CELL C SHARKS COACHING NEWS: Durban, 17th November 2017: In 2017, the introduction of Robert du Preez as the Cell C Sharks Head Coach coincided with the assembling of a young talented squad, which paved the way for a new era at the Cell C Sharks. A three-year plan was structured and implemented to take us forward and reclaim our winning ways. In year one, there was sufficient growth shown with the Cell C Sharks having qualified for the Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-finals, topped the log at the end of the pool stages of the Currie Cup and … [Read more...]

The Cell C Sharks Player of the Year Awards – Featured Durban Blog

The Cell C Sharks Player of the Year Awards: Durban, 1st November 2017: At an Awards ceremony held at Sun Sibaya this evening, the Cell C Sharks honoured players who have had an outstanding impact both on and off the field during the 2017 rugby season. This season showed a definite improvement, with a place in the Vodacom Super Rugby knock-out rounds and then in the Currie Cup, winning 10 matches in a row to finish the regular stages top of the log, in an unassailable position to host the semi-final and then the final at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. … [Read more...]

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Vodacom Blue Bulls – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Vodacom Blue Bulls: Saturday marks semi-final time and the excitement that comes with knowing that we’re at the business end of the Currie Cup competition when the Cell C Sharks host the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Head coach Robert du Preez has made three changes to his starting line-up and explains that as far as team selection, he has probably named the best possible team on form. “I’m very happy with the team we’ve been able to name,” he says. “There have been some tough selection posers but we … [Read more...]

The Cell C Sharks go down – Featured Durban Blog

The Cell C Sharks go down: The Cell C Sharks lost 31-20 to Western Province in our final pool match of the Currie Cup at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in a game where the result was of no importance, except for the visitors. Western Province secured second spot on the log with the win, while our unassailable position at the top of the log meant we were always going to have a home semi-final next week, regardless of the result. This was a match that called for determination and spirit and from the start, both sides demonstrated a desperate desire to … [Read more...]