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ABSA Currie Cup: Western Province (33) v Sharks (21) F/T


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Currie Cup, In the news, Sharks, WP on 9 Oct 2010 at 15:30
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Talk about this match has been going for almost two weeks now, and all the different permutations for semi final spots have been discussed. The time has now come for the teams to run out and actually play.

Both teams are set to go all out to win this game, no matter that only one team has something to play for. Western Province would love to set up that home semi final, and the Sharks would love to keep their momentum going into the play offs.

Recent results:
2007: Sharks won 32-16, Durban
2007: Western Province won 22-19, Cape Town
2008: Sharks won 28-25, Durban
2008: Sharks won 32-10, Cape Town
2009: Western Province won 29-15, Cape Town
2009: Western Province won 21-9, Durban
2010: Sharks won 27-16, Durban

The teams:
Western Province: 15 Gio Aplon, 14 Jean de Villiers, 13 Jaque Fourie, 12 Juan de Jongh, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Willem de Waal, 9 Ricky Januarie, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Francois Louw, 6 Schalk Burger (captain), 5 Anton van Zyl, 4 Adriaan Fondse, 3 Brok Harris, 2 Deon Fourie, 1 JD Moller.
Replacements: 16 Hanyani Shimange, 17 JC Kritzinger, 18 De Kock Steenkamp, 19 Pieter Louw, 20 Dewaldt Duvenage, 21 Lionel Cronje, 22 Conrad Jantjes.

The Sharks: 15 Patrick Lambie, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Stefan Terblanché (captain), 12 Andries Strauss, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 André Pretorius, 9 Rory Kockott, 8 Ryan Kankowski, 7 Michael Rhodes, 6 Jacques Botes, 5 Alistair Hargreaves, 4 Gerhard Mostert, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis, 1 Tendai Mtawarira.
Replacements: 16 Craig Burden, 17 Eugene van Staden, 18 Steven Sykes, 19 Keegan Daniel, 20 Charl McLeod, 21 Adrian Jacobs, 22 Louis Ludik.

Date: Saturday, October 9
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Kick-off: 17.05 (15.05 GMT)
Referee: Mark Lawrence
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Marc van Zyl
TMO: Shaun Veldsman



347 Comments

  • So I went against my head, and with my heart voted Sharks by 5 points. GO SHARKIES!!!!!

  • Comment 1, posted at 09.10.10 15:33:48 by Crock Reply
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  • Province by 8. :twisted:

  • Comment 2, posted at 09.10.10 15:50:39 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 2) :

    Hey!!!! you Mustn’t pull a Lions and vanish if you lose hey. :razz:

  • Comment 3, posted at 09.10.10 16:03:11 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I’ll be here no matter the outcome!! :wink:

  • Comment 4, posted at 09.10.10 16:06:23 by wpw Reply
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  • Bjorn Basson try!!
    Damn this guy is a brilliant player!! :cool:

  • Comment 5, posted at 09.10.10 16:12:00 by wpw Reply
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  • Sharks under 21s taking an unfortunate pasting. Down 29-9

  • Comment 6, posted at 09.10.10 16:13:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • Griquas 22 Bulls 34
    58 mins

  • Comment 7, posted at 09.10.10 16:13:26 by wpw Reply
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  • So what happened/is happening with the juniors this afternoon?

  • Comment 8, posted at 09.10.10 16:13:51 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 6) : Thanks.

  • Comment 9, posted at 09.10.10 16:14:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • Under 19 won, but they are third anyway. If under 21s lose, both logs will be identical! Both our teams will travel to loftus, with province hosting the leopards in the other semi

  • Comment 10, posted at 09.10.10 16:21:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • I have a bad feeling about this one. :sad:

  • Comment 11, posted at 09.10.10 16:42:10 by McLovin Reply

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  • About this game??
    Dude, we’ll beat the Sharks today.
    Only player I’m concerned about is Willem De Waal.

  • Comment 12, posted at 09.10.10 16:45:26 by wpw Reply
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  • SHARKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

    SHARKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

    SHARKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

  • Comment 13, posted at 09.10.10 16:46:51 by Treehugger Reply

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  • This game is OURS!!!!!!!!!

    i won’t be here for commentary.

  • Comment 14, posted at 09.10.10 16:46:53 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 12) : hope you’re right. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 15, posted at 09.10.10 16:47:51 by McLovin Reply

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  • PROOOOOOOOOOOOOOVIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 16, posted at 09.10.10 16:48:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • Looking forward to this game..

