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Important Weekend Looms

The Cell C Shark travel to Welkom to take on the Down Touch Griffons at HT Pelatona Projects Stadium in their Currie Cup Qualifying clash at 3pm on Saturday afternoon, looking to maintain winning ways. Fresh off a 26-23 victory over the Leopards in Durban last weekend, the Cell C Sharks XV will look to carry momentum into a challenging away clas…

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Keeping the Focus

The Cell C Sharks team remains relatively unchanged for their second last match of the Vodacom Super Rugby regular season before the looming knock-out stages arrive. Growthpoint KINGS PARK is the venue where the two teams, with vastly differing aims (to a degree) will compete. One for bragging rights, the other for a higher purpose. The Cheet…

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Overseas Move For Paul Jordaan and Kyle Cooper

Durban, 6th July 2016:  The Cell C Sharks confirm the departure of Kyle Cooper and Paul Jordaan at the conclusion of the 2016 Vodacom Super Rugby campaign. Having made his debut in 2010, Cooper who currently has a combined tally of 99 matches for The Sharks (Super Rugby & Currie Cup) will be joining the Newcastle Falcons, whilst the highly …

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Now for the Cheetahs

Having analysed the match against the Lions last weekend, the Cell C Sharks know that there are certain things they need to do better, particularly with the carrot that dangles so tantalisingly close. "We have high expectations of ourselves as a team and we set the bar high, so it was inexcusable how we performed against the Lions in that first …

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Injury Update

Durban, 4 July 2016:  With two pool fixtures remaining ahead of the qualifying rounds of the 2016 Super Rugby tournament, Dr Alan Kourie, The Sharks team doctor, has issued the following injury update. Name of Player Injury Andre Esterhuizen - Hamstring strain; - Out for approximately two weeks. Cobus Reinach - ACL injury (rig…

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An Assessment of Disappointment

Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold said after the match that there was no getting away from a performance that failed to ignite to levels necessary to beat a team like the Lions. A good team doesn’t need any prompting when they have opportunities sent their way, and Gold said that the Lions are too good a side not to accept anything tha…

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Lions Come Out on Top

The Cell C Sharks returned to Vodacom Super Rugby action after the June break on a disappointing note when they went down 37-10 to the Lions at Emirates Airlines Park on Saturday evening. As a rugby spectacle, this provided all the thrills, but as far as results go, this was a disappointing match for the Cell C Sharks who gave it their all, but …

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Lions

With three rounds of Vodacom Super Rugby action before the play-offs, and the fight that exists to make it into the knockout round, there are plenty of permutations for many of the teams hoping to continue their participation beyond the next fortnight. For the Cell C Sharks, that starts with the Lions up in Joburg on Saturday afternoon, and cont…

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