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Are the Stormers really worth the hype?


Written by Wesley Weber (wpw)

Posted in :In the news, Stormers, Super 14 on 24 Mar 2009 at 15:53
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Ashfak Mohamed writes for the Cape Times that every year Stormers supporters get all excited as a new Super 14 season dawns. We hear of new signings, and how THIS is going to be the Stormers’ year. Fans pack into Newlands in big numbers every year and get behind their team.

We also hear of what a great coach the Stormers have in Rassie Erasmus, who has won a few Currie Cups with the Cheetahs and is a keen student and analyst of rugby. When Erasmus arrived in Cape Town during 2007, he was viewed as the man who was going to take Stormers rugby back to the top.

But when were they really at the top? Two semifinals since 1996 is all the Stormers have to show for their efforts over the years, in 1999 and 2004. That record equals the now-defunct Cats, who made the playoffs in 2000 and 2001.

The Stormers have had some diabolical seasons as well. Playing as Western Province, they ended 11th in the 1996 Super 12, and did not even qualify for the 1997 edition. Ninth in 1998, 2003 and 2005, 11th in 2006 and 10th in 2007. Not too flashy, is it?

In the intervening years, they were stuck in mid-table mediocrity, so one could argue that they are mere pretenders rather than genuine contenders in Super rugby. I think the fact that there have been some really top players in the team over the years, as well as Western Province’s strong tradition and successful background in Currie Cup rugby, has added to the hype.

Things improved last year as the Stormers recovered from a rocky start to eventually end fifth on the log, although they had enough chances to have made the semifinals. They played some fine rugby during the season, and it was their tour to Australia and New Zealand that kick-started their whole campaign.

We all know the success the Stormers achieved during that tour, and now they stand at a crossroads once again in a faraway land. Having won just two out of five matches on South African soil, the Stormers are behind the eight-ball. They will play five games on tour, including four of the leading teams in the tournament in the Crusaders, Waratahs, Brumbies and Hurricanes, as well as a plucky Highlanders outfit. The odds are stacked against them.

But this tour is an opportunity for the Stormers to show that they are genuine contenders for the title and not just also-rans. They have an outstanding captain and player in Jean de Villiers, an astute coach in Erasmus, some superb talent in Duane Vermeulen, Schalk Brits and Conrad Jantjes, among others, while they should still be on a high after thrashing the Lions two weekends ago.

Erasmus has also often spoken about the pressure the team face in Cape Town, with the expectations from the public and media a heavy burden. It should not be viewed as a negative, which it appears to be currently. But they are now away from home and do not have to deal with that pressure.

Erasmus also has, barring a few injuries, the squad that he wants on tour. Injured players such as Tonderai Chavhanga, who could join them in two weeks, tighthead prop Brok Harris, who was in good shape before he got injured in the build-up to the tournament, and star lock Andries Bekker, who may join the team for the last week, could still give the Stormers a boost in weeks to come.

The Stormers are also only five points behind the fourth-placed Chiefs and the Blues, in fifth. That’s only one bonus-point win. They now have the chance, starting with the Crusaders game on Saturday, to show that they are a formidable team capable of winning the title. Can they do it? Or is it the hype again? Let’s see…



118 Comments

  • I reckon Rob’s favourite CT journo has got it spot on!!! :twisted:

  • Comment 1, posted at 24.03.09 16:04:09 by wpw Reply
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  • 80% of the hype is created by the journalists, so Mr Mohamed what do you really think.
    I must admit, looking at those results, then the Cape rugby public are either superbly optimistic or superbly gullible.

  • Comment 2, posted at 24.03.09 16:24:15 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • “Are the Stormers really worth the hype?”

    No.

  • Comment 3, posted at 24.03.09 16:25:52 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 1) : not really… the guy perpetuates the myth when he starts going on about.. “The Stormers are also only five points behind the fourth-placed Chiefs and the Blues, in fifth. That’s only one bonus-point win. They now have the chance, starting with the Crusaders game on Saturday, to show that they are a formidable team capable of winning the title.”

