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Currie Cup 09 – Western Province (25) v Lions (20) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Lions, WP on 22 Aug 2009 at 15:30
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Western Province are at home to the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup. A win is vital for both sides, as the loser will find it hard to stay in the top four this week.Will Province show that they have truly turned the corner and have the pack to live with the Lions?

Or will the Joburg boys improve on a performance that saw them win everything but the game against the Sharks last week?

Kick-off is at 17h05

Teams:

Western Province: 15 Joe Pietersen, 14 Tonderai Chavhanga, 13 Juan de Jongh, 12 Morgan Newman, 11 Gio Aplon, 10 Peter Grant, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Luke Watson (captain), 7 Duane Vermeulen, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Adriaan Fondse, 4 Anton van Zyl, 3 Brock Harris, 2 Tiaan Liebenberg, 1 Wicus Blaauw.
Replacements: 16 Deon Fourie, 17 JD Moller, 18 Chris Jack, 19 Pieter Louw, 20 Conrad Hoffmann, 21 Frikkie Welsh, 22 JJ Engelbrecht.

Lions: 15 Earl Rose, 14 Dusty Noble, 13 Alwyn Hollenbach, 12 Doppies la Grange, 11 Henno Mentz, 10 Herkie Kruger, 9 Jano Vermaak (captain), 8 Todd Clever, 7 Franco van der Merwe, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Willem Stoltz, 4 Nico Luus, 3 Gert Muller, 2 Hans van Dyk, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.
Replacements: 16 Derek Harwood, 17 Kevin Buys, 18 Johan Snyman, 19 Johan van Deventer, 20 Chris Jonck, 21 Ruan Boshoff, 22 Pieter Engelbrecht.

Referee: Mark Lawrence
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Eugenia Daniels
TMO: JC Fortuin



23 Comments

  • Not expecting much. If Province can just avoid making skande I’ll be happy.

  • Comment 1, posted at 22.08.09 16:45:14 by McLovin Reply
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  • Breytie schemes WP by 20.

  • Comment 2, posted at 22.08.09 16:59:56 by McLovin Reply
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  • Half Time

    18-8

  • Comment 3, posted at 22.08.09 17:55:53 by McLovin Reply
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  • WP 70% possession.

  • Comment 4, posted at 22.08.09 18:00:57 by McLovin Reply
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  • go Lions :-)

  • Comment 5, posted at 22.08.09 18:02:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 5) : :razz:

  • Comment 6, posted at 22.08.09 18:05:07 by McLovin Reply

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  • I should be supporting WP, but cant help wanting the Lions to salvage some pride…

  • Comment 7, posted at 22.08.09 18:13:47 by Big Fish Reply
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  • i want the Lions to win cos that will be better for the sharks

  • Comment 8, posted at 22.08.09 18:19:05 by robdylan Reply
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  • This game should be close to finished.

    Who is gonna win?

  • Comment 9, posted at 22.08.09 18:34:02 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • WP 25 – 17 Lions

    That was after 69min

    Wp have three tries so far.
    Watson (11th min),
    Pietersen(40th min),
    Vermeulen (65th min)

  • Comment 10, posted at 22.08.09 18:37:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • did vermeulen really convert his own try?

  • Comment 11, posted at 22.08.09 18:40:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) :

    HUH?

  • Comment 12, posted at 22.08.09 18:42:35 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • 5 min to go score unchanged

  • Comment 13, posted at 22.08.09 18:46:47 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 12) : that’s what sarugby says

  • Comment 14, posted at 22.08.09 18:47:27 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 14) :

    Hehhehehe. Nope they got that wrong. according to 365, the conversion in the 65th minute was by Pietersen.

  • Comment 15, posted at 22.08.09 18:51:22 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Kruger has slotted a PK in the 79th minute to make it

    WP 25 – 20 Lions

  • Comment 16, posted at 22.08.09 18:51:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • FULL TIME

    WP 25 – 20 Lions.

    Wp going to Dbn next week. I hope the game is on TV. :evil:

  • Comment 17, posted at 22.08.09 18:54:03 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • 4 from 4, but only 2 margin points :sad:

  • Comment 18, posted at 22.08.09 18:58:46 by JarsonX (Insomniac) Reply
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  • Good win by WP but the Lions defense was pretty good.

    Peter Grant is not playing well at all… I wonder if he is really leaving cos it certainly seems as if his mind is somewhere else.

  • Comment 19, posted at 22.08.09 20:28:56 by wpw Reply
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  • Oh and I doubt we will beat the Sharks next week

  • Comment 20, posted at 22.08.09 20:30:43 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 20) : comming from you????

  • Comment 21, posted at 22.08.09 21:22:49 by Me2 aka Mama Shark Reply

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  • @Me2 aka Mama Shark (Comment 21) : At least he knows his place. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 22, posted at 22.08.09 21:33:59 by klempie Reply

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  • @Me2 aka Mama Shark (Comment 21) :

    Thats why I am probably the most ‘unbiased’ supporter on this site.

  • Comment 23, posted at 23.08.09 00:10:30 by wpw Reply
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