Getting Stuck In – Featured Durban Blog

Getting Stuck In: For Vodacom Man of the Match against the Highlander Andre Esterhuizen, this has been a season where he has shown his true potential as not only as a physically imposing player, but a multi-faceted one with variable play. Although he previously showed himself to be a strong ball-carrier and combative defender, this season has seen him break out of the mould and contribute in many more ways on the field. “I’ve been feeling good about this season, but any talk of my performance needs to take into consideration my team-mates and I … [Read more...]

Getting it right – Featured Durban Blog

Getting it right: The Cell C Sharks showed that when they are on song, they have the capability of putting on sublime performances evidenced in the Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Highlanders at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday. Head coach Robert du Preez was pleased with how the team reacted to the challenge posed to them ahead of this game. “We spoke a lot last Monday about taking ownership and taking our game to the next level after the DHL Stormers game and I’d venture to say that this was the finest Sharks performance, certainly that … [Read more...]

Getting it Right – Featured Durban Blog

Getting it Right: The Cell C Sharks are under no illusions as to the challenge that lies ahead when we take on the Blues in Auckland in our third Vodacom Super Rugby tour match and first on New Zealand soil this Saturday. It has not been the successful tour that was planned following two defeats, but there is a steely determination to put on a commanding performance against the Blues and to get our campaign back on track. “We are looking forward to what will hopefully be a better result this weekend,” admits Cell C Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am. … [Read more...]

Getting the Result – Featured Durban Blog

Getting the Result: Although the Cell C Sharks would have fancied their chances against the Sunwolves in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at  JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday, it was always going to be a tricky fixture to pull off a result from. As it was, three first half tries followed by a further four in the second half delivered a rousing 50 point to 22 victory that gave Cell C Sharks Head coach Robert du Preez a smile afterwards. “It was really important that we go away with a win under our belts to give us confidence for the tour, so I was … [Read more...]