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Grant Spearheads Stormers win


Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :In the news, Stormers, Super 14 on 14 Mar 2008 at 13:06
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The Stormers have beaten the Chiefs in their Super 14 match in Hamilton.

Flyhalf Peter Grant scored a try among 20 points to guide South Africa’s Stormers to a 35-26 win over the Chiefs in a Super 14 round 5 match on Friday.

News 24 reports that the Stormers scored three tries in a dominant first half then banked their second bonus point on the road with a disputed back-to-back victory in the 55th minute which allowed them to hold out a strong Chiefs comeback.

Australian referee Matt Goddard awarded the penalty try, which pushed the tiring Stormers from a 28-23 to a 35-23 lead, for what he judged to be a tackle from an offside position by a Chiefs player.

The penalty seemed to be an extreme sanction for what was shown to be a merely technical infringement and played a part in allowing the Stormers to establish and hold on to their winning margin.

“I didn’t see it but obviously the ref thought it was a penalty try,” Chiefs captain Mils Muliaina said. “We were right in the game then. It was a big decision and we couldn’t come back from that.”

Replays cast doubt

The Stormers benefited from a number of contentious decisions in the second half. Television replays showed the Stormers’ Fijian winger Sireli Naqelevuki had stepped into touch in the lead-up to the penalty try.

Chiefs had two tries disallowed in the second half. All Blacks scrumhalf Brendon Leonard crossed the Stormers’ line late in the spell but was called back by the linesman who ruled flyhalf Stephen Donald had stepped into touch in the lead up. Replays cast doubt on that decision.

Winger Lelia Masaga, who scored one of Chiefs’s two tries, was denied another for what was deemed to be a forward pass.

The Stormers built a 25-13 half-time lead from an outstanding first 40 minutes.

Grant, winger Tonderai Chavhanga and fullback Conrad Jantjes scored tries as the Stormers came close to gaining a bonus point by half-time.

Penalty try

Chiefs was kept in the match by Donald, who came into it with a 48% goalkicking record but landed six goals from seven attempts – two conversions and four penalties for 16 points.

The home side closed to 25-23 after seven minutes of the second half but a penalty to Grant and the penalty try made the game safe for the Stormers.

After starting the season with three losses, the Stormers won at the Reds last week to move off the bottom of the standings.

“It’s good to get back-to-back victories. That’s never easy away from home,” captain Jean de Villiers said. “It’s great scoring four tries. To get 10 points from two games on tour is great and it puts us in a good position for a tough match against the Blues.”

Scorers:

Chiefs:
Tries: Richard Kahui, Leilia Masaga
Conversions: Stephen Donald (2)
Penalties: Donald (4)

Stormers:
Tries: Peter Grant, Tonderai Chavhanga, Conrad Jantjes, penalty try.
Conversions: Grant (3)
Penalties: Grant (3)

Referee: Matt Goddard (AUS)



76 Comments

  • Stormers improved yet again.

    Could well come away with a record tour.

  • Comment 1, posted at 14.03.08 13:12:30 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Bit worried about the Blues next week.

  • Comment 2, posted at 14.03.08 13:16:01 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • AHA! Found the toothless sandtjark…and nogal unconspiciously trying to suck up!
    ;)

    Man, I’m gonna love watching the rerun!

  • Comment 3, posted at 14.03.08 13:21:54 by Namboer Reply

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  • My pvr keeps overheating and i couldnt record the game :cry:

  • Comment 4, posted at 14.03.08 13:23:27 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • We CAN do it Claytie… If only we can cut out the errors…

    Fijian needs a PK if you ask me… is he on drugs or something???

  • Comment 5, posted at 14.03.08 13:23:40 by wpw Reply
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  • Namboer :smile:

  • Comment 6, posted at 14.03.08 13:25:20 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Stormers gonna need a tad more aggression in the first 20, take the wind out the Blues sails.

  • Comment 7, posted at 14.03.08 13:27:15 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • PJLD

    Delete everything you don’t need, and when you not using it, switch it off.

    Works like a bomb.

  • Comment 8, posted at 14.03.08 13:33:18 by Dawn Reply

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  • Amazing what 2 good wins does to the table…

    Bottom to sixth in 2 weeks…

  • Comment 9, posted at 14.03.08 13:33:21 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • thanks dawn, but i think its a bit late,going to have to take it in, i think the fan died a horrible death

  • Comment 10, posted at 14.03.08 13:37:15 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • All forgiven KSA, but we’d appreciate it if you send over Pat Cilliers for a while just to show there’s no real hard feelings!

