By

Chelsea Tibshraeny
23
Jun
2020

THE KZNRU TURN 130

It was on this day 24 June in 1890 that the KwaZulu Rugby Union was founded on a bitterly cold winters night in Pietermaritzburg. It was a mist-shrouded evening as many law-abiding citizens shrugged deeper into their overcoats for warmth. It had become very apparent that a dozen or so of the men were about...
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Cell C Sharks celebrating their win against the DHL Stormers
16
Mar
2020

Time for a Break

The Cell C Sharks go into a SANZAAR sanctioned break for the foreseeable future as log leaders, but this is an achievement that hasn’t come without immense amounts of hard work from a team of happy players. Reflecting on his team’s 24-14 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the DHL Stormers at Jonsson Kings Park on...
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14
Mar
2020

Statement: Suspension of Super Rugby 2020

Following a SANZAAR Executive Committee (EXCO) teleconference in response to the announcement by the New Zealand Government that all returning travellers will have to self-isolate for 14 days, including Super Rugby players, SANZAAR believes it has no option but to suspend the 2020 Super Rugby tournament at the conclusion of this weekend’s matches for the...
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14
Mar
2020

Sharks Finish on a High

In the final Vodacom Super Rugby match featuring South African sides before the tournament was postponed until further notice, the Cell C Sharks finished with a flourish, beating the DHL Stormers 24-14 at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon to go top of the log. In a sad day for sport as the global health pandemic takes...
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13
Mar
2020

Match Preview

One of the great rugby rivalries continues on Saturday when the Cell C Sharks and DHL Stormers go head-to-head in a vitally important Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Jonsson Kings Park. As derby matches go and as history will assert, these two teams have always produced major fireworks when meeting on the rugby field and...
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Cell C Sharks Team Huddle
12
Mar
2020

Continuity for Cell C Sharks

Not only is the Cell C Sharks side unchanged from last week as they prepare for Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby showdown with the DHL Stormers at Jonsson Kings Park on Saturday, but the team has shown consistency in performance too. There was squad rotation on tour to keep the players fresh and given the demands...
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The Cell C Sharks
11
Mar
2020

Consistency and Performance

Cell C Sharks flying fullback Aphelele Fassi is enjoying great form in this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby campaign and aligns his own development with that of the team, to perform well and to do so consistently. “I’m very happy with my performances from last year continuing into this year,” he explains. “My key is always...
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Sharks vs Jaguares
10
Mar
2020

Points of Pressure

Winning rugby games isn’t simply about scoring more points, but doing the little things right and exploiting pressure so that the parts are greater than the sum of the performance. For the Cell C Sharks, Monday was a day of putting the feet up, although that’s not to say there wasn’t any rugby preparation. Managing...
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07
Mar
2020

Sharks Continue Fine Form

There was little to no effect of intercontinental travel as the Cell C Sharks returned from a successful tour to continue their outstanding Vodacom Super Rugby form with a pulsating 33-19 victory over the Jaguares at Jonsson Kings Park on Saturday afternoon. Near perfect weather greeted the sides and it was the Cell C Sharks who...
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Notshe
06
Mar
2020

Match Preview

The Cell C Sharks expect a huge battle upfront against a test-hardened Jaguares side at Jonsson Kings Park in what should be a fiercely contested Vodacom Super Rugby clash on Saturday afternoon. Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has selected possibly his strongest team and with the fact that the Cell C Sharks play...
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