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Getting Through Tough Times

Cell C Sharks loose forward Tera Mtembu is an example to young and old players of how the right mental attitude can be the difference between depression and motivation. He missed much of the season due to injury, but remained positive throughout, thanks in particular to some sound advice from Jimmy Wright, the Cell C Sharks' Biokineticist. Re…

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Bringing the Energy

Players and coaches will always refer to the new and young players as excited and energetic, and the same holds true with new coaching staff who bring their own energy and ideas to a team. Robert du Preez is no stranger to Sharks rugby, having been a key member during the successes of the famous ‘Team of the 90s’ and he not only brings new i…

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Media Release Clarification

With reference to a press release issued by The Sharks on Thursday, 19th November 2015, we wish to clarify the following information relating to the announcement of the players released: Our wording of ‘Players having been released from their contracts' was factually incorrect. In selecting a provisional pre-season training squad, difficult de…

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It’s all about Quality

Yes, your player quality is vital, but ultimately, what you do to prepare the players for a competition can be the difference between success and failure, and this is a thought paramount in the minds of the coaching staff. Not only identifying areas that need working on, but having the time to sort any issues out is, quite literally, a massive b…

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Training Squad Announcement

Thursday, 19th November 2015: The Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has released the names of his provisional pre-season training squad. This current squad will be bolstered by the return of our Japanese based players, namely Marcell Coetzee, Willie le Roux, JP Pietersen, Jacques Potgieter and Renaldo Bothma, who will join the squad in J…

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Sharks Welcome Jeep to the Family

The Sharks (Pty) Ltd are delighted to announce our new and exciting partnership with Jeep (SA). The Sharks CEO, John Smit said, "We welcome Jeep to The Sharks family and we thank them for their investment in our brand. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership." "We are very excited to have an auto mobile supplier with the…

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World Champions in Durban

The Sharks are proud to confirm that we will be hosting the Rugby World Champions, The All Blacks, on October 8th 2016. Current Six Nations champions Ireland will play a three-test series against the Springboks in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth in June 2016, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) announced on Friday. SARU also c…

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