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S14 Game 56, Western Force (12) vs. Waratahs (17) (F/T)


Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Super 14 on 12 Apr 2008 at 12:00
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The Waratahs travel to Perth for this Australian derby with the Western Force.

Both teams had somewhat surprising results last week. The Force barely managed a win against the Bulls while the Tahs surprised the Blues with a convincing victory.

Who will move into the semi final position with a win today?

Kick-off in Perth at 13:05 SA Time.

Ref: Brett Bowden (Australia)
TJ’s: Paul Marks (Australia), James Scholtens (Australia)

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

Waratahs:
Starting XV: 15 Sam Norton-Knight, 14 Lachie Turner, 13 Rob Horne, 12 Tom Carter, 11 Lote Tuqiri, 10 Kurtley Beale, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Phil Waugh (captain), 6 Dean Mumm, 5 Dan Vickerman, 4 Will Caldwell, 3 Matt Dunning, 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1 Benn Robinson.
Replacements: 16 Adam Freier, 17 Al Baxter, 18 David Lyons, 19 Beau Robinson, 20 Brett Sheehan, 21 Matt Carraro, 22 Alfi Mafi.



79 Comments

  • May rugby be the winner. :roll:

  • Comment 1, posted at 12.04.08 13:05:05 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • 3-0 Tahs 4min.

  • Comment 2, posted at 12.04.08 13:10:32 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • Blog deserted?

  • Comment 3, posted at 12.04.08 13:27:56 by blackshark (YNWA) Reply
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  • Pen Force 3-3.

  • Comment 4, posted at 12.04.08 13:28:45 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • Giteau seems to be having a snooze on the field.

    Doesn’t look good.

  • Comment 5, posted at 12.04.08 13:33:03 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • BS

    No longer deserted but very quiet.

  • Comment 6, posted at 12.04.08 13:35:22 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Giteau being stretchered off the field.

  • Comment 7, posted at 12.04.08 13:36:13 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Giteau leaves the field on a tray.

  • Comment 8, posted at 12.04.08 13:36:30 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • That is a big blow to the Force.

    Waratahs will win this now IMO.

    Giteau did give a thumbs up as he was being stretchered off.

  • Comment 9, posted at 12.04.08 13:38:46 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Try Tahs 10-3

  • Comment 10, posted at 12.04.08 13:41:13 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • Try Tahs

    Conversion over

    3-10 Tahs
    27min

  • Comment 11, posted at 12.04.08 13:41:14 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force penalty

    Shepherd puts it wide to the right.

  • Comment 12, posted at 12.04.08 13:44:02 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Penalty Force again.

    Tahs 3 offside.

    Shapherd going at goal

  • Comment 13, posted at 12.04.08 13:45:29 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Much better kick this time.

    6-10 Tahs
    32min

  • Comment 14, posted at 12.04.08 13:46:26 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • nice break by mitchell sees the force get to the Tahs 22.

  • Comment 15, posted at 12.04.08 13:47:43 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • 8phases and the Force turn it over to the Tahs 10m out.

    Tahs clear well

  • Comment 16, posted at 12.04.08 13:49:01 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Ouch reminded me very much of Dlulane’s tackle… nice touch by Lote though, turning him onto his side…

  • Comment 17, posted at 12.04.08 13:49:23 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • Enjoying this rugga…

  • Comment 18, posted at 12.04.08 13:50:04 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • Great stuff… not like the Sharks swill…

  • Comment 19, posted at 12.04.08 13:51:02 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • Force actually look to have improved since Giteau went off :shock:

  • Comment 20, posted at 12.04.08 13:51:11 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • yeah lote showed some GREAT sportsmanship there in stopping and helping Giteau

  • Comment 21, posted at 12.04.08 13:52:07 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • How big is that 18 yr old centre for the Tahs’… and he’ a wit ou… same size as Lote…

  • Comment 22, posted at 12.04.08 13:52:09 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • Shepherd penalty

    Over

    9-10 Tahs
    38min

  • Comment 23, posted at 12.04.08 13:52:44 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Hey KSA… did the girls go near the Tigers?

    They’d look just like prey for those beasts!

