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Wagenstroom chases Wylie’s record


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks on 15 Sep 2008 at 09:41
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Wildebeest winger Frank Wagenstroom has left Durban and will represent the Valke for the remainder of the season. The former Free Stater only joined the Sharks at the beginning of 2008, having played for the Free State Cheetahs in last year’s competition.

Frank Joseph Wagenstroom, at 1.8m and 93kg certainly isn’t the biggest winger around, but has always been a contender at age group level, being picked from the Tygerberg first team to represent the SA Academy and SA Schools teams while still a schoolboy. He represented Western Province at all age groups, as well as winning caps for South Africa at under 19 and under 21 level.

His last appearances in WP colours were in the Vodacom Cup of 2005.

In 2006 he moved on to the Cheetahs, where he stayed for two years. He again represented South Africa at under 21 level that year wwhile playing for the Free State junior side. His seven Currie Cup premier division caps were earned the following season, also for the Cheetahs. He played no Super 14 that year, though, having to make do with a spot in the Free State Vodacom Cup team.

2008′s move to Durban promised much for the 22-year-old but alas, delivered little. He showed up well in a pre-season friendly against his former team-mates, but turned in an absolute howler in the opening Vodacom Cup game of the season. That performance pretty much put the kibosh on any hopes Wagenstroom had of being called up to the Super 14 group and he struggled to establish himself in the Wildebeest team this year, only representing them on a handful of occasions.

Although a member of the Sharks wider training squad for the 2008 Currie Cup, Wagenstroom has never managed to get into the matchday squad, having fallen behind the likes of Wes Bodmer and Chris Jordaan, who are both uncontracted club players, in the provincial pecking order.

Wagesntroom made his Valke début of the bench against WP last week at his one-time home-ground, Newlands. He will be hoping that with a few good performances, he may be able to force his way into the Bulls training squad for Super 14 2009. So far Wagesntroom has represented three of the big five. He has only two to go and he’ll match Wylie Human’s somewhat dubious record.



63 Comments

  • Cheers Frank.

    Not all that sure you’ll be missed, sorry to say.

  • Comment 1, posted at 15.09.08 09:57:08 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : What a pity, but with a fair amount of oppertunities he could have proved a point… :wink:

  • Comment 2, posted at 15.09.08 10:00:34 by Charlie Reply

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  • Never heard of him.

  • Comment 3, posted at 15.09.08 10:01:12 by McLovin Reply

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  • I’m pretty sure he’s never heard of me either… :roll:

  • Comment 4, posted at 15.09.08 10:01:55 by McLovin Reply

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  • 1.8m & 93kg is not that small is it?

  • Comment 5, posted at 15.09.08 10:03:17 by McLovin Reply

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  • Habana is 1.79m & 94kg.

  • Comment 6, posted at 15.09.08 10:03:57 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 6) : when you compare him to JP Pietersen, he’s small ;)

  • Comment 7, posted at 15.09.08 10:25:37 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : or just about any other outside back. :smile:

  • Comment 8, posted at 15.09.08 10:34:06 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 8) : true…

  • Comment 9, posted at 15.09.08 10:38:01 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 8) : Or some of the CC flankers too :lol:

  • Comment 10, posted at 15.09.08 11:59:27 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • CAn anyone ebat Wylies record

  • Comment 11, posted at 15.09.08 12:00:40 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 11) : I am only 5 teams away from his record

  • Comment 12, posted at 15.09.08 12:10:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • the only rugger i play is on PS2 and im still alot more loyal than you and Wylie

  • Comment 13, posted at 15.09.08 12:11:18 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 11) :

    Adi is getting there… isn’t he going to WP?

    Falcons, Bulls, Sharks, Cats, WP?

  • Comment 14, posted at 15.09.08 12:15:51 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 14) : Don’t worry,Adis spokesperson will be along shortly to deny or confirm any such rumours.

    Methinks he is going to kap vas at the sharks.

    Adi the journeyman :lol:

  • Comment 15, posted at 15.09.08 12:17:30 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 15) :

    Lol… I hope he does stay… on the flipside it would be good for the Boks to have the two centres playing together…

    Question for the spokesman… what does Adi’s tat say on his forearm?

  • Comment 16, posted at 15.09.08 12:22:04 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • the amazing thing about Wylie is that he’s actually been CONTRACTED to each of the five big unions at some stage.

    Adi has only ever been contracted to the Valke and the Sharks. He was drafted into the Bulls Super 12 squad. Also, I don’t believe he ever played for the Cats, but I could be wrong

  • Comment 17, posted at 15.09.08 12:22:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • Some good news for WP supporters:

    Adi Jacobs: Like I said before ‘I will never say no to Western Province’ but I am happy with the way things are going at the Sharks.

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 18, posted at 15.09.08 12:25:33 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 16) : It says “Aiden”… it’s his son’s name.

    I’ve asked the spokesman this question before ;)

  • Comment 19, posted at 15.09.08 12:27:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 18) : where does that come from?

