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Braving the Tough Conditions

Following on from the first round clash against the Kings that saw the Cell C Sharks rewarded with six well-constructed tries, this past weekend’s tougher, Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares, saw just one try scored against the Argentina side. This was due in part to fewer attacking opportunities presented against a determined, nea…

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A Successful Day at the Office

The close scoreline in the Cell C Sharks victory over the Jaguares on Saturday evening at Growthpoint KINGS PARK suggests that they had to dig deep to win a game of near test match proportions. Against the Kings the previous week, there was a real opportunity to play attacking, running rugby, but it was a different story against the Argentinians…

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Cell C Sharks Remain Undefeated

The Cell C Sharks made it two from two when they defeated the Jaguares from Argentina 19-15 in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday evening. At times exhilarating and at others, frustrating, with some wonderfully attacking paasages of play put together but well countered by the visitors, both sides were looking t…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Jaguares

It’s time for unity, time to unite behind our team in black and white, embracing the Cell C Sharks and our fellow South Africans this Saturday for their first home game of the season at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Director of Rugby Gary Gold explains that playing at home is significant for the team and their campaign. “This home game is impor…

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Raising the Bar

The Cell C Sharks might have the perfect record of maximum log points from their first round Vodacom Super Rugby fixture, but they know that this weekend will be a challenge of a different kind when they play their first home game. The Jaguares are pretty much a Test team in their own right, highly representative of the Argentina national rugby …

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Cell C Sharks Stand Up For South Africa

Durban, 2nd March 2016: The new generation Cell C Sharks play their first home match in 2016 Super Rugby when they face the Jaguares, from Argentina, at Growthpoint Kings Park on Saturday - and the Durban team will be making a stand for national unity. John Smit, The Sharks CEO said: “The players and coaches made a promising start by defeating…

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Experience and Excitement

Older, more experienced players will often refer to the youngsters in the team as the ones bringing energy and excitement, but for the most experienced player in the Cell C Sharks squad, Odwa Ndungane, the excitement levels are just as high. Given the fact that his team scored six tries against the Kings in their opening Vodacom Super Rugby clas…

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Getting Off to a Good Start

While an impressive tally of six tries were scored against the Southern Kings in the Cell C Sharks’ opening Vodacom Super Rugby match, one must also remember that on the other side of the coin, only one try conceded suggests that defence is featuring just as well. Defence Coach Omar Mouneimne, speaking after the match, was pleased with the res…

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