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S14 Game 28, Force (24) vs. Crusaders (29) (F/T)


Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Super 14 on 9 Mar 2008 at 08:30
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The Crusaders have had to swing by Perth on their way home for a meeting with the Force.

The Crusaders have been in South Africa for rounds 2 & 3 of the 2008 Super 14. The Force have been in South Africa for all three of their matches this season and will be glad to play their first home game of the season.

Will The Crusaders maintain their unbeaten record?

Or will the Force rise to the occasion of the first home game?

Kick-off in Perth at 10:10 SA time.

Referee: Willie Roos (South Africa)
TJ’s: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), James Scholtens (Australia)
TMO: George Ayoub (Australia)

Western Force:
Starting XV: 15 Cameron Shepherd, 14 Scott Staniforth, 13 Ryan Cross, 12 Lachlan MacKay, 11 Drew Mitchell, 10 Matt Giteau, 9 Chris O’Young, 8 Richard Brown, 7 David Pocock, 6 Tamaiti Horua, 5 Nathan Sharpe (captain), 4 Tom Hockings, 3 AJ Whalley, 2 Tai McIsaac, 1 Gareth Hardy.
Replacements: 16 Luke Holmes, 17 Troy Takiari , 18 Sam Wykes, 19 Matt Hodgson, 20 James Stannard, 21 Scott Daruda, 22 Josh Tatupu.

Crusaders:
Starting XV:15 Leon MacDonald, 14 Scott Hamilton, 13 Casey Laulala, 12 Stephen Brett, 11 Caleb Ralph, 10 Daniel Carter, 9 Andrew Ellis, 8 Mose Tuiali’i, 7 Richard McCaw (captain), 6 Kieran Read, 5 Ali Williams, 4 Brad Thorn, 3 Greg Somerville, 2 Corey Flynn, 1 Ben Franks.
Replacements: 16 Ti’i Paulo, 17 Wyatt Crockett, 18 Reuben Thorne, 19 Nasi Manu, 20 Kahn Fotuali’i, 21 Tim Bateman, 22 Sean Maitland.



96 Comments

  • I’ll be going home to watch this game.

    My Heart says: C’MON FORCE :cool:

    My SB says c’mon crusaders :oops:

  • Comment 1, posted at 09.03.08 08:35:14 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Sharksworld Superbru picks for this round.

    fattmann Force 3
    Boofy Force 3

    ——————

    Ghost10 Crusaders 5
    the_finman Crusaders 9
    KSA Kette Crusaders 10
    Western Sauce Crusaders 10
    ZinZan Crusaders 10
    Debs Crusaders 11
    Villie Crusaders 11
    Bru-El Crusaders 11
    PostmanPat Crusaders 11
    blackshark Crusaders 12
    Lylmik Crusaders 12
    bryce_in_oz Crusaders 12
    Sandshark Crusaders 13
    Dive Pass Crusaders 14
    Nita Crusaders 15
    IceBabe Crusaders 16
    PaarlGimmie Crusaders 16
    Hmmm Crusaders 16
    Pissant Crusaders 17
    namboer Crusaders 17
    Kandas Crusaders 17
    Salmo Crusaders 18
    sharkboy Crusaders 18
    shark_time Crusaders 18
    Wehan Crusaders 19
    Fatality Crusaders 19
    SauronShark Crusaders 19
    Ollie Crusaders 19
    Whindy Crusaders 19
    King Shark Crusaders 20
    shark-tank Crusaders 20
    Sharkie Crusaders 22
    robdylan Crusaders 23

  • Comment 2, posted at 09.03.08 08:50:17 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Sheez Naas :shock:

    “I am sorry Arnie, but I am not a guy who likes to talk about the bench, for me it is all about that first 15″

  • Comment 3, posted at 09.03.08 10:00:01 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Sun like you wouldn’t believe.

    Seems there are NO clouds in the sky.

  • Comment 4, posted at 09.03.08 10:02:38 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force have got a damn big home supporters base. :shock:

    crowd is damn loud

  • Comment 5, posted at 09.03.08 10:09:39 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Both team coming off back to back wins.

    Who’s more nervous them or Willie Roos

  • Comment 6, posted at 09.03.08 10:10:20 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • pressure from Force forces saders knock

    First scrum sees Force shoved back heavily but get a penalty for Saders unbining at the scrum

  • Comment 7, posted at 09.03.08 10:12:03 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • 12 red offside

    just inside Saders half.

