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Barbarians v Australia


Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :In the news, Wallabies on 3 Dec 2008 at 13:13
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When William Percy Carpmael brought to life the concept of the Barbarians club almost a century ago, he would never have envisaged the commercial enterprise it has become.

Rugby 365 reports that when the BaaBaas host Australia at the Wembley Stadium on Wednesday, the game will be a far cry from the social affair it was when the Carpmael dream became reality on December 27, 1890, at Friary Field, Hartlepool.

Now, with massive sponsorships the team has taken on a far more global feel than the ‘local’ outfit that played with flair, courage, spirit and passion back then.

Commercial issues aside – and they are being paid large sums for the “privilege” of an invitation – the modern players and coaches still relish the opportunity of appearing in the famous black-and-white-hooped jersey.

Barbarians coach Jake White believes that players who, like him, are new to being involved with Rugby Union’s most famous invitational side relish playing Australia.

All Black captain Richie McCaw, fresh from leading New Zealand to a grand slam with last Saturday’s 32-6 win over England at Twickenham, will make his first appearance for the BaaBaas alongside current and former Test teammates Joe Rokocoko, Rico Gear and Jerry Collins.

The World Cup-winning South Africa coach, White, has included several of the team he helped guide to World Cup glory last year, including victorious captain John Smit, who will skipper the Barbarians.

Also in the line-up are Smit’s fellow World Cup-winners Bryan Habana, Fourie du Preez, Schalk Burger, Bakkies Botha and Johann Muller.

On the bench are Australia’s World Cup-winning scrumhalf George Gregan – officially retired from international rugby – and dashing Wales wing Shane Williams, recently chosen as the International Rugby Board Player of the Year.

“The important thing is that a number of these players haven’t played for the BaaBaas – players like Richie [McCaw], Bakkies Botha, Jean de Villiers and John Smit – and I think it is wonderful they get the opportunity to play alongside such wonderful players,” said White.

“A guy like Sean Fitzpatrick was a great captain of New Zealand, but never got the chance to play for the Barbarians and I am sure he would have loved to play in a team like this.”

White and Australian assistant Eddie Jones, who played a backroom role in the Springboks’ World Cup triumph, have also upheld a Barbarians tradition by selecting Western Province back row forward Nick Koster as the uncapped player.

The match has been organised as part of the British Olympic Association’s celebrations of the centenary of the first Olympics in London, where the Games will return in four years’ time.

Players to watch:

For the Barbarians: Such is the nature of this BaaBaas outfit that each of the 22 players is an entertainer in his own right. However, South Africa’s first – and only – centurion Percy Montgomery will appear on the world stage for the last time, having also retired from Test rugby. But if it is excitement you want – and that is what this game is all about – you will look at players like Joe Rokocoko, Jean de Villiers, Bryan Habana and Francois Steyn. Up front the inclusion of players like Richie McCaw, Schalk Burger, Jerry Collins, Bakkies Botha and John Smit (as captain), will ensure the pack has plenty of grunt and guile.

For Australia: There is no doubt the spotlight will shine very brightly on teenage sensation James O’Connor, as he makes his first start in a Wallaby jersey, at fullback. Not yet 19 and less than a year after leaving school, he is touted as one of Australia’s brightest prospects. By the nature of this Wallaby team other youngsters like Quade Cooper, Brett Sheehan and, if he comes off the bench, Peter Kimlin will be watched closely to see how they shape up against one of the most powerful BaaBaas teams assembled in a very long time.

Head to head: It is a classic case of the ‘old versus the new’ – the BaaBaas’ veteran fullback Percy Montgomery (at age 34) against the Wallabies’ 18-year-old No.15 James O’Connor. It is an exciting prospect. The one has youthful exuberance and pace aplenty. The other has the experience of 100 internationals. He may not be as quick, but he knows the shortcuts. At flyhalf there’s an intriguing battle between two exciting youngsters – South African Francois Steyn (BaaBaas) against Australian Quade Cooper. Both are off-the-cuff players, who are prone to shocking errors, but equally capable of amazing feats and moments of brilliance.

