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Meyer’s season may be over


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Original Content, Sharks on 4 Aug 2010 at 08:33
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A report on a popular website seems to suggest that Sharks flyhalf Steve Meyer will require surgery to repair the knee ligament injury he sustained against the Cheetahs this weekend.

While I would take this news as far from confirmed, since the journalist involved (Christo Buchner) has got things horribly wrong in the past, the general outlook for Meyer probably isn’t great and even if he isn’t out for the entire season, I guess it’s quite unlikely he’ll play again in the near future. We’ll try to get hold of the player ourselves to confirm this story and let you know the outcome.

While I feel the term “crisis” tends to be thrown around far too easily every time there’s an injury or two in the Sharks camp, you really do have to feel for John Plumtree and his staff, who simply can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to finding a regular flyhalf. Ruan Pienaar, of course, has also been ruled out of any further involvement with the Sharks due to a shoulder injury that will take around 6 weeks to heal; he’ll have joined Ulster in Ireland long before the rehabilitation is complete.

As we reported yesterday, all the signs seem to point to Pat Lambie having greatness thrust upon him, as he looks set to be named at pivot against the Lions. An extended period of unavailability for Meyer will mean that Lambie will no doubt become the incumbent flyhalf, leaving a hole at inside centre that somebody will need to step up and fill. A huge amount, of course, will rest on how well Lambie performs on Saturday against another highly-rated 19-year-old, the Lions’ Elton Jantjes.

With Meyer gone, though, the Sharks are once again left scratching their heads when it comes to experienced flyhalf cover in the squad. Hopes will be high that Andre Pretorius will recover sufficiently to play some sort of role, since Monty Dumond’s form against the lowly Pumas raised cause for concern. The talented under 21 duo of Willie du Plessis and Guy Cronje must also surely come into the reckoning.



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  • Ag nee

  • Comment 1, posted at 04.08.10 08:40:02 by Clayton(PJLD) Reply
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  • Please not Pretorius, leave Lambie there for the rest of the season, get Dries in at 12 and maybe blood a new 13. If Lambie plays 10 for the rest of the season, and pulls it off, play him next year as well…..COM’ON LAMBIE!!!!!

  • Comment 2, posted at 04.08.10 08:40:47 by Tintin Reply

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  • I really feel for Meyer here..

  • Comment 3, posted at 04.08.10 08:42:01 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Buddy just boarded a plane with Lambie, said his arm looks like it got driven over by a truck.

  • Comment 4, posted at 04.08.10 08:42:36 by Clayton(PJLD) Reply
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  • @Tintin (Comment 2) : Good point.

    We can then move JLP to inside centre, and between the two of them, the Sharks should be fine..

    The questions is though, would JLP want to play inside centre?

  • Comment 5, posted at 04.08.10 08:43:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Clayton(PJLD) (Comment 4) : That does not sound too good.. :o

  • Comment 6, posted at 04.08.10 08:51:26 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Clayton(PJLD) (Comment 4) : :sad: …or someone that looks like Lambie…(fingers crossed)

  • Comment 7, posted at 04.08.10 08:56:44 by Letgo Reply
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  • Tough break Steve. :sad:

    The recent run of luck for Sharks flyhalves is scary.

  • Comment 8, posted at 04.08.10 09:04:08 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Clayton(PJLD) (Comment 4) : where is this plane heading to?

    If we’ve lost Pat as well, our season is over.

  • Comment 9, posted at 04.08.10 09:04:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 8) : I tell you, that jersey is cursed

  • Comment 10, posted at 04.08.10 09:05:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • What’s Honiball doing these days? If he’s still farming up in Greytown he should be fit enough to help his old pals out in the CC this year :mrgreen:

  • Comment 11, posted at 04.08.10 09:10:44 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : We’ll just have to bring in the youngsters then… you never know what a new guy will produce…that’s what you call optimism. :smile:

  • Comment 12, posted at 04.08.10 09:10:44 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 12) : One word… Plumtree

  • Comment 13, posted at 04.08.10 09:12:46 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 10) : I was just about to say that

  • Comment 14, posted at 04.08.10 09:14:16 by lostfish Reply
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  • @Clayton(PJLD) (Comment 4) : Today is the 4th of August, not the 1st of April…you better not be playing games here, this is a very serious matter…

    So this “buddy” of yours, how much rugby does he watch? Did he really see Lambie, or did he just see a guy with curly hair, who recently got run over by a truck and couldn’t tell the difference?