    Giteau goes for touch

  • Comment 8, posted at 09.03.08 10:13:43 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force win LO

    bad pass by scrum half.

    ruck

    Force not releasing FK Saders

  • Comment 9, posted at 09.03.08 10:15:02 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • FK to Force.

    Opt for scrum.

    being reset for the 2nd time.

  • Comment 10, posted at 09.03.08 10:19:15 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force pick and go.
    inside Saders 22 after multiple runs by the backs

  • Comment 11, posted at 09.03.08 10:20:17 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Pocock goes over in the corner.

    TMO pending

  • Comment 12, posted at 09.03.08 10:21:22 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Awarded

    Pocock from Zim scores his first S14 try.

    conversion to come from Giteau

  • Comment 13, posted at 09.03.08 10:22:11 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Conversion curls in but not enough.

    5 – 0 Force
    11min

  • Comment 14, posted at 09.03.08 10:22:48 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • C’MON FORCE

  • Comment 15, posted at 09.03.08 10:24:09 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Carter try

  • Comment 16, posted at 09.03.08 10:26:27 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Conversion over

    5 – 7 Saders

    16minutes

  • Comment 17, posted at 09.03.08 10:27:06 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Possession after 13 minutes was

    72% Force
    28% Saders

  • Comment 18, posted at 09.03.08 10:29:13 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force 10m out Showing some AWESOME interplay.

    some offloads in the tackles were excellent.

  • Comment 19, posted at 09.03.08 10:30:59 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • 20min

    5 – 7 Saders

  • Comment 20, posted at 09.03.08 10:32:16 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • saders 5 phases 5m out

    earn penalty

    opt for scrum

  • Comment 21, posted at 09.03.08 10:36:48 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • lonely yet? :)

  • Comment 22, posted at 09.03.08 10:37:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • Alllllll byyyyyy myyyyyyyself :wink:

  • Comment 23, posted at 09.03.08 10:39:03 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Somerville try

    Carter conversion missed.

    5 – 12 Saders
    28minutes

  • Comment 24, posted at 09.03.08 10:40:27 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • carter’s not meant to miss kicks!

  • Comment 25, posted at 09.03.08 10:41:39 by robdylan Reply
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  • Ok so what is happening…

    Seems the Force are the better team?

  • Comment 26, posted at 09.03.08 10:42:04 by Hmmm Reply

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  • LIONS

  • Comment 27, posted at 09.03.08 10:43:03 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Ryan Cross straight through TRY.

    Giteau converts

    12 – 12
    29minutes

  • Comment 28, posted at 09.03.08 10:43:05 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Any F%^&EN team will be better than my connection at the moment. :evil:

    time out after time out. on any site. :evil:

  • Comment 29, posted at 09.03.08 10:44:44 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • The must be playing early in the afternoon…

    If the game is on at 10 am here….

  • Comment 30, posted at 09.03.08 10:46:09 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Force TRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    McCaw knocks at ruck

    Force go blind and Cross gets tackled 7m out and passes to Richard brown who scores.

  • Comment 31, posted at 09.03.08 10:46:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Conversion missed.

    17 – 12 Force
    34minutes

  • Comment 32, posted at 09.03.08 10:48:05 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • come on Force. You can DO IT!

  • Comment 33, posted at 09.03.08 10:48:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • yes yes yes yes yes! Sharks stay top if Saders lose here…

  • Comment 34, posted at 09.03.08 10:51:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • Force cross the line again but get called back for forward pass.

  • Comment 35, posted at 09.03.08 10:52:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • No 13 running Crusaders rampant….

  • Comment 36, posted at 09.03.08 10:52:23 by Hmmm Reply

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  • ok – I’m off.

    Will log on again from the airport.

    Go FORCE! KSA, can you sms me the final score, if you don’t mind?

  • Comment 37, posted at 09.03.08 10:52:53 by robdylan Reply
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  • Jinne Willie Roos is ref….

    So he is expanding his fan club…..

  • Comment 38, posted at 09.03.08 10:53:13 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Half time

    Force 17 – 12 Saders

  • Comment 39, posted at 09.03.08 10:54:18 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Rob will do.

    At least that text will go through first time. :evil:

  • Comment 40, posted at 09.03.08 10:54:26 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Willie Roos has gone international….

  • Comment 41, posted at 09.03.08 10:55:45 by Hmmm Reply

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  • with all of us (virtually all) having chosen Force on SB this is one SB result i don’t mind getting wrong by a MILE.

  • Comment 42, posted at 09.03.08 10:58:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • SA 72/0

    Gibbs *24 (51)
    Smith *37 (57)

    Chasing 179

  • Comment 43, posted at 09.03.08 11:00:23 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Hunter being protected in the leading pack….