  • Comment 20, posted at 15.09.08 12:28:39 by robdylan Reply
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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 16) :

    AIDEN – the name of his son… :roll:

    Adi has more than just one groupie on this site… :twisted:

  • Comment 21, posted at 15.09.08 12:30:40 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 20) : an interview in this month’s issue of SA Rugby.

  • Comment 22, posted at 15.09.08 12:31:16 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 19) : next time I’ll use the refresh button… :oops:

  • Comment 23, posted at 15.09.08 12:31:48 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 22) : ah – ok.

  • Comment 24, posted at 15.09.08 12:44:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 14) :

    I am SO glad you said that on this website becasue i wasn’t able to reply to you on the dark side when you made a similar comment the other day. :wink:

    Adi has only played CC for TWO teams according to SA Rugby.

    He joined the Valke in 1999 where he stayed until 2004 where he joined the Sharks and remains to this day.

    In 2001 & 2002 he was DRAFTED into the Bulls S14 side for the duration of the tournament but still remained with the Valke. In 2003 he was again DRAFTED into the Cats S14 side for the duration of the tourny but again still stayed with the Valke.

    I have no idea where this Adi is a provincial drifter idea comes from. In 10 years of rugby since his provincial debut he has only signed for two different provinces.

  • Comment 25, posted at 15.09.08 13:45:04 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 25) :

    oops I see Rob has already said that. :lol:

  • Comment 26, posted at 15.09.08 13:46:15 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 25) :

    This can be seen for the squad list he has had during his career.

    Squads:

    2008
    South Africa (Vodacom Tri-Nations)
    The Sharks (ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div)
    South Africa (Vodacom Incoming Tours)
    The Sharks (Vodacom Super 14)

    2007
    The Sharks (ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div)
    Wildebeest (Vodacom Cup)
    The Sharks (Vodacom Super 14)

    2006
    The Sharks (ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division)
    Wildebeest (Vodacom Cup)
    The Sharks (Vodacom Super 14)

    2005
    The Sharks (ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division)
    The Sharks (ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round)
    Sharks (Vodacom Super 12)

    2004
    South Africa A (South Africa A Outgoing Tour)
    Sharks (Vodacom Super 12)
    Sharks (ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division)

    2003
    Falcons (RWC Warm-ups)
    Falcons (ABSA Currie Cup First Div)
    Falcons (Absa Currie Cup Qualifying Rounds)
    Falcons (Vodacom Cup)
    Cats (Vodacom Super 12)

    2002
    South Africa (Springboks Outgoing Tour)
    Falcons (Bankfin Currie Cup)
    South Africa (Vodacom Tri-Nations)
    South Africa (Incoming Tours)
    Bulls (Vodacom Super 12)

    2001
    South Africa (Springboks Outgoing Tour)
    Falcons (Bankfin Currie Cup)
    South Africa (Vodacom Incoming Tours)
    South Africa (Vodacom Incoming Tours)
    Bulls (Vodacom Super 12)

    2000
    Falcons U/21 (Bankfin Under 21)
    Falcons (Bankfin Currie Cup)
    South Africa U/21 (South Hem. U21)
    South Africa U/23 (African Rugby Champs)
    Falcons (Vodacom Cup)

    1999
    Falcons U/21 (Bankfin Under 21)
    South Africa U/19 (FIRA U19)

    1998
    South Africa U/19 (FIRA U19)

  • Comment 27, posted at 15.09.08 13:48:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 26) : Waiting for those inverted commas, they are coming :twisted:

  • Comment 28, posted at 15.09.08 13:49:45 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 28) :

    :lol:

  • Comment 29, posted at 15.09.08 13:59:25 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • How did this ‘threat’ become one about Adi Jacobs??? :evil:

  • Comment 30, posted at 15.09.08 14:14:18 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 30) :

    Charlie was involved

  • Comment 31, posted at 15.09.08 14:20:11 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • hi all!

    did anyone see the fight between Stade Francais and Norman Jordaan… he`s not the best scrumhalf ive ever seen, but boy, can he fight (a little prince Naseem Hamed)

    and Lionel Cornelius had a few knocks when he came on later on in the Bulls game. seems like his got a good foot??

  • Comment 32, posted at 15.09.08 14:23:24 by VanWilder Reply

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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 30) : Its always about the Sharks… check the URL. :twisted:

  • Comment 33, posted at 15.09.08 14:25:06 by molly Reply
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  • @VanWilder (Comment 32) :

    Here you go

    http://rugbydump.blogspot.com/2008/09/toulon-vs-stade-francais-fight-in-top.html

  • Comment 34, posted at 15.09.08 14:25:51 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 25) :

    Howzit KSA… my comment was only after reading the squad lists on SA Rugby… thanks for clearing that up…

  • Comment 35, posted at 15.09.08 14:33:34 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • AHOY NORMAN!Spine road all the way!

