Powerful Victory

The Cell C Sharks were too good for the Jaguares as they achieved the double with a hard-fought 33-25 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the virtual Argentina national side. Within the context of the Africa 2 Conference, this game held huge significance give the fact that the Cell C Sharks held just a four-point lead over their opponents.  Furthe…

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A Disappointing Draw

The disruption of last week’s bye hampered the Cell C Sharks momentum as they had to settle for a 9-all draw with the visiting Melbourne Rebels in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday evening. This match was a complete arm-wrestle between the sides with neither side able to enjoy the fruits of their various adv…

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Minimal Changes for Rebels

Our Cell C Sharks coach Robert du Preez has the good fortune to be able to largely retain the same side that took on – and defeated – the Jaguares two weeks ago for this Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Rebels. A fortnight ago, the Growthpoint KINGS PARK faithful were treated to a match resembling the intensity and physicality…

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Successful Return

The Cell C Sharks had to negotiate a competitive Jaguares side before their efforts were able to secure a narrow, hard-fought 18-13 Vodacom Super Rugby victory at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday. Despite the season reflecting that it is officially autumn, this match was played in hot summer conditions, usual for Durban at this time of the yea…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Jaguares

The Cell C Sharks will be hosting Argentina’s rugby pride, the Jaguares, in Saturday’s round seven Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Our players love playing at home and after two away matches against the Cheetahs and Lions, they are back to give our fans something to cheer about as they prepare for the visiting Jaguares. …

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BEAST IS BACK

Head Coach Robert du Preez has made just three changes to our Cell C Sharks team named to play the Jaguares in our round seven Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Durban. Beast Mtawarira, who was unavailable for selection last week due to the death of his grandmother, makes a welcome return to our starting line-up along with fellow Springbok Stephan Le…

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Lions Win a Thriller

In a classic, epic Vodacom Super Rugby derby between the Cell C Sharks and Lions at Emirates Airlines Park, the home side fought back to a 34-29 victory in one of the tightest, most intense matches of the season. Perfect conditions and a huge crowd (many of them supporting us) greeted the teams and it was an effective start as we earned an early p…

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Getting the Balance Right

At only 21 years of age, Jean-Luc du Preez is a name that has surpassed his relative youthfulness as far as his experience and ability go. Now a regular fixture in the Cell C Sharks team, he proves his worth week in, week out. He has made the number 7 jersey his own this season, having started every one of the five Vodacom Super Rugby games for …

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Valuable Away Victory

The Cell C Sharks were made to work hard, but ultimately deserved what was a tough and uncompromising 38-30 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday evening. A brave, composed and competitive performance allowed us to build the foundations for a very important win over a side who it must be said, never gave up. B…

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