    Cape Argus

  • Comment 44, posted at 09.03.08 11:03:43 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Robbie Hunter won Cape Argus….

    Record time 2 hours 23 min or something like that….

  • Comment 45, posted at 09.03.08 11:05:40 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Short arm Force….on middle…

    Opt for scrum…

  • Comment 46, posted at 09.03.08 11:08:00 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Force play off back of scrum…

    Put through 2 phases…
    Short arm Saders Force playing ball on the ground…

    Saders knock on

    Scrum Force…

  • Comment 47, posted at 09.03.08 11:09:28 by Hmmm Reply

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  • let’s hope this connections STAYS now :evil:

  • Comment 48, posted at 09.03.08 11:09:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Cricket…

    SA 85/0 20th over
    Chasing 179

  • Comment 49, posted at 09.03.08 11:10:54 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Force try!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (BP)

    24 – 12 Force
    50min

  • Comment 50, posted at 09.03.08 11:15:33 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Gosh this game is literally going from side to side

    Sanders 1 def away from a score…
    Macaw pases in Mitchells hands not even 10 meters from tryline….

    Mitchel steps past a few and as he kicks gets tackled…

    Saders run with the ball and knock…

    Force run again and get a short arm on middle….

    Gitaue quick tap skip passes wide and Force no 12 steps inside and scores

  • Comment 51, posted at 09.03.08 11:16:00 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Conversion slotted

    Force 24 – 12 Saders

    Force bonus point try

  • Comment 52, posted at 09.03.08 11:16:49 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Hamilton from saders stopped 1m out.

  • Comment 53, posted at 09.03.08 11:17:47 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Saders on brink of scoring….

    5 meters out…

    Offside penaly….

    Allt Williams takes in quick..

    Try scored…

  • Comment 54, posted at 09.03.08 11:18:04 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Saders 3rd try

    Conversation missed (bad kick by Carter)

    Force 24 – 17 Saders

  • Comment 55, posted at 09.03.08 11:19:39 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Carter misses the conversion.

    24 – 17 Force
    54minutes.

    When is the last both teams scored BP tries. :wink: might happen here today

  • Comment 56, posted at 09.03.08 11:20:28 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Criecket
    Smith got is 50

    SA 103/0 21.3 overs

  • Comment 57, posted at 09.03.08 11:20:35 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Ellis try

  • Comment 58, posted at 09.03.08 11:20:57 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Gibbs *40 (63)
    Smith *55 (67)

  • Comment 59, posted at 09.03.08 11:21:47 by Hmmm Reply

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  • both teams scored BP tries.

    Conversion over

    24 – 24
    57 minutes

  • Comment 60, posted at 09.03.08 11:22:08 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Force 24 – 24 Sader

    Saders score 2 within 4 min after Force try

    60% of Saders points scored in 2nd half this season

  • Comment 61, posted at 09.03.08 11:23:01 by Hmmm Reply

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  • After 7 min of great rugby the game is slowing down to stand still….

  • Comment 62, posted at 09.03.08 11:26:02 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Brad Thorn off Reuben Thorne on

  • Comment 63, posted at 09.03.08 11:27:20 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Ali Williams knocks on 10m out after being tackled by Giteau.

    glad i came home to watch this.

  • Comment 64, posted at 09.03.08 11:29:22 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Saders getting over advantage line 73%
    Force 65%

  • Comment 65, posted at 09.03.08 11:30:17 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Saders trying to cheat

    Shaun guy catches and takes it out and then tries to fool everyone with a quick throwin

  • Comment 66, posted at 09.03.08 11:31:45 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Saders score in corner after Gitaue did not kick out the penalty…

    Then after some play Gitaue recovers with a rushed kick from his in goal…

    Kick not out through…

    Ball put through the hands..

    Score in corner..

  • Comment 67, posted at 09.03.08 11:35:57 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Kick missed again….

    And a shocker again….

    Score Saders 29 – 24 Force

  • Comment 68, posted at 09.03.08 11:37:08 by Hmmm Reply

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  • 10 min left

  • Comment 69, posted at 09.03.08 11:37:43 by Hmmm Reply

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  • test

  • Comment 70, posted at 09.03.08 11:39:21 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • this BETTER stay this way now.

    Can modems fly?

  • Comment 71, posted at 09.03.08 11:40:23 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Depends on how strong your arm is KSA

  • Comment 72, posted at 09.03.08 11:41:19 by Hmmm Reply

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  • 72min

    24 – 29 Saders

    c’mon Force.

