Disappointing Season Opener – Featured Durban Blog

Disappointing Season Opener: The Cell C Sharks defence of the Currie Cup crown was dealt a blow on the opening weekend after going down 37-13 to the visiting Tafel Lager Griquas at Jonsson KINGS PARK on Friday evening. Griquas, with the benefit of a successful SuperSport Challenge campaign behind them and minimal disruption to personnel all year, put in a spirited effort from the start to earn a hard-earned victory. Two minutes into the game, Griquas got their hands on turnover ball and quickly made it count with the Cell C Sharks having to … [Read more...]

Cell C Sharks XV’s Tournament Opener – Featured Durban Blog

Cell C Sharks XV’s Tournament Opener: The Cell C Sharks XV get their SuperSport Challenge campaign off to a start this weekend when they travel to Bloemfontein to take on the Free State XV at Toyota Stadium on Saturday afternoon (3pm).   The 15 team competition has a full programme of fixtures in week one with the Pumas and Bulls opening the 2019 edition in the pick of the North Section, while the Cell C Sharks XV and Free State XV pits arguably the two best teams in the South Section.  Zimbabwe (South) and Namibia (North) add an … [Read more...]

Good Mix for Opener – Featured Durban Blog

Good Mix for Opener: The Cell C Sharks side to take on the Vodacom Blue Bulls in our opening Currie Cup fixture at JONSSON KINGS PARK this Saturday at 3pm shows a strong mix of experience and youth to provide an exciting combination. The Bulls opened their account last weekend with a victory over Free State and Cell C Sharks scrumhalf Louis Schreuder believes that the importance of starting the Currie Cup well cannot be overstressed. “It’s just one round with six games and the first is at home which we’re looking forward to, but we know we … [Read more...]

McGregor Wins Bay Union Open Ocean Challenge Opener

McGregor Wins Bay Union Open Ocean Challenge Opener: Jeep Team’s Christiaan Greyling wins Bay Open Ocean Challenge. Photo: Supplied PIETERMARITZBURG, 12 July 2017 – Sunday, 9 July 2017, saw multiple World Marathon Champion, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team), clinch the win at the first race of the Bay Union Open Ocean Surfski Challenge 2017. The 12km race opener had perfect weather and sea conditions for a stunner of a race, attracted a large field of 75 paddlers including seven-time Dusi winner, Andy Birkett, plus Wade Krieger, Gene Prato, and … [Read more...]