    Any idiot can see that the Stormers are gone now…

  • Comment 4, posted at 24.03.09 16:34:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • Ooo heh eh.I says maar niks.

  • Comment 5, posted at 24.03.09 16:45:08 by Claytie Reply
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  • @Claytie (Comment 5) : chicken :)

  • Comment 6, posted at 24.03.09 18:08:53 by robdylan Reply
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  • every year Stormers supporters get all excited as a new Super 14 season dawns

    NOT just the Stormers fans though. :lol:

  • Comment 7, posted at 24.03.09 18:26:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 7) : yeah, but they’re the only ones who get excited about the Stormers winning it :)

  • Comment 8, posted at 24.03.09 18:32:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • I must say though that the Stormers fans on here have been saying that rassie is buying the wrong players and it will bite him.

    So MOST of the Stormers fans on here have been wise enough NOT to get caught up in the CT journalism awards.

  • Comment 9, posted at 24.03.09 18:33:37 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 8) : :lol:

  • Comment 10, posted at 24.03.09 18:34:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • IPL opener for Cape Town

    Cape Town – South Africa will host the second, lucrative season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 competition, with Cape Town hosting the opening ceremony and match.

  • Comment 11, posted at 24.03.09 18:51:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 11) : It’s T20. Who gives a shit?

    What people like you should be giving a shit about is my 2.8km in 12 minutes. :wink:

  • Comment 12, posted at 24.03.09 18:53:35 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 6) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 13, posted at 24.03.09 19:29:22 by Claytie Reply
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  • Go Sharks!! Whoop Whoop! :oops:

  • Comment 14, posted at 24.03.09 19:49:31 by wpw Reply
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  • What hype… it’s always only emanated out of the Cape…

    Now please Ashfak… remember this article when you calling for most the Boks to from the WP!

  • Comment 15, posted at 25.03.09 03:30:28 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • WP dominated the CC in the 1880′s and 1980′s. Once per century and they call that success. Must be the wind and the wine befuddling their brains.

  • Comment 16, posted at 25.03.09 03:44:03 by fyndraai Reply
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  • @fyndraai (Comment 16) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 17, posted at 25.03.09 06:43:28 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @fyndraai (Comment 16) :

    And the Sharks dominated the B Section of the CC for nearly 100 years!!!

    No wonder the Sharks despise WP. They wish they had our history and heritage!!! :???:

  • Comment 18, posted at 25.03.09 07:31:01 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 18) :

    Hey Fyndraai isn’t a Sharks supporter! Don’t involve us in your fight. :razz:

  • Comment 19, posted at 25.03.09 07:35:28 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 19) :

    I should never have put up this thread. What was I thinking??? Of course you were going to have a field day… this aint Stormersworld!!! :???: :shock:

  • Comment 20, posted at 25.03.09 07:38:38 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 18) :
    Why do you people still think that us Sharks are ashamed of being B Section supporters for so long? :???:

    We feel no shame in being steadfast supporters whose team managed to fight their way to the top.

    If thats the best chirp you have, I feel sorry for you.

  • Comment 21, posted at 25.03.09 08:35:04 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 21) : that’s not why I feel sorry for him! :-)

  • Comment 22, posted at 25.03.09 08:47:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 18) : What heritage :?: Puke story :?: :roll:

  • Comment 23, posted at 25.03.09 08:50:40 by Charlie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 22) :
    :twisted:

  • Comment 24, posted at 25.03.09 09:07:21 by Big Fish Reply
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  • thanks Rob :oops:

  • Comment 25, posted at 25.03.09 09:09:21 by wpw Reply
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  • @fyndraai (Comment 16) : @wpw (Comment 18) : @KSA Shark © (Comment 19) : @Big Fish (Comment 21) : @robdylan (Comment 22) : @Charlie (Comment 23) :

