Semi-Final Time – Featured Durban Blog

Semi-Final Time: The Cell C Sharks secured a spot in next weekend’s Currie Cup knock-outs against the Toyota Free State Cheetahs with a well-deserved 48-40 defeat of the Vodacom Blue Bulls in a 12 try thriller at Loftus on Saturday evening. With Western Province losing to the Cheetahs and the Lions defeating Griquas, the Cell C Sharks slipped into fifth place on the log, but requiring just one point to overhaul Province, although they could not finish any higher than fourth. But a wonderful effort against the Bulls meant the Cell C Sharks had … [Read more...]

Knockout Rugby – Featured Durban Blog

Knockout Rugby: The Cell C Sharks team to face the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in the final Currie Cup clash of the pool stages has been bolstered by two returning Springboks as the team look to finish on a high. Thomas du Toit and Andre Esterhuizen, released back to their province, have been named in the side to travel to Pretoria for one last push before the semi-finals. Du Toit takes over from Mzamo Majola who plays off the bench, while Esterhuizen will feature at centre, with co-captain Jeremy Ward shifting to the number 13 jersey … [Read more...]

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

Preview: Vodacom Blue Bulls vs Cell C Sharks: The Vodacom Blue Bulls host the Cell C Sharks on Saturday evening in the final pool match of the 2019 Currie Cup season with both teams attaching huge importance to the outcome of the game. For the Cell C Sharks, a bonus point win could result in a home semi-final, but delivering a performance filled with character and excellence will be paramount on coach Sean Everitt’s mind as the team look to produce the kind of effort they’ve shown in recent weeks. The fact that the Bulls are staring down the … [Read more...]

Dolphins Premier League kicks off this weekend – Featured Durban Blog

Dolphins Premier League kicks off this weekend: Durban – The second edition of the Hollywoodbets Dolphins Premier T20 League, presented by Aucor, kicks off this weekend with a jam-packed round of fixtures taking place between the Pietermaritzburg Oval and the UKZN Varsity Oval on Saturday and Sunday. Players for the eight teams were selected a few weeks ago in a draft that saw each player allocated a price and the teams received a hypothetical budget. From there they had to use the imaginary money to fill their squad. There have been some … [Read more...]