  • Comment 24, posted at 12.04.08 13:53:11 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • I just love the way Staniforth’s head bandage is sufficiently pushed up to expose the cut he got last week :wink:

  • Comment 25, posted at 12.04.08 13:53:34 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Lucy – The little one has a Photo sitting on a BIG tiger. :shock:

    Aimee – The bigger one has a photo of her lying on the tigers front paw while he is sleeping. (sort of like being spooned by the tiger. )

  • Comment 26, posted at 12.04.08 13:55:00 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Half Time

    Force 9 – 10 Waratahs

  • Comment 27, posted at 12.04.08 13:55:56 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Kette should have pics on the family Blog in the next day or two.

  • Comment 28, posted at 12.04.08 13:57:04 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • “sort of like being spooned by the tiger.”

    Is that like after Kette has her Shark’s black pants on?

  • Comment 29, posted at 12.04.08 13:58:39 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 30, posted at 12.04.08 14:01:07 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Sandshark Force 15
    Western Sauce Force 10
    Kandas Force 9
    shark-tank Force 9
    Hmmm Force 8
    PJLD Force 7
    the_finman Force 7
    Debs Force 6
    Lylmik Force 6
    fattmann Force 6
    Pissant Force 5
    King Shark Force 5
    KSA Kette Force 5
    Nita Force 5
    sharkboy Force 4
    Villie Force 4
    Wehan Force 4
    bryce_in_oz Force 3
    SeaShark Force 3

    ——————–

    PostmanPat Waratahs 1
    robdylan Waratahs 3
    Ollie Waratahs 3
    SauronShark Waratahs 4
    Sinbinners Waratahs 4
    IceBabe Waratahs 4
    Ghost10 Waratahs 5
    blackshark Waratahs 5
    Salmo Waratahs 6
    Bru-El Waratahs 6
    Dive Pass Waratahs 6
    Sharkie Waratahs 7
    namboer Waratahs 8
    Whindy Waratahs 8
    PaarlGimmie Waratahs 8
    shark_time Waratahs 9
    Fatality Waratahs 9

  • Comment 31, posted at 12.04.08 14:06:49 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force looking DANGEROUS again early in the 2nd half

  • Comment 32, posted at 12.04.08 14:07:31 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Scrummy for the Force is having a great game…

  • Comment 33, posted at 12.04.08 14:11:44 by bryce_in_oz Reply
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  • Force (Shepherd) going at goal from just beyond the tahs 10m line

  • Comment 34, posted at 12.04.08 14:13:42 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Go TAHS!

  • Comment 35, posted at 12.04.08 14:14:01 by blackshark (YNWA) Reply
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  • Off the upright onto the crossbar. :shock:

    Waugh cleans up

  • Comment 36, posted at 12.04.08 14:14:27 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • 50min

    still 9-10 tahs

  • Comment 37, posted at 12.04.08 14:15:53 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • C’MON FORCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 38, posted at 12.04.08 14:16:58 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Ryan Cross IS so good. great run by him there.

  • Comment 39, posted at 12.04.08 14:17:55 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • :shock:

    Cross has played EVERY minute of the season so far. :shock:

  • Comment 40, posted at 12.04.08 14:18:47 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • I need more points on the board…

  • Comment 41, posted at 12.04.08 14:24:26 by blackshark (YNWA) Reply
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  • Game is losing some of it’s Lustre now IMO.

  • Comment 42, posted at 12.04.08 14:26:29 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Hightackle advantage to the Tahs.

    Gonna be 3 points if they come back for the penalty

  • Comment 43, posted at 12.04.08 14:28:32 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Advantage over.

    tahs are 10m out

  • Comment 44, posted at 12.04.08 14:29:00 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • come on TAHS…get a try or something…

  • Comment 45, posted at 12.04.08 14:29:14 by blackshark (YNWA) Reply
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  • tahs get 2m out and Pass to Shepherd who puts a GREAT little chip up the line.

  • Comment 46, posted at 12.04.08 14:30:01 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Good afternoon all.

    Would really like the Force to win this one.

  • Comment 47, posted at 12.04.08 14:30:09 by Nessa Reply
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  • just as i mentioned the game losing it’s lustre it picks up again :???:

  • Comment 48, posted at 12.04.08 14:30:45 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Hi Nessa

    We are picking the same team again, seems like the cruise did you the world of good. :wink:

  • Comment 49, posted at 12.04.08 14:31:41 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • A low scoring win for the tahs is probably slightly better for the Stormers hopes. Providing they keep on winning of course. Oh, and if the Bulls can find it in their hearts (& brains) to beat the Canes.

