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TEST MATCH TICKET ANNOUNCEMENT

Do you have your SA vs. All Black Test tickets as yet?  If not, The Sharks wish to advise that there are only a limited amount of tickets available for purchase.  Should you wish to purchase a ticket, please contact The Sharks Ticket directly on 031 3088 461 or  either Riaan@thesharks.co.za or jenny@thesharks.co.za We would also like to commu…

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Currie Cup Premier Division playoffs moved

The Currie Cup Premier Division semi-finals and final will be moved back by a week to avoid any potential clashes with the Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and All Blacks in Durban on Saturday, 8 October. The semi-finals were initially scheduled to be hosted on 7 and 8 October respectively, and the final a week later, …

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Super Rugby Schedule

The Cell C Sharks will start the 2017 Super Rugby competition on tour next year as they travel to Australia for the opening two rounds of the second edition of the 18 team tournament. This year, they played only New Zealand and South African teams along with the Jaguares from Argentina and Sunwolves from Japan, and although they will play the la…

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Mission Accomplished

The Cell C Sharks’ 53-0 Currie Cup defeat of the EP Kings on Saturday placed them firmly in contention for a top four finish, and ensured that they stay in the race for a home semi-final. Despite the terrible conditions, hardly conducive to playing attacking rugby, a pragmatic approach, mixed with some exciting running rugby, meant the team wa…

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Cell C Sharks do the Business

The Cell C Sharks went into their Currie Cup clash against the EP Kings knowing that a bonus point victory was not-negotiable, and despite the terrible conditions, showed remarkable focus to secure a 53-0 victory on Saturday afternoon. A water-logged Growthpoint KINGS PARK field greeted the two teams following a strong downpour that had struck D…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs EP Kings

The Cell C Sharks host the EP Kings at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday in a Currie Cup match they know has vital importance riding on it as the chase for final log positions hots-up. The clash is missing some key personnel, out injured, and there have been a number of changes to the side, which Head Coach Robert du Preez emphasises: "Are rota…

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Pat is Back

It’s been a long time coming, and although he won’t start this weekend, the fantastic news is that Pat Lambie will be making his long-awaited return to rugby, albeit off the bench, following a bad knock taken for the Springboks against Ireland in June. All the concussion ‘return-to-play’ protocols have been met and having sensibly avoide…

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Almighty Tussle for Juniors

The Cell C Sharks Under 19s and Under 21s have their work cut out for them when they visit Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg to take on their Golden Lions counterparts on Friday afternoon. The first match of the day kicks off at 1.30pm between the Cell C Sharks Under 19s and the Golden Lions Under 19s in what should be a keenly contested cla…

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Time for Learning

Last week, the Cell C Sharks lost Keegan Daniel before the game and match captain Philip van der Walt in the first minute, which was a massive blow, but the kind of adversity that Cell C Sharks lock Ruan Botha admits they need to learn from to make them stronger, and handle those situations better. “It was a learning lesson for the young guys …

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