  • Comment 73, posted at 09.03.08 11:41:28 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • :lol:

    Just had the technician here and he found a “dicky” wire on the wireless modem.

  • Comment 74, posted at 09.03.08 11:43:30 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • 5 mon left

    Force running everything….

    Short arm to Saders in their 22

  • Comment 75, posted at 09.03.08 11:44:06 by Hmmm Reply

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  • 75min

    FK to Saders just inside their 22 and they opt for scrum

  • Comment 76, posted at 09.03.08 11:45:32 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Penalty to Force in Saders 22 for offside

    No time for lineout

    Force take tap….

  • Comment 77, posted at 09.03.08 11:50:02 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Short Arm Force

    Take it wide…

    Nathan shark try cut out over the top pass…

    Far to high….ball out…

    Game over

  • Comment 78, posted at 09.03.08 11:51:10 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Final score
    Saders 29 – 24 Force

  • Comment 79, posted at 09.03.08 11:51:46 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Geez how did my user stats jump to 510?

    It was in the 200′s still Friday night….

    And this is only the 2nd weekend I am posting…

  • Comment 80, posted at 09.03.08 11:56:45 by Hmmm Reply

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  • :evil: Anybody know of a good torture meathod for an IT technician.

    something simple like breaking his finger so he can’t work or something like that. :evil:

  • Comment 81, posted at 09.03.08 11:57:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • No hurting Kette KSA!?!?

  • Comment 82, posted at 09.03.08 12:00:10 by Hmmm Reply

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  • you’ve obviously been a busy man. :wink:

  • Comment 83, posted at 09.03.08 12:00:21 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • No not kette. :oops: She’d probably end up hurting me. :wink:

  • Comment 84, posted at 09.03.08 12:01:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • BTW

    Log updated

    Crusaders go top of the log
    Force move to 6th

  • Comment 85, posted at 09.03.08 12:02:52 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Cheers KSA

    See you later

  • Comment 86, posted at 09.03.08 12:03:00 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Our closest SB predictor.

    Ghost10 Crusaders 5

    Like he needs any more points :wink: :roll:

    Ghost10 start booking your flights to Durban now mate, you might get a big discount for booking so early :wink:

  • Comment 87, posted at 09.03.08 12:05:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Cheers Hmmm

    Chiefs Cheetahs on now. will watch that

  • Comment 88, posted at 09.03.08 12:07:16 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • SB Standings after this round of the S14.

    1 Ghost10 38.83
    2 Kandas 34.46
    3 Villie 32.25
    4 PostmanPat 31.00
    5 SauronShark 30.63
    6 IceBabe 30.33
    7 robdylan 29.50
    8 ZinZan 29.25
    9 Debs 29.08
    10 Ollie 28.33
    11 Sharkie 28.13
    12 Dive Pass27.79
    13 KSA Kette26.75
    13 the_finman 26.75
    15 Nita 26.63
    16 Whindy 26.50
    17 namboer 26.13
    18 Fatality 26.00
    19 shark_time25.83
    20 Lylmik 25.75

  • Comment 89, posted at 09.03.08 12:31:14 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Force has really become a gerat side, 2 seasons under Mitchell, he is brilliant.
    Fantastic result for the sharks, cant wait to see the game when i get home this evening.

  • Comment 90, posted at 09.03.08 14:20:25 by cab Reply

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  • hey cabbo! How goes?

  • Comment 91, posted at 09.03.08 14:27:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • sorry ob, howzit going, checking in throughout the day. not much time today.
    This really is a fantastic result. Did the sharks play well?

  • Comment 92, posted at 09.03.08 16:47:33 by cab Reply

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  • :shock: Who is Kandas now? And how dare he/she overtake me!!

  • Comment 93, posted at 09.03.08 21:51:45 by Villie Reply
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  • Kandas is a Bulls supporter. :wink:

    They tend to have very little manners. :wink:

    Kandas is one of the founding members of Ruggaworld wayback.

    Apparently he is dead keen on coming to Durban for the Aus test. :wink:

  • Comment 94, posted at 09.03.08 21:53:52 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Well at least he is not a Stormer/Wee Pee supporter. I could not handle one of them passing me!! :cool:

    I am trying to decide when I should make my next visit back to Kings Park! Waiting to see how we do later in the competition! Maybe I should go on tour to Oz/NZ hehe

  • Comment 95, posted at 09.03.08 22:00:03 by Villie Reply
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  • Kandas is now a Cheetahs supporter

  • Comment 96, posted at 09.03.08 22:15:18 by robdylan Reply
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