  • Comment 15, posted at 04.08.10 09:14:54 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 12) : But I do like your optimism.. lets hope we can build up enough of it so it filters into the coaching staff..

  • Comment 16, posted at 04.08.10 09:14:55 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 15) : Haha!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 17, posted at 04.08.10 09:15:27 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 13) : That almost feels like two “WORDS” Plum – Tree :grin:

  • Comment 18, posted at 04.08.10 09:15:56 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 18) : Good point..

    But you know what Im getting at, Im sure I dont have to explain..

  • Comment 19, posted at 04.08.10 09:18:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 15) : Maybe it’s Fransie Steyn…

  • Comment 20, posted at 04.08.10 09:24:16 by Charlie Reply

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  • Bad luck for meyer.awesome opportunity for guy cronje i hope plumtree gives him a shot.he played well against free state under 21. And he can play 12 also!! Theres nothing like our local lads.super talented when given a chance.i think in 2seasons time if they not playing currie cup.lions are gonna snap them up.and believe me you the sharks boys will get a hiding.from the cronje brothers

  • Comment 21, posted at 04.08.10 09:25:33 by Poisy Reply
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  • Bad luck for meyer.awesome opportunity for guy cronje i hope plumtree gives him a shot.he played well against free state under 21. And he can play 12 also!! Theres nothing like our local lads.super talented when given a chance.i think in 2seasons time if they not playing currie cup.lions are gonna snap them up.and believe me you the sharks boys will get a hiding.from the cronje brothers!

  • Comment 22, posted at 04.08.10 09:26:17 by Poisy Reply
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  • if I were lambie I would beg to stay at 15 or 12 – this 10 is jinxed. :roll:

  • Comment 23, posted at 04.08.10 09:34:23 by rekinek (Go Klose!) Reply
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  • @rekinek (Go Klose!) (Comment 23) : Haha. I wouldnt want to play 10 either!! I like my knees and ligaments as they are thank you very much!

  • Comment 24, posted at 04.08.10 09:36:40 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 24) : Hey.. look at that.. I’ve got 4 stars.. Woo hoo!!

  • Comment 25, posted at 04.08.10 09:40:46 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 25) : congrats :cool:

  • Comment 26, posted at 04.08.10 09:45:28 by rekinek (Go Klose!) Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 25) : woohoo

  • Comment 27, posted at 04.08.10 09:55:31 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 25) : @robdylan (Comment 27) : Getting from 4 to 5 stars isn’t easy. I started on 4 when the system came in and still a long way off 5

  • Comment 28, posted at 04.08.10 10:20:49 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 19) : I know, I’m just kidding around, one needs to kid when news like this arrives, otherwise one might :cry::grin:

  • Comment 29, posted at 04.08.10 10:22:04 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 28) : how long does it take to go from 3 to 4?

  • Comment 30, posted at 04.08.10 10:22:58 by Letgo Reply
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  • Hmmm what about throwing rory kockett into that position…what would the outcome be of trying that seeing as scrumhalf is out of the question barring an injury…

  • Comment 31, posted at 04.08.10 10:23:43 by shaniboi Reply

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  • @shaniboi (Comment 31) : The backline will not get any ball.. thats what would happen!!

  • Comment 32, posted at 04.08.10 10:25:01 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 30) : Its from 5000 points to 10000 points..

    Thats a 1000 comments.. lol

  • Comment 33, posted at 04.08.10 10:25:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 28) : 5 stars is at 25000 hey? Jeez thats going to take me at least 2 months.. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 34, posted at 04.08.10 10:26:19 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 34) :

    Rich

    Is that why you’ve just made 3 comments in a row??

    Trying hard to make it count…lmao :lol:

  • Comment 35, posted at 04.08.10 10:31:05 by wpw Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 33) : A 1000 comments…let’s see, we’ll work on an average of 20 a day. So it should take me about 50 days.

  • Comment 36, posted at 04.08.10 10:31:47 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 36) : …or maybe I should just post 10 articles…hmmmm :grin:

  • Comment 37, posted at 04.08.10 10:33:43 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 34) : If you lucky or very unproductive. I don’t mind if it takes me years to get there at least it means I’m doing some work. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 38, posted at 04.08.10 10:34:45 by Pokkel Reply
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  • So I guess we’ll have to wait until Friday afternoon for the Sharks team…. :sad:

  • Comment 39, posted at 04.08.10 10:35:10 by Letgo Reply
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  • Its going to take me a while to get to the next level, I’m just trying to get my daily average up..

