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Sharks rest up before the big push


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Currie Cup, In the news, Sharks on 12 Aug 2008 at 18:17
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This past weekend’s action marked the start of the second round in the Currie Cup, but for the Sharks, it has already been a season of two halves.

Craig Lewis writes for IOL.

During the opening five rounds, the Sharks showed few signs that they were capable of breaking their trophy-winning drought and some sceptics said it was unlikely they would even make the play-offs.

However, they have truly turned the tables in recent weeks, fighting back from a heavy loss to the Cheetahs in round five to first beat a powerful Lions side before thrashing the Griquas and now Western Province away from home.

So what has caused this revolution? In a few words: team spirit, individual brilliance and tactical adaptability.

This season the Sharks’ coaches have spoken extensively about the character in the team and this was perfectly illustrated towards the end of their encounter against the Lions.

Trailing 9-11 and with the clock winding down, the Sharks rallied to reclaim the lead and then defended to secure the win that would prove to be the catalyst for their revival.

Coach John Plumtree said he was very proud of the character the team had showed over the last three rounds.

“After losing to the Cheetahs we have been able to turn things around. It’s been a really good effort from the boys and I am very encouraged by the team environment. They are starting to play for one another and enjoying their rugby, which is great.”

After their win over the Lions, there is also no denying that individual players have stepped up to the plate.

Loose-forward Jean Deysel has provided the Sharks with invaluable go-forward ball since returning from injury, prop Deon Carstens has been on top of his game, while Jacques Botes and Keegan Daniel have been particularly industrious.

Botes is, in fact, the competition’s leading try-scorer, having scored six tries this season.

The impact of the returning Boks and the youthful exuberance of up-and-coming stars Chris Jordaan, Riaan Swanepoel and Charl McLeod have also been at the centre of the Sharks’ resurgence.

And at the beginning of September, the Sharks will receive even more firepower with all of their national players set to become available for selection and with the likes of John Smit, Adi Jacobs and Bismarck du Plessis sure to be among that group, it bodes well for the Sharks.

It has also been good to see how the Sharks have adapted their game plan after it initially failed them early on.

The Sharks, who are on top of the log, will enjoy a well-earned break before returning to training. Plumtree agreed that his team were presently in a favourable position, but said that when they returned to action they would have to keep their eye on the prize, the Currie Cup.



100 Comments

  • Good writer, this chap :-)

  • Comment 1, posted at 12.08.08 19:13:33 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : Just has to be! :wink:

    Do you know how long Johan Muller is out for? Too many injuries stuffing up my F/League!!

  • Comment 2, posted at 12.08.08 19:47:52 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 2) : Sounds like a minor thing. Enough to keep him out this weekend, but should be back in a week or two

  • Comment 3, posted at 12.08.08 20:18:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 2) :

    Just long enough to make him unavailable for the Boks but just short enough to ensure he will be back for our next CC game.

  • Comment 4, posted at 13.08.08 06:34:39 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Well…we didnt do much wrong in the CC last year except freezing when it mattered most. I hope the rest period will not affect us negatively, that this team will be ruthless in the final rounds and take that momentum to the semifinals. Come on you SHARKS!

  • Comment 5, posted at 13.08.08 08:13:48 by blackshark Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 5) : yeeha! We want that trophy

  • Comment 6, posted at 13.08.08 08:26:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • Eish…have to go for training. Be back after 12.

  • Comment 7, posted at 13.08.08 08:30:37 by blackshark Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 7) : what are they hoping to teach you? ;)

  • Comment 8, posted at 13.08.08 08:36:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • yes, i have been very negative about the individual play of the sharks during the season, but now there is a break and i cannot jinx them, i must say they are playing like a team again. they are playing the rugby we last saw played last year. even stefan is taking some tackles instead of wasting the ball. the best news is they are getting it right where it matters. last years cc they started firing and crumbled. the sharks look like they could peak at the perfect time. if stefan can keep it up and we are over all our injury problems i cannot see why the cup isn’t ours. as i said before the cc started, i put my head on a block that the sharks will have a home semi and final. the perfect send off for the two champions of the sharks, bj and brad. and a welcome to great things next year for john smit.