  • Comment 11, posted at 14.03.08 13:41:07 by Namboer Reply

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  • My fan died too. I solved it by switching off.

    Can’t afford PVR repairs now.

  • Comment 12, posted at 14.03.08 13:42:47 by Dawn Reply

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  • yeah but the bugger gets hot fast,not so much with the cash here so ive been doing the unplug thing as well but i cant do that forever.

  • Comment 13, posted at 14.03.08 13:58:41 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • decoder insurance is very cheap people

  • Comment 14, posted at 14.03.08 14:23:00 by djgap Reply

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  • I aint shedding no tears for the Sheefs losing courtesy of a contentious decision – rewind to last week’s game against the Cheaters for the highly disputable try they were awarded then.

    Stormers seem to be improving.

    Now, I wonder which brilliant young person, perhaps somehow associated with the legal profession, predicted this last season already… :cool:

  • Comment 15, posted at 14.03.08 14:24:06 by Big Fish Reply
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    14.03.08 14:23:00 – djgap

    :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 16, posted at 14.03.08 14:34:09 by wpw Reply
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    Now, I wonder which brilliant young person, perhaps somehow associated with the legal profession, predicted this last season already… :cool:
    14.03.08 14:24:06 – Big Fish

    Frikkie Erasmus???

  • Comment 17, posted at 14.03.08 14:34:49 by wpw Reply
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  • BF – I wonder who that brilliant young person may be? :wink:

  • Comment 18, posted at 14.03.08 14:45:21 by Nessa Reply

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  • I didnt study law, it was finance.

  • Comment 19, posted at 14.03.08 14:48:58 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • Law – finance – same difference. I work in the finance department of a law firm.

  • Comment 20, posted at 14.03.08 14:50:38 by Nessa Reply

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  • Come to think of it i do have said insurance. good times :cool:

  • Comment 21, posted at 14.03.08 14:52:14 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • Boss says i can go home :grin:
    Too bad i dont have my car here :cry:

  • Comment 22, posted at 14.03.08 14:53:43 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • Hehehe!

    Having a full tummy does wonders wonders for you brain it appears – what with all the smart-arse responses that comment elicited. :lol:

    Friday afternoons can sometimes seem so slow…

    I stuffed myself for lunch too, so I am nodding off here behind my desk.

  • Comment 23, posted at 14.03.08 14:56:21 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Father, father, where are you going?
    O do not walk so fast!
    Speak, father, speak to your little boy,
    Or else I shall be lost.’

    The night was dark, no father was there,
    The child was wet with dew;
    The mire was deep, and the child did weep,
    And away the vapour flew.

  • Comment 24, posted at 14.03.08 14:58:18 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Johannesburg – After close to 10 years of entertaining viewers on a Saturday morning, it has been decided that SuperSport’s multiple award-winning show Super Saturday will be discontinued at the end of March.

    The main reason for the discontinuation of Super Saturday is the fact that the show clashes with live sport like the Super 14 for three months of the year as well as other events like F1 and cricket.

    An amicable agreement has been reached between the show’s sponsors, Vodacom, and anchor Neil Andrews. Andrews will continue with SuperSport as a presenter of PSL and English soccer

  • Comment 25, posted at 14.03.08 14:59:59 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • Prov – don’t you find it funny that they never say you can go early when you do have your car there?

    My boss is in Cape Town today so I am going to sneak out of here in about half an hour or so.

  • Comment 26, posted at 14.03.08 15:00:42 by Nessa Reply

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  • I actually like Super Saturday – find it very entertaining.

  • Comment 27, posted at 14.03.08 15:01:29 by Nessa Reply

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  • 14.03.08 14:59:59 – provincejoulekkading

    Not a bad idea it was getting a bit tired but Neil Andrews’ humour could be better used in something other then soccer.

  • Comment 28, posted at 14.03.08 15:03:32 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • For the FIRST time in history when I’ve predicted a Stormers win on Superbru, they’ve actually come through and won. Normally always let me down!! :roll:

  • Comment 29, posted at 14.03.08 15:04:19 by Villie Reply
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  • I hate Superbru :(

  • Comment 30, posted at 14.03.08 15:05:05 by robdylan Reply
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  • Super Saturday rules!
    Nessa normally this wouldnt bother me and i would run home but i didnt put a shorts in my bag.
    Ah well,time for walkies

  • Comment 31, posted at 14.03.08 15:05:12 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • Hi Villie – I see you are lying 2nd on the SW standings. Well done!