    I need to make 25 comments a day so that I can get there before the end of the year..

  • Comment 40, posted at 04.08.10 10:36:21 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • I’m thinking of introducing loyalty bonuses… what do you guys think?

  • Comment 41, posted at 04.08.10 10:36:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Tintin (Comment 2) : I agree, I don’t ever want to see Pretorius in a Sharks jersey…I hoping for an injury to prevent that, it won’t be too big of a surprise.

  • Comment 42, posted at 04.08.10 10:37:10 by Letgo Reply
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  • Why Friday afternoon Letgo? It should be out tomorrow sometime..

    I heard a little birdie say Bismarck might be back this weekend..

  • Comment 43, posted at 04.08.10 10:37:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 41) : What would that entail?

  • Comment 44, posted at 04.08.10 10:38:38 by Letgo Reply
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  • How would the loyalty bonuses work Rob?

    As soon as you start dishing out extra points, you might have to look at getting a few extra level in as well.. Just to keep it interesting..

  • Comment 45, posted at 04.08.10 10:39:08 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Maybe start from waterboy, or sideline ball boy..

  • Comment 46, posted at 04.08.10 10:40:07 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • What about a monthly bonus for whoever gained the most points in a month?

    And make little comps for comment of the month and jorrie comment of the month.. Lol!

  • Comment 47, posted at 04.08.10 10:42:21 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • so the thinking is you would get a monthly bonus of a few hundred points, or something… applied retrospectively, of course.

    Rich, the higher levels are stupidly hard to get… even a guy like Claytie who has been with us from the start doesn’t even has his platinum star yet.

  • Comment 48, posted at 04.08.10 10:43:05 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 43) : Because sometimes I’m not that positive. Sometimes I’m negative verging on sarcasm…I just hate waiting for the team to be anounced, especially when I have no idea what Plum will do next… :x

  • Comment 49, posted at 04.08.10 10:43:39 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 47) : I think comment of the month or week would be a good idea, but how would you determine this?

  • Comment 50, posted at 04.08.10 10:46:30 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 50) : I guess users could nominate comments and the administrators could select the one they liked the most. Or just pick the one nominated by the most users.

    How does that sound Rob?

  • Comment 51, posted at 04.08.10 10:48:20 by Letgo Reply
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  • That’s why I say add a few in between levels.. Coz when it is near impossible, people will lose interest in getting there..

    You know what they say about making reacahble goals.. Hehe..

    Its just a thought, I put it out there..

  • Comment 52, posted at 04.08.10 10:48:29 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • give Guy Cronje a go at 10 and leave lambie at 12! 2 live wires playing along side each other could end up being a deadly combination!

    :mrgreen:

  • Comment 53, posted at 04.08.10 10:49:36 by richzed Reply

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  • @richzed (Comment 53) : The Cronje brothers has not impressed me as much as they have others… :|

  • Comment 54, posted at 04.08.10 10:58:57 by Letgo Reply
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  • I would play Pat until Andre is fully ready. When andre is ready we move pat back to inside. On the bench i would put guy as my 3rd choice fly. Dumond is more of a fullback anyway, and his form is too inconsistant for my liking, but he can do a very good job on his day. There is no need to panic!!!! We are sorted.

  • Comment 55, posted at 04.08.10 11:08:32 by JJR Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 54) : it is all about confidence at the end of the day. the more confidence one has the better one plays! give him a go, it certainly cant get worse than it already is with our flyhalf situation!! ;-)

  • Comment 56, posted at 04.08.10 11:09:50 by richzed Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 47) :

    I’ll prolly regularly win Jorrie comment of the month! :oops: :roll:

  • Comment 57, posted at 04.08.10 11:10:18 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 57) : I reckon you will face stiff opposition from me if my month continues as it started!! lol..

  • Comment 58, posted at 04.08.10 11:19:44 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @richzed (Comment 56) : I quite agree with this. Guy at 10 Pat at 12.

  • Comment 59, posted at 04.08.10 11:24:47 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 42) : “I hoping for an injury to prevent that, it won’t be too big of a surprise.” You are a princess.

  • Comment 60, posted at 04.08.10 11:29:15 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 58) :

    Please refresh my memory!!

