Currie Cup Final Preview – Featured Durban Blog

Currie Cup Final Preview: The best course of action leading into Saturday’s Currie Cup Final against Western Province at Growthpoint KINGS PARK would be to adopt the attitude of changing nothing. Continuity is vital and in that respect, only one change to the starting line-up is perfect. So too is the importance of continuing where the team has delivered during the course of the season; but most importantly, is the necessity to not let the nerves of the occasion get to anyone. Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez admits that it was very … [Read more...]

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

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Vodacom Blue Bulls: Saturday marks semi-final time and the excitement that comes with knowing that we’re at the business end of the Currie Cup competition when the Cell C Sharks host the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Head coach Robert du Preez has made three changes to his starting line-up and explains that as far as team selection, he has probably named the best possible team on form. “I’m very happy with the team we’ve been able to name,” he says. “There have been some tough selection posers but we … [Read more...]

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Western Province – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Western Province: The Cell C Sharks will go into tomorrow’s Currie Cup showdown with Western Province with the luxury of not having to worry about the result, given our lead at the top of the Currie Cup. The worst case scenario would see the final round of the pool stages ending with us still on top, 12 points clear of the closest challenger, although there is a steely determination to maintain our winning ways and convert fine performances that have delivered 10 straight victories into an 11th. A good performance is … [Read more...]

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

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Blue Bulls: The Cell C Sharks and Blue Bulls go head-to-head in an age-old rivalry when the two teams meet at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in Saturday’s return leg Currie Cup match with plenty at stake for both sides. After a first round 28-20 victory for the Cell C Sharks, another win will virtually guarantee that we finish top of the log, although there are still two more rounds (and three for some) remaining after this weekend. Cell C Sharks Head coach Robert du Preez has assembled a strong side to take on the Blue Bulls, … [Read more...]