New Challenge for Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

New Challenge for Cell C Sharks: In a historic first, the Cell C Sharks will be playing a rugby match at Moses Mabhida Stadium, when we host French side Union Bordeaux Bègles in the inaugural Durban Challenge on Friday evening at 19h00. This is not just a game, but marks a festival of rugby this weekend in the province, together with Saturday afternoon’s opening match of the Rugby Championship when the Springboks host Argentina at JONSSON KINGS PARK. Making up the trifecta is an opportunity to catch future Cell C Sharks players in action when … [Read more...]

Chiliboy Ralepelle To Captain Cell C Sharks in Currie Cup – Featured Durban Blog

Chiliboy Ralepelle To Captain Cell C Sharks in Currie Cup: ?The Sharks are pleased to announce that the very experienced Chiliboy Ralepelle, will captain the Cell C Sharks in the 2018 Currie Cup tournament. Chiliboy is a highly respected senior player and his appointment, together with the appointment of a leadership group who were voted for by the players themselves, will take the team forward during this campaign. There is no greater motivation for this group of players to lead from the front, than being given the backing from their … [Read more...]

Crusaders vs Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

Crusaders vs Cell C Sharks: It’s knock-out time as the Cell C Sharks take on the Crusaders in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-finals in Christchurch, with a monumental, but achievable goal ahead of us. Having an unchanged line-up from last week certainly helps with momentum as the team will look to match and better their lofty opponents, install as favourites. “It was an easy decision to keep the same team,” explained head coach Robert du Preez from the team’s base in New Zealand. “The boys really did well against the Jaguares and we … [Read more...]

Cell C Sharks Unchanged – Featured Durban Blog

Cell C Sharks Unchanged: In rare good fortune, Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has been able to name a completely unchanged match 23 for Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final clash with the Crusaders. A good effort against the Jaguares at JONSSON KINGS PARK last weekend saw the Cell C Sharks through to the knock-out stage courtesy of an eighth place finish, but this has resulted in a knock-out match against the top of the table Crusaders. Assistant coach Dick Muir, speaking from the team’s base in Christchurch ahead of Saturday … [Read more...]