  • Comment 61, posted at 04.08.10 11:37:37 by wpw Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 7) : where was lambie on a plane to? why is he running around before a game? is he having secret meetings with other clubs? oh the conspiacies.

  • Comment 62, posted at 04.08.10 11:38:51 by try time Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 61) : Commenting on Robs Shark ratings:

    “I didnt watch the game at all, but your ratings seem fair”

    Jorrie moment of note!

  • Comment 63, posted at 04.08.10 11:40:52 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 63) : :lol:

  • Comment 64, posted at 04.08.10 11:43:14 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Baldrick (Comment 60) : Why? :???:

  • Comment 65, posted at 04.08.10 11:44:38 by Letgo Reply
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  • @SharksRTB (Comment 59) : it is worth a try i thinks! maybe all Guy needs is to play along side a player like Lambie to bring the best out of him!!

  • Comment 66, posted at 04.08.10 11:50:56 by richzed Reply

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  • It seems like Lambie will definitely play 10 and Swannie may be in the match 22. Bissie and Jannie looks to be ready to play again and Andre Pretorius will be ready in three more weeks….

  • Comment 67, posted at 04.08.10 11:51:17 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 42) : hahaha knowing his luck it might just happen when he starts his first contact training session and he will be out for a month! but then again, if he plays he could be a revelation for us!

  • Comment 68, posted at 04.08.10 11:52:54 by richzed Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 67) : You seem pretty sure about the above info..

    Do you have a source.. lol :mrgreen:

  • Comment 69, posted at 04.08.10 11:54:06 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Did you guys hear that the Ebersohn brothers have confirmed their signing with the Cheetahs for another year?

  • Comment 70, posted at 04.08.10 11:54:41 by CS Reply

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  • … and that Meyer Bosman has confirmed his signing with the Sharks.

  • Comment 71, posted at 04.08.10 11:55:43 by CS Reply

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  • So with both JPL and Bosman in our ranks, I reckon Lambie can continue his development back at Fullback for next year’s Super 15. He can stand in at Flyhalf for the CC, where the tempo and physicality are slightly lower… but I reckon we’ll be well covered at 10 & 12 in the Super 15.

  • Comment 72, posted at 04.08.10 11:58:02 by CS Reply

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  • what happens next week on this site when lambie plays a blinder at 10 against the lions? i am really looking forward to this weekend. we have two possible future star flyhalves against eachother. hopefully jano doesn’t do a rory like he has been recently instead gets clean ball to elton so we can compare the two flyhalves. jlp is going to be centre next year.

  • Comment 73, posted at 04.08.10 12:17:46 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 73) : Yip, I think JLP will play center, and Bosman will cover 10/12 from the bench, you need a quality player like him covering important positions like that.

  • Comment 74, posted at 04.08.10 12:27:27 by Letgo Reply
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  • I promise to write an article about Meyer Bosman and the Ebersohns later. Just need to take my son to a doctor’s appointment

  • Comment 75, posted at 04.08.10 12:28:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 74) : yes, agree you need a quality player. Who do you have in mind? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 76, posted at 04.08.10 12:30:23 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 74) : my only concern is who is going to cover charl. funny to think 3 years ago everyone was feeling sorry for charl, now he has risen to the top of the pile in the team. this is a good example for other shark youngsters. monty especially could learn something here.

  • Comment 77, posted at 04.08.10 12:33:49 by try time Reply

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  • my dream s15 team for 2011
    15 stefan (i know guys, but he has improved a lot since playing centre and he is solid under the high ball)
    14 mvovo
    13 adi
    12 jlp
    11 mapoe/jp (depends who is on form at the time)
    10 pat
    9 sarel pretorious
    8 ryan
    7 deysel
    6 botes/alberts (opposition dependent)
    5 Hargreaves
    4 Sykes
    3-1 john/jannie/beast/bis/burden (these guys will all get moved around)

  • Comment 78, posted at 04.08.10 12:40:12 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 78) : A good team… no room for Keagan Daniels and Charl McCloed?

    Remember John is gone (I assume?)

  • Comment 79, posted at 04.08.10 12:56:57 by CS Reply

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  • @CS (Comment 79) : nah john is here til the world cup. charl is replacement, he doesn’t offer enough for super rugby. keegan has been proven to be a liability against teams with strong packs. he will be on my bench for impact play later in the game.

