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One Last Push

The Cell C Sharks have one more assignment before a well-deserved bye as they prepare to host the Kings at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in their second meeting of the competition, this Saturday. Their first match of the tournament was in Port Elizabeth against the competition newcomers, resulting in a 43-8 win for the Durban team, and after a further …

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Departure Of Jacques Potgieter

Durban, 18th May 2016:  The Sharks confirm the departure of Jacques Potgieter, who has joined the Bulls. John Smit, The Sharks CEO said: “Injuries have unfortunately curtailed Jacques Super Rugby endeavours in 2016, which has prevented him from featuring for the Cell C Sharks.   This move to Gauteng will provide greater opportunities for hi…

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Making Hard Work Pay Off

Having started many matches for the Cell C Sharks this season, Franco Marais has done his reputation no harm, enjoying regular game time and delivering strong performances over the course of the Vodacom Super Rugby Competition. "It's always been my dream to start for the Cell C Sharks so it's been a real privilege and a dream come true for me th…

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Cell C Sharks Win War of Attrition

The Cell C Sharks were made to work hard for a valuable 25-22 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday night. It was a tough and uncompromising match with the Jaguares playing their regulation style rugby, forwards looking to impose themselves physically and the backs hoping to exploit gaps in defence. The Cel…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Jaguares

The Cell C Sharks take on the Jaguares in their return leg Vodacom Super Rugby match in Buenos Aires this weekend, with Director of Rugby Gary Gold having made a number of changes to the team that defeated the Hurricanes last week. The five changes made this week are by no means punishment of any sort – after all, defeating the Hurricanes in s…

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Cell C Sharks XV Travel to Bloem

Coming off the back of a fine performance last week, the Cell C Sharks will take confidence into their Absa Currie Cup Qualifying clash with Free State in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The teams are relatively even on the log, with Free state having earned more bonus points. But in inflicting a first defeat on Western Province last week to end their…

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Historic First for Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks will undertake their first-ever Vodacom Super Rugby challenge in South America when they face the Jaguares from Argentina in a vital clash on Saturday evening. Director of Rugby Gary Gold has made a number of changes, from rotational, to rest to welcoming back players from injury for this vital clash with the internationally la…

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Back in Action

After injuring himself early in the season, the ever-popular local crowd favourite Patrick Lambie returned to the field of play against the Hurricanes to a rousing welcome, delivering a solid performance in his first match in months. “It was really nice, it was great being back out there in the middle and a lovely game to be involved in as far…

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Enthusiasm and Improvement

While Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold avoided calling his team's 32-15 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Hurricanes their best game of the season, there was no hiding his pleasure at the way they had gone about their business. "I think it was a very good performance, mostly because of the quality of opposition," he explained after t…

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