Match Preview – Featured Durban Blog

Match Preview: One of the great rugby rivalries continues on Saturday when the Cell C Sharks and DHL Stormers go head-to-head in a vitally important Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Jonsson Kings Park. As derby matches go and as history will assert, these two teams have always produced major fireworks when meeting on the rugby field and tomorrow’s match promises nothing different. The Cell C Sharks edged out the Stormers after the latter lost to the Blues at home and then had a bye, offering up the opportunity for the Durban side to overtake … [Read more...]

Match Preview – Featured Durban Blog

Match Preview: The Cell C Sharks expect a huge battle upfront against a test-hardened Jaguares side at Jonsson Kings Park in what should be a fiercely contested Vodacom Super Rugby clash on Saturday afternoon. Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has selected possibly his strongest team and with the fact that the Cell C Sharks play eight games before their first break, there has been some rotation of players previously, but all with a plan in mind. “Before we went on tour, we planned it that we would give each guy an opportunity to get … [Read more...]

Match Preview – Featured Durban Blog

Match Preview: A lot rides on the outcome of the Cell C Sharks final tour match against the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday morning, but this Vodacom Super Rugby clash is about so much more than just the result. Of course the primary aim of a competition is winning, but it’s how you get there and for a Cell C Sharks side that drives consistency in a performance-based environment, the gains made last week will only serve to benefit the side. “The improvement in our set-piece last week meant we were able to bring the penalty count against us … [Read more...]

Match Preview – Featured Durban Blog

Match Preview: On Saturday morning, the Cell C Sharks and Melbourne Rebels meet for the eighth time in Vodacom Super Rugby since the Australian team entered the competition in 2011, the fourth time they clash in Melbourne. The Melbourne Rebels are coming off a 24-10 victory over fellow Australians, the Waratahs, following two losses in the opening fortnight and will be geed-up by their recent form, while the Cell C Sharks are looking to return to winning ways after victories over the Vodacom Bulls and Highlanders were followed by last week’s … [Read more...]