  • Comment 80, posted at 04.08.10 13:01:51 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 80) : Fair enough… It would be nice if Kockett could get his head right before then.

    I was also considering Lambie at Fullback, considering that Terblanche probably won’t be here for the Super 15. I would then put JPL at Flyhalf and Bosman at Centre (with Lambie covering their positions in case of injury)

  • Comment 81, posted at 04.08.10 13:08:36 by CS Reply

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  • Yep, its confirmed that Steve is out and it is a pity for the player, I like the thought of Lambie, but ideally would’ve wanted to see Meyer complete a season in the position, looking forward however to next season having JLP and Meyer Bosman available to us, plus, yes the youngsters already mentioned – Cronje is a prodigy himself, I am quitely confident and wish Steve a speedy recovery… Andre Pretorius is still 3 weeks away and I think should not be considered, lets use players with a future…

  • Comment 82, posted at 04.08.10 13:11:24 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • My how things have changed in just a few weeks… amazing what a couple of decent signings can do to the look of a team.

  • Comment 83, posted at 04.08.10 13:11:53 by CS Reply

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  • @CS (Comment 81) : agree on kockett, he has so so much skill, but he refuses to be a team player.
    ludik is definitely next in line at fullback, but stefan has the edge when it comes to cover at the back.

    lambie wants to be in the back line and this makes him a liability at 15, as he often leaves the back vulnerable and if mvovo and mapoe are on the field it could spell trouble. lambie is going to do well at 10. i have this little feeling.

  • Comment 84, posted at 04.08.10 13:18:08 by try time Reply

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  • @CS (Comment 83) : and a couple of injuries

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  • I wonder at whose expense is pretoors recovering

  • Comment 86, posted at 04.08.10 13:19:29 by shaniboi Reply

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  • the best news is the backline that plays in this years cc is 90% of the starting backline for next year. this means we can get our combinations right and the players can work off eachother so they have confidence next year.

  • Comment 87, posted at 04.08.10 13:21:34 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 78) : ;-)

  • Comment 88, posted at 04.08.10 13:23:53 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 65) : Who wishes injuries on anyone? Sociopathic behaviour that…

  • Comment 89, posted at 04.08.10 13:27:13 by Baldrick Reply

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  • Nice too see the sharks buying in good talent…those coffers must be steaming with cash…wonder who will be next before next year…who knows maybe the french man makes a return

  • Comment 90, posted at 04.08.10 13:28:16 by shaniboi Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 84) : True, he likes to do a lot of clearing at the rucks too… he’s obviously very keen, but I think this is a weakness in his game, because as you say, it leaves the back exposed, especially if he’s at Fullback. But hopefully this is something that a strict instruction from his coach can sort out.

  • Comment 91, posted at 04.08.10 13:34:14 by CS Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 89) : Even more so that she doesn’t see anything wrong with that :mrgreen:

  • Comment 92, posted at 04.08.10 13:35:42 by CS Reply

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  • @CS (Comment 92) : True, that’s the scariest part :oops:

  • Comment 93, posted at 04.08.10 13:47:34 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 93) : wassup balldrick. you haven’t spoken rugby for a while. you only come on to moan at people. :lol:

  • Comment 94, posted at 04.08.10 13:51:35 by try time Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 93) : who would you like to see in the team when the dust settles?

  • Comment 95, posted at 04.08.10 13:52:58 by try time Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 10) : andre pretorius almost fit for action in about a week,we musnt put this guy down he could surprise us all!

  • Comment 96, posted at 04.08.10 13:57:34 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 42) : have you ever watched him play ,IF you had you would never wish bad of him ,this guy has more rugby acumen in his middle finger than most on this site!!!

  • Comment 97, posted at 04.08.10 14:01:28 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 94) : wassup black boot guy??

  • Comment 98, posted at 04.08.10 14:03:28 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 96) : @ruggabugga (Comment 97) :

    You’re kidding right?? :roll:

    If not, are you related to him from your mom or dad’s side? :twisted:

  • Comment 99, posted at 04.08.10 14:03:52 by wpw Reply
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  • @Clayton(PJLD) (Comment 4) : i hope you are nt JIXING us now that would very bad news if true :evil:

    come on Lambie :mrgreen:

  • Comment 100, posted at 04.08.10 14:05:34 by chaz Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 99) : bald dude sucking pinky ,”what you mean are you kidding right??”