  • Comment 50, posted at 12.04.08 14:31:42 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • Hi KSA – the cruise was great thanks. And your trip? Love your pic. How was the tiger sanctuary?

  • Comment 51, posted at 12.04.08 14:33:03 by Nessa Reply
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  • shepherd going at goal …its over
    64 minutes
    12-10 Force

  • Comment 52, posted at 12.04.08 14:34:17 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • was awesome thanks Nessa, check the family blog in the next few days for news and photos

  • Comment 53, posted at 12.04.08 14:35:07 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Okay – will do. That tiger looks awesome!!

  • Comment 54, posted at 12.04.08 14:37:13 by Nessa Reply
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  • he was cool.

    Kette has one of him yawning that looks even better

  • Comment 55, posted at 12.04.08 14:38:39 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Still 12 – 10 Force
    68min

  • Comment 56, posted at 12.04.08 14:39:09 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • 12 phases and the Force lose it forward

  • Comment 57, posted at 12.04.08 14:39:45 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • I can imagine – you could probably put your head right into his mouth. He is huge!

  • Comment 58, posted at 12.04.08 14:39:55 by Nessa Reply
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  • Damn!! Try to the Tahs.

  • Comment 59, posted at 12.04.08 14:43:42 by Nessa Reply
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  • Tahs Try in the corner.

    Chip by Tuqiri, charge down by Shephed and straight into turner who runs through.

  • Comment 60, posted at 12.04.08 14:43:57 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Conversion Over

    12 – 17 Tahs
    73min

  • Comment 61, posted at 12.04.08 14:45:27 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • And converted.

  • Comment 62, posted at 12.04.08 14:45:43 by Nessa Reply
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  • Hi Nessa, how was the cruise ?

    Ok I need a penalty and a conveted try now, force best win this, i do not plan on losing another one this weekend :mad:

  • Comment 63, posted at 12.04.08 14:47:09 by KSA Sharkette Reply
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  • Haig Sare comes on to START his season. he was the guy who had the problem with henjak at the start of the season

  • Comment 64, posted at 12.04.08 14:48:16 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Visitors – what a time to visit! Back later.

  • Comment 65, posted at 12.04.08 14:48:22 by Nessa Reply
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  • Hi Kette – your picture is really special – have to go and make tea for my mother-in-law. Back soon.

    Go Force!!!

  • Comment 66, posted at 12.04.08 14:50:10 by Nessa Reply
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  • Okay no way i can get the margin here.

    C’MON FORCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! at least give me the win!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 67, posted at 12.04.08 14:52:02 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force penalty

    set up LO just outside the Tahs 22.

  • Comment 68, posted at 12.04.08 14:53:39 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Hooter goes.

    Force take the LO and run it up

  • Comment 69, posted at 12.04.08 14:54:22 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Penalty Force.

    Tahs 22 gets a Yellow.

  • Comment 70, posted at 12.04.08 14:55:52 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Force 2m out now

  • Comment 71, posted at 12.04.08 14:56:20 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • 1m out

    6 phases

  • Comment 72, posted at 12.04.08 14:56:54 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • c’mon force !!!!!

  • Comment 73, posted at 12.04.08 14:57:18 by KSA Sharkette Reply
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  • Close finish. Not bad.

  • Comment 74, posted at 12.04.08 14:58:05 by racheltjiedebeer Reply
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  • turner intercepts ON the line and almost gets away.

    Tahs recycle and put it in touch.

    GREAT GAME TO WATCH

    FULL TIME

    Force 12 – 17 Waratahs

  • Comment 75, posted at 12.04.08 14:58:07 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • :grrr: stupid force :grrr:

  • Comment 76, posted at 12.04.08 15:00:17 by KSA Sharkette Reply
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  • Log Updated

    Waratahs go 3rd
    Force go 5th

  • Comment 77, posted at 12.04.08 15:01:46 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Waratahs in 3rd is a bit of a surprise. :shock:

  • Comment 78, posted at 12.04.08 15:05:30 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Tahs by 5! Woo hoo…!

  • Comment 79, posted at 12.04.08 16:54:38 by blackshark (YNWA) Reply
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