Knock-out Time – Featured Durban Blog

Knock-out Time: Although it’s not technically a knock-out match this Saturday when the Cell C Sharks host the Jaguares at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Saturday, the clash will determine our continued presence in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. Daniel du Preez had to undergo a medical examination after leaving the field against the Stormers on Saturday, but the good news is that he has suffered no serious consequences that had him stretchered from the field. He has a pinched nerve on the neck and if he comes through training this week, he will be … [Read more...]

Collegians win FLYA knockout – Featured Durban Blog

Collegians win FLYA knockout: SA Home Loans Durban Collegians picked up the first club rugby trophy of the new season when they edged out eThekwini Refractories Amanzimtoti 16-6 in a hard fought Flya Club Knockout final at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North last Friday evening. The game played in front of a good crowd, considering the weather conditions, on the ‘A’ Field produced some good rugby none the less. With the game played in the wet, which was the worst possible conditions for running … [Read more...]

Knock-out Time – Featured Durban Blog

Knock-out Time: The Cell C Sharks will be looking to show the kind of form we demonstrated in our ten match winning streak that took us to an unassailable position on the log and the honour of hosting our knock-out matches for as long as we remain in the Currie Cup competition. Having suffered a hiccup against Western Province on the weekend, it’s back to playing as we know we can. “No-one goes out to lose a game, and we were a bit off-key, but it was certainly a game of two halves where we weren’t clinical enough tactically,” says Keegan … [Read more...]

Knock-out Time – Featured Durban Blog

Knock-out Time: Following on from their 52-10 demolition job over Free State Cheetahs last weekend, the Cell C Sharks XV will take confidence into their quarter-final clash with the Bulls in Cape Town on Sunday. The huge win is even more impressive given that it was played away from home, in Bloemfontein, and was a reverse of the loss suffered in the first round. There were however, a number of senior Sharks players involved in that match, gaining valuable game time ahead of the resumption of Vodacom Super Rugby this Friday night, and, warns … [Read more...]