Prediction: It would be unfair to predict a winner, as this game is not about winning or losing – although nobody ever plays to loose. However, we can comfortable predict that there will be lots of excitement, as both coaches have given their team license to entertain.

Previous results:

1948: The Barbarians won 9-6, Cardiff
1958: The Barbarians won 11-6, Cardiff
1967: Australia won 17-11, Cardiff
1976: The Barbarians won 19-7, Cardiff
1984: Australia won 37-30, Cardiff
1988: Australia won 40-22, Cardiff
1992: Australia won 30-20, London
1996: Australia won 39-12, London
2001: Australia won 49-35, Cardiff

Teams:

Barbarians: 15 Percy Montgomery, 14 Joe Rokocoko, 13 Rico Gear, 12 Jean de Villiers, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Francois Steyn, 9 Fourie du Preez, 8 Schalk Burger, 7 Richie McCaw, 6 Jerry Collins, 5 Johann Muller, 4 Bakkies Botha, 3 Census Johnson, 2 John Smit (captain), 1 Federico Pucciariello.
Replacements: 16 Mark Regan, 17 Rodney Blake, 18 Chris Jack, 19 Nick Koster, 20 George Gregan, 21 Ollie Smith, 22 Shane Williams.

Australia: 15 James O’Connor, 14 Lote Tuqiri, 13 Ryan Cross, 12 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 11. Digby Ioane, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Brett Sheehan, 8 Richard Brown, 7 George Smith, 6 Dean Mumm, 5 Hugh McMeniman, 4 Mark Chisholm, 3 Matt Dunning, 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1 Sekope Kepu
Replacements: 16 Adam Freier, 17 Ben Alexander, 18 Peter Kimlin, 19 David Pocock, 20 Luke Burgess, 21 Lachie Turner, 22 Drew Mitchell            

Date: Wednesday, December 3
Venue: Wembley Stadium London
Kick-off: 19.45 (19.45 GMT)
Weather: It is a night game, but the prospect of rain is small. It will be cold, with a high of 2°C and a low of -3°C
Referee: Chris White (England)
Touch judges: Wayne Barnes (England), Steve Terheege (England)
TMO: Geoff Warren (England)



137 Comments

  • Barbarians have only won 3 out of 9 matches. :shock:

    That’ll be 4 out of 10 tonight then.

    Baabaas by 20 plus in a high scoring game.

  • Comment 1, posted at 03.12.08 13:15:36 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • I would have prefered a SH referee though.

  • Comment 2, posted at 03.12.08 13:16:02 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • is this the match thread?

  • Comment 3, posted at 03.12.08 13:22:07 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 3) :

    I think we can call it that. :wink:

    Or did you have a dedicated piece in mind?

  • Comment 4, posted at 03.12.08 13:26:32 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 4) : no – not at all! Just wondered at the timing…

  • Comment 5, posted at 03.12.08 13:34:29 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 5) :

    I won’t be around for most of the evening, (heading to IKEA) and put it up early incase anyone wanted to talk about it. :smile:

  • Comment 6, posted at 03.12.08 13:36:11 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Go- BOK-barians!!!

  • Comment 7, posted at 03.12.08 13:39:45 by blckshrk - BUCS Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 6) : sweet! I’ll try keep a bit of commentary going if I can

  • Comment 8, posted at 03.12.08 13:40:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • BOKS to make the Baa-Baas look good! :twisted:

  • Comment 9, posted at 03.12.08 13:42:39 by blckshrk - BUCS Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 8) :

    Game kicks off at 10:45 my time. If I am not back from IKEA by then, please send out a search party. :lol:

  • Comment 10, posted at 03.12.08 13:47:31 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 10) : I feel for you. I LOATHE that place

  • Comment 11, posted at 03.12.08 13:50:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) :

    I don’t have to much of a problem with it, actually enjoy it. If only the kids would behave :grin:

    We will be getting some bookcase/display units. So after running and cycling tomorrow am i will be putting up cabinets in the afternoon. (Expect me to be grumpy if, I’m online :smile: )

  • Comment 12, posted at 03.12.08 13:55:49 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Only on a blog can two people have two different conversations with each other at the same time. :lol:

  • Comment 13, posted at 03.12.08 13:58:18 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 13) : he he.