    DAMN! wpw is getting it from all sides today! :mrgreen: How can I contribute? hmmmmm… I have it!

    wpw, how’s the running going boet? :grin:

  • Comment 26, posted at 25.03.09 09:39:38 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 26) :

    :mrgreen: :twisted:

    U guys are worse than Chicks!! :lol:

  • Comment 27, posted at 25.03.09 09:48:25 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 27) : most of them ARE chicks…

  • Comment 28, posted at 25.03.09 09:51:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 26) :

    I think I’ll be staying away from the site for a while until I am missed. :oops: :cry:

  • Comment 29, posted at 25.03.09 09:55:07 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 29) :

    Nice knowing you…good luck with your future endeavours… :twisted: :wink:

    @robdylan (Comment 28) :

    Hey! theres MORE Sharks in these catfight than Stormers…so carefull what you say! :wink:

  • Comment 30, posted at 25.03.09 10:11:16 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • I have support for my team…. win or lose….. I can’t therefore fault the stormers supporters for supporting theirs…. this does not mean however that I will ever understand the hype everyone makes about this team – I can still remember visiting the cape 10 years ago and because I was wearing black and white (SHARKS colours !!!!) I was asked if I was a Stormers supporter – the shock and horror :oops: :roll: :shock: :evil:

  • Comment 31, posted at 25.03.09 10:13:26 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • morning all
    ice – thanks for the wishes, can’t access FB from work but have received the mail :cool:

  • Comment 32, posted at 25.03.09 10:14:38 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 32) : Oh it’s Sharkette’s Bday…and I’m not talking about those funny toilet looking gizmos you find in hotel bathrooms.

    Happy BDay Sharkette! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 33, posted at 25.03.09 10:17:42 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 29) : say howzit to Pietie V for me :)

  • Comment 34, posted at 25.03.09 10:18:31 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 33) : thankyou thankyou thankyou

    hey ask KSA about eating curry in the mid-east, many homes here are fitted with those gizmos….. can come in handy :wink: :lol:

  • Comment 35, posted at 25.03.09 10:22:29 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 35) : :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 36, posted at 25.03.09 10:23:23 by klempie Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 35) :

    I prefer to use the little hand shower. :lol:

  • Comment 37, posted at 25.03.09 10:26:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 37) : :shock:

  • Comment 38, posted at 25.03.09 10:27:35 by klempie Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 32) : happy happy :lol:
    there are some more happies on loose trio tread.

  • Comment 39, posted at 25.03.09 10:27:58 by rekinek Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 37) : well thats true too, those are even better than the ‘gizmos’ :lol: :cool:

  • Comment 40, posted at 25.03.09 10:28:45 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 31) :

    Those were the Days. :lol: Were you a Bobby Girl? :lol: :wink:

  • Comment 41, posted at 25.03.09 10:29:04 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) :

    :shock: :evil:

  • Comment 42, posted at 25.03.09 10:29:12 by wpw Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) :

    Bwhahahaha :mrgreen:

  • Comment 43, posted at 25.03.09 10:36:48 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 41) : lets not even go there :evil: :evil: :evil:
    you should know better :shock: :roll:

  • Comment 44, posted at 25.03.09 10:40:33 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 44) : :grin:

  • Comment 45, posted at 25.03.09 10:41:46 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • http://www.dha.gov.za/enquiry/living/status/living_status.asp

    Yay I’m alive! :cool:

  • Comment 46, posted at 25.03.09 10:47:36 by klempie Reply

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  • http://www.dha.gov.za/enquiry/marital/status/marital_status.asp

    And single apparently too. :cool: Good to know. hahahaha

  • Comment 47, posted at 25.03.09 10:48:46 by klempie Reply

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  • wpw – i support poland in soccer – that’s tough :!:

  • Comment 48, posted at 25.03.09 10:49:01 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 48) : What about those of us who are nationally bound to Bafana Bafana? :???: :roll: Fortunately I hate soccer. :smile:

  • Comment 49, posted at 25.03.09 10:52:01 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 47) :

