Getting Up for the Challenge – Featured Durban Blog

Getting Up for the Challenge: The Cell C Sharks team named to take on the Jaguares in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby return leg match will have studied their opponent’s recent form with great care, acknowledging just how big a challenge lies in wait. Daniel du Preez who achieved the milestone of 50 caps against the Hurricanes last week admits that, “It’s been a huge honour playing for this team, I’ve made some great friends over the past few years.” He acknowledges that there are areas of the game that cost his team last weekend and which they … [Read more...]

Big Challenge Looms – Featured Durban Blog

Big Challenge Looms: The Cell C Sharks have enjoyed a week’s break following the second and final bye as the team now look to close out the final stages of the regular season looking to secure a place in the knockouts.   We will host the Emirates Lions at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday in the final month of the pool stages but will be without the services of a few players who have minor niggles that will keep them out of action for the next week or two.   Team doctor, Dr Gerhard Coetzer, has confirmed that front rowers Akker van der … [Read more...]

Dolphins’ win sets up T20 Challenge semi in JHB – Featured Durban Blog

Dolphins’ win sets up T20 Challenge semi in JHB: Durban – A commanding five wicket win by the Hollywoodbets Dolphins against the WSB Cape Cobras at Kingsmead on Sunday, at the same time the Multiply Titans went down to the bizhub Highveld Lions at SuperSport Park, which sets up a semi-final for the Dolphins against the Lions at the Wanderers on Wednesday. A typically abrasive knock from opener Vaughn van Jaarsveld on Sunday helped break the back of a fairly straight-forward chase with his 48 from just 31 deliveries helping the Dolphins to … [Read more...]

BAD WEATHER CLAIMS 10TH T20 CHALLENGE ABANDONMENT – Featured Durban Blog

BAD WEATHER CLAIMS 10TH T20 CHALLENGE ABANDONMENT: Rain claimed its 10th abandonment of the 2018/19 CSA T20 Challenge season after the round eight encounter between basement sides the VKB Knights and the Hollywoodbets Dolphins was called off without a ball being bowled in Bloemfontein on Wednesday.   In what has been a campaign drenched by rain, more than 150mm has fallen in the Free State capital in less than a week, leaving the Mangaung Oval at times under water.   Even though it was not raining at toss time, the field was still … [Read more...]