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Steve Meyer to rethink retirement?


Written by Warren Smith (war1)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks on 18 Feb 2010 at 13:40
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There are rumours that Steve Meyer may rethink his retirement and re-sign with the Sharks. If it seemed that Meyer’s retirement may have been a little rash and sudden, that may be because it is thought to have been an emotional decision.The unconfirmed story is that the real problem was not his knees but rather that his girlfriend did not want to live in Durban. Steve seems to have come to his senses and decided that his career was more important than a girl.

If this does prove to be true, expect Meyer to go on tour with the Sharks to bolster the Sharks flyhalf stocks and possibly even allow Ruan Pienaar to move back to his preferred position on scrumhalf.

Just to reiterate, this is unconfirmed and we will wait eagerly to see how this develops, more on this if it does. . .



161 Comments

  • First……

  • Comment 1, posted at 18.02.10 13:42:08 by FireTheLooser Reply
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  • Don’t you just hate that ^ ^ ^….. :lol:

  • Comment 2, posted at 18.02.10 13:42:37 by FireTheLooser Reply
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  • What :?: :!:

    He had himself a little boy crush on a girl, they had a fight and now all of a sudden he’ gonna show her, he’ll stay in Durban.

    A bit childish, should he be given a second chance?

  • Comment 3, posted at 18.02.10 13:44:22 by FireTheLooser Reply
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  • this is starting to make a lot of sense now :grin:

  • Comment 4, posted at 18.02.10 13:44:45 by war1 Reply
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  • Im not quiete ready for a Steve Meyer article yet.

  • Comment 5, posted at 18.02.10 13:45:45 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 3) : yes, i do

  • Comment 6, posted at 18.02.10 13:45:53 by war1 Reply
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  • O jeez, if there is any truth to this then I don’t know if I would like him back. His head will be full of “muisneste” that could cost us.

  • Comment 7, posted at 18.02.10 13:47:32 by Farlington Reply

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  • @war1 (Comment 4) : How good is your sources on this story? Sharks_lover had an unconfirmed story yesterday, today we’ve got the lock from the Bulls….this the same type on unconfirmed?

  • Comment 8, posted at 18.02.10 13:47:35 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • well if this is true i told you so he loves the sharks to much to let us go and just maybe the girl thing is true but who nows and yes give him a chance and stop going to the bulls

  • Comment 9, posted at 18.02.10 13:48:18 by Charmaine Reply

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  • A meddling girlfriend, well, i never… :razz:

  • Comment 10, posted at 18.02.10 13:49:09 by CapeShark Reply
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  • @war1 (Comment 6) : Btw, thanks for not letting this one die down….now just need some more on Brown-nose and we’ll be at the root of the Sharks’ loss against the Chiefs…..yes please :!:

  • Comment 11, posted at 18.02.10 13:50:32 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • How old is this guy?

    Seems a bit fragile…

    What will happen when people start chirping him on the pitch? Will he have a mental and emotional meltdown?

  • Comment 12, posted at 18.02.10 13:51:28 by Morné Reply
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  • This just proves why Valentine’s day is actually a day that reminds you why you should break up with your girlfriend cos she WILL meddle in Super 14 issues.

  • Comment 13, posted at 18.02.10 13:55:02 by deanoelsch Reply

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  • although we’ll never reveal our secret sauces, take it from me. This one is pretty accurate

  • Comment 14, posted at 18.02.10 13:55:10 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Morné (Comment 12) : He might start crying and then get daddy to phone van Zyl to anounce yet another retirement… ;-)

  • Comment 15, posted at 18.02.10 13:55:17 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @deanoelsch (Comment 13) : love it :-)

  • Comment 16, posted at 18.02.10 13:55:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • He needs to grow a backbone really. To let his team down because of that? I don’t buy the nonsense. He can be on his merry way, no way must we take him back not ever. Needs to grow up fast if that is the case.

    I just don’t believe this at all. More too it than we know. He would have spoken to his girlfriend about moving back to Durban why would it all change now? No just don’t believe it. We don’t need a player that lets a team down like that on the last minute not ever. He really does not deserve another chance. Rather have Butch back with his kak knees and all.

  • Comment 17, posted at 18.02.10 13:55:52 by Puma Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 14) : Aaaaahhhh, yes please Rob, ma’ boyeeeeeeeeeeeee, that is more than good enough for me….YES PLEASE, an unconfirmed confirmation……. :grin:

  • Comment 18, posted at 18.02.10 13:56:30 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • I agree…do you really want someone like this back??

