Cell C Sharks Strike Back – Featured Durban Blog

Cell C Sharks Strike Back: The Cell C Sharks were forced to work hard, but a superior performance under pressure earned us a praiseworthy 32-27 Currie Cup bonus point victory over Western Province at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Saturday afternoon. Province enjoyed the majority of possession and territory, forcing the Cell C Sharks to make three times as many tackles, but brave defence and some excellent work on attack earned us a four try to three victory. A week can be a long time in rugby, but the Cell C Sharks managed to conjure up magic this week … [Read more...]

Preview – Cell C Sharks vs. Tafel Lager Griquas – Featured Durban Blog

Preview – Cell C Sharks vs. Tafel Lager Griquas: Tonight’s opening Currie Cup clash in defence of the Cell C Sharks’ title will be a real tester for a fairly experienced side when we host Griquas at JONSSON KINGS PARK this evening (7.15pm kick-off).   Often the Currie Cup is a competition where introducing youngsters into the senior side is the order of the day, but this year there is a very settled look about a team with instantly recognisable names as well as an old favourite who has returned to the fold.   JP Pietersen is back in the Black … [Read more...]

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Brumbies – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Brumbies: Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final against the Brumbies is the perfect opportunity for the Cell C Sharks to show what they are made of in one of rugby’s foremost intercontinental tournaments. After 16 matches and thousands of kilometres of international travel, the Cell C Sharks are up against the two-time (2001 and 2004) champions in Canberra. The Brumbies come into this game off a six match winning streak but the Cell C Sharks have proven to be top class opposition on the road and despite the … [Read more...]

Preview: DHL Stormers vs Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: DHL Stormers vs Cell C Sharks: The Cell C Sharks take on the DHL Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday in the final round of the pool stages of Vodacom Super Rugby 2019, knowing that our fate in the competition rests on the result of this match. In fact, the same could be said of the Stormers as well as numerous other sides who will not only be relying on their own performances, but those of other teams as well, such is the competitiveness of the tournament. The fact that there are so many permutations remaining provides much food for … [Read more...]