Maintaining Momentum – Featured Durban Blog

Maintaining Momentum: The Cell C Sharks will close out the pool stages of this year’s Currie Cup competition when we host Western Province at Growthpoint KINGS PARK this Saturday afternoon (3pm) seeking a commanding performance before the play-offs. With home ground advantage for next weekend’s semi-final already all sewn up, the Cell C Sharks don’t need a result to maintain our status as log leaders, but not pitching up would put a dent on our team’s progress. All season, the refrain coming from the camp has been to improve each week, and … [Read more...]

Building Momentum and Continuity – Featured Durban Blog

Building Momentum and Continuity: The Cell C Sharks return from their bye to take on the Lions in Saturday’s final Vodacom Super Rugby pool match before the knock-out rounds, as Growthpoint KINGS PARK hosts the final game of the competition. As things stand, there are two permutations for the Cell C Sharks who have already qualified for the next round, but just who they will face in the quarters will only be determined this weekend. Cell C Sharks assistant coach Sean Everitt explained the scenario facing the team. “As things stand at the … [Read more...]

Growing Momentum – Featured Durban Blog

Growing Momentum: Following last week’s emphatic victory over the Griffons in their second Supersport Rugby Challenge match, the Cell C Sharks XV will be looking to continue their form against the Leopards at Douglas Mitchell Sports Ground in Uvongo. Last Saturday’s 52 – 24 over the Griffons in Welkom was a statement of intent that they are in this competition to do our fans proud. The win also gave them the impetus to climb to mid table on the Central Log. However, they have a huge challenge this weekend against a Leopards side playing some … [Read more...]

Building Momentum – Featured Durban Blog

Building Momentum: Saturday afternoon’s 37-12 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Western Force keeps the Cell C Sharks firmly in contention for a place in the qualifying stages, with a good head of steam being built up. While Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez admitted that he was happy with the team’s result over the Force, he felt that the performance lacked some finishing, given that we scored two more tries than the opposition, and four in total, but could not close out a fifth try to get the bonus point victory. “We’re very happy … [Read more...]