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Tri-Nations ’09 – Australia (25) v South Africa (32) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Springboks, Tri Nations, Wallabies on 29 Aug 2009 at 10:00
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The Bokke head to Perthfontein for the first away match of their campaign.Will Ruan Pienaar inspire some long-overdue running rugby from his new position of fullback? Will the Boks again win easily thanks to the boot of Morne Steyn?

Or will the Wallabies show that hey have some bite to go with their bark and find a way to get one over the Boks, who are overwhelming favourites for this game?

Kick-off is at 12h00 SA time.

Australia: 15 James O’Connor, 14 Lachie Turner, 13 Ryan Cross, 12 Adam Ashley Cooper, 11 Peter Hynes, 10 Matt Giteau, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Richard Brown, 7 George Smith (captain), 6 Rocky Elsom, 5 Mark Chisholm, 4 James Horwill, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Benn Robinson.
Replacements: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 17 Al Baxter, 18 Dean Mumm, 19 David Pocock, 20 Will Genia, 21 Quade Cooper, 22 Drew Mitchell.

South Africa: 15 Ruan Pienaar, 14 JP Pietersen, 13 Jaque Fourie, 12 Jean de Villiers, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Morné Steyn, 9 Fourie du Preez, 8 Pierre Spies, 7 Juan Smith, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Victor Matfield, 4 Bakkies Botha, 3 John Smit (captain), 2 Bismarck du Plessis, 1 Tendai Mtawarira.
Replacements: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 Jannie du Plessis, 18 Andries Bekker, 19 Schalk Burger, 20 Ricky Januarie, 21 Adi Jacobs, 22 Frans Steyn.

Date: Saturday, 29 August 2009
Kick-off: 18.05 (10.05 GMT)
Venue: Subiaco Oval, Perth
Expected weather conditions: Scattered clouds, clearing, with a high of 14°C , dropping to 5°C and a westerly wind of 36 km/h, dropping
Referee: Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Chris Pollock (New Zealand), Vinny Munro (New Zealand)
TMO: Keith Brown (New Zealand)



116 Comments

  • I hope they do crowd shots during the SA anthem

  • Comment 1, posted at 29.08.09 10:11:21 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • Gents(and ladies),after this game we are enemies for a while

  • Comment 2, posted at 29.08.09 10:12:43 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • Perthfontein! :lol: Good one Rob. Haven’t heard that one before. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 3, posted at 29.08.09 10:46:59 by klempie Reply

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  • @provincejoulekkading (Comment 2) : You should just accept that you’re going to get your ass handed to you. Jump ship now while you still can.

  • Comment 4, posted at 29.08.09 10:48:17 by klempie Reply

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  • Guys I’ve been out of it the last week so can someone tell me what the rationale is for putting Ru at 15 and putting Fransie on the bench.

  • Comment 5, posted at 29.08.09 10:49:20 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 3) : not? Where have you been hiding? :-)

  • Comment 6, posted at 29.08.09 11:05:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 5) : it’s to punish the big dumb one for signing with a Frenck club

  • Comment 7, posted at 29.08.09 11:05:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 5) : @robdylan (Comment 7) : If they regularly rotate Morne and Ruan it could work…I’m just nervous about experimenting in such an important game. :roll:

  • Comment 8, posted at 29.08.09 11:22:40 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 8) : Me2!!

  • Comment 9, posted at 29.08.09 11:27:15 by Me2 aka Mama Shark Reply

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  • @Me2 aka Mama Shark (Comment 9) : @Pokkel (Comment 8) : @robdylan (Comment 7) : @klempie (Comment 4) : @provincejoulekkading (Comment 2) :

    Good day ladies and gentleman …….. oh and Rob :lol:

  • Comment 10, posted at 29.08.09 11:33:37 by sharks_lover Reply
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  • lets hope boks kick ass big time today :evil:

  • Comment 11, posted at 29.08.09 11:35:30 by sharks_lover Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 5) :
    This is the final test to prove the authenticity of the Tiger Woods theory. Has Ru got the mental capacity to withstand being stuffed around contineously, If he comes through this undscathed then he will indeed be able to be mentioned in the same breath, well at least until Conrad Jantjes and / or Zane Kirchner are ready for the fullback position.

  • Comment 12, posted at 29.08.09 11:36:01 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Me2 aka Mama Shark (Comment 9) : ;-)

  • Comment 13, posted at 29.08.09 11:44:36 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 10) : WAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA

  • Comment 14, posted at 29.08.09 11:54:46 by klempie Reply

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  • Oh. Bryce is reffing. I’ll see you guys next week.

