No Bresler, Beast for semi-final

20 Jul 14 18:29 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 37 Comments

News from Durban is that neither Anton Bresler nor Beast Mtawarira was able to depart with the Cell C Sharks on their Super Rugby semi-final tour to the Antipodes. [...]


Sharks dig deep to secure semi-final berth

20 Jul 14 17:50 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 26 Comments

The Cell C Sharks relied on a strong forward showing and the goal-kicking boot of Frans Steyn to edge a plucky Highlanders outfit at Kings Park yesterday, thus setting up a Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final clash against the Crusaders in Christchurch. Each side scored three tries in a 31-27 win for the home side. [...]


Vodacom Super Rugby Qualifier: Cell C Sharks (31) v Highlanders (27) F/T

19 Jul 14 16:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 269 Comments

The Sharks have home ground advantage, probably for the last time in the competition. [...]



Vodacom Super Rugby Qualifier: Brumbies (32) v Chiefs (30) F/T

19 Jul 14 10:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 18 Comments

An enthralling contest awaits as these two team vie for a place in the semi-finals. [...]


Swiel in the driving seat at Loftus

18 Jul 14 09:16 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 26 Comments

Cell C Sharks flyhalf Tim Swiel will return to the scene of his maiden Super Rugby cap when he wears the number 10 jersey for the under 21 side this week. Moving from fullback to pivot, the former Bishops boy will form an all-new halfback pairing with Junior Sprinbok Hanco Venter this week. [...]


Return of the Dan

18 Jul 14 08:51 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 17 Comments

Under 19 rugby clashes don’t come any tougher than a trip to Pretoria to take on the Loftus Globe Trotters, also known as the start studded Vodacom Blue Bulls under 19 team. Cell C Sharks junior coach James Fleming has kept faith in the troops that served him well during last weekend’s opening win over the Leopards for this huge challenge. [...]


Vodacom Super Rugby 2014: The Qualifiers preview and predictions

17 Jul 14 13:13 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

Down to just two matches to see who will join the Waratahs and the Crusaders in the semi-finals. [...]



One change for Sharks

17 Jul 14 10:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 74 Comments

Cobus Reinach returns to the starting line-up in the only change to the Cell C Sharks run on team for this weekend’s Super Rugby qualifier against the Highlanders at Kings Park. [...]


Smith named to terrorise Sharks

17 Jul 14 08:57 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 36 Comments

Dangerous play maker Ben Smith returns to the Highlanders side at fullback for Saturday’s Super Rugby Qualifier against the Cell C Sharks in Durban. [...]


SANZAR extends Africa to the (far far) East

17 Jul 14 08:52 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 90 Comments

In news that’s unlikely to really surprise anyone, it’s been confirmed by SANZAR that the mysterious “18th team” set for inclusion in the 2016 Super Rugby extravaganza showcase will come from either Japan or Singapore. [...]


Charl speaks out ahead of big game

16 Jul 14 09:44 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 22 Comments

Cell C Sharks scrumhalf Charl McLeod will most likely play his last home game for the team this weekend, with the big Super Rugby knock-out clash against the Highlanders to see him take the Kings Park field for the last time before a move to Grenoble in France. Here are some of his thoughts ahead of the game, courtesy of the Sharks media team. [...]


Special family ticket offer for Highlanders clash

15 Jul 14 15:10 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 62 Comments

The Sharks have announced ticket prices for Saturday’s Super Rugby knock-out clash against the Highlanders at Kings Park. [...]


Walking wounded

15 Jul 14 09:26 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 64 Comments

Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White has a few injury concerns to mull over ahead of Saturday’s Super Rugby knock-out clash against the Highlanders at Kings Park. [...]


The Last Man Standing

14 Jul 14 10:14 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 11 Comments

We have a momentous event to celebrate today – a player actually made it all the way through the JustRugby.net 2014 Super Rugby Last Man Standing competition without dying! [...]


Sharks player ratings v Stormers

14 Jul 14 09:35 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

Let’s have a look at how the individuals did in a great team chowing against the Stormers! [...]