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AWAY TO BORDER

After an opening round loss, to the Boland Cavaliers in the Currie Cup Qualifiers, the Cell C Sharks XV will be determined to get their campaign back on track with a better performance against Border, in East London, this Friday. Cell C Sharks XV Head Coach, Michael Horak will request a more clinical performance from his chargers, who are up aga…

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Focusing on the Challenges Ahead

Although the Cell C Sharks had to depart from Durban with a loss to the Lions, as good travellers and tourists – as they’ve proved over the years – they will put that behind them and look to produce the goods in New Zealand. Compartmentalising is the mental process of, simply put, stashing incidents and fears in a little box and using th…

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Sharks in Disappointing Defeat

In a committed, passionate effort from two South African teams in this local Vodacom Super Rugby derby, the Lions ran out 24-9 winners over the Cell C Sharks at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday evening. Both sides were called upon to deliver huge defence in the early moments, with Marcell Coetzee making an important turn-over to force defence …

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Touring Squad

The Cell C Sharks embark on their three match tour to New Zealand on Sunday, following their Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Lions at Growthpoint KINGS PARK the previous evening. After six matches - three of them would have been at home and three away - the Cell C Sharks fly east in search of more Super Rugby log points. While in New Zeala…

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Preview: The Cell C Sharks vs Lions

Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash with the Lions at Growthpoint KINGS PARK is not simply about hosting a game and hoping to win, but to secure victory for a multitude of important reasons. One is the importance riding on the outcome of games against teams in your own pool. Another is to deliver a performance that induces pride, one th…

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Continuity for Cell C Sharks

The team named to take on the Lions shows little change from two weeks ago, in the Cell C Sharks last match, as they prepare for the confident Lions at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in their Week 6 Vodacom Super Rugby clash. The teams are in pretty similar states right now, both suffering narrow losses to the Crusaders in their respective previous outi…

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Campaign Opener

The Cell C Sharks XV will commence their Currie Cup qualifying campaign against Boland Cavaliers this Friday night at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont.  The match kicks-off at 19h00. Cell C Sharks XV Head Coach, Michael Horak has assemebled an exciting team for this opening encounter with the likes of S’bura Sithole, Dale Chadwick, Heimar W…

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Back in the Saddle

Cell C Sharks lock Stephan Lewies, over the serious injury that forced him to take an unexpected and unwanted break from rugby last year, is back in full cry and relishing not only the opportunity to represent his team, but to do so with determination and pride. “After a nine month lay-off, I’m personally ready to go; I just want to spend as…

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Back in action

The Cell C Sharks are back in Vodacom Super Rugby action this weekend against the Lions at Growthpoint KINGS PARK following a bye week. The week off allowed for tired and bruised bodies to recover from five weeks of tough, physical action, but now minds are focused, players are revitalized and there is a steely determination as they prepare for …

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