  • Comment 15, posted at 29.08.09 11:56:20 by klempie Reply

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  • Hey guys, does anyone know where i can watch the currie cup game later today? Can we say that justin.tv is not working? And for the record i dont wanna go to a pub by myself

  • Comment 16, posted at 29.08.09 12:07:30 by war1 Reply
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  • Boks looking enterprising early. :cool:

  • Comment 17, posted at 29.08.09 12:08:22 by klempie Reply

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  • Great scrambling by Pienaar, Japes and M Steyn at the back.

  • Comment 18, posted at 29.08.09 12:10:06 by klempie Reply

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  • That man Fourie!!!

  • Comment 19, posted at 29.08.09 12:11:23 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Seems the “boring” tag has stung the Boks cos they are ALL OVER the Aussies.

    du Preez sniping run to the line after a quick tap penalty.

    Commentary is like 5 seconds behind the video.

    7-0

  • Comment 20, posted at 29.08.09 12:12:04 by klempie Reply

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  • Good try by furry

  • Comment 21, posted at 29.08.09 12:12:21 by war1 Reply
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  • The Boks are looking INCREDIBLE!! :shock:

  • Comment 22, posted at 29.08.09 12:13:38 by klempie Reply

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  • Aussies getting drilled in the lineouts.

  • Comment 23, posted at 29.08.09 12:14:17 by klempie Reply

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  • First scrum of the game coming up to the Boks.

  • Comment 24, posted at 29.08.09 12:14:43 by klempie Reply

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  • First scrum…

  • Comment 25, posted at 29.08.09 12:14:49 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Boks have the hottest physio in world rugby. ;-)

  • Comment 26, posted at 29.08.09 12:15:18 by klempie Reply

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  • That other man fourie!!

  • Comment 27, posted at 29.08.09 12:16:14 by war1 Reply
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  • Worlds best 13 indeed!

  • Comment 28, posted at 29.08.09 12:16:24 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • This could be a hiding

  • Comment 29, posted at 29.08.09 12:17:11 by war1 Reply
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  • TRY TO THE BEST 13 IN WORLD RUGBY!!

    The Aussies leave a MASSIVE gap open and he goes straight through it.

    M Steyn misses from RIGHT IN FRONT!! Why isn’t Ruan kicking?? :roll:

  • Comment 30, posted at 29.08.09 12:17:31 by klempie Reply

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  • Penalty to the Aussies for wrongful entry by JS.

    Gits misses it.

    0-12

  • Comment 31, posted at 29.08.09 12:20:21 by klempie Reply

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  • Bring back Frans. ;) Hienrich very quiet

  • Comment 32, posted at 29.08.09 12:22:13 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Aussies forced to take a lineout now. SA gets them out of their 22.

  • Comment 33, posted at 29.08.09 12:26:48 by klempie Reply

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  • steyn is a tosser

  • Comment 34, posted at 29.08.09 12:28:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • kicks not working tonight. Thank goodness :-)

  • Comment 35, posted at 29.08.09 12:31:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • you guys also got Kearns commentating?

  • Comment 36, posted at 29.08.09 12:33:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • Bryce doing what he can to aid Oz get points.

  • Comment 37, posted at 29.08.09 12:34:50 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 36) : No Aussie commentary in SA.

  • Comment 38, posted at 29.08.09 12:35:03 by klempie Reply

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  • Aus finally score.

    3-15

  • Comment 39, posted at 29.08.09 12:35:47 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) : You’re a bigoted Steynist! :evil:

  • Comment 40, posted at 29.08.09 12:37:32 by klempie Reply

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  • brussow was not bound at least twice in that maul

  • Comment 41, posted at 29.08.09 12:37:49 by robdylan Reply
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  • M Steyn misses again.

  • Comment 42, posted at 29.08.09 12:38:14 by klempie Reply

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  • Habana!!

  • Comment 43, posted at 29.08.09 12:38:57 by war1 Reply
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  • Lets go bp!!

  • Comment 44, posted at 29.08.09 12:39:27 by war1 Reply
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  • i like habs more now that he’s leaving the Bulls. Great try.

  • Comment 45, posted at 29.08.09 12:39:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABSSSSSS!!!!

    What a sneaky intercept!! Right place at the right time as Turner accidentally flicks the ball into his breadbasket. :mrgreen:

    Steyn converts.

    3-22.

    BP before HT?