    Billy bookcases are great… I have lots of them :)

  • Comment 14, posted at 03.12.08 14:02:08 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 14) : :smile:

  • Comment 15, posted at 03.12.08 14:07:44 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 13) : Ha ha ha … true…

  • Comment 16, posted at 03.12.08 14:08:50 by blckshrk - BUCS Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) : There should be a law against shops like that. The layout not the items that is.

  • Comment 17, posted at 03.12.08 14:09:43 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 17) : agree completely

  • Comment 18, posted at 03.12.08 14:26:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • I’M GOING TO THE GAME!!!!

  • Comment 19, posted at 03.12.08 16:43:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 19) : Enjoy! Remember to wave for the tv camera.

  • Comment 20, posted at 03.12.08 16:51:51 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 20) : oh, I will :)

  • Comment 21, posted at 03.12.08 17:21:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 19) : Sharksworld Banner ?

  • Comment 22, posted at 03.12.08 17:25:38 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 22) : if only I’d had more time to plan this

  • Comment 23, posted at 03.12.08 17:30:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 23) : Streak?

  • Comment 24, posted at 03.12.08 17:36:26 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 24) : Or maybe not such a good idea when it’s minus whatever outside.

  • Comment 25, posted at 03.12.08 17:37:22 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin(Comment 24) : Good call :grin:

    One for the team Rob

  • Comment 26, posted at 03.12.08 17:56:28 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 25) :
    There wasn’t much to see to begin with – the odds are way too long in this cold. :lol:

  • Comment 27, posted at 03.12.08 19:39:33 by Big Fish Reply
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  • 45,000 tickets sold apparently.

  • Comment 28, posted at 03.12.08 21:38:27 by McLovin Reply

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  • So only half full.

  • Comment 29, posted at 03.12.08 21:39:26 by McLovin Reply

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  • Burger at 8

  • Comment 30, posted at 03.12.08 21:40:03 by McLovin Reply

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  • Man, I’m so excited about this game tonight. Such a fantastic looking Baa Baa’s side. Let’s hope the ref allows it to flow.
    I’m predicting a MOM display from Steyn at 10…the boy has just been itching to play from the start!

  • Comment 31, posted at 03.12.08 21:41:56 by Villie Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 28) : @KSA Shark © (Comment 12) : Do you not “work”? :wink: :lol:

  • Comment 32, posted at 03.12.08 21:43:49 by Villie Reply
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  • Anthem time.

  • Comment 33, posted at 03.12.08 21:44:46 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Villie (Comment 32) : Work is overated. :grin:

  • Comment 34, posted at 03.12.08 21:47:30 by McLovin Reply

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  • Kick-off straight out from Steyn.

  • Comment 35, posted at 03.12.08 21:48:02 by McLovin Reply

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  • hey hey guys. ah rugby, just what i need to take my mind of the fact that some fkr stole my bicycle today. my beautiful single speed schwinn madison!

  • Comment 36, posted at 03.12.08 21:49:53 by knersboy Reply

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  • Lovely step & break from Monty. :cool:

  • Comment 37, posted at 03.12.08 21:54:14 by McLovin Reply

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  • @knersboy (Comment 36) : Not good.

  • Comment 38, posted at 03.12.08 21:54:59 by McLovin Reply

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  • Bakkies seems lus for a scrap.

  • Comment 39, posted at 03.12.08 21:56:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • @knersboy (Comment 36) : Sorry to hear that Kners. Where in the world are you?

  • Comment 40, posted at 03.12.08 21:58:12 by Villie Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 34) : I agree…but it does pay the bills!!

  • Comment 41, posted at 03.12.08 21:58:32 by Villie Reply
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  • @Villie (Comment 41) : Absolutely

  • Comment 42, posted at 03.12.08 22:01:08 by McLovin Reply

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  • Aus try. :evil:

  • Comment 43, posted at 03.12.08 22:01:24 by McLovin Reply

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  • 7-0 Aus

  • Comment 44, posted at 03.12.08 22:02:40 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 38) : @Villie (Comment 41) : yeah what can you do.

    I am in stellenbosch villie, also got a bike stolen when i lived in holland (fancy that), but it was a kak bike. now i have to drive to work, boring.