  • Comment 9, posted at 13.08.08 08:41:19 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 9) : what a perfect mantra! Care to put up your (revised) thoughts as an article? ;)

  • Comment 10, posted at 13.08.08 09:28:04 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 10) : i have two weeks so before cc part 2 starts so i may just do it.

  • Comment 11, posted at 13.08.08 09:41:03 by try time Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : yeah especially since he picked quality over quantity.

  • Comment 12, posted at 13.08.08 09:44:46 by try time Reply

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  • Rob you should go to Keo, the thread on Julies they are busy dissing Barrit like crazy, apparently Wynand and Bobo are the Messiahs of South African Centres I kid you not! :roll: I go there for a laugh, but always seem to get seriously peed off! I must stop this destructive behaviour! :evil:

  • Comment 13, posted at 13.08.08 11:09:33 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 13) : nothing good will come of this… but let me go have a look anyway ;)

  • Comment 14, posted at 13.08.08 11:18:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 14) : :lol:

  • Comment 15, posted at 13.08.08 11:20:30 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 14) :

    Oh F(*& here we go :lol:

  • Comment 16, posted at 13.08.08 11:20:34 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 16) : Went, had my laugh!! :lol:

    @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 13) : Why get histerical over that lot Dudette?? :shock:

    @robdylan (Comment 14) : You actually stooped…. :twisted:

  • Comment 17, posted at 13.08.08 11:27:34 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 17) : I always do… like to think my comments were reasonably pithy, howe’er

  • Comment 18, posted at 13.08.08 11:34:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 17) : Yeah, what can I say I am an Italian with a true Italian temparament, and those twits make me lose it! :???: I normally go there for a laugh, but when they go on about a player like they do I could box their ears, unless the player is a BB of course :???:

  • Comment 19, posted at 13.08.08 11:36:40 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 19) : Bellissima!

  • Comment 20, posted at 13.08.08 11:40:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 18) : Nothing wrong with the comments, I fear they will track you down and then we have to deal with that bunch of idiots. :smile:

    @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 19) : Pulling your leg Dudette….but I think it could be dangerous to be close to you come Saturdays… :grin:

  • Comment 21, posted at 13.08.08 11:40:46 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 21) : I am not afraid to ban people who don’t agree with my vision ;)

  • Comment 22, posted at 13.08.08 11:45:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 22) : Bad monetary stand… :shock: :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 23, posted at 13.08.08 11:49:41 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 20) : Mille Grazie Rob :wink:

    @Silver Fox (Comment 21) : Very dangerous indeed :twisted: the family gives me a wide berth during Rugby matches especially Sharks matches they all reappear once its over. Especially if we have won, then I am ultra generous, its when Air time gets asked for and dished out :lol:

  • Comment 24, posted at 13.08.08 12:08:47 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 8) : Nothing I don’t know already.

  • Comment 25, posted at 13.08.08 12:19:09 by blackshark Reply

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  • Always the problem with Keo… you start getting into fights with people you didn’t necessarily intend to. Old GBS is by no means the worst of that lot.

    I really SHOULD know better ;) I blame Wes.

  • Comment 26, posted at 13.08.08 12:42:45 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 26) : Not the best either….But he is one of their rated guys, there’s another one, I cannot recall his name, but they do enjoy some “respect” on that site. So much so that one clot the other day asked all the participants if they can now actually agree that this should be the team(the one they had discussed). Like Ice would say ELMFGA!! as if their opinion matters to anyone!! :lol:

    That being said, you went looking for trouble by being extremely blunt!!! :grin:

  • Comment 27, posted at 13.08.08 12:57:59 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 26) : yeah like the sharksworld site, i always get into fights with that ksa dude, but he isn’t half bad. we just like to disagree on finer details.

