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Junior Action

The Cell C Sharks junior teams will also be in action this weekend in their respective matches in the Under 19 and Under 21 Currie Cup age group competitions. In the Under 19 competition, coach Paul Anthony's team host Eastern Province at 3.15pm, while the Under 21s, coached by Michael Horak, kick-off the curtain-raiser (4.50pm) to the senior si…

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Taking Opportunities

With a new competition comes new challenges, and Cell C Sharks loose forward Philip van der Walt believes that with each team starting afresh, success will come to those who don't falter. With a single round of matches, team's that slip up could just find themselves falling by the way side, and after last week's hugely positive start, gaining a …

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The Griqua Challenge

The Cell C Sharks are at home for the first time in the Currie Cup competition this year when they host Griquas at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Friday evening in a match they know they must win, for a number of reasons. While there was plenty of motivation for last week’s clash against the Pumas to right the wrongs of defeat in 2015, there will b…

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Improving Weekly

Although the Cell C Sharks started their Currie Cup campaign on a high with a resounding 33-10, bonus point victory over the Pumas on Friday night, coach Robert du Preez cautions that they still have plenty of work to do. Last year, the Pumas - also in Nelspruit and also in round one – outmuscled the Cell C Sharks 33-24 to claim a morale-boost…

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Cracking start for Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks got their 2016 Currie Cup campaign off to a positive start with a 33-10 defeat of the Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday evening. It was not only an opportunity to make a winning beginning to the competition, but also a statement of intent against a side that has been together all season without disruption and who possibly came into …

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Pumas

They’re fresh off a two week break, not long enough to have to start again, and particularly because most of the faces from Super Rugby are the same for this Currie Cup campaign that kicks off tonight in Nelspruit. As always, the Cell C Sharks have lost players to overseas and the Springbok cause, but this year the losses have not been as deva…

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Back in Black

Keegan Daniel is a popular and highly-rated Cell C Sharks player who is back in Durban after a stint of club rugby in Japan, and now leads the team in the Currie Cup competition starting on Friday. On a personal level, having signed a three year contract with the Cell C Sharks and being appointed captain provides the twin sentiments of pride and…

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Week One Currie Cup Action

The Cell C Sharks open their account of the Currie Cup Premier Division Competition following the qualifying portion with an away game against the Pumas, traveling to Mbombela Stadium for Friday night’s first round clash. Currie Cup Head Coach Robert du Preez has not tinkered much with the side he worked with as part of the Super Rugby coachin…

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Currie Cup Captain and Squad Announcement

Monday, 1st August 2016:  With the Cell C Sharks Premier Division Currie Cup campaign scheduled to kick-off this Friday against the Pumas in Nelspruit, Cell C Sharks Head Coach Robert du Preez, has announced his Currie Cup squad as well as the appointment of loose-forward Keegan Daniel, as captain for the 2016 Currie Cup campaign. Daniel, is a …

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