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Minimal Changes for Lions

The Cell C Sharks team named to take on the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg on Friday evening shows just two changes to last week’s side for this important Vodacom Super Rugby derby match. There were some encouraging signs last week that the Cell C Sharks were about to assert themselves and dominate territory and possession, but frustration…

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Finishing Off

The Cell C Sharks have proven to be a team that is able to dominate and create opportunities, finishing those off is the primary focus as the team prepare to do battle in another local derby match. On Friday night, we travel to Emirates Airline Park to take on the SA Conference leading Emirates Lions in a fourth derby match of the Vodacom Super …

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Everything but Win 

It was a disappointing outcome for the Cell C Sharks in our narrow, last gasp Vodacom Super Rugby defeat on Saturday in a match where all the statistics pointed to a home team win. The Cell C Sharks managed to earn as much as 65% territorial advantage, nearly two thirds of the match was played in the Vodacom Bulls’ half, and we followed that up …

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Bulls Wrap up Late Victory

The Vodacom Bulls scored a match-winning penalty moments before the end of a tight and tense Vodacom Super Rugby second round clash as they ran out narrow 19-16 victors at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. They struck first blood with a 40m penalty from flyhalf Handré Pollard in the opening couple of minutes, but from the resultant kick…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Vodacom Bulls

The Cell C Sharks host the Vodacom Bulls at JONSSON KINGS PARK in our second round Vodacom Super Rugby clash on Saturday, looking for a big step up from the return leg derby. Both teams come into this match with plenty to prove. The Vodacom Bulls slipped to fourth in the South African Conference after a shock defeat to the previously poorly-fair…

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Burden is Back

Craig Burden is poised to make his return to Vodacom Super Rugby action after leaving the Cell C Sharks in 2013, having been named on the bench for Saturday’s showdown with the Vodacom Bulls at JONSSON KINGS PARK. The burly hooker who started his career as a centre, played for the Cell C Sharks between 2006 and 2013 before embarking on a five-…

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Healthy Rivalry

Although there is a strong inter-team rivalry, an even stronger one between the South African sides, it’s the healthy competition for places in the Cell C Sharks team that drives a lot of the players’ motivation. Fullback Aphelele Fassi is one such player. He might be just 21 years of age but this young, exciting talent who possesses bliste…

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Taking the Sharks Brand to Our Fans

In these busy times, convenience is vital to stay abreast of trends and ensuring that the needs of your customers are taken care of, a priority that The Sharks have embraced. With this in mind, The Sharks are proud to announce the opening of our exciting new Sharks Merchandise and Ticket Kiosk outlet that will open tomorrow, Wednesday 27 March, …

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Bringing the Physicality

The Vodacom Bulls might have evolved their game in recent years, but there is one area they will never shy away from and that’s the physical contact part of the game. The Cell C Sharks’ forwards stepped up the physicality against the Rebels on the weekend to pressure the Australians and force them into making uncharacteristic mistakes that saw…

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