  • Comment 28, posted at 13.08.08 12:59:20 by try time Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 26) : Nah blame me, I caused it this morning! :cry:

  • Comment 29, posted at 13.08.08 13:03:29 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 27) : yes – I guess I did. Bulls fans are all the same, though. They might seem good okes on the surface, but once you start scratching, they’re all the same animal underneath.

  • Comment 30, posted at 13.08.08 13:04:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 30) : please don’t knock animals, they did nothing to deserve such an insult.

  • Comment 31, posted at 13.08.08 13:08:50 by try time Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 5) :

    Don’t forget that you just can’t win at Ellis Park in the CC…

  • Comment 32, posted at 13.08.08 13:20:24 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • The Sharks last won a Currie Cup match at Ellis Park in 1996…thanks Rob for making me aware of this, and please lets hope the teams don’t spoil this remarkable record this year!

  • Comment 33, posted at 13.08.08 13:28:54 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 33) : you remember which match is was we won in 1996? ;) Or the one we won in 1992? :) :)

    My favourite one was the 50-pointer we handed you guys in 93.

  • Comment 34, posted at 13.08.08 14:12:38 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) :

    Unfortunately for us it was the bloody final in 1996..I was there so I remember it well, was it Andre Joubert and James Small that ran us ragged that day?

    Interesting to see that we haven’t been able to score 50 against you in a CC match since 1991 to today…let’s hope we can change that?

  • Comment 35, posted at 13.08.08 14:18:13 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 35) : tell you what – the Sharks-Lions game at CCP this year is going to be an absolute belter.

    You are correct – it was really Joubert’s day. I remember Andre Watson was the ref and at one stage he started to lose his rag wit the Sharks and tried to blow us out of the game from that point on. Jouba was just too good, though.

    You remember the 92 final? Theo van Rensburg’s 2nd succesful attempt at losing a final on his own.

  • Comment 36, posted at 13.08.08 14:23:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 36) : man, van Resnburg was such a choker, I’m surprised he’s not part of the Sharks coaching set up! ;)

  • Comment 37, posted at 13.08.08 14:24:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 35) : Don’t think so, we beat you with 4 SBs missing,(Bissie being the majour vacancy)and playing badly. Next time we play you we have all our stars back including John SMith our captain, and we have turned that much awaited corner and are gathering momentum it will be an eating frenzy :wink: I hope :neutral:

  • Comment 38, posted at 13.08.08 14:26:42 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 38) :

    So who will play Hooker, Bissie or Smit, you can’t have both…LOL! Anyway, I don’t think your Boks will save you from the 1996 to today losing streak!

  • Comment 39, posted at 13.08.08 14:31:09 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 38) : ah – also true. Lions probably won’t look as good when everybody else is at full strength.

    Walter, will Joe be back with you for the latter stages of the Currie Cup? Or is he going straight off to France once the 3N is over?

  • Comment 40, posted at 13.08.08 14:31:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 33) : Consider the bad spell broken…and I hope that will just be the first of many to be broken this year… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 41, posted at 13.08.08 14:34:03 by blackshark Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 40) :

    I don’t know Rob, but if he plays for us, I’m pretty sure it will be of the bench, our loose-trio is pretty awesome right now.

    6 – Baywatch
    7 – Franco (This guy is really playing well, not sure if you’ve noticed)
    8 – Alberts

    And then Ernst is coming back from injury…not sure that he can lift Franco at the moment

  • Comment 42, posted at 13.08.08 14:34:19 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • Howzit, howzit.

    Listen I hope this isn’t frowned upon in SW but

    Sorry pal, but that is frowned upon. We do not cover politics here – Rob

    Enjoy! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 43, posted at 13.08.08 14:38:02 by klempie Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 39) : Yes we can play both…

    I really want to beat your guys for what they did to us last year…even though I wasn’t all that confident about our chances in Bloem.

    The Dudette has spoken…you guys won’t stand a chance even if we use the same team that WalloPed WeePee…

  • Comment 44, posted at 13.08.08 14:40:05 by blackshark Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 44) : Come to think of it…we did it to ourselves…but we’ll still beat you for the fun of it.