    SHEIT!! I just realised how long I have been married…seeing the date and all!! :shock: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 50, posted at 25.03.09 10:54:58 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 50) : I just enjoy the fact that they have had to put that facility up so you can make sure what your status is. It amuses me immensely. :cool:

  • Comment 51, posted at 25.03.09 10:57:26 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 46) : me too – can u believe :mrgreen:

  • Comment 52, posted at 25.03.09 10:58:02 by rekinek Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 51) : Especially the one with regards to finding out if you’re dead or alive. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 53, posted at 25.03.09 10:58:21 by klempie Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 52) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 54, posted at 25.03.09 10:59:13 by klempie Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 52) :

    Yippeee!!!! :lol:

  • Comment 55, posted at 25.03.09 11:05:14 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • wow – I have SERIOUS privacy concerns about that service.

  • Comment 56, posted at 25.03.09 11:11:05 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 56) : I’d tell you who to address your grievances to but I’d have to get political on your ass. :wink:

  • Comment 57, posted at 25.03.09 11:12:06 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 56) : The big question is…are you alive? :shock:

  • Comment 58, posted at 25.03.09 11:14:19 by klempie Reply

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  • Reg mense. Ek moet die lang trek terug begin. Sien jou weer in die Republiek. Rob, was goed om jou weer te sien. :roll:

  • Comment 59, posted at 25.03.09 11:17:21 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 58) : let’s discuss rugby… The Sharks have just come back from their most successful tour ever and all you guys want to talk about is some dumb service that tells you if you’re alive or not!

  • Comment 60, posted at 25.03.09 11:17:39 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 56) : Why though?

    it is a service that is to be used to verify information for employers etc. If you are careful enough with your ID number (Which i hope EVERYBODY is) then you should have no concerns.

    If you want to leave your ID number lying about then you may as well just say here is my identity please clone it and make yourself some money.

  • Comment 61, posted at 25.03.09 11:22:05 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 61) :

    Or become a Poligamist (?) and marry sommer al jou girlfriends!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 62, posted at 25.03.09 11:29:23 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 47) : I’m single. :?: :shock:

  • Comment 63, posted at 25.03.09 11:32:04 by McLovin Reply

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  • ..and alive! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 64, posted at 25.03.09 11:33:07 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 60) : it is bit dumb :roll: but man how necessary.

    re: rugby – I picked crusaders for this week on LMS so sorry stormers fans, but will be shouting against your guys this weekend – it is do or die for me :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 65, posted at 25.03.09 11:35:15 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 63) : and what will the wife say :lol:

  • Comment 66, posted at 25.03.09 11:36:22 by rekinek Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 49) : at least Bafana will be in 2010 :mrgreen:

  • Comment 67, posted at 25.03.09 11:37:56 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 66) : She’s probably single as well. :shock: :lol:

  • Comment 68, posted at 25.03.09 11:39:04 by McLovin Reply

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  • Im alive!Sjoe, I was worried.

  • Comment 69, posted at 25.03.09 11:42:27 by Claytie Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 68) :

    Lucky woman!

  • Comment 70, posted at 25.03.09 11:44:41 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 65) : so did I

  • Comment 71, posted at 25.03.09 11:44:47 by robdylan Reply
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  • Eish…a bit of a toughy on the LMS…one never knows with these teams…and the States Guys have a bye…so no obvious ones this week… :roll:

    Do you think Chiefs might be my best bet?? :?: :???:

  • Comment 72, posted at 25.03.09 11:47:16 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 71) : a year ago it would be a done deal – but now anything can happen.

  • Comment 73, posted at 25.03.09 11:47:32 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 70) : I’m not telling her about it. She might try and make a break for it. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 74, posted at 25.03.09 11:51:38 by McLovin Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 65) : @robdylan (Comment 71) : @Prof. Ice (Comment 72) : I picked the Canes. A bit worried though.