  • Comment 45, posted at 03.12.08 22:03:04 by knersboy Reply

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  • @knersboy (Comment 45) : Let’s hope the barsteward who can’t leave someone else’s property alone gets what he deserves sometime soon!

    Baa Baa’s making some silly mistakes now. Aussie defence is good though!

  • Comment 46, posted at 03.12.08 22:07:15 by Villie Reply
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  • Aus going for posts. Bit of booing.

  • Comment 47, posted at 03.12.08 22:07:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • 10-0 Aus

  • Comment 48, posted at 03.12.08 22:07:49 by McLovin Reply

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  • Baa baas get a warning. And Aus going for goal again.

  • Comment 49, posted at 03.12.08 22:10:47 by McLovin Reply

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  • 13-0 Aus 23min

  • Comment 50, posted at 03.12.08 22:11:34 by McLovin Reply

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  • Steyn going for a 50m dropgoal.

  • Comment 51, posted at 03.12.08 22:13:02 by McLovin Reply

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  • Aus defence rock solid.

  • Comment 52, posted at 03.12.08 22:15:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • Baa-baas NOT going for goal. Cheers all round.

  • Comment 53, posted at 03.12.08 22:16:23 by McLovin Reply

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  • Steyn going for a 60m drop. :evil:

  • Comment 54, posted at 03.12.08 22:19:39 by McLovin Reply

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  • Fight. :shock:

  • Comment 55, posted at 03.12.08 22:20:34 by McLovin Reply

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  • Looks like I put the mockers on Steyn!! :sad: :sad:

  • Comment 56, posted at 03.12.08 22:20:59 by Villie Reply
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  • 13-3 BB 35min

  • Comment 57, posted at 03.12.08 22:25:19 by McLovin Reply

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  • Stuart Barnes…how the hell was Muller supposed to let that go? It would have been suicide!

  • Comment 58, posted at 03.12.08 22:25:20 by Villie Reply
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  • 13-3 Aus I mean

  • Comment 59, posted at 03.12.08 22:25:37 by McLovin Reply

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  • Baa-baas going for goal again.

  • Comment 60, posted at 03.12.08 22:27:57 by McLovin Reply

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  • 13-6 Aus 38min

  • Comment 61, posted at 03.12.08 22:28:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • Half Time

    13-6

  • Comment 62, posted at 03.12.08 22:31:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • Kak game. Glad there’s beer

  • Comment 63, posted at 03.12.08 22:35:58 by robdylan Reply
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  • Williams on for Percy.

  • Comment 64, posted at 03.12.08 22:45:08 by McLovin Reply

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  • Habs at fullback

  • Comment 65, posted at 03.12.08 22:45:39 by McLovin Reply

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  • McCaw over. TMO

  • Comment 66, posted at 03.12.08 22:46:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • No try. 5m scrum Baa-baas.

  • Comment 67, posted at 03.12.08 22:47:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • Baa-baas camped on the try line. But no cigar.

  • Comment 68, posted at 03.12.08 22:49:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • TMO again.

  • Comment 69, posted at 03.12.08 22:49:29 by McLovin Reply

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  • Another 5m scrum.

  • Comment 70, posted at 03.12.08 22:50:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • Williams knock on.

  • Comment 71, posted at 03.12.08 22:51:58 by McLovin Reply

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  • Dunning on a stretcher.

  • Comment 72, posted at 03.12.08 22:56:19 by McLovin Reply

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  • Uncontested scrums.

  • Comment 73, posted at 03.12.08 22:56:45 by McLovin Reply

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  • Kepu also off.

  • Comment 74, posted at 03.12.08 22:58:07 by McLovin Reply

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  • Pen Aus.

  • Comment 75, posted at 03.12.08 22:59:42 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 75) : Scrum.

  • Comment 76, posted at 03.12.08 23:00:48 by McLovin Reply

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  • Koster on.

  • Comment 77, posted at 03.12.08 23:02:05 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 77) : …and some others.

  • Comment 78, posted at 03.12.08 23:02:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • Dunning snapped an achilles. :shock:

  • Comment 79, posted at 03.12.08 23:05:46 by McLovin Reply

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  • Game’s gone very flat.

