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Sunfoil Dolphins Crowned Champions

The year-end holidays were officially welcomed to the Kingdom of the Zulu on Tuesday evening at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead as the Hollywoodbets Showdown at the Coast between the Sunfoil Dolphins and Cell C Sharks – won by the cricketers by 26 runs – was fun filled, family orientated and festive. Complete with Mexican waves and flashing stump…

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Pat to lead the Cell C Sharks in 2016

The Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold on Wednesday announced the appointment of Springbok flyhalf, Patrick Lambie, as the Cell C Sharks captain for the 2016 Super Rugby tournament. Born and bred in KwaZulu-Natal, Pat is regarded as one of the most talented and level-headed players around. He will no doubt prove to be a great mentor, calming in…

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Getting Through Tough Times

Cell C Sharks loose forward Tera Mtembu is an example to young and old players of how the right mental attitude can be the difference between depression and motivation. He missed much of the season due to injury, but remained positive throughout, thanks in particular to some sound advice from Jimmy Wright, the Cell C Sharks' Biokineticist. Re…

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Bringing the Energy

Players and coaches will always refer to the new and young players as excited and energetic, and the same holds true with new coaching staff who bring their own energy and ideas to a team. Robert du Preez is no stranger to Sharks rugby, having been a key member during the successes of the famous ‘Team of the 90s’ and he not only brings new i…

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Media Release Clarification

With reference to a press release issued by The Sharks on Thursday, 19th November 2015, we wish to clarify the following information relating to the announcement of the players released: Our wording of ‘Players having been released from their contracts' was factually incorrect. In selecting a provisional pre-season training squad, difficult de…

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It’s all about Quality

Yes, your player quality is vital, but ultimately, what you do to prepare the players for a competition can be the difference between success and failure, and this is a thought paramount in the minds of the coaching staff. Not only identifying areas that need working on, but having the time to sort any issues out is, quite literally, a massive b…

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Training Squad Announcement

Thursday, 19th November 2015: The Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has released the names of his provisional pre-season training squad. This current squad will be bolstered by the return of our Japanese based players, namely Marcell Coetzee, Willie le Roux, JP Pietersen, Jacques Potgieter and Renaldo Bothma, who will join the squad in J…

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