Preview: Brumbies vs Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Brumbies vs Cell C Sharks: The Cell C Sharks and Brumbies have been involved in some epic tussles over the years, with the spoils fairly evenly-shared before the 20th Vodacom Super Rugby meeting between the two sides in Canberra on Saturday. In fact last year’s Cell C Sharks victory, also in Canberra, swung the pendulum in our favour, taking us into a lead of 10 wins to the Brumbies’ nine. All that is history though, as is what has happened in the competition this year. Both teams are looking to prove their mettle (and improve results) … [Read more...]

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...]