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Rugby News
15
Sep
2021

Vodacom dials in as North and South collide for URC

The bold new world of the United Rugby Championship will fly under the banner of Vodacom following the announcement today that the African communications giant has dialled in as South African title sponsor for the new tournament for the next four years. The Vodacom United Rugby Championship kicks off on 24 September – when the...
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13
Sep
2021

A New Challenge

The sun has barely set on the Carling Currie Cup competition and already focus must turn to the upcoming United Rugby Championship tournament that kicks off next weekend. The Currie Cup held both promise and disappointment for a young but developing Cell C Sharks side that performed admirably during the pool stages of a disrupted...
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10
Sep
2021

Vodacom Bulls vs Cell C Sharks Preview Article

Rugby fans can look forward to Saturday’s Carling Currie Cup Final between the Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls with excitement as the two best teams in the tournament go head-to-head in yet another final. After the two teams contested the 2020 final, delayed due to Covid and played in January of this year, the...
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09
Sep
2021

Finals Showdown

For the second time this year, the Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls will contest South Africa’s most prestigious rugby competition, the Carling Currie Cup, when the sides meet in Pretoria on Saturday. Looking to continue the momentum the team has built up over the last month, with wins over the Bulls, Cheetahs, Lions and...
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08
Sep
2021

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE – CELL C SHARKS AND TOYOTA CHEETAHS COOPERATION

Durban, 8th September 2021: The Cell C Sharks and Toyota Cheetahs have announced a cooperation agreement for the exchange of players and to support each other on a broader front.  From the two franchises perspective, this step benefits both teams in terms of their game as well as financially and the move is in the...
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08
Sep
2021

Final Push

As the Carling Currie Cup reaches its climactic finale this weekend when the Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls compete for the title, the tournament has lost none of its lustre. So says Cell C Sharks captain Phepsi Buthelezi speaking ahead of this Saturday’s final in Pretoria. Given the upsets and two of the bigger...
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06
Sep
2021

Getting the Business Done

With log points and bonus points of no concern in knock-out matches, the focus is primarily on winning and nothing else, and for the Cell C Sharks, Saturday’s Carling Currie Cup semi-final victory over Tafel Lager Griquas afforded them a wonderful opportunity to contest this weekend’s final. While Griquas were game for the match and...
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04
Sep
2021

Finals Beckon

The Cell C Sharks will contest the Carling Currie Cup Final next weekend after seeing off the Tafel Lager Griquas in a tense clash at Jonsson Kings Park, eventually running out 28-24 victors. With the spoils shared evenly during the pool stages, the Cell C Sharks winning 30-16 in the first round but losing 37-27...
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03
Sep
2021

Cell C Sharks vs Tafel Lager Griquas Preview Article

The Cell C Sharks host the Tafel Lager Griquas at Jonsson Kings Park on Saturday in an intriguing Carling Currie Cup semi-final between two sides with differing fortunes over the years. Griquas have proved to be giant-killers this year and they hold a lot of belief in themselves where in years gone by, they perhaps...
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02
Sep
2021

Playoff Rugby

The Cell C Sharks enjoyed a successful campaign during the pool stages of this year’s Carling Currie Cup, enough to secure the home semi-final that sees them hosting the Tafel Lager Griquas at Jonsson Kings Park on Saturday. Griquas have always been competitive in the early stages of the tournament before dropping off the pace,...
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