  • Comment 75, posted at 25.03.09 11:53:07 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 72) : i am tipping reds for this one.
    hurricanes may do and i think that blues will pick themselves up at home

  • Comment 76, posted at 25.03.09 11:54:13 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 74) :

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Not just lucky…clever woman too!! :twisted:

    @rekinek (Comment 73) :

    Strange how 2 people can make a diffs to a team, hey?? :wink: Ai, I miss Danny Boy… :oops:

  • Comment 77, posted at 25.03.09 11:54:36 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 75) : i would be going for canes as well if it was not for the fact that i already pecked them before .

  • Comment 78, posted at 25.03.09 11:56:58 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 74) : the second question is what will u do when her status is “married” :roll: :razz:

  • Comment 79, posted at 25.03.09 11:58:29 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 75) : I would be too… wasn’t even comfortable picking them on SB… not sure why I did.

    Man, it will be nice if the Kitties can stuff them for us.

  • Comment 80, posted at 25.03.09 12:00:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 75) :

    I picked neither of those two teams. :lol:

    Seems as much as we all think the Cheetahs suck. They DO have a purpose :lol:

  • Comment 81, posted at 25.03.09 12:00:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 78) :

    I’ve used Canes, Cru’s, (blixems cost me a lifeline! :roll: ), blues…so I have not a lot of options this week…I am so scared of the Reds, but in my heart dont believe they can really do it…so am am really having a dilemma here….maybe go with alka bolka riebietjie stolka?? :lol:

  • Comment 82, posted at 25.03.09 12:01:01 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • You guys are still underestimating the lions. they are gonna win this weekend AND end up above the Stormers, (Not only for this weekend)

  • Comment 83, posted at 25.03.09 12:02:53 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 81) :

    OH BTW. I am intentionally NOT saying WHO I picked. :wink:

    It helps, LMS when people have to think for themsleves. :lol:

  • Comment 84, posted at 25.03.09 12:04:18 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • BTW – who watched SS last night?? My beloved Captian, my Captain was on…still just a perfect jintelman!

  • Comment 85, posted at 25.03.09 12:04:43 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 84) : there is this cool feature (that I think u added) it’s called “VIEW PICKS” :mrgreen:

  • Comment 86, posted at 25.03.09 12:12:18 by rekinek Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 83) : we do not overestimate stormers :mrgreen:
    i do not think lions that good (methinks last week a bit of a fluke) – teams tend to do this things when things happend to coaches

  • Comment 87, posted at 25.03.09 12:15:05 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 86) :

    Cant you just view picks once you have made yours? :?:

  • Comment 88, posted at 25.03.09 12:19:04 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 86) :

    yeah but it is only useable AFTER you have made your pick :wink: If you try and look at it before you have made your pick, It tell you to Piss Off in a nice way. :wink:

    Rob added it.

  • Comment 89, posted at 25.03.09 12:20:22 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 88) :

    Like she said, :wink:

  • Comment 90, posted at 25.03.09 12:21:45 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 89) : right – forgotten that bit :roll: (typical)
    but …..
    @Prof. Ice (Comment 88) : u can try to do some fishing amongst people who already did their picks :mrgreen:

  • Comment 91, posted at 25.03.09 12:23:05 by rekinek Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 90) :

    To Clarify, JUST incase ice is confused.

    Speaking TO Rekinek saying “Like Ice Said”

    :wink:

  • Comment 92, posted at 25.03.09 12:24:52 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 91) :

    Thats what I did…seems no one want to really take the bait today!! :lol:

  • Comment 93, posted at 25.03.09 12:24:56 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 92) :

    FJ!ELN! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 94, posted at 25.03.09 12:27:12 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 91) :

    @Prof. Ice (Comment 93) :

    Precisely Why I’m not saying who I picked :mrgreen: Julle klomp skelms!!!!!!

  • Comment 95, posted at 25.03.09 12:27:53 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Okay my Sanity has been restored, let me get back to destroying it for a while (work)

    later people.