  • Comment 46, posted at 29.08.09 12:40:15 by klempie Reply

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  • Aussie heads dropping already. Reminds me of some other Aussies late last year in Perth. ;-)

  • Comment 47, posted at 29.08.09 12:41:59 by klempie Reply

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  • bryce is making stuff up now

  • Comment 48, posted at 29.08.09 12:45:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • Offside penalty to Wallabies. Going for goal. Waving the white flag? :|

    Gits puts it over.

    HT 6-22

  • Comment 49, posted at 29.08.09 12:46:47 by klempie Reply

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  • :grin: :cool: :cool: :grin:

    So far so gooooood.

  • Comment 50, posted at 29.08.09 12:47:25 by McLovin Reply

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  • What are they going to be bitching about next week? Boks running too much? :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 51, posted at 29.08.09 12:48:39 by McLovin Reply

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  • we need a blitz after half time to sew this up. Can’t go to sleep now

  • Comment 52, posted at 29.08.09 12:50:03 by robdylan Reply
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  • Why wasn’t Elsom penalised for diving on Habana after his try? :twisted:

  • Comment 53, posted at 29.08.09 12:52:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 53) : cos Bryce has the hots for him :-)

  • Comment 54, posted at 29.08.09 12:54:08 by robdylan Reply
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  • Some of these Aus commentators are sooo biased. Especially that wally called ‘Mardo’ or ‘Dicko’ or whatever it is. :evil:

  • Comment 55, posted at 29.08.09 12:54:39 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 54) : Of course. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 56, posted at 29.08.09 12:55:28 by McLovin Reply

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  • Rob at least we agree on Bryce lawrence…

  • Comment 57, posted at 29.08.09 12:55:42 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • come now boys

  • Comment 58, posted at 29.08.09 12:56:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • Hopefully SS have sorted out that ridiculous commentary delay during the break.

  • Comment 59, posted at 29.08.09 12:57:31 by klempie Reply

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  • we don’t need this

  • Comment 60, posted at 29.08.09 13:01:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • try to git

  • Comment 61, posted at 29.08.09 13:01:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • Giteau try. Not sure of the penalty that it resulted in.

    13-22

  • Comment 62, posted at 29.08.09 13:01:45 by klempie Reply

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  • No Ruan Pienaar in sight!!!!

  • Comment 63, posted at 29.08.09 13:02:28 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • boks getting sloppy

  • Comment 64, posted at 29.08.09 13:02:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • Some one needs to tackle Bryce

  • Comment 65, posted at 29.08.09 13:03:56 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • we need some ball!

  • Comment 66, posted at 29.08.09 13:05:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • oh we look terrible

  • Comment 67, posted at 29.08.09 13:07:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • bonus point!

  • Comment 68, posted at 29.08.09 13:11:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • HABS FTW!!

    Planned move off the scrum right in front.

    Converted.

    13-29

  • Comment 69, posted at 29.08.09 13:12:30 by klempie Reply

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  • WAHA! :lol:

    Wallabies ahead of the kicker at KICK OFF. I’ve never seen that.

  • Comment 70, posted at 29.08.09 13:13:19 by klempie Reply

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  • Loving this “boring” rugby.

  • Comment 71, posted at 29.08.09 13:13:31 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Well done boys! This is very good for our tri nations chances

  • Comment 72, posted at 29.08.09 13:13:50 by war1 Reply
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  • Rob you seem to be in a bad mood today…why?

  • Comment 73, posted at 29.08.09 13:16:22 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 73) : It’s the start of winter over there. Get ready for 10 months of this. ;-)

  • Comment 74, posted at 29.08.09 13:17:43 by klempie Reply

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  • Ref must have been reading the scrum laws during half time. :roll:

  • Comment 75, posted at 29.08.09 13:19:23 by McLovin Reply

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  • Great defence from the Boks! :cool:

  • Comment 76, posted at 29.08.09 13:24:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • Ruan has been almost onvisable this game.

  • Comment 77, posted at 29.08.09 13:24:41 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Boks getting back into it.

  • Comment 78, posted at 29.08.09 13:24:50 by klempie Reply

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  • Still 15min to play. :cool:

  • Comment 79, posted at 29.08.09 13:26:11 by McLovin Reply

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  • Finally the Aus scrum penalised. :roll:

  • Comment 80, posted at 29.08.09 13:27:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • Penalty the Boks.

    Steyn puts it over.

