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Crucial Clash for Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks face a massive test this Saturday when they host the irrepressible Crusaders in what is likely to be an intriguing, but hugely competitive Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. Director of Rugby Gary Gold continues to enjoy continuity in team selection and the momentum the side has enjoyed i…

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Making a Significant Contribution

He's been in the system for a few years now and a Springbok 'veteran' of 28 Tests, so it's hard to believe that Marcell Coetzee, a home grown talent of massive proportions, is just 24 years of age. There's a certain level of maturity about him and a sign of this is the way he's picking his battles that is not only about enthusiastically chasing …

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It’s About Character and Fight

The Cell C Sharks came back from a big deficit to draw their Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Bulls, thanks to a committed second half performance which almost resulted in victory. As it is, the Cell C Sharks remain the only team in the competition yet to taste defeat, and considering the fact that they have only played one home game of their …

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Cell C Sharks Remain Unbeaten

Taking on the Bulls at Loftus is no easy task and positive results in Pretoria are rare, and for a few agonising minutes, it appeared that the forray into enemy lands would prove fruitful, but in the end, the Cell C Sharks had to accept a 16-all draw. The Bulls might have had to contend with the possibility of a loss in continuity forced by a by…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Bulls

After three rounds of Vodacom Super Rugby, the Cell C Sharks will look for more of the same as they take on the Bulls at Loftus tonight in what is shaping up to be a very important clash, not only in the context of the tournament, but for the team as well. Halfway through back-to-back local derbies, against two of the toughest sides in South Afr…

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The Dream Nightmare

For Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold, rotational changes for his team's Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Bulls at Loftus on Friday night are not simply changes for change's sake. He calls it a dream nightmare: the headache he faces choosing a team when there is just so much talent available and players delivering outstanding performan…

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Loftus Showdown

The Bulls, fresh from a bye, host the Cell C Sharks at Loftus on Friday evening in a round four Vodacom Super Rugby clash that has huge implications for both sides. An early bye for the Pretoria side means they will need to play catch-up with the other teams, although, over the course of the tournament, the bye scenario will even matters out. Bu…

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Injury Update

Durban, 15 March 2016:  Dr Alan Kourie, Team Doctor, has issued the following injury update relating to the Cell C Sharks squad. Name of Player Injury Francois Kleinhans - Bicep tendon repair; - Recovery on track; - Expected to return mid-May. Jacques Potgieter - Operation was successful; - Currently in rehab and recovery is…

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It’s in the Lineout

There was much to enthuse about from the Cell C Sharks winning performance against the Stormers, from committed defence, to some exciting attack, but specifically, the lineouts were crucial in the greater scheme of momentum. One of the talking points before the game was the competition between the respective second rows: the highly-respected you…

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