Time to Shine – Featured Durban Blog

Time to Shine: Although the Cell C Sharks XV side named to play Boland this weekend shows a number of changes to last week’s side, and indeed each week, there is a show of strength for the team looking to produce a good result.   Injuries and call-ups to the SA Under 20 side have not helped coach Sean Everitt’s plans to produce consistent performances in the SuperSport Challenge, given that the side changes fairly drastically each week.   Boland are coming off a 52-0 demolition of Border last week and will come into this match with a … [Read more...]

Time to Rest – Featured Durban Blog

Time to Rest: The Cell C Sharks are back home after a gruelling three-week Vodacom Super Rugby tour of Australia and New Zealand and will now enjoy a week’s break before the next game, at home to the Hurricanes. The final match didn’t quite deliver the result the team was hoping for, but off the back of two excellent performances against the Waratahs (a win) and the Crusaders (a draw), came agonisingly close to defeating the Chiefs in what would have been an historic, unbeaten tour. The Chiefs left it late, but true to the attacking mindset … [Read more...]

KZN ‘racing against time’ to get flood-stricken areas ready for elections

Durban in the News: KZN 'racing against time' to get flood-stricken areas ready for elections: KwaZulu-Natal is in a race against the clock to ensure all access roads and voting stations affected by recent flooding is ready for the upcoming general elections. 'I will not be paying' - ratepayers lash out as garbage piles up amid Durban metro strike: eThekwini Metro ratepayers have vented their frustrations because an ongoing strike has affected refuse collection. Mondli Makhanya: Something for Cyril to ponder: Durban’s central business … [Read more...]

Time to Strike Back – Featured Durban Blog

Time to Strike Back: The Cell C Sharks XV will be pushing hard to get their SuperSport Challenge campaign back on track when they take on the Zimbabwe Academy at False Bay RFC on Saturday afternoon. Zimbabwe lost 41-16 to Border Bulldogs in the opening round of matches, while the Cell C Sharks XV went down 40-31 to Free State in their first-round clash. After surrendering a 28-nil lead, the Cell C Sharks XV will be looking to deliver a stronger finish against the Zimbabweans in an effort to do justice to the team’s talent. Head coach Sean … [Read more...]