  • Comment 101, posted at 04.08.10 14:07:27 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 97) : he can’t even kick for the post he is bad news he should of stayed with the Snoils please Lambie etc kicks better than old Pretoors :evil:

  • Comment 102, posted at 04.08.10 14:07:34 by chaz Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : he shouldn’t be on the plane his game is in durbs and with the guys on the field so i hope this is just a joke and its all on us as sharks :roll:

  • Comment 103, posted at 04.08.10 14:09:48 by chaz Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 94) : True, I moaned at all the negativity and see what happened, the sharks won last week. As I predicted and as I warned all the doomsday prophets about.

    And my 100% Superbru prediction paid off! I bet all those people who said the sharks were going to lose are really upset with their uperbru standing now!!!

    I just hate hearing whinging for no reason than a person believes they are a better coach than a real coach. If they were, why aren’t they coaching?

  • Comment 104, posted at 04.08.10 14:10:02 by Baldrick Reply

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  • Sorry Meyer thats just nt good news just got in on the game and off you go again injured :cry:

  • Comment 105, posted at 04.08.10 14:11:11 by chaz Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 102) : where did you get this from ,his age and injury prone are his only archiles,he is looking good at practice!

  • Comment 106, posted at 04.08.10 14:12:26 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 89) : Yeah, I become a sociopath :twisted: when his name is mentioned in relation to any team that I wish to do well. I will be relieved if in three weeks from now it is revealed that Pretorius will not be available to play for the Sharks…it doesn’t have to be with an injury, but that is the more likely of my options. :smile:

  • Comment 107, posted at 04.08.10 14:13:07 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Baldrick (Comment 104) : hear hear!!!

  • Comment 108, posted at 04.08.10 14:13:46 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 107) : it is your prerogative,but he never lets a team down while playing,if you think so please give examples!

  • Comment 109, posted at 04.08.10 14:16:41 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 106) : well i hope so for us as Sharks supporters just don’t like the guy so i hopeu are right :lol:

  • Comment 110, posted at 04.08.10 14:17:38 by chaz Reply

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  • @CS (Comment 92) : @Baldrick (Comment 93) : Can you recommend a good psychologist? ;-) :grin:

  • Comment 111, posted at 04.08.10 14:18:03 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 111) : never needed one.

  • Comment 112, posted at 04.08.10 14:19:58 by Baldrick Reply

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  • I think lambie was off to receive the player of the month award

  • Comment 113, posted at 04.08.10 14:20:30 by willa Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 110) : i think i sort of know what you mean ,ie there are certain peole one might dislike immensly,for no specific reason at all,im like that with the bulle and there fans !!haha!

  • Comment 114, posted at 04.08.10 14:20:46 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 111) : your local church should be of help :lol:

  • Comment 115, posted at 04.08.10 14:23:23 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 109) : It’s not like I have a notebook with all the blunders that Pretorius made to cost his team a victory…I think that would be really psychopathic…but mark my words, you will experience it first hand if he plays a game for the Sharks.

  • Comment 116, posted at 04.08.10 14:24:53 by Letgo Reply
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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 115) : copious amounts of alcohol and even a tic pipe could help.

  • Comment 117, posted at 04.08.10 14:25:11 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 114) : i’m with you with that all the way bulls and their fans eish just bad news always right an d play dirty they didn’t do anything and if they loose well doen’t hear from them either :grin:

  • Comment 118, posted at 04.08.10 14:25:37 by chaz Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 104) : valid point. but better to ignore the negativity than give it life. so when all the injured are back and the money grabbers left, what is your team of choice?

  • Comment 119, posted at 04.08.10 14:26:49 by try time Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 114) : I dislike him for a very distinct reason…he’s not really that good and people can’t seem to see it. I like him when he plays for teams I don’t care about.

  • Comment 120, posted at 04.08.10 14:28:05 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 116) : experience what??

  • Comment 121, posted at 04.08.10 14:29:34 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 118) : true!

  • Comment 122, posted at 04.08.10 14:30:20 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 121) : the feeling ofnt wanting him on the team unless him picked up big time :lol:

  • Comment 123, posted at 04.08.10 14:31:13 by chaz Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 115) : @Baldrick (Comment 117) : Don’t you think my behavior requires the help of a prefesional??? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 124, posted at 04.08.10 14:31:17 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 124) : :smile: ;-)

  • Comment 125, posted at 04.08.10 14:33:15 by chaz Reply

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  • Petoors can be a great player and he’s had some really good games for the Lions and the Boks….his biggest problem was that he played very poorly once outside the borders of SA and sometimes even outside of Gauteng. I wouldn’t have minded Petoors 5 years ago but at 31 he could just stand in the way of a youngster(read Lambie) to develop into the great player he can be.

