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Cell C Sharks Remain Unbeaten

Taking on the Bulls at Loftus is no easy task and positive results in Pretoria are rare, and for a few agonising minutes, it appeared that the forray into enemy lands would prove fruitful, but in the end, the Cell C Sharks had to accept a 16-all draw. The Bulls might have had to contend with the possibility of a loss in continuity forced by a by…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Bulls

After three rounds of Vodacom Super Rugby, the Cell C Sharks will look for more of the same as they take on the Bulls at Loftus tonight in what is shaping up to be a very important clash, not only in the context of the tournament, but for the team as well. Halfway through back-to-back local derbies, against two of the toughest sides in South Afr…

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The Dream Nightmare

For Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold, rotational changes for his team's Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Bulls at Loftus on Friday night are not simply changes for change's sake. He calls it a dream nightmare: the headache he faces choosing a team when there is just so much talent available and players delivering outstanding performan…

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Loftus Showdown

The Bulls, fresh from a bye, host the Cell C Sharks at Loftus on Friday evening in a round four Vodacom Super Rugby clash that has huge implications for both sides. An early bye for the Pretoria side means they will need to play catch-up with the other teams, although, over the course of the tournament, the bye scenario will even matters out. Bu…

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Injury Update

Durban, 15 March 2016:  Dr Alan Kourie, Team Doctor, has issued the following injury update relating to the Cell C Sharks squad. Name of Player Injury Francois Kleinhans - Bicep tendon repair; - Recovery on track; - Expected to return mid-May. Jacques Potgieter - Operation was successful; - Currently in rehab and recovery is…

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It’s in the Lineout

There was much to enthuse about from the Cell C Sharks winning performance against the Stormers, from committed defence, to some exciting attack, but specifically, the lineouts were crucial in the greater scheme of momentum. One of the talking points before the game was the competition between the respective second rows: the highly-respected you…

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Cell C Sharks Heroics

The Cell C Sharks defeated the Stormers 18-13 in a pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday evening. This was never going to be a pretty match, indeed if last week's clash against a near international Argentinian Jaguares side was akin to a Test match, this game wasn't much different to a Test match as far as intens…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Stormers

Week three of Vodacom Super Rugby sees the Cell C Sharks facing arguably their toughest challenge of the tournament to date when they head down to Cape Town to take on the Stormers on Saturday afternoon. Not only will this weekend be interesting, but indeed the next fortnight for the Cell C Sharks as they play two tough derbies (next week they t…

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Another Huge Test

Last week’s match against a Jaguares team filled with Internationals was billed as a clash of near Test match proportions and this weekend is no different when the Cell C Sharks take on the Stormers in a round three Vodacom Super Rugby clash of huge proportions at Newlands in Cape Town. Director of Rugby Gary Gold has stuck with the same team …

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