  • Comment 32, posted at 14.03.08 15:06:09 by Nessa Reply

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  • 14.03.08 15:05:05 – robdylan

    Now now that’s not what you were saying for the last 2 weeks…

  • Comment 33, posted at 14.03.08 15:07:06 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • Prov – lucky you to be able to run home. I live 12 ks from home – mind you with the Sandton traffic – I could probably walk home faster than I drive home.

  • Comment 34, posted at 14.03.08 15:07:21 by Nessa Reply

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  • I live 12 ks from home

    14.03.08 15:07:21 – Nessa

    I’m sure if you ask very nicely the family will let you move home again…

  • Comment 35, posted at 14.03.08 15:11:13 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • DP – okay, point taken. :oops: Someone is awake on a Friday afternoon.

  • Comment 36, posted at 14.03.08 15:15:10 by Nessa Reply

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  • Hi Nessa,

    Yep…pleased to have past Kandas (after he leapfrogged me last week) but I’m still some way from that Spook!! :shock:

  • Comment 37, posted at 14.03.08 15:15:13 by Villie Reply
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  • The Spook seems to be in a league of his own…he is scary ;

  • Comment 38, posted at 14.03.08 15:18:50 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • John Robbie talks too much.

  • Comment 39, posted at 14.03.08 15:20:44 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Oops….passed. Sorry!! :oops:

  • Comment 40, posted at 14.03.08 15:24:04 by Villie Reply
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  • Sheesh, talking of the Spook turns this into a
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  • Comment 41, posted at 14.03.08 15:25:42 by Big Fish Reply
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  • 14.03.08 15:25:42 – Big Fish

    Well some people are walking home…some are finding out they are not staying at home and others are passing Kandases….which I heard is very painful.

  • Comment 42, posted at 14.03.08 15:33:05 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • BF – that’s a Friday afternoon for you.

    So do you guys think the Bulls are going to win tomorrow – I am hoping not.

  • Comment 43, posted at 14.03.08 15:33:38 by Nessa Reply

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  • And some people can still be so witty on a Friday afternoon – I must say I am impressed! :grin:

    I feel a bit like someone has let the air out of my tires!

  • Comment 44, posted at 14.03.08 15:34:44 by Nessa Reply

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  • 14.03.08 15:33:38 – Nessa

    Come on Ness as much we don’t like the Bulls when we have to play them but for the good of SA rugby we got to hope they win tomorrow… as well as for the good of my SB predictions.

  • Comment 45, posted at 14.03.08 15:38:24 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • DP – I am all for the good of SA rugby – except when it comes to the Bulls. Sorry. :sad:

  • Comment 46, posted at 14.03.08 15:40:17 by Nessa Reply

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  • Super Saturday was always very entertaining…

  • Comment 47, posted at 14.03.08 15:43:48 by wpw Reply
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  • I hope the Bulls lose against the Reds tomorrow.

    We don’t need the Reds to lose… they are not a threat to our semi final chances… :roll:

  • Comment 48, posted at 14.03.08 15:44:48 by wpw Reply
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  • GO SHARKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 49, posted at 14.03.08 15:44:51 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • To be honest, Im just chilling behind my desk – I cant get my brain into gear.

    Nessa, the Bulls will win – the Reds are really rubbish, while the Bulls have 5 world-class players – Bakkies, Habana, FDP, JP “28″ Nel and Wynand Olivier.

  • Comment 50, posted at 14.03.08 15:45:37 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Ok I don’t live as close to Pretoria as you ;)

  • Comment 51, posted at 14.03.08 15:46:03 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • Big Fish

    What did you have for lunch.

  • Comment 52, posted at 14.03.08 15:46:46 by Dawn Reply

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  • So do you guys think the Bulls are going to win tomorrow – I am hoping not.

    14.03.08 15:33:38 – Nessa Edit

    If I said that somewhere I would have been called all sorts of names. :roll:

  • Comment 53, posted at 14.03.08 15:48:12 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • 14.03.08 15:43:48 – wpw

    Says the guy who called me a snob for calling DJ Nigel Pierce annoying… :roll:

  • Comment 54, posted at 14.03.08 15:48:26 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Dinner time!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 55, posted at 14.03.08 15:50:14 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Dawn

    You should ask him ‘who’ he had for lunch??? :cool:

  • Comment 56, posted at 14.03.08 15:51:20 by wpw Reply
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  • BF – well, I can only live in hope!