  • Comment 80, posted at 03.12.08 23:08:22 by McLovin Reply

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  • Zzzzzzzz.

  • Comment 81, posted at 03.12.08 23:11:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • De Villiers hammy eina.

  • Comment 82, posted at 03.12.08 23:12:39 by McLovin Reply

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  • Try Collins!!

  • Comment 83, posted at 03.12.08 23:14:01 by McLovin Reply

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  • Steyn misses

    13-11 Aus 63min

  • Comment 84, posted at 03.12.08 23:15:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • Steyn misses another. :evil:

  • Comment 85, posted at 03.12.08 23:27:44 by McLovin Reply

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  • 13-11 Aus 73min

  • Comment 86, posted at 03.12.08 23:28:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • Steyn misses a drop. :evil:

  • Comment 87, posted at 03.12.08 23:30:44 by McLovin Reply

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  • Aus try.

  • Comment 88, posted at 03.12.08 23:32:23 by McLovin Reply

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  • I’m going to bed.

  • Comment 89, posted at 03.12.08 23:32:43 by McLovin Reply

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  • That was awful. Rude letter to follow

  • Comment 90, posted at 03.12.08 23:47:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • By the sounds of it Steyn had a night he’d rather want to forget.

    Should have played him at 15 when Percy went off.

  • Comment 91, posted at 04.12.08 07:35:14 by wpw Reply
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  • So Jake White and Eddie Jones can’t even get structure into the Baaba team that has the worlds best talent at their disposal… :roll:

    IMO James O’Connor had a blinder :cool: Fransie “no pass” Steyn say no more… :roll:

  • Comment 92, posted at 04.12.08 07:46:37 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 92) :
    Wrong blog… :grin:

    We can safely say the Steyn experiment didn’t work out – but PdV knew that already…

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  • @blckshrk – BUCS (Comment 93) : And many suggest a “Rugby for Dummies” manual for PDV… :evil:

  • Comment 94, posted at 04.12.08 08:17:22 by Charlie Reply

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  • Charlie

    The Baa Baas didn’t have much time to prepare. :roll:

  • Comment 95, posted at 04.12.08 08:26:06 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 95) : :roll: The Baaba’s team that have beaten the Boks last year had the same time to prepare and they played against a more experienced Bok team then the Oz XV… :wink:

  • Comment 96, posted at 04.12.08 08:33:47 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 96) :

    Damn. You are actually spot on… :oops:

  • Comment 97, posted at 04.12.08 08:44:21 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 97) : :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 98, posted at 04.12.08 09:06:28 by Charlie Reply

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  • Richie was everywhere last night nuh.

  • Comment 99, posted at 04.12.08 09:09:12 by PJLD Reply
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  • I know Mac said Steyn should not have his flair coached out of him but he is in dire need of some serious coaching to save his career….he is going backwards in terms of performances.

  • Comment 100, posted at 04.12.08 09:17:41 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • You Sharks fans should be grateful you got Pienaar to play at ten, Steyn was woeful.

  • Comment 101, posted at 04.12.08 09:19:07 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 101) :
    I’m grateful.

  • Comment 102, posted at 04.12.08 09:34:01 by blckshrk - BUCS Reply

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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 101) : There has to be a stronger word.

  • Comment 103, posted at 04.12.08 09:45:02 by PJLD Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 101) :

    Dude, please check your mail… :shock:

  • Comment 104, posted at 04.12.08 09:48:48 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 104) : which one ?

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  • @PJLD (Comment 103) : For the sake of keeping it decent i thought ye old English would suffice. He played like our favourite bit of anatomy :lol:

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    sauce at sharksworld.co.za

  • Comment 107, posted at 04.12.08 10:03:13 by wpw Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 106) : :lol: :lol:

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  • @wpw (Comment 107) : wpw – not getting anything – try 2dolla at gmail.com

  • Comment 109, posted at 04.12.08 10:05:22 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • I saw Pieter de Villiers at Gardens Centre the other day – former France tight head prop.

    The dude’s legs are like tree trunks… :shock:

  • Comment 110, posted at 04.12.08 10:05:40 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 110) : You are so a WP supporter :wink: :lol:

    Got the mail, replied. Go for it.