  • Comment 126, posted at 04.08.10 14:33:39 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 120) : really??? lets just agree to disagree !you dont surely get 30 bok caps for being”not really that good”

  • Comment 127, posted at 04.08.10 14:34:47 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 126) : thank you :mrgreen: he was a good player at his time ;-) just like some of our player getting to old for the game and then the young guys don’t get a chance :lol:

  • Comment 128, posted at 04.08.10 14:35:58 by chaz Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 121) : How Pretorius lets a team down…

  • Comment 129, posted at 04.08.10 14:36:15 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 124) : “”prefesional”" speller mabye haha!

  • Comment 130, posted at 04.08.10 14:38:14 by ruggabugga Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 127) : but his time has come ;-) and gone its time to get his pension and take the family away and time for our babys to mature :mrgreen:

  • Comment 131, posted at 04.08.10 14:38:24 by chaz Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 119) : You mean out of everyone who is currently a contracted player but aside from those like Steve who is olut for the season?

  • Comment 132, posted at 04.08.10 14:38:25 by Baldrick Reply

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  • What i don’t get Lambie has played great games for our Sharks and has come through for goodnesssake why go and put old troosie in
    his place is behond me really when last did he play a good game i can’t even remember and then to let our Lambie out thats is nt good :evil:
    plumpie must even go do that road at all if i was Lambie i go with my boxing golves and gv him my piece of mind :evil:

  • Comment 133, posted at 04.08.10 14:43:29 by chaz Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 133) : If I wrote like that, I’d have to stop drinking.

    WTF did you just say?

  • Comment 134, posted at 04.08.10 14:47:50 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 134) : just like i said don’t choose old Pretoors over Lambie

  • Comment 135, posted at 04.08.10 14:49:46 by chaz Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 127) : At fly half in South Africa you could get 50 caps and be absolutely useless….but yes, we disagree, I agree.

  • Comment 136, posted at 04.08.10 14:50:37 by Letgo Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 119) :

    15, Ludik
    14, Lwazi
    13. Strauss (With Stef on in 2nd half)
    12. Swannie
    11. JP
    10. Lambie
    9. Charl
    8. Alberts (Kanko)
    7. Deysel
    6. Botes (Keegan)
    5. Ali (Skeate)
    4. Sykes
    3. Smit – For his captaincy (Jannie)
    2. Bissy (Smit)
    1. Beast

  • Comment 137, posted at 04.08.10 14:51:18 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 132) : yeah and those leaving. pointless having them disrupt development.

  • Comment 138, posted at 04.08.10 14:51:57 by try time Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 135) : why didn’t you say it like that first time? ;-)

  • Comment 139, posted at 04.08.10 14:53:36 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 134) : eish sonder wyn sal ek nie kan nie
    :cry: ;-)

  • Comment 140, posted at 04.08.10 14:54:29 by chaz Reply

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  • @ruggabugga (Comment 130) : But I have you for that, now don’t I?

  • Comment 141, posted at 04.08.10 14:54:40 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Baldrick (Comment 137) : no adi? and after swannie’s inabilty to find gaps you prefer him. other than those i agree. pleased with skeate on the bench. he never impressed me on saturday.

  • Comment 142, posted at 04.08.10 14:54:55 by try time Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 134) : :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 143, posted at 04.08.10 14:54:59 by Greg Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 138) : I don’t really back stef’s captaincy. Of course, it would mean people like Burden and Pat Cilliers losing out but they will have their time.

    I also don’t really rate that midfield combo, but struggle to think of a better one to be honest.

  • Comment 144, posted at 04.08.10 14:55:31 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 139) : :roll: u must read and read again :lol: ok won’t make it so long anymore :mrgreen:

  • Comment 145, posted at 04.08.10 14:56:16 by chaz Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 142) : oh sorry i did say take injured players out. i should have said all contracted players including injureds excluding leavers.

  • Comment 146, posted at 04.08.10 14:56:53 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 142) : Forgot about Adi. OK, him at 12 and Swannie/Strauss at 13. I thought Struass was good when he came on this weekend, but I don’t believe he’s really the answer.