    KSA – well, what can I say, I just don’t like them and I don’t make any attempt at apologising for it.

  • Comment 57, posted at 14.03.08 15:53:05 by Nessa Reply

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  • He’s fallen asleep again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Not good for me to post too much. Clement’s bod always sends me into tailspin.

  • Comment 58, posted at 14.03.08 15:53:28 by Dawn Reply

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    Says the guy who called me a snob for calling DJ Nigel Pierce annoying… :roll:
    14.03.08 15:48:26 – Big Fish

    At least i don’t ‘check out’ the mens locker room when deciding if i should join a gym. :shock:

  • Comment 59, posted at 14.03.08 15:53:29 by wpw Reply
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  • Well guys and girls – off to fight the traffic home.

  • Comment 60, posted at 14.03.08 15:53:44 by Nessa Reply

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    If I said that somewhere I would have been called all sorts of names. :roll:
    14.03.08 15:48:12 – KSA Shark ©

    :lol: :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 61, posted at 14.03.08 15:54:24 by wpw Reply
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  • Bye Nessa……remember to go home and not to that other place.

  • Comment 62, posted at 14.03.08 15:57:00 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • Bye Nessa!

    Sorry Dawn – my dad is visiting me, so i slipped home and grabbed some kebab curry and rice – lurvely!

    You guys are all sleeping – nobody queried me calling Wynand and JP Nel “world-class”! :shock:

  • Comment 63, posted at 14.03.08 16:07:13 by Big Fish Reply
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  • I like the SA teams to win overseas. Personlly I hope the Bulls improve on their score at Loftus last year and put a century on the Reds.

    I wish Bakkies and Danie may pulverize ( legally and within the spirit of the game ) their opposition and I wish Habana scores 10 tries. :D

    Who are the Reds anyway ? A bunch of Aussie whinger wet bags who would probably get taken by the Wildebeeste.

  • Comment 64, posted at 14.03.08 16:10:45 by yossarian Reply

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  • What a day!

  • Comment 65, posted at 14.03.08 16:11:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • ……who would probably get taken by the Wildebeeste.

    14.03.08 16:10:45 – yossarian

    I was agreeing with you put to this point.

  • Comment 66, posted at 14.03.08 16:12:22 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • I agree with the gist of what you say, yoss. I just have a problem with the specifics where the Bulls are concerned

  • Comment 67, posted at 14.03.08 16:13:16 by robdylan Reply
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  • The only person who will be taken by the Wildebeest is Paris Hilton – and she will allow herself to be taken by anyone.

    How goes it Robert?

  • Comment 68, posted at 14.03.08 16:13:18 by Big Fish Reply
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  • ok so that part about the Wildebeeste was was hyperbole

  • Comment 69, posted at 14.03.08 16:15:46 by yossarian Reply

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  • I see everything twice

  • Comment 70, posted at 14.03.08 16:16:14 by yossarian Reply

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  • On my way home, fishface. All is well

  • Comment 71, posted at 14.03.08 16:20:29 by robdylan Reply
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  • Beeste aren’t such a bad team without Kees

  • Comment 72, posted at 14.03.08 16:21:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • I see the Wildebeest play tonight in Welkom. Wonder how they did. Deon was starting. Wonder if he will tour with the Sharks – I would think so.

  • Comment 73, posted at 14.03.08 20:35:15 by Nessa Reply

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  • I’m sure he will

  • Comment 74, posted at 14.03.08 22:57:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • They won 32 7. Five tries

  • Comment 75, posted at 14.03.08 23:11:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • Pretty proud of the Stormers and got my wish about the good times around the corner! :lol:

    Next week the top one and the Stormers usually like the Blues, not long ago a certain Spenser/Gerber game with Chavanga on fire springs to mind.

    The Stormers control in the first half needs to hold for 80 minutes and that Loosies was just fantastic against the Chiefs.

    Hope they can get the same form and think if they topple the fancy Blue boytjies they’ll get their rightfull place in the top lot and helping the Sharks out in the process.

    One thing about this two victories it help the Bulle getting disarray teams and when they get here (Chiefs & Reds) the rest of our teams can eat them for breakfast.

  • Comment 76, posted at 15.03.08 06:33:31 by PaarlBok Reply

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