  • Comment 19, posted at 18.02.10 13:56:37 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Morné (Comment 12) : Agree. He is not a child and should realise that he only has a limited time to play this wonderfull game. But then again this is just all speculation. Let’s wait and see.

  • Comment 20, posted at 18.02.10 13:57:07 by Farlington Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 18) : he he :-) come on, now. You know we have to play the game

  • Comment 21, posted at 18.02.10 13:57:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 16) : His little boy crush cost us 4 log points, hope they sort him out for that, some soap in the sock might be in order… :x

  • Comment 22, posted at 18.02.10 13:58:04 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Morné (Comment 12) :
    i don’t think so he is not that wp guy that was booood at loftus now what is his name you c he is not so important but i dont think dv will get boood or churping we need him but then we don’t know what is going on in his mind

  • Comment 23, posted at 18.02.10 13:58:18 by Charmaine Reply

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  • and we thought the plastic cups and booing the ref was bad, wait for his first home game….guaranteed he’ll breakdown and cry.

  • Comment 24, posted at 18.02.10 13:59:27 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @deanoelsch (Comment 13) : agree there

  • Comment 25, posted at 18.02.10 13:59:41 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 17) : :lol: Very true Puma, can’t see him being able to handle the presure at this level if he can’t even handle the presure his girl puts on him.

  • Comment 26, posted at 18.02.10 14:01:03 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 24) : oh well then big men can cry but will he becalled a baby or what will he
    called :idea:

  • Comment 27, posted at 18.02.10 14:02:15 by Charmaine Reply

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  • How many stars does war1 get for breaking this story….only thing bigger will be if Brown-nose fot paid of to throw the Sharks game… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 28, posted at 18.02.10 14:07:29 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Good news!! Just in case something happens to Ruan, Steve is much more reliable than Monty! Some guys are mad, i would give up anything to put a Sharks jersey on and run onto the field at the tank! and i mean anything

  • Comment 29, posted at 18.02.10 14:07:55 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Charmaine (Comment 27) : The worst thing a man can be called….’slapgat’

  • Comment 30, posted at 18.02.10 14:08:03 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • i think Ruan Pienaar should rethink his favourite position :roll:

  • Comment 31, posted at 18.02.10 14:09:08 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 29) : I would’ve also once upon a time, these days however they’d have to stretcher me of the field after running out the tunnel…. :lol:

  • Comment 32, posted at 18.02.10 14:09:47 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 32) : haha but it would still be worth it :grin:

  • Comment 33, posted at 18.02.10 14:12:13 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 29) : according to the arti Ruan would move to scrummie on Steve’s return.

  • Comment 34, posted at 18.02.10 14:12:26 by rekinek Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 30) : :x gee what a name but he will have to live with it just hope his girl or what ever doesn’t call him slappppgattttt :lol:

  • Comment 35, posted at 18.02.10 14:12:47 by Charmaine Reply

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  • Sums up the Sharks perfectly does old Steve :twisted:

  • Comment 36, posted at 18.02.10 14:13:38 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 34) : It says possibly, i hope possibly not!

  • Comment 37, posted at 18.02.10 14:13:56 by Miguel Reply
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  • I was thinking, if i could sign guys i would sign 4 Varsity guys- Tim Whitehead, Beast Ndwandwa, Dabeon Draghoender and George Whitehead.

  • Comment 38, posted at 18.02.10 14:15:50 by Miguel Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 32) : gee are you that old that you need a stretcher if i was a guy then i would of loved to play maybe they must make a granny sharks team then i would be able to play with my stick oohhhh :lol:

  • Comment 39, posted at 18.02.10 14:15:51 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 34) : Hope they thought that one up themselves and it didn’t come from the source….anycase, can you imagine that klein mannetjie PdV throw a fit with Smit already at 2 and then Ruan at 9.

    Ruan will make a better 10, and Kockot’s boot should keep him in the team, can’t see them do that. Meyer will retire after the first kick at goal, especialy in a game like Saturday.

    No, Ruan must stay first choice FH…Meyer will do fine keeping the bench warm….

  • Comment 40, posted at 18.02.10 14:16:09 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 39) : The way some okes have played recently i think a woman could only add discipline haha

  • Comment 41, posted at 18.02.10 14:17:33 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Charmaine (Comment 39) : Sad thing, not even that old, just realy out of shape…PC age has ruined me… :lol:

  • Comment 42, posted at 18.02.10 14:17:45 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 40) : i actually prefer Ruan at scrummie, but I think it is counterproductive for sharks playing him as scrumhalf and boks at flyhalf. similarly with john.

