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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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Cell C Sharks Heroics

The Cell C Sharks defeated the Stormers 18-13 in a pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday evening. This was never going to be a pretty match, indeed if last week's clash against a near international Argentinian Jaguares side was akin to a Test match, this game wasn't much different to a Test match as far as intens…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Stormers

Week three of Vodacom Super Rugby sees the Cell C Sharks facing arguably their toughest challenge of the tournament to date when they head down to Cape Town to take on the Stormers on Saturday afternoon. Not only will this weekend be interesting, but indeed the next fortnight for the Cell C Sharks as they play two tough derbies (next week they t…

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Another Huge Test

Last week’s match against a Jaguares team filled with Internationals was billed as a clash of near Test match proportions and this weekend is no different when the Cell C Sharks take on the Stormers in a round three Vodacom Super Rugby clash of huge proportions at Newlands in Cape Town. Director of Rugby Gary Gold has stuck with the same team …

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Making a Valuable Contribution

He might be a new face for the Cell C Sharks, but Willie le Roux is no newcomer to the South African rugby landscape and is quickly proving to be a valuable member of the team, one who embraces his position and in turn has been welcomed with open arms. “I’ve settled in here nicely, there’s a good vibe in the squad, it’s something new for…

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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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