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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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Changes for Sharks

The Cell C Sharks team named to play the Chiefs on Friday morning (9.35am time) in their final Vodacom Super Rugby tour match shows a number of changes to last week’s victorious side. There is a sense of optimism and quite confidence about the team after the followed up their narrow defeat at the hands of the Blues with a morale-boosting victo…

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Never Give Up

In the Cell C Sharks’ Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders on the weekend, it was their never-say-die attitude that kept them in the game and finally delivered the victory they so wanted and needed. That kind of fortitude speaks volumes about a team’s character, and there was no faulting the fact that they were never going to ca…

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THE SHARKS IN TALKS WITH THE CITY

The Sharks are in discussions with the City of Durban to play matches at the Moses Mabhida Stadium from 2017, but as yet no agreement has been concluded. John Smit, Chief Executive, said: “We enjoy an excellent relationship with officials from the eThekwini Municipality, and we are enthusiastic about their vision for the future of our city.…

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Cell C Sharks Heroics

The Cell C Sharks scored an incredible, morale-boosting 15-14 victory over the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday morning in a brave Vodacom Super Rugby effort that underlined just how much character this team has. The signs were all positive that this game would prove to be the Cell C Sharks’ turning point. The second match on tour is always a …

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CURRIE CUP QUALIFYING ACTION

  This Saturday, the Cell C Sharks XV play Namibia in a Currie Cup Qualifier at King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi.  Kick-off is at 15h00. Despite a loss to Border last Friday in a pulsating encounter, this young team showed a lot of character and fight to come back from a 19 point deficit (22-3) at half-time.  Unfortunately a late try …

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