  • Comment 43, posted at 18.02.10 14:19:30 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 38) : to do what and play for just leave them alone

  • Comment 44, posted at 18.02.10 14:19:34 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 42) : Im really stoked for tommorows game and mark my words Demas can be utilised by us…. he is a flop i tell you

  • Comment 45, posted at 18.02.10 14:19:45 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 41) : you might just be right but will the guys churp booo us or just shout go granny another 5 will do ahhh

  • Comment 46, posted at 18.02.10 14:21:59 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 45) : Demas, not sure what he’ll be able to get up to….even Odd-one will look good compared to Demas.

    That guy cant do much of anything…just fill the numbers.

  • Comment 47, posted at 18.02.10 14:21:59 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • see the lions has never lost to the chiefs at ellis park :shock:

  • Comment 48, posted at 18.02.10 14:23:43 by willa Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 47) : Thats what im saying! Ruan and Stefan drop some bombs on him and he will pay out some or other time, or just make sure he gets the ball, he is sure to trip over his dreads at some point

  • Comment 49, posted at 18.02.10 14:24:47 by Miguel Reply
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  • @willa (Comment 48) : I think the Lions might just surprise this weekend guys!

  • Comment 50, posted at 18.02.10 14:25:37 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 49) : :lol: yeah old stick figure Deams, guaranteed he’ll be the target of the Sharks attack, check that ball going wide where he defends….gonna run him bang.

  • Comment 51, posted at 18.02.10 14:27:14 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 51) : all in all im feeling confident, Sharks by 15

  • Comment 52, posted at 18.02.10 14:28:48 by Miguel Reply
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  • @willa (Comment 48) : Kotch, they’ll screw up my Superbru….but wouldn’t mind it happening though, send the Chiefs home with their lucky packet Durbs win.

  • Comment 53, posted at 18.02.10 14:29:00 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 27) : Yip, Sharks can do with out him really. Needs to grow up if that is the case.

    Did he really go then into and tell them I cant play for Sharks cause my girlfriend does not want to live in Durban? Never don’t believe it. Or did he use the knee story?

    Sharks must never take him back. We can do without him.

  • Comment 54, posted at 18.02.10 14:29:43 by Puma Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 53) : We should check to see if we see Keith Brown at ellis park sporting his Cow bell from waikato

  • Comment 55, posted at 18.02.10 14:30:59 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Puma (Comment 54) : Sorry was answering back to Fires post 17 there.

  • Comment 56, posted at 18.02.10 14:31:23 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 56) : Maybe we should get gareth thomas, he would totally freak out the bulls

  • Comment 57, posted at 18.02.10 14:32:39 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Puma (Comment 56) : Ja Puma, if this is the full truth I think he might have a better time at the Stormers, or might his girlfriend have been Frans Steyn… :mrgreen:

    Not sure, but the can of worms has been opened, and barring another plastic cup war at the tank, I can’t see the story disapearing this time.

  • Comment 58, posted at 18.02.10 14:34:47 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 52) : they beter another lose is not good at all

  • Comment 59, posted at 18.02.10 14:34:51 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 55) : :lol:

  • Comment 60, posted at 18.02.10 14:35:34 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 52) : Yeah, I got the Sharks by 14…can’t see us looking as bad as last weekend, except for Meyer stealing the headlines….AGAIN…selfish little bratt

  • Comment 61, posted at 18.02.10 14:36:52 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Does this post have the most comments in the shortest amount of time?

  • Comment 62, posted at 18.02.10 14:38:06 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Rob, please thanks your sauces, from all of us, without them we’ll always be out of the loop of things ;)
    How can a guy drop the Sharks just because a girls is not happy with Durbs? I pressume that they had a conversation about the matter before he signed for the Sharks.

  • Comment 63, posted at 18.02.10 14:38:43 by Nita Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 61) : We should find out who she is and use gentle persuasion to help her along her way :evil:

  • Comment 64, posted at 18.02.10 14:39:02 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Nita (Comment 63) : Think he forgot to tell her about the humidity…doesn’t go well with make-up and fancy hair do’s… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 65, posted at 18.02.10 14:40:35 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Rory’s kicking has been great last week and he looks really at eaze with kicking. What will happens we Ruan comes in at No.9, has his kicking improved or will Meyer do the kicking, if so, how good is he?

  • Comment 66, posted at 18.02.10 14:41:16 by Nita Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 65) : I wonder if she is a French Frog?