  • Comment 96, posted at 25.03.09 12:29:20 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 93) : just be patient … :lol:
    crusaders and chiefs are leading, plus there are some picks for sharks, bulls and canes

  • Comment 97, posted at 25.03.09 12:29:32 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 97) :

    Thaks….keep me posted… :wink: :lol:

    seems i am starting a sucsessful fishery… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 98, posted at 25.03.09 12:31:53 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 95) : :mrgreen:
    i will figure what’s your team name at some point :wink:

  • Comment 99, posted at 25.03.09 12:34:54 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 99) :

    SandSharks… :wink:

  • Comment 100, posted at 25.03.09 12:39:26 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 98) : :lol:
    needa run too

  • Comment 101, posted at 25.03.09 12:39:57 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 100) : pssssst : livestock :wink:

  • Comment 102, posted at 25.03.09 12:51:29 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 102) :

    HUH? :???:

  • Comment 103, posted at 25.03.09 13:04:34 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 103) : that’s what he chose :grin: I am trying to be secretive her :roll:

  • Comment 104, posted at 25.03.09 18:05:55 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 63) : That must be some unexpected but awesome news for you! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 105, posted at 25.03.09 20:01:59 by klempie Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 64) : Even better! :grin: It’s not nearly as fun being single and dead! :cool:

  • Comment 106, posted at 25.03.09 20:03:33 by klempie Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 104) :

    Morning!

    By now you should know that I do not understand codes…gooi it straight, ek se, or make the clues easier..it’s ME, for crying out loud!! ;-)

  • Comment 107, posted at 26.03.09 07:31:47 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 102) : :lol:

  • Comment 108, posted at 26.03.09 07:35:30 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 108) :

    Youseriously reckon that?

  • Comment 109, posted at 26.03.09 07:54:22 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 109) :

    Reckon what? She could be pulling your leg, Either you are being led up the Garden path by Rekinek, OR It could be a case of the blind leading the blind if you are trying to discover what I picked. :wink:

  • Comment 110, posted at 26.03.09 07:58:29 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 110) :

    reckon that the livestock will win this one…

    Eish nooit…we should stick together….

    Rather a case of the blonde leading the blonde..?? :mrgreen:

    Okay…and thanks for clearing up (if you are talking truth)…Rekinek – are you a GIRL?? :wink:

  • Comment 111, posted at 26.03.09 08:24:48 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 111) :
    Whirrrrrrrrrrr! (Sound of the reel as Ice runs with the bait)

    I meant “She” as in Rekinek being blonde. :wink: We ALL know blonde males have no intelligence issues. :roll: Just look at how bright Rahul is. :lol:

  • Comment 112, posted at 26.03.09 08:42:13 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 112) :

    Ag nee man – u talking in circles here.. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :???:

    You say I am a Male??? As i defnitely do not have issues withbeing blonde.. :wink:

    Rahul…yeah!! REAL bright.. :twisted: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 113, posted at 26.03.09 09:03:43 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • Pick whoever is playing the Cheetahs…oh wait…they have a bye… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 114, posted at 26.03.09 09:31:18 by blackshark Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 114) :

    The Force also have a Bye, maybe THEY are scheduled to play the Cheetahs. Pick Them. (It’s been done before) :wink:

  • Comment 115, posted at 26.03.09 09:42:49 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 114) :

    Thats what i wanted to do…untill I realised…

    I am hanging by a thread here…I need a sure call!! :roll: :lol:

  • Comment 116, posted at 26.03.09 09:48:17 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @blackshark (Comment 114) :

    BTW…you being a clever one and all… :wink: does KSA’s posting make sense to you…?? (110 and 112) :oops:

  • Comment 117, posted at 26.03.09 09:49:38 by Prof. Ice Reply
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  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 116) :

    If you need a ‘sure call’ then you MUST go for the Stormers!!! :shock:

    They gonna kick some Saders butt this weekend!!! WHOOP WHOOP!!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 118, posted at 26.03.09 10:05:19 by wpw Reply
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