    13-32

  • Comment 81, posted at 29.08.09 13:28:10 by klempie Reply

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  • Someone call the engraver. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 82, posted at 29.08.09 13:28:22 by McLovin Reply

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  • Bekker is a freak. Look how big he is. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 83, posted at 29.08.09 13:28:49 by klempie Reply

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  • Thanks for the warning klempie…

  • Comment 84, posted at 29.08.09 13:29:07 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 82) : Presumptious. :grin:

  • Comment 85, posted at 29.08.09 13:29:46 by klempie Reply

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  • Bekker is a whimpy freak…

  • Comment 86, posted at 29.08.09 13:30:53 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • F Steyn on. Ru off.

  • Comment 87, posted at 29.08.09 13:33:21 by klempie Reply

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  • About time!!!!!

  • Comment 88, posted at 29.08.09 13:33:28 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • :shock: Bis telling JS to back away from Bryce! :shock: :shock:

  • Comment 89, posted at 29.08.09 13:34:08 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 85) : AB will need 10 points from 2 games. And need Boks to get zero. Can’t see it happening. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 90, posted at 29.08.09 13:36:05 by McLovin Reply

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  • Giteau try.

    18-32 and he missed a quick DG conversion from right in front.

  • Comment 91, posted at 29.08.09 13:36:07 by klempie Reply

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  • NEVER understand subbing your Captain! Panic Mechanic should stay away from the ball.

  • Comment 92, posted at 29.08.09 13:38:03 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 90) : If we don’t get a BP here and ABs get 10 then we still need 3 points if it’s not to go to PD. :|

  • Comment 93, posted at 29.08.09 13:38:11 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 93) : We’ve got a bonuspoint. :?: So that puts us on 17. NZ can get 18 max.

  • Comment 94, posted at 29.08.09 13:39:50 by McLovin Reply

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  • BOKKE!

  • Comment 95, posted at 29.08.09 13:39:51 by blackshark Reply

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  • If the score stays as is it will be a record margin in Aus for the Boks. :cool:

  • Comment 96, posted at 29.08.09 13:40:16 by klempie Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 94) : Oh shit. Sorry. forgot about the 4th try. :oops: Okay still makes it 2 points required.

  • Comment 97, posted at 29.08.09 13:41:01 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 97) : LOL I’ve been sitting here for the last ten minutes wishing for a BP. :oops:

  • Comment 98, posted at 29.08.09 13:41:44 by klempie Reply

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  • Sloppy ending from the Boks. :evil:

  • Comment 99, posted at 29.08.09 13:42:40 by McLovin Reply

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  • Turner try. Oh well. So much for the margin record. :roll:

  • Comment 100, posted at 29.08.09 13:42:53 by klempie Reply

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  • good game

  • Comment 101, posted at 29.08.09 13:43:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • Well done Boks.

    Made the convicts look better than they really are at the end.

  • Comment 102, posted at 29.08.09 13:43:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • FT 25-32

    Boks need two from the next 2 games.

    Well done everybody. Snor included.

  • Comment 103, posted at 29.08.09 13:44:06 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 97) : I’ll keep the champagne on ice then. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 104, posted at 29.08.09 13:44:45 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 101) : I thought “we look terrible” :roll:

  • Comment 105, posted at 29.08.09 13:44:48 by klempie Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 104) : till then.

  • Comment 106, posted at 29.08.09 13:45:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • Aus will have plenty to say about the last 20min, but it was all over red rover by the 60min mark.

  • Comment 107, posted at 29.08.09 13:47:11 by McLovin Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 105) : we did, just after half time. That kick from JP turned the tide

  • Comment 108, posted at 29.08.09 13:48:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • Ashwin Willemse is not half bad as a studio analyst.

  • Comment 109, posted at 29.08.09 13:57:05 by klempie Reply

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  • Oh it was FdP’s 50th. :cool:

  • Comment 110, posted at 29.08.09 14:00:21 by klempie Reply

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  • BOKKE!

    FDP is a god amongst men.

  • Comment 111, posted at 29.08.09 17:21:38 by Big Fish Reply
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  • VERY VERY WELL DONE BOKKE! Shut those whingers up!

  • Comment 112, posted at 29.08.09 18:22:47 by JarsonX (Insomniac) Reply
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  • Only disappointing areas in our game are the two props and 14…otherwise we are in a very good space…

  • Comment 113, posted at 29.08.09 19:34:51 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Oh and Pienaar was not all that…

    We lost some spunk at the back with Ruan in place of Fransie….

  • Comment 114, posted at 29.08.09 19:37:55 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Also good to see the Erasmi’s recent buys scoring 3 tries between the two of them. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 115, posted at 30.08.09 14:36:08 by McLovin Reply

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  • Is anyone watching ESPNC today?Do it!

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