  • Comment 67, posted at 18.02.10 14:41:40 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 64) : Hope old Meyer or his chick aren’t into blogging….they’ll never be the same, she’ll have to go to Abudabi to escape the wrath of the Sharks supporter… :lol:

  • Comment 68, posted at 18.02.10 14:42:15 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 54) :
    what did he really do with that knee i wonder you know a women thoughts about a knee well goes up and about or just maybe he wanted to play for the bulls he must of known somehing or what do you say well leave it at that only jokes s m

  • Comment 69, posted at 18.02.10 14:42:30 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Nita (Comment 66) : Ruan has gotta stay 10 and rory 9, its just way more logical and way less risky

  • Comment 70, posted at 18.02.10 14:42:45 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Charmaine (Comment 69) : Maybe she stuck her stilleto into his knee

  • Comment 71, posted at 18.02.10 14:43:49 by Miguel Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 68) : Dont mess with us haha! But makes one think about how commited this oke really is

  • Comment 72, posted at 18.02.10 14:44:58 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 71) : :lol:

  • Comment 73, posted at 18.02.10 14:46:52 by Pokkel Reply
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  • I’m just wondering how the rest of the team will take it having Meyer back after he dropped them so bad. The guys don’t need anymore stress when leaving on tour. It’s going to be a tuff one and the guys need to depend on each other.

  • Comment 74, posted at 18.02.10 14:47:46 by Nita Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 70) : AGREE :mrgreen:

  • Comment 75, posted at 18.02.10 14:48:11 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 72) : Probably as committed as Demas on defence… :lol:

  • Comment 76, posted at 18.02.10 14:48:52 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Nita (Comment 74) : well ill put it this way….. if Nonu wanted to moer me, steve would be the last guy id call

  • Comment 77, posted at 18.02.10 14:50:25 by Miguel Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 76) : I wonder if she will let him go on tour, maybe he will need to report to her every hour via facebook

  • Comment 78, posted at 18.02.10 14:51:49 by Miguel Reply
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  • @Nita (Comment 74) : He’s gonna get alot of stick from the boys, you don’t just hang your team out there for a girl who you drop a few days later…..Hog wash for brains the kid has.

  • Comment 79, posted at 18.02.10 14:52:47 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 79) : My sentiments exactly :smile:

  • Comment 80, posted at 18.02.10 14:56:14 by Nita Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 71) : :lol: but then would he be elligible to play :mrgreen:

  • Comment 81, posted at 18.02.10 14:57:53 by rekinek Reply
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  • this could be a good team builder for the sharks, everybody pull together and pick on steve :mrgreen: could be the first step

  • Comment 82, posted at 18.02.10 15:00:19 by willa Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 58) : if this is the case no wonder he got upset. :mrgreen: sacrificing his bok career to join Steve in France and what this Steve does – absolutely shocking :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    you people talk lots of nonsense. :lol:

  • Comment 83, posted at 18.02.10 15:01:17 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Miguel (Comment 78) : charlie is blogging whilst playing so I see no difficulty :mrgreen:

  • Comment 84, posted at 18.02.10 15:03:01 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 83) : What can we say…we love those stars, it’s an addiction, star fever (almost like gold fever, just not as rewarding) :lol:

  • Comment 85, posted at 18.02.10 15:04:05 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • His girlfriend doesn’t want to go to Durban with him so he anounces his retirement from ALL rugby?

    He really shouldn’t be playing for the Sharks. I mean, if his girlfriend can upset him that much imagine what Bakkies could do.

  • Comment 86, posted at 18.02.10 15:17:26 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Why didn`t you guys tell me Durban sucks this much? :lol:

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 85) : stars star if we can get star with talking alot of bul shit why not its the stars that count at the end

  • Comment 88, posted at 18.02.10 15:37:11 by Charmaine Reply

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  • From Supersport…

    Weekend fixtures, previews and predictions

    Friday

    Highlanders v Blues Dunedin 08.35

    The Highlanders have selected double try-scorer from last week, Michael Hobbs, into their starting lineup this time and will be hoping that they can start with the same flourish they finished with last week. The Blues though will be hoping that they can do for 80 minutes what they did for just 40 last week against the Hurricanes. Their coach Pat Lam has retained the same side from last week so they should be more settled, but they are playing away from home. This is a difficult one to call.

    Prediction: Blues by the narrowest of margins.

    Reds v Crusaders Brisbane 11.45

    The Reds pushed the Waratahs all the way last week before throwing it away in the last minutes. They are up against another good team in this match, and the Crusaders, along with the Bulls, were the most clinical side in the competition in the first round. The Reds may push them initially but it would be a surprise if the Crusaders did not win.