  • Comment 36, posted at 15.09.08 14:34:03 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @VanWilder (Comment 32) :

    I believe Norman Jordaan was one of Toulon’s star players in their recent victory over Clermont. :shock:

  • Comment 37, posted at 15.09.08 14:34:17 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 37) Victory :?: Victory :shock: Victory :lol:

  • Comment 38, posted at 15.09.08 14:35:53 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • No wonder Big Vic came scampering back home so quick… :wink:

  • Comment 39, posted at 15.09.08 14:42:38 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 38) : my condolences for Saturday.

    You guys have had our number for ages. Die wiel draai mos… :cool:

  • Comment 40, posted at 15.09.08 14:44:21 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 37) : geez, maybe the cheetahs will make him an offer?? weve got enough scrummies…

    is there anyone who can give me info on a guy told Gary Collins? last years Sharks u/19 captain? cant seem to find him anywhere this year? he still with us?

  • Comment 41, posted at 15.09.08 14:45:45 by VanWilder Reply

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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 35) :

    Cool

    No Worries. :wink:

  • Comment 42, posted at 15.09.08 14:59:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 39) :

    YIP

    He would look a bit odd with 29 guys having a punch up and him standing in the background trying to tidy his hair. :roll:

  • Comment 43, posted at 15.09.08 15:00:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 40) :

    En waneer WP onder is dan sit hulle grease op die wiel. :razz:

  • Comment 44, posted at 15.09.08 15:01:42 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 40) : Congrats.Took you a lekka tydjie nuh.

  • Comment 45, posted at 15.09.08 15:05:20 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 31) : HALLO PEOPLE… :mrgreen:

    Adi JACOBS will stay @ the Sharks, after refusing a R 1-million deal per year from WP, Sharks offer much more and accepted… :wink:

  • Comment 46, posted at 15.09.08 15:08:51 by Charlie Reply

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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 30) : Influence my friend :twisted:

  • Comment 47, posted at 15.09.08 15:09:43 by Charlie Reply

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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 36) : You go Norman… :lol:

  • Comment 48, posted at 15.09.08 15:10:29 by Charlie Reply

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  • :mrgreen: Ahoy Adi

  • Comment 49, posted at 15.09.08 15:16:40 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @Charlie (Comment 46) : nice one charlie… your source?

  • Comment 50, posted at 15.09.08 15:16:52 by VanWilder Reply

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  • @VanWilder (Comment 50) : Classified…Top Secret… :wink:

  • Comment 51, posted at 15.09.08 15:28:27 by Charlie Reply

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  • @VanWilder (Comment 50) : Erm VW,its more than likely from the horses mouth .Charlie is Adis love child.

  • Comment 52, posted at 15.09.08 15:31:05 by PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) Reply
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  • @PJLD(RIP Bernie Mac) (Comment 52) : :lol: Aint no Rob… :wink:

  • Comment 53, posted at 15.09.08 15:32:18 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 53) : Barrit is Rob’s love child.

    …and Kanko…and Botes…and Sykes…and Carstens…and Eddie Andrews…and the whole SHARKS team. :twisted:

  • Comment 54, posted at 15.09.08 15:48:12 by wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) Reply
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  • @wpw (Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1) (Comment 54) : No Love Child connections… :evil:

  • Comment 55, posted at 15.09.08 15:57:38 by Charlie Reply

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  • Province and their damn cheque book..gives me the shits!

    Good on Adi for staying put at the Sharks.

  • Comment 56, posted at 15.09.08 16:04:54 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 56) : WP could also not promise Jacobs a regular starting berth because of Bobo, Nakali, Newman and all the other young centres in line… :roll:

  • Comment 57, posted at 15.09.08 16:12:52 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 57) :

    Ha-ha , their loss..obviously haven’t learnt.

    Adi has played himself into a wonderful position to be in..the #1 outside center in SA.

  • Comment 58, posted at 15.09.08 16:22:19 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 58) : Broer you think he have to thank the Sharks for that? Surely his schoolboy 12 from WeePee. Jean & Adi comes a long way and so are Adi & Snor. Dont think he’ll ever got asome decent time for the Sharks. Arse full of splinters.

  • Comment 59, posted at 15.09.08 16:52:40 by PaarlBok Reply

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  • @PaarlBok (Comment 59) :

    No , he has himself to Thank.

  • Comment 60, posted at 15.09.08 17:21:08 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @PaarlBok (Comment 59) : @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 60) : :mrgreen: :lol: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 61, posted at 16.09.08 08:03:10 by Charlie Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 34) : Best thing about that clip is how the ref grabs the buggers by the shirts and drags them out for a card!

  • Comment 62, posted at 14.10.08 12:37:01 by beez Reply

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  • Hows that, the previous last post on this thread was almost a month ago. Also posting on this thread was somebody called wpw. Anybody know where he might be – he seems to have gone to ground about the same time PdeV’s alleged sex tape didn’t surface.

  • Comment 63, posted at 14.10.08 13:23:23 by Salmonoid Reply
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