Semifinal Challenge

The Cell C Sharks side to take on Toyota Free State in Bloemfontein in Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final shows great continuity which should translate into continuity in performance. Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has made just one change to the side, Curwin Bosch returning to flyhalf after a minor injury sustained in the last meeting be…

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Knockout Rugby

The Cell C Sharks team to face the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in the final Currie Cup clash of the pool stages has been bolstered by two returning Springboks as the team look to finish on a high. Thomas du Toit and Andre Esterhuizen, released back to their province, have been named in the side to travel to Pretoria for one last push b…

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Huge Clash Beckons

The Cell C Sharks have a huge assignment this weekend when they travel to Johannesburg to take on the Golden Lions at Emirates Airline Park in a vital Currie Cup clash on Sunday. Under 21 flyhalf Boeta Chamberlain is poised to make his senior debut after the loss of Curwin Bosch to a lower back sprain that has ruled him out of action and head co…

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Massive Clash

The Cell C Sharks host the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday in what is shaping to be a humdinger of a Currie Cup match between two old foes. Head coach Sean Everitt has made four changes to last week’s side, two each amongst the forwards and backs. Upfront, Mzamo Majola comes in for Juan Schoeman at loosehead p…

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Dreams Do Come True

Cell C Sharks loose forward Phepsi Buthelezi might be just 20 years old, but he has a mature head on his shoulders as he looks to contribute positively to the Cell C Sharks cause. He led his Under 19s to SA Rugby Under 19 Championship glory last year in an unprecedented season in which the team never lost a single match the entire campaign. H…

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One Change for Pumas

The Cell C Sharks team named to play the Phakisa Pumas in Nelspruit in an important Currie Cup clash on Saturday afternoon is almost entirely unchanged from the team that defeated Western Province in round two. There’s been a week’s bye, but that only meant a break from playing as the team continued to put in the hard yards on the training f…

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A Sense of Pride

For new players who get the chance to shine – and he really has - Cell C Sharks lock Ruben van Heerden admits to a sense of pride at wearing the Black and White jersey and following in the footsteps of legends of the game. He’s had to compete hard within the team to stake a claim for inclusion and when he’s earned the chance, he’s shone.…

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Time to Strike

The Cell C Sharks Under 21’s will host their Leopards’ counterparts at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Friday afternoon hoping for a return to success in their SA Rugby Under 21 Championship return leg clash. The Leopards earned their only victory of the tournament in the opening round, their home leg match against the Cell C Sharks Under 21s in Potch…

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