    Prediction: Crusaders by 7 to 15.

    Sharks v Vodacom Cheetahs Durban 6pm

    There is a lot to look for in this game, including the performance of Adrian Jacobs as an inside centre, a position many people felt he could not play when he was selected into the Springbok team in the No12 jersey late last year. Expect the Cheetahs to target his suspect defence, and there will also be a lot of focus on Ruan Pienaar in his return to flyhalf. He is not doing the goalkicking, so that aspect of the game won’t be impacting on his confidence. The big area of stress though for the Sharks will be the scrums, and here the return of John Smit to hooker speaks volumes for what the Sharks management think of their captain’s shift to tighthead when it comes to matches against formidable scrumming units. The humidity in Durban at this time of year usually gives the Sharks the edge and sheer bloody mindedness, something they had in plenty supply last week but very little else, should just see them home.

    Prediction: Sharks by 4 to 9.

    Auto & General Lions v The Chiefs, Coca Cola Park 8pm

    So who says the Chiefs always start slowly? They won last week in Durban in a game many did not expect them to, though it is also true that to a large extent the Sharks gifted them their win. They go to altitude this week to face a Lions team that was much improved in the second half than the first, so we should not completely write off the chances of Dick Muir’s men. However, you would fancy that the Lions’ unstructured approach might be tailored to the Chiefs, and they should be better this week than last after having their confidence boosted. My hunch says this might be quite a high scoring game, with the Chiefs winning.

    Prediction: Chiefs by 5 to 10.

    Saturday

    Hurricanes v Western Force Wellington 8.35am

    The Hurricanes started off their season with a good away win over the Blues, a match where they simply got better the longer it lasted. They are at home this week to a Western Force team that was poor against the Brumbies last week and showed that life without Matt Giteau is going to be tough for them. You shouldn’t have to think too hard about where to put your money.

    Prediction: Hurricanes by 10 to 17.

    Vodacom Bulls v Brumbies Loftus 5.05pm

    The Bulls were one of the most impressive teams in the competition last week, but then the Brumbies weren’t too bad in winning away in Perth. The Brumbies have Matt Giteau back in tow for the first time since his departure for the Force a couple of years back, and that will be a confidence booster, as will be the first appearance in their colours of Rocky Elsom. The Bulls will be relying on what they always rely on, forward momentum, to get them in front, and though the Brumbies have shocked them in Pretoria before, the smart money has to be on the champs – though not by much.

    Prediction: Bulls by 3 to 10.

    Vodacom Stormers v Waratahs Newlands 7.10pm

    The Stormers have made two changes, one injury enforced, with Wicus Blaauw sitting out and being replaced by JC Kritzinger, and Ricky Januarie in for Dewaldt Duvenage in what smacks of a horses for courses selection. The Waratahs also have a couple of changes, and problems in the second row could just see the Stormers enjoy an edge in the lineouts. The Waratahs weren’t as good as expected against the Reds, but then they do tend to struggle sometimes in the traditional Australian rugby derby. Another difficult one to call as the Stormers blew hot and cold last week – what we can say is that it will probably be close, because matches between these teams tend to be.

    Prediction: Stormers by less than 7.

  • Comment 89, posted at 18.02.10 15:37:26 by Charlie Reply

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  • Are u people getting your info from Voldy :roll: I dont want that bitch in my team.

  • Comment 90, posted at 18.02.10 15:38:32 by Jarson's (X + V) Reply
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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 87) : now how can you say durbs sucks i think you don’t know what you are talking about you’ve got the beach the girls and a lot of things to do in durbs or just maybe you don’t know what to do with your self and no pals to keep you busy :lol:

  • Comment 91, posted at 18.02.10 15:39:53 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 86) :
    gee she must be something or she found somebody else and decided to stay just where she is to much english and boer men if your story is true aahhhhh

  • Comment 92, posted at 18.02.10 15:44:21 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Miguel (Comment 71) : yes just maybe

  • Comment 93, posted at 18.02.10 15:46:05 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 58) :
    this story about f steyn how true is it because i really had good rugby feelings for him he made my day when he played he is a good guy no matter what his life is his own so don’t judge him poor thing :lol:

  • Comment 94, posted at 18.02.10 15:52:13 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 94) : Naah just pulling the boys’ leg, not sure about that story at all… :grin:

  • Comment 95, posted at 18.02.10 16:03:05 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 95) : well i think it was in some news paper but fs said the story is not true so i don’t know but he can play rugby no matter what

  • Comment 96, posted at 18.02.10 16:08:08 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 87) : well if you don’t like durbs go to pretoriaaaaa loftus maybe you will like them because i love durbs even if i don’t stay there had 21 years with durbs and nothing wrong with the people etc

  • Comment 97, posted at 18.02.10 16:12:20 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 91) : Phew relax I actually referred to Meyers` GF.