  • Comment 111, posted at 04.12.08 10:08:10 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 110) : So he would be the real “tank” then??? :grin:

  • Comment 112, posted at 04.12.08 10:08:46 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Conrad Jantjes is more one-dimensional than Stefan Terblanche and doesn’t have the finishing ability. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :twisted: :twisted:

  • Comment 113, posted at 04.12.08 10:10:28 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Fester was a better coach than Rassie and Alistair put together. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :twisted: :twisted:

  • Comment 114, posted at 04.12.08 10:11:17 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • But even with all that, the best news of the year was finding out that WPW is a Sharks supporter and was shouting for the Sharks in the final louder than anyone else. :razz: :razz:

  • Comment 115, posted at 04.12.08 10:13:32 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Slow fishing today, suppose that is why they call it fishing and not catching. :lol:

  • Comment 116, posted at 04.12.08 10:16:06 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 114) : Thats not fishing – thats tossing dynamite into the water

  • Comment 117, posted at 04.12.08 10:17:06 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 113) :

    Francois Steyn is overrated!!!

    * notice no smileys…

  • Comment 118, posted at 04.12.08 10:17:47 by wpw Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 114) : Wrong bait guy, try crayfish tail instead of black mussel.

  • Comment 119, posted at 04.12.08 10:19:23 by PJLD Reply
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  • :lol: Much better!

    @wpw (Comment 118) : Nothing but love WPW…..Notice I am keeping TGHMEA off limits. :grin:

  • Comment 120, posted at 04.12.08 10:21:39 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 117) : :lol: No doubt WS…..like shocking fish.

  • Comment 121, posted at 04.12.08 10:22:27 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 119) : Why would I use crayfish tail to catch fish, if I had crayfish tail, I would eat it. :grin:

  • Comment 122, posted at 04.12.08 10:23:38 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 122) : That’s like these idiots here on the Chesapeake Bay using soft shell crabs as bait to catch black drum. :lol: That is like $6 every time you throw a line in the water.

  • Comment 123, posted at 04.12.08 10:24:39 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • The Stormers’ second best centre is a Sharks and Lions reject. :grin:

  • Comment 124, posted at 04.12.08 10:26:11 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 118) : I’ve been saying that all season.

    Did Oubaas ever make it back from IKEA?

  • Comment 125, posted at 04.12.08 10:27:39 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 123) : There was a time many mny years ago where Crayfish wasn’t as scarce as it is now and having an uncle in the fishing industry made the taste of crayfish a bit like peanut butter, used the buggers for bait we had that much around.

    Things have changed :cry:

  • Comment 126, posted at 04.12.08 10:28:31 by PJLD Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 124) : Schalk Vritz?

  • Comment 127, posted at 04.12.08 10:28:59 by PJLD Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 127) : :lol: Nope, he is fourth best, the third best is also a Sharks reject (Puke), second best is Bobs! :grin:

  • Comment 128, posted at 04.12.08 10:31:53 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 118) : Old news… :roll:

  • Comment 129, posted at 04.12.08 10:32:03 by Charlie Reply

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  • @PJLD (Comment 126) : It sucks doesn’t it.

  • Comment 130, posted at 04.12.08 10:32:50 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 128) : You do know Bobes wore the streeptrui before anything else right?

  • Comment 131, posted at 04.12.08 10:36:09 by PJLD Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 131) : And you’re proud of this why? :wink:

  • Comment 132, posted at 04.12.08 10:37:01 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Because when he first pulled it on he was a freaking excellent player.

  • Comment 133, posted at 04.12.08 10:52:14 by PJLD Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 122) : me too

  • Comment 134, posted at 04.12.08 10:59:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 134) : I’ve always said you had good taste Rob. :grin:

  • Comment 135, posted at 04.12.08 14:58:01 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 135) : why thank you… takes a connoisseur to know another :)

  • Comment 136, posted at 04.12.08 15:26:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 106) :

    Yeab but what THAT bit of anatomy is, depends on if you are a Shark or WP supporter. :razz:

  • Comment 137, posted at 05.12.08 09:54:01 by KSA Shark © Reply

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