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...]

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Western Province – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Western Province: The Cell C Sharks will go into tomorrow’s Currie Cup showdown with Western Province with the luxury of not having to worry about the result, given our lead at the top of the Currie Cup. The worst case scenario would see the final round of the pool stages ending with us still on top, 12 points clear of the closest challenger, although there is a steely determination to maintain our winning ways and convert fine performances that have delivered 10 straight victories into an 11th. A good performance is … [Read more...]

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

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Blue Bulls: The Cell C Sharks and Blue Bulls go head-to-head in an age-old rivalry when the two teams meet at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in Saturday’s return leg Currie Cup match with plenty at stake for both sides. After a first round 28-20 victory for the Cell C Sharks, another win will virtually guarantee that we finish top of the log, although there are still two more rounds (and three for some) remaining after this weekend. Cell C Sharks Head coach Robert du Preez has assembled a strong side to take on the Blue Bulls, … [Read more...]

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Pumas – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Pumas: The Cell C Sharks travel to Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit to take on a dangerous Pumas side in our return leg Currie Cup clash later today, seeking a performance of the standard that we have become accustomed to. This match presents the opportunity to both strengthen our position on the top of the log as well as to extend our run of wins to seven matches on the trot. But the Pumas are no easy-beats and coach Robert du Preez has warned that this may well be one of the hardest matches the Cell C Sharks will face … [Read more...]