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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Hurricanes

The Cell C Sharks host last year's Vodacom Super Rugby finalists at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon in their fourth consecutive match against New Zealand opposition. By all rights, the Hurricanes should have won the competition last year and are proving no different in 2016 as a team with confidence and massive ability. Last week…

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Double-Header Action

Although much of the focus is on the Cell C Sharks match against the Hurricanes at Growthpoint KINGS PARK, fans can remain afterwards to catch the Currie Cup Qualifier between the Cell C Sharks XV and Western Province. Coach Michael Horak has a team of balance, from those with Super Rugby experience like S'bura Sithole, Heimar Williams, David Mc…

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Lambie Returns for Hurricanes

Garth April will start his third consecutive match when the Cell C Sharks host the Hurricanes in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday, but coming off the bench will be Pat Lambie, now over the long-term injury that has had him out of action for some time. Also making a return is captain Beast Mtawarira who was re…

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Glenwood Through to World Youth Rugby Finals

On May 4th, ironically the international STAR WARS day, Glenwood faced a highly rated New Zealand team in Rotorua Boys’ High School. The toughest game of the tournament yet, the boys and management were eager to get the game started. The day before was rainy and windy and this did not bode well for the condition of the field. Thankfully, th…

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Jean Deysel’s Return

Jean Deysel's return to active duty with the Cell C Sharks has been marked by the renowned physicality that made him such a crowd-pleaser before leaving for Japan. However, he returned to the Province where it all happened for him and in the past fortnight, he has shown that he has lost none of his venom with his trademark hand-offs and monster …

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Injury Update

Pat Lambie Fit Cell C Sharks flyhalf Pat Lambie has completed his rehabilitation and is available to play when his team host the Hurricanes in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK this Saturday. The Cell C Sharks have returned from their three match tour of New Zealand and aside from Cobus Reinach and Philip van der Walt,…

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Narrow but Brave Loss

The Cell C Sharks went down to the log leader in the competition, losing narrowly 24-22 to the Chiefs in their final Vodacom Super Rugby match of their three week New Zealand tour. It was a heart-breaking result given the fightback and the way they imprinted their game over a side that has lost just once by always being in control. Given that th…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Chiefs

The Cell C Sharks take on the table-topping Chiefs at Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth on Friday morning (9.35am SA time) in their final Vodacom Super Rugby tour match of New Zealand, looking to depart on a high. The Chiefs have been a dominant team in recent years and this year are looking like the team to beat. A good challenge for the Cell C Shar…

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Touring with the Right Attitude

The Cell C Sharks have always been good tourists to the Antipodes, always embracing the time away as an opportunity to enjoy time together as a team and forge the kind of kinship required in a team sport. The sense of camaraderie shared, encouraged by the coaching staff each year, has often translated into success. A team away from home can eith…

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