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50 up for Andre

The Cell C Sharks team named to take on the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby showdown at Loftus shows little change to the side that so emphatically defeated the Highlanders last week. Head coach Robert du Preez has stuck with the same team, barring one change amongst the forwards where Jacques Vermeulen has come in for Philip v…

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Getting Stuck In

For Vodacom Man of the Match against the Highlander Andre Esterhuizen, this has been a season where he has shown his true potential as not only as a physically imposing player, but a multi-faceted one with variable play. Although he previously showed himself to be a strong ball-carrier and combative defender, this season has seen him break out o…

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Getting it right

The Cell C Sharks showed that when they are on song, they have the capability of putting on sublime performances evidenced in the Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Highlanders at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday. Head coach Robert du Preez was pleased with how the team reacted to the challenge posed to them ahead of this game. “We spoke a …

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Outstanding Performance

The Cell C Sharks defeated the Highlanders 38-12 at JONSSON KINGS PARK in an enthralling and entertaining Vodacom Super Rugby bonus point clash on Saturday afternoon. A beautiful autumn afternoon greeted the teams, the stadium bathed in sunshine at kick-off with conditions perfect for a great game of rugby. And what a game it turned out to be. …

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Welcoming the Griffons

The Cell C Sharks XV will welcome the Down Touch Griffons to JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in their second SuperSport Rugby Challenge match, having played Griquas in their opener two weeks ago. Like the senior Cell C Sharks side, the Cell C Sharks XV enjoyed a bye last week and this week play their first home game after taking on Griquas a fort…

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Cell C Sharks vs Highlanders

The Cell C Sharks host the fifth-placed Highlanders at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday in a Vodacom Super Rugby match acknowledged as a must-win encounter against the New Zealanders. The team returned from a week’s break from action and have shown their excitement at the prospect of getting back onto the field. Head coach Robert du Preez, sp…

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Beast is back

Beast Mtawarira makes a welcome return to the Cell C Sharks side named to take on the Highlanders in the Vodacom Super Rugby clash at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday. The big man’s experience cannot be denied over a period spanning more than a decade, but it must be said that the player who deputised for him, Juan Schoeman, has been outstanding…

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Stepping Up

In the absence of Cell C Sharks stalwart Beast Mtawarira to injury, Juan Schoeman has been called upon to step up to the plate and he has delivered when asked to. Although Beast is a household name in KZN, South Africa and internationally, it doesn’t mean that other players – like Schoeman – can’t look to both impress and stake a claim t…

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Upsets and improvements

College Rovers remain the only unbeaten side in the Fidelity ADT Premier Division and head up the log table after a tough but resounding victory over Bidvest Insurance Crusaders, beating their hosts 38-3, in Durban North last Thursday evening. The game played in windy damp conditions certainly didn't allow for the best of running rugby with the …

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