    But seriously I haven`t heard good things about Durban lately. Seems it`s about as safe as Jhb these days!

    I`m happy in the Magic MotherCity thank you very much. Don`t think Durban can compete, except hopefully with their rugby team hehehe

  • Comment 98, posted at 18.02.10 16:31:38 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • Save every penny we can 2 get jdv’s and buy frans steyn out of his french contract..just hope the bf loves dbn :-D

  • Comment 99, posted at 18.02.10 16:33:49 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 98) : I think every city has its up and down and are you from jhb then i don’t agree with you there to many high ways and by ways well the rugby team is another story sharks are great without the sharks in durbs then durbs is nothing really :cool:

  • Comment 100, posted at 18.02.10 16:41:58 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 99) : yes yes now we are talking so how about it ceo of sharks you know what the fans what for sharks so be a very good person and do as you are told aaahhhhhh :lol:

  • Comment 101, posted at 18.02.10 16:44:57 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 100) : All of us can drink to that… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 102, posted at 18.02.10 16:45:13 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 97) :
    OP has got a thing for Cape Town. He disses Durban at every opportunity, I cant really understand the support for the Durban based team.

  • Comment 103, posted at 18.02.10 16:47:27 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 103) : He’s jealous of the Durban curries…none of that in Cape Town… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 104, posted at 18.02.10 16:49:27 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 98) :
    Isn’t it you that got sacked at Newlands on your first visit and didnt want to go back?

  • Comment 105, posted at 18.02.10 16:49:56 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • WTF????????????

  • Comment 106, posted at 18.02.10 16:51:12 by billy Reply

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  • Forget Steve Meyer, give the contract to his girlfriend

  • Comment 107, posted at 18.02.10 16:52:40 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 105) : Sorry don`t know what you`re talking about there.

    Got tickets for the `Tahs vs Stormers saturday night!

    It would be better for the sharks if the stormers gets a home win. We don`t want the `Tahs to get points on the road as well!

    Lets Go Stormers!

  • Comment 108, posted at 18.02.10 16:58:48 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 102) :
    well got beer in the d fridge got to get it cold can’t wait for them to think about it i’m going to drink that beer because they just might take there time

  • Comment 109, posted at 18.02.10 17:00:34 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 104) :
    oh now i know where you stay c t well you must really be missing durbs because of there curries and bunny chows they are best in town and SA your shores are to cold to swim in and then the wind etc sorry tell me why go for sharks when you can shout for wp
    but thanks for the support it just shows sharks are good when they get going

  • Comment 110, posted at 18.02.10 17:05:08 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 108) :
    I must be mistaken, I thought it was you that mentioned you were robbed on your first visit to Newlands and werent to keen on going back because of the bad experience. It was when the discussion of the attaendance of the warm up games was going on.

  • Comment 111, posted at 18.02.10 17:11:24 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • :o fire the looser
    i think i commented to the wrong person it was for op
    sorry didn’t mean it to happen but op read it its for u my chap

  • Comment 112, posted at 18.02.10 17:18:04 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 112) : :lol: Happens to the best of us :mrgreen:

  • Comment 113, posted at 18.02.10 17:25:44 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • I think Steve will be good for us, but dropping the Sharks for a girl? No way man! This must question if he really will be commited to the Sharks 100%. Lets hope he comes right and sorts out his priorities.

  • Comment 114, posted at 18.02.10 17:39:19 by JJR Reply
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  • the guy can’t even make up his own mind about his OWN career? This GF story is just a ruse, i still think it’s the drugs!

  • Comment 115, posted at 18.02.10 18:06:46 by Megatron Reply

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  • Has anybody seen the players page on the Sharks website, our two new ex-Lions recruits seemed to think it was a grid iron photo shoot….hectic man, not even a hint of a smile….even old injury ridden Mostert managed a smile.

    They look very funny, the only guys not smiling :lol:

  • Comment 116, posted at 18.02.10 18:15:24 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Just heard about this, had to share it. Just heard English flyhalf Andy Goode has signed to play for the Super 14 for the Sharks. He will apparently join during the tour away. Anyone have anymore info on this? What is he like as a player?

  • Comment 117, posted at 18.02.10 19:35:41 by deanoelsch Reply

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  • @deanoelsch (Comment 117) : Just saw it too, seems old Straeuli has been on the phone these past few days….

