Rob du Preez to Steer The Cell C Sharks Currie Cup Campaign

Durban, 26th July 2016:  Following the Cell C Sharks exit in the quarter-finals of the Super Rugby competition, Director of Rugby Gary Gold, today confirmed that Robert du Preez will head-up the Cell C Sharks Currie Cup campaign, which commences next week.

Du Preez will be ably supported by his fellow Super Rugby assistant coaches.  In addition to this, Gold is also pleased to announce the appointment of former Springbok assistant coach, Ricardo Loubscher, as skills coach, on a three-year contract.

Gold said: “Having previously played at The Sharks, Ricardo will be making a welcome return to Durban in his new role as Skills Coach.  He has enjoyed success in his coaching roles with the Bulls and Springboks and we look forward to having him join our set-up.

Ricardo officially joins the team tomorrow, ahead of the start of the campaign.