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Back in action

The Cell C Sharks are back in Vodacom Super Rugby action this weekend against the Lions at Growthpoint KINGS PARK following a bye week. The week off allowed for tired and bruised bodies to recover from five weeks of tough, physical action, but now minds are focused, players are revitalized and there is a steely determination as they prepare for …

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Cell C Sharks Announce Township Fixtures

Durban, 31st March 2016:  The Sharks are proud to announce that in partnership with Durban Tourism, we will be embarking on a township tour during the months of April and May, which sees us, for the very first time, play three Currie Cup Round one matches, in the communities of Clermont, Umlazi and Kwa-Mashu. For many residents in these communi…

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Taking Stock

After five gruelling weeks of Vodacom Super Rugby, the Cell C Sharks have won three, drawn one and lost one match to head up the Africa 2 Conference and this weekend enjoy a hard-earned bye. Super Rugby is arguably one of the toughest competitions in world rugby. It is relentless and hugely physical, asking for much from the participants who pla…

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JAPANESE STINT FOR JOE PIETERSEN

The Cell C Sharks confirm that Joe Pietersen, will join Kamaishi Seawaves, in Japan, at the conclusion of the 2016 Vodacom Super Rugby campaign. Gary Gold, Director of Rugby, said: “Joe has enjoyed a successful career and is keen to experience the rugby culture in Japan, and therefore he has asked to be released for the Currie Cup campaign, to p…

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Great Character in Defeat

In the final analysis, the record books will credit the Crusaders with victory against the Cell C Sharks, but it was a match that highlighted the kind of character in this team who have only lost once in five Vodacom Super Rugby games. “Seven games together now, including the two pre-season matches, and this is our first defeat,” said Cell C…

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Cell C Sharks Go Down Fighting

The Cell C Sharks lost their unbeaten status after going down 19-14 to the Crusaders in a tense, tight Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday evening. The teams hammered away at each other in the early exchanges, before the Crusaders earned a scrum penalty, but the attempt was pushed wide in the first scoring opportunity…

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Crucial Clash for Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks face a massive test this Saturday when they host the irrepressible Crusaders in what is likely to be an intriguing, but hugely competitive Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. Director of Rugby Gary Gold continues to enjoy continuity in team selection and the momentum the side has enjoyed i…

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Making a Significant Contribution

He's been in the system for a few years now and a Springbok 'veteran' of 28 Tests, so it's hard to believe that Marcell Coetzee, a home grown talent of massive proportions, is just 24 years of age. There's a certain level of maturity about him and a sign of this is the way he's picking his battles that is not only about enthusiastically chasing …

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It’s About Character and Fight

The Cell C Sharks came back from a big deficit to draw their Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Bulls, thanks to a committed second half performance which almost resulted in victory. As it is, the Cell C Sharks remain the only team in the competition yet to taste defeat, and considering the fact that they have only played one home game of their …

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