Blue Bulls last week ended a good run of form and they will be hoping that they can get …

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MANDELA DAY 2019

This Mandela Day, The Sharks are joining our naming rights sponsor, Jonsson Workwear and 19 other businesses in our precinct to get plogging and help make Durban great and at the same time staging a positive protest for Climate Change action! The Sharks share in Jonsson Workwear’s belief in creating a better world, every day. Inspired by Ne…

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Continuity for Province

The Cell C Sharks side named to take on Western Province in Saturday’s round two Currie Cup clash has just one change as the coaching staff look to grow and develop the team without disruption. Losing in the first round was not how the script was written, but it’s important not to lose sight of what this campaign is all about and the need to…

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COACHING AND TEAM NEWS

After five seasons with the Cell C Sharks, initially as an assistant coach and thereafter as Head Coach, Robert du Preez will take up the next chapter of his coaching career.  This decision is a mutual one and both The Sharks and Robert have parted ways amicably. Robert remains a proud Shark, who represented this team as a former scrumhalf and …

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