  • Comment 118, posted at 18.02.10 19:39:41 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • :shock: Another “outsider” – sheesh, even I am starting to wonder what your youngsters have to do to be entrusted with the responsibility of wearing the Sharks jumper :?:

  • Comment 119, posted at 18.02.10 19:49:41 by diablo Reply

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  • :roll: :roll: :roll:

    What is the world coming to?

  • Comment 120, posted at 18.02.10 20:48:10 by McLovin Reply

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  • Surely the are plenty of fish in the Durbs sea. ;-)

  • Comment 121, posted at 18.02.10 20:55:06 by McLovin Reply

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  • @diablo (Comment 119) : i don’t know i’m asking that q and i think everybody is asking the same just maybe they have to buy the sharks top etc a blue bull steak and braai it just maybe they will c how good our youngster are aahhhh joke

  • Comment 122, posted at 18.02.10 20:56:05 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 120) : don’t know you tell me :razz:

  • Comment 123, posted at 18.02.10 20:57:03 by Charmaine Reply

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  • Why the hell doesn’t she want to live in Durbs nogal. It’s not Cape Town but heavens above at least he didn’t sign for Griquas. :mrgreen:

    Disclaimer: I’m assuming this is true. If not my sincerest apologies to the young lady.

  • Comment 124, posted at 18.02.10 20:59:40 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 123) : Where do I start? :smile:

  • Comment 125, posted at 18.02.10 21:00:35 by McLovin Reply

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  • I can’t say WE because I can’t speak for everyone.

    I CAN however speak for myself and could also do so at 25, I didn’t need my Daddy to hold my hand.

    I DON’T WANT HIM AS A SHARK!!!!!!!!!!

    Meyer go back to where you came from. Maybe there it is okay to chop and change your decisions as and when you please. For the Sharks I would prefer a player who is prepared to put the team 1st.

    Bye bye, watch that door doesn’t hit you on the arse.

  • Comment 126, posted at 18.02.10 21:03:31 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 126) : The youth of today. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 127, posted at 18.02.10 21:07:17 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 127) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 128, posted at 18.02.10 21:08:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Maybe the Sharks should sign his girlfriend instead.

  • Comment 129, posted at 18.02.10 21:08:59 by McLovin Reply

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  • Back in 15. Maybe longer. :grin:

  • Comment 130, posted at 18.02.10 21:11:15 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 129) :

    Will she work as a Flasher girl? Let me make some calls. :grin:

    He can still go play in France though. :razz: :oops:

  • Comment 131, posted at 18.02.10 21:11:54 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 130) :

    If you push to hard you get asteroids. :twisted: take your time.

  • Comment 132, posted at 18.02.10 21:12:54 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 125) : jus@McLovin (Comment 125) : got no idea just now you bring up this politics shit in and i’m no good with that only joking mc loving :grin:

  • Comment 133, posted at 18.02.10 21:13:16 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 129) : i was talking earlier on maybe they should make a girls shark team and then import her what do you say

  • Comment 134, posted at 18.02.10 21:15:37 by Charmaine Reply

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  • well i’m making it a night everybody go sharks get the cheetahs ssss big score buy sweet dreams

  • Comment 135, posted at 18.02.10 21:16:50 by Charmaine Reply

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  • @Charmaine (Comment 135) :

    Night.

    I need to get outta here as well early day up for a long drive tomorrow. :oops:

  • Comment 136, posted at 18.02.10 21:18:46 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 132) : Look what happened to Elvis. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 137, posted at 18.02.10 22:01:25 by McLovin Reply

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  • Stevie you a-hole. Make like a tree and leave!! Why would you retire from ALL rugby if your gf does’nt want to stay in ND? So what happened to you on Valentinesday?

  • Comment 138, posted at 18.02.10 22:21:44 by JustPlainSHARK Reply

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  • JPS
    No need to attack him like that!
    :evil:
    And the personal insults is just not on imo.

  • Comment 139, posted at 18.02.10 22:26:23 by wpw Reply
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  • Imho, i think steve should be given another chance, he made an error of judgement, emotions can be powerful things, i would expect him to apologise to the squad at least, but i think we should take him back, like i said before, he is not just a rugby player, he is a man, and ai, a woman can do strange things to a guys thinking

  • Comment 140, posted at 18.02.10 22:38:04 by war1 Reply
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  • I agree with war1.
    None of us are perfect and if he wants to come back you guys should give him a break…

  • Comment 141, posted at 18.02.10 22:45:25 by wpw Reply
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  • Who would want to be with someone like that, that makes you give up wearing the Sharks jersey in a super 14 match. I bet a couple of his teammates wouldn’t just tease him, they’d be pretty pissed that he would do that.

