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No Complaints

The Cell C Sharks suffered an agonizing loss against the Kings in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, with the Kings claiming their first ever victory over a South African It was a high-paced, quality contest between two very evenly-matched teams, with the result going down to the wire and the Kings securing victory on…

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Kings Edge Sharks

The Cell C Sharks suffered a narrow 35 - 32 defeat against the Southern Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday night, a match in which both teams exchanged the lead on several occasions. There’s nothing like a local derby to pump energy into a game and there was plenty of that in what was a high tempo and thoroughly enthralling and en…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Kings

The Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Kings in Port Elizabeth is shaping up to be a huge clash. For the Cell C Sharks, a win on Saturday would give them a run of five over the Kings, while the home side will be searching for their third consecutive victory during a run of very good form of late. Saturday’s 5.15pm clash is cer…

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Growing Momentum

Following last week’s emphatic victory over the Griffons in their second Supersport Rugby Challenge match, the Cell C Sharks XV will be looking to continue their form against the Leopards at Douglas Mitchell Sports Ground in Uvongo. Last Saturday’s 52 – 24 over the Griffons in Welkom was a statement of intent that they are in this competit…

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Minimal Changes for Kings

The Cell C Sharks team named to travel to Port Elizabeth to take on the Kings this weekend in their return leg Vodacom Super Rugby clash shows just a few changes to last week’s side. Head coach Robert du Preez has largely retained the same team that beat the Rebels last weekend with just three rotational changes and one enforced. With Curwin Bo…

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Patience on Attack

With five tries to his name this season, wing Kobus van Wyk has proved to be a more than welcome addition to the Cell C Sharks as he leads the try-scoring stats for the men in Black and White. As a newcomer to the Cell C Sharks, having signed for the union last year, he has had to not only embrace the team’s style of rugby, but also the person…

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Wednesday Club Rugby Column

Bidvest Insurance Crusaders got themselves back on track with a good result against their visitors from Empangeni, Mancosa Zululand Rhinos, last Friday evening winning 50-25 in an entertaining Fidelity Security Premier Division game. One thing is for certain, besides the marvelous rugby produced by both sides, Crusaders do know how to entertain …

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The Kings’ Challenge

The Cell C Sharks travel to Port Elizabeth to take on a resurgent Kings side in what’s shaping to be an intriguing Vodacom Super Rugby clash against a side playing outstanding rugby and getting the results. Cell C Sharks assistant coach Sean Everitt warns that there is nothing to gain from underestimating the Kings. “We are aware of what…

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Next Generation Sharks Programme

Mike Vowels is heading up the Next Generation Sharks Programme which was developed to help identify local talent in KZN. The aim is to help these young players achieve their rugby goals, in the hope that when they have finished school, they have the opportunity to play for The Sharks. The programme helps to bridge the gap between The Sharks and …

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