    Go boys in Black and White

  • Comment 17, posted at 09.10.10 16:53:24 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 14) :

    I will do the commentary KSA

  • Comment 18, posted at 09.10.10 16:54:33 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Go Sharks :!:

  • Comment 19, posted at 09.10.10 16:55:26 by Jarson Reply
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  • Sheesh, 6, 7 & 8 for WP are a tough crowd to beat.

  • Comment 20, posted at 09.10.10 16:56:50 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • I dont have a good feeling about this game.. But shouting Sharkies all the way..

  • Comment 21, posted at 09.10.10 16:57:07 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @rugbypedia (Comment 20) :

    I dropped your jersey with your brother yesterday..

  • Comment 22, posted at 09.10.10 16:58:07 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Ryan Kankowski playing his 50th game today.

  • Comment 23, posted at 09.10.10 16:59:56 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Did fatman in a suit just say Kanko is useless when picking a ball up behind the scrum??

  • Comment 24, posted at 09.10.10 17:00:02 by lostfish Reply
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  • Just saw a poster ‘Patrick, I wanna have your Lambies’
    I hope its a female fan. :twisted:

  • Comment 25, posted at 09.10.10 17:00:33 by wpw Reply
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  • Im stuck with afrikaans commentary. Guess I wont have Brosniwhine..

  • Comment 26, posted at 09.10.10 17:01:04 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 25) :

    It is Cape Town.. Won’t be surprised if it was not a female fan..

  • Comment 27, posted at 09.10.10 17:02:15 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • WP have SIX Boks in their backline!! :cool:

  • Comment 28, posted at 09.10.10 17:03:03 by wpw Reply
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  • Cannot wait to see Adi Jacons get a good run..

  • Comment 29, posted at 09.10.10 17:03:06 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 28) :

    Two of them are out of position though.. Do with that what you may..

  • Comment 30, posted at 09.10.10 17:04:10 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 22) : Excellent! Thank you Richard. Looking forward to one day seeing it when I get back to SA.

    I am worried about the province loosies today. Otherwise I have an ok feeling. Our only clear advantage is over pie boy January.

  • Comment 31, posted at 09.10.10 17:04:10 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • Brosnihan? Nee man! :evil:

  • Comment 32, posted at 09.10.10 17:04:48 by wpw Reply
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  • @rugbypedia (Comment 31) :

    Its a beaut of a jersey.. and the signature looks good.

  • Comment 33, posted at 09.10.10 17:04:49 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 27) :

    Classic.

  • Comment 34, posted at 09.10.10 17:04:54 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 27) : :grin: :smile:

  • Comment 35, posted at 09.10.10 17:05:16 by Villie Reply
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  • WTF??? I see the u21s took a beating from WP. Anyone see the game?

  • Comment 36, posted at 09.10.10 17:05:43 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Glad we have Lawrence as the ref today..

  • Comment 37, posted at 09.10.10 17:05:56 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Januarie looking much better than the last time he played..

  • Comment 38, posted at 09.10.10 17:08:00 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • De Waal kicking the leather off the ball! :evil:
    Stop kicking idioot!!

  • Comment 39, posted at 09.10.10 17:09:01 by wpw Reply
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  • Penalty WP!! :cool:

  • Comment 40, posted at 09.10.10 17:09:53 by wpw Reply
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  • First blood to WP

    WP 3 – 0 Sharks

    4 minutes

  • Comment 41, posted at 09.10.10 17:10:32 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Our front rowers are too hot headed..

  • Comment 42, posted at 09.10.10 17:12:01 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Has the site frozen or something… no updates for 5 mins now?

  • Comment 43, posted at 09.10.10 17:15:48 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Keep the score coming…. Still at work:-(

  • Comment 44, posted at 09.10.10 17:16:09 by Rahul Reply

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  • De Waal is a very limited flyhalf!!

  • Comment 45, posted at 09.10.10 17:16:18 by wpw Reply
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  • Kockett’s passing sucks

  • Comment 46, posted at 09.10.10 17:16:18 by Jarson Reply
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  • Kockett’s pass hasn’t been too great so far..

  • Comment 47, posted at 09.10.10 17:17:28 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • lovely stuff Ndunganie

  • Comment 48, posted at 09.10.10 17:17:31 by Treehugger Reply