    The other option is Stef at 15 and Ludik at 13. But then we start this merry-go-round with player positions.

    Although fortunately in Lambie’s case, it appears he’s keen to do the job and give it a go.

  • Comment 147, posted at 04.08.10 14:57:46 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 137) : Decent enough side. Good advert for the academy :mrgreen:

  • Comment 148, posted at 04.08.10 14:59:15 by Greg Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 146) : I’m not choosing another team ….

  • Comment 149, posted at 04.08.10 15:00:19 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 144) : sad fact is he has a better captaincy record than the other contenders. i feel the captaincy badge makes him play better. he makes fewer stupid decisions and plays it safe. as i said before a good captain improves the games of the weaker players and as he was one of the weaker, he has managed to up his game, therefore good captaincy. but there are no other players who can do a better job at captain. are there?

  • Comment 150, posted at 04.08.10 15:01:15 by try time Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 104) : Yes, but the thing we all complained about was that our pack looks too light, and we were right. We only started turning the game around when Beast, Alberts and Deysel were on the field. And the 9 point victory that I predicted for the Sharks suggests that I still had faith in our Sharkies…

  • Comment 151, posted at 04.08.10 15:02:41 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Greg (Comment 148) : true, by my reckoning, must be seven or 8 who went to or came through the acadmey.

  • Comment 152, posted at 04.08.10 15:05:29 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 150) : What’s your team TT?

  • Comment 153, posted at 04.08.10 15:07:14 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Baldrick (Comment 152) : Actually was being a little sarcastic, considering the number of players there that came from the Lions :lol:

  • Comment 154, posted at 04.08.10 15:11:07 by Greg Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 153) : see comment 78. sarel is obviously just a hope though.

  • Comment 155, posted at 04.08.10 15:12:42 by try time Reply

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  • Cheers all going to braai at me sons so me must lv and lv u all good luck to all teams and my SHARKS you are tops

    :mrgreen: GO SHARKS GOOOOOOOOOOOOO :mrgreen: ;-)

  • Comment 156, posted at 04.08.10 15:13:52 by chaz Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 147) : and when jlp arrives? him ahead of swannie? but i agree leave ludik at the back.

  • Comment 157, posted at 04.08.10 15:14:30 by try time Reply

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  • @Greg (Comment 154) : Hey, you guys poached Joe Snyman, Warren Whitely, Waylon Murray, Henno Mentz from the Sharks.

    It’s not anyone’s fault but the Lions that they can’t hang on to their best while they only attract second-stringers from other unions.

  • Comment 158, posted at 04.08.10 15:20:03 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 157) : No idea. I’ll “select” them on form next year!

  • Comment 159, posted at 04.08.10 15:21:02 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 158) : Dusty Noble?

  • Comment 160, posted at 04.08.10 15:34:29 by Greg Reply

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  • does any one know when Adi Jacobs will be back and ready??

  • Comment 161, posted at 04.08.10 15:45:50 by richzed Reply

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  • Okay so if Meyer IS out then lets play Lambie at 10 for the rest of the season.

    If he doesn’t work out then we still know we have JLP for the S14.

    If he does work out then JLP will be a great 12 and/or 10 backup

  • Comment 162, posted at 04.08.10 16:12:35 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 162) : but I thought Lambo was a 15? :)

  • Comment 163, posted at 04.08.10 16:20:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 163) :

    If he is gonna be a 10 then we may as well get it over and done with and see how he goes, PROVIDED he doesn’t get shifted around.

    Let him play 10 and 10 alone.

  • Comment 164, posted at 04.08.10 16:22:30 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 164) : agreed!

  • Comment 165, posted at 04.08.10 16:38:49 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Baldrick (Comment 165) : that’s been by standpoint all along, if you all recall.

  • Comment 166, posted at 04.08.10 16:51:39 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 166) : I don’t but aren’t you the boss of this here webpage? So I don’t so much bow to your position on this, as your position of authority…

  • Comment 167, posted at 04.08.10 17:14:42 by Baldrick Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 141) : spelling mabye!! ,are you from “die antwoord” i need your protuction or something?? haha but to say multi springbok caps going to unworthy players especially under jake white (ap was second to butch in 2007) is a joke im sure??

  • Comment 168, posted at 04.08.10 17:15:13 by ruggabugga Reply

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