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HOLLYWOODBETS MURRAY CUP WEDNESDAY CLUB COLUMN

History was made in the quarter-finals of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup last Saturday when the top First Division club and winners of the Dewar Shield Westville Old Boys beat the students from the Premier Division side FNB UKZN Pietermaritzburg 26-21 at the Pieter Booysen Stadium in the Capital, to find their way into the semi-finals. Westville O…

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A Very Special Victory

The Cell C Sharks’ two-point victory over the Xerox Golden Lions on Sunday was a wonderful performance against a dominant side who threw everything at their opponents but couldn’t pull off a win. Cell C Sharks Head Coach, Sean Everitt said he was proud of his charges, as well as the temperament shown by his two young halfbacks who last year …

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Joburg Thriller

The Cell C Sharks emerged victorious in a tense, nail-biter of a Currie Cup match at Emirates Airline Park, eventually defeating the Golden Lions 30-28 on Sunday afternoon. Perfect conditions greeted the two sides and both elected to play attacking rugby, although it was the pressure on defence and the set-piece that delivered a win against a Li…

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Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Xerox Golden Lions

The Golden Lions will host the Cell C Sharks at Emirates Airline Park this weekend with both sides knowing how important the outcome of this Currie Cup match will be in their respective tournament goals. A rare Sunday match beckons with the Lions having lost at home last weekend and desperate not to suffer back-to-back defeats, while the Cell C …

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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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Big Task for Juniors

The second-round match between the Cell C Sharks Under 21’s and the Blue Bulls takes place at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Friday afternoon with plenty riding on the outcome of this match. A disappointing return leg loss to Western Province (who they beat in the first round) last week has added a measure of pressure for a Cell C Sharks side looking t…

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One Week at a Time

With two rounds remaining in this year’s shortened Currie Cup competition, it would be easy to look past the next two games to the play-offs, but not for the Cell C Sharks. “We’re taking things one week at a time,” explains veteran wing Lwazi Mvovo. Defeating Toyota Free State at JONSSON KINGS PARK was the perfect result for the Cell …

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Keeping At It

The message for the Cell C Sharks as they prepare for Sunday’s Currie Cup showdown with the Xerox Golden Lions at Emirates Airline Park is to stick to what worked against Toyota Free State this past weekend. Cell C Sharks assistant coach Nick Easter admitted that the coaching staff was extremely pleased with the way the team went about securin…

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