    I don’t think I can ever like this guy if this is true.

  • Comment 142, posted at 19.02.10 00:30:32 by Letgo Reply
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  • give the guy a chance….true he made a mistake but its the old saying that we all do fuck up now and then!! no need to make personal insults and at the same time no need to be narrow minded about steve and the subject of his retirement! maybe he made the decission due to his girlfriend, but shit he probably loves her then!! miguel do you have anything else to do in life than slate people…and thats to the rest of the people that go about slating as well! sharks arent doing that great…which i hate!!!! they only won their first match the other day…i mean come on, wheres the sharks that we love!! heres the sign we need a miracle and maybe meyers that miracle!! i’ve seen him play and i rate him highly! give the guy a chance…we all deserve second chances. and instead of slating an ex shark player and durban boy rather help the guy. i understand people are upset but we are sharks, we gotta help each other out intimes of need!! so to steve, i hope you come back to the sharks and help us out and give it everything you got mate!! :smile:

  • Comment 143, posted at 23.03.10 09:20:02 by shark9227 Reply

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  • @shark9227 (Comment 143) :

    Is that you Steve?? :mrgreen: :lol:

    Nah, seriously though… I agree with you sharks9227

    The Sharks could do a lot worse than give him another chance!!

  • Comment 144, posted at 23.03.10 09:27:14 by wpw Reply
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  • @shark9227 (Comment 143) : hi and welcome to the site.

    I realise you feel strongly about this issue, but maybe getting to know some of the other posters a bit better before diving straight in would be a more sensible approach? This is an emotive issue for all of us and we all care very deeply for the Sharks (especially wpw!)

  • Comment 145, posted at 23.03.10 09:31:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 145) : :smile: ;-)

  • Comment 146, posted at 23.03.10 09:35:58 by Chaz Reply

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  • @Chaz (Comment 146) : apropos of? :)

  • Comment 147, posted at 23.03.10 09:36:49 by robdylan Reply
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  • hi :smile: i understand and i will! but ya all i want is to see us do well! and we need solutions!!

  • Comment 148, posted at 23.03.10 09:38:14 by shark9227 Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 147) :
    ((apropos of)) :?: explain that word for me please :oops: :oops:

  • Comment 149, posted at 23.03.10 09:41:34 by Chaz Reply

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  • @shark9227 (Comment 148) : agree, dude. Agree.

    Hey, I just sent you an email… would be great if you could respond. We have a small but exclusive club here which you may be eligible to join :)

  • Comment 150, posted at 23.03.10 09:42:29 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Chaz (Comment 149) : I was just wondering what prompted the smilies :)

  • Comment 151, posted at 23.03.10 09:42:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • @shark9227 (Comment 148) :

    Welcome bru!! :cool:

  • Comment 152, posted at 23.03.10 09:45:03 by wpw Reply
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  • :oops: just glad we can comments 2 days made me lazy like week-ends but sunday and p holidays nobody on the sharks world :cry: and very lonely :oops:

  • Comment 153, posted at 23.03.10 09:46:03 by Chaz Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 150) :

    Rob, please don’t stalk the new guy!!! :roll:

  • Comment 154, posted at 23.03.10 09:46:40 by wpw Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 151) : and you know me love to smile hey :smile: :smile: ;-)

  • Comment 155, posted at 23.03.10 09:46:43 by Chaz Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 151) : Rob what happened to my pen and paper :?: :smile:

  • Comment 156, posted at 23.03.10 09:50:37 by Chaz Reply

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  • haha no worries wpw:)if i can say all i want this year is to see the bulls not win!!

  • Comment 157, posted at 23.03.10 09:52:37 by shark9227 Reply

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  • @shark9227 (Comment 157) : :mrgreen: :lol: ;-)

  • Comment 158, posted at 23.03.10 09:53:38 by Chaz Reply

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  • till later back in 10min

  • Comment 159, posted at 23.03.10 09:56:39 by Chaz Reply

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  • talk about flogging a dead horse.

    What’s happening with this story anyways? Seems it was just a rumor, hence the Sharks trying to get Butch back and sorting Goode’s work permit.

  • Comment 160, posted at 23.03.10 10:19:21 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 160) : who knows. It certainly has gone very quiet…

  • Comment 161, posted at 23.03.10 10:22:08 by robdylan Reply
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