  • Comment 45, posted at 13.08.08 14:41:52 by blackshark Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 39) : Oh yes we can, John started his Rugby Career at Tight Head, and that is the position that he played in France :wink: The team I mention minus John beat you at Ellis Parck 8-16 on 15/03/2008.

  • Comment 46, posted at 13.08.08 14:44:05 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 46) : And there’s also that little matter of every game having 2 halves… :roll:

  • Comment 47, posted at 13.08.08 14:51:18 by blackshark Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 42) : ever since that try that Franco scored in the opening round of the Super 14, I’ve had my eye on him. Superb talent and would make a great Shark. Can’t think of higher praise than that.

  • Comment 48, posted at 13.08.08 14:51:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 46) :

    But our team was clueless in the Super 14, Currie Cup is a different story!

  • Comment 49, posted at 13.08.08 14:53:32 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 47) : Too true, but Bissie turns over a lot of ball, great help to Botes and Deysel, and we desperately need John as Captain would be nice to have both on at same time. Oh okai being greedy, one on each half!

  • Comment 50, posted at 13.08.08 14:55:21 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 49) : it was a clever plot. Play like shit in the Super 14 to ensure you retain your entire team once the Bok squad is announced ;) Very clever… Free State used the same tactic.

  • Comment 51, posted at 13.08.08 14:55:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 48) :

    We bought him from the Leopards a few seasons back, but hopefully he calls himself a Jo-burger by now…LOL!

  • Comment 52, posted at 13.08.08 14:56:30 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 49) : okai but in S14 we had MC Psycho in the team majour liability :lol: that counts like your “clueless” team. Just pulling your chain Walter, the Lions are my second team, still confident we will beat them, but I think the margin will be small.

  • Comment 53, posted at 13.08.08 14:58:08 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 51) :

    I see, so it was planned…

  • Comment 54, posted at 13.08.08 14:59:08 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 49) :

    Except when WE needed you to keep a BP away from the Stormers. :wink:

  • Comment 55, posted at 13.08.08 15:01:16 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Rob you suck.

  • Comment 56, posted at 13.08.08 15:01:24 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 56) : Read the rules. It’s all I ask.

  • Comment 57, posted at 13.08.08 15:03:23 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 56) :

    Dude the rules are dead simple. End of Story.

  • Comment 58, posted at 13.08.08 15:03:45 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 55) :

    I enjoyed that match, even though we lost..had Gavin Rich sitting on my left and some other Cape Town journo on my right, they were quite sad at the end…LOL!

  • Comment 59, posted at 13.08.08 15:06:25 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 59) :

    And how were they at the begining? All “grootbek”? :wink:

  • Comment 60, posted at 13.08.08 15:07:27 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 55) : and when we wanted them to beat and bruise the Chiefs…

  • Comment 61, posted at 13.08.08 15:09:34 by blackshark Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 59) : I really enjoyed that match too… :grin:

  • Comment 62, posted at 13.08.08 15:10:41 by blackshark Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 61) :

    Oh YES!!!!!!!!!!

    We DO owe these guys quite a bit. :wink:

  • Comment 63, posted at 13.08.08 15:12:17 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 60) :

    Very…remember that it was a very close match throughout, they scored their last two tries in the last 10 mins I think, and they were obviously hoping for another that never came…LOL!

  • Comment 64, posted at 13.08.08 15:12:54 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 64) :

    And what did you do? Just turned………….., smiled………………. and walked away I hope? :lol:

  • Comment 65, posted at 13.08.08 15:14:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 64) : Walter, any chance you know of any keen young Lions fans that have a flair for writing?

  • Comment 66, posted at 13.08.08 15:16:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • ANYWAY

    My weekend started 16minutes ago.

    See you all laterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  • Comment 67, posted at 13.08.08 15:16:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 57) :
    @KSA Shark © (Comment 58) :

    Firstly, The Rules are tiny link that I had to search for at least a minute to find.

    Secondly, I’m sorry.

    And thirdly….well I can’t come up with a thirdly.

  • Comment 68, posted at 13.08.08 15:16:53 by klempie Reply

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  • KSA…being the resident Ref and all – can i asks you a questions?

    It has to do with scool rugby though:

    BTW – I got my wires crossed again – my u/15 teams are playing in the finals this weekend – not semi’s.. :oops:

    The U/15 team of last year won the trophy – they went on to become the firts team this year (unbeaten the whole of last season and some schools even forfitted matches as they beat all of there oponents by 40ish margins) – ok KSA but here is the question”

    The fisrt team played in the semi’s – in the last minutes of the game they scored a try which was awarded by the ref…giving them a 1 point lead without conversion. After the try was awarded the assitant ref went to the ref and claimed that the try scorer stepped out or something…the ref then overturned the initial award of the try and we lost our game…what i find unfair is that the assitant ref was the opponents coach or assistant coach….and apparently he took over from teh original assistant ref…is that acceptable even at school level – and could the team not have appealed against it?

  • Comment 69, posted at 13.08.08 15:17:30 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • @I’ce (Rebel With a Cause) (Comment 69) :

    Ok seeing that our Resident Ref left for the weekend…can anyone else assist in my Q…sure there’s plenty of you okes on the blog… :wink:

  • Comment 70, posted at 13.08.08 15:19:57 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 63) : If they keep doing us these little favours they might become my 200th favourite team in RSA. 200th cos I have to leave a big gap for The SHARKS!

  • Comment 71, posted at 13.08.08 15:20:46 by blackshark Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 68) : secondly was the only one that was necessary ;) We’ll say no more about it.

  • Comment 72, posted at 13.08.08 15:21:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • @I’ce (Rebel With a Cause) (Comment 70) : that kind of shit is unfortunately rife in schools rugby. I don’t think there’d be any chance of getting a result overturned, though.

  • Comment 73, posted at 13.08.08 15:22:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @I’ce (Rebel With a Cause) (Comment 69) :

    Ice, what province is this in? Normally for finals in the Valke region we use provincial refs and touch judges, so they are not supposed to be from the schools tyaking part.

  • Comment 74, posted at 13.08.08 15:24:48 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 68) :

    Wait…I’m retracting my apology. I’ve just read color=”#FF000″ style=”bold”>The Rules and there is absolutely nothing in there about not talking about politics. In fact, it doesn’t even restrict conversation to rugby matters. I could take you to court and you’d lose. :lol:

  • Comment 75, posted at 13.08.08 15:26:07 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 73) :

    Thanks RobOtto.. :wink:

  • Comment 76, posted at 13.08.08 15:26:22 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • @I’ce (Rebel With a Cause) (Comment 69) :

    As to the lagality of the ref reversing his decision. That is allowed but only on advice from the TJ which was the case in this instance. Had your player already taken the conversion (i.e. a new play/movement had started then he could not reverse the try.

    As to the TJ being neutral that is not covered in the laws and will be covered in each individual competition’s rules and regulations.

    You can unfortunately not appeal against it, the ref’s decision is final and once the try has been awarded and the next movement started then the try stands for eternity.

  • Comment 77, posted at 13.08.08 15:27:12 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @I’ce (Rebel With a Cause) (Comment 70) : hey Ice, he will be home and back online shortly :grin:

  • Comment 78, posted at 13.08.08 15:27:21 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 77) : oh so he lied, he hasn’t left yet :shock: :evil:

  • Comment 79, posted at 13.08.08 15:28:08 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 74) :

    Walty – This is North West (which I suppose explains it LOL) but its the Small Schools division in SA – so I dont think its provincialy bounded…they play games all over…although I have the idea that its the Northern regions of SA 0 have never heard of Cape Scools who participate in this tournament..

  • Comment 80, posted at 13.08.08 15:28:45 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 73) :

    Although if you wanted to generate an article or two for the site you could take the TJ to court and we will poost the related news articles on here. :wink:

    @I’ce (Rebel With a Cause) (Comment 70) : And you owe me 13minutes of overtime BTW.

  • Comment 81, posted at 13.08.08 15:29:30 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 77) :
    @KSA Sharkette (Comment 78) :

    Uitgevang!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    thanks REF!!! :wink:

  • Comment 82, posted at 13.08.08 15:30:14 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 79) : See my next post. She has to pay over time. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 83, posted at 13.08.08 15:30:22 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 75) : From the “About Sharksworld” page.

    Although we will occasionally stray onto the politics of rugby, that’s not the primary focus here. This is mostly about what happens ON the field. There are plenty other sites that focus on the shenanigans at SARU. So if you really want to go off about how much you hate Mike Stofile, or Koos Basson, or whoever else… this is not really the place. Politics in general is a no-no, so if you do find yourself straying onto the subject of Eskom, arms deals, affirmative action or anything along those lines, please be understanding if an administrator gently guides you towards another topic. (For more on the subject of gentle guidance, please see the Rules).

    I will not discuss this further here. Take it up via email if you really want to (although you won’t win, so don’t bother).

  • Comment 84, posted at 13.08.08 15:30:43 by robdylan Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 81) :

    Shall I write the articles..?? :wink:

    Now go home – I cannot afford to pay you overtime! :grin:

  • Comment 85, posted at 13.08.08 15:31:42 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • The Rules

  • Comment 86, posted at 13.08.08 15:32:49 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 84) :

    I’ll deal with you later…now behave! :evil:

  • Comment 87, posted at 13.08.08 15:33:02 by I'ce (Rebel With a Cause) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 85) : OK. Just put it in the Rules then. That’s all I ask. It seems a logical place to put. You know, so it’s all in one place?

  • Comment 88, posted at 13.08.08 15:34:07 by klempie Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 79) : whoops! Does this count as infidelity? ;)

  • Comment 89, posted at 13.08.08 15:34:56 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 89) : mmmm now thats an idea, jury might still be out :wink: :lol:

  • Comment 90, posted at 13.08.08 15:35:43 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • The worst I’ve seen was a final my son played in about two years ago, it was a provincial Ref that blew the match, but he wasn’t kind to our team at all, and we lost it by a very narrow margin, later we found out that the ref’s son played Fullback in the other team…LOL!

  • Comment 91, posted at 13.08.08 15:36:54 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • @walter van transvaal.co.za (Comment 91) : that happens at provincila level too… Willie Roos and Johann Wasserman, anyone?

  • Comment 92, posted at 13.08.08 15:42:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • I think our provicial refs are sometimes just incompetent. Johann Meuwesen is my favourite, remember when he didn’t know the rule that if you catch the ball with a foot on the line or in touch the ball is out on the full…I see he is a fulltime TMO these days, so at least he can watch whatever happened in slomo before he makes a ruling.

  • Comment 93, posted at 13.08.08 15:47:56 by walter van transvaal.co.za Reply

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  • BTW those looking for some political chat,there is a huge fight on the go on Keo :mrgreen:

  • Comment 94, posted at 13.08.08 16:02:11 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 94) : But never here…read the rules you guys :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 95, posted at 13.08.08 16:03:31 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 95) : HAHAHAHAHA Be right over. What article?

  • Comment 96, posted at 13.08.08 16:05:05 by klempie Reply

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 94) : isn’t there always?

  • Comment 97, posted at 13.08.08 16:05:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • Just had squizz…not the fun kind of politics so not going to bother signing up.

  • Comment 98, posted at 13.08.08 16:07:00 by klempie Reply

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  • Cheers guys keep it tidy :roll:

  • Comment 99, posted at 13.08.08 16:08:25 by Pokkel Reply
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  • OMG – is that Vrede trying for bruin? What a joke! ;)

  • Comment 100, posted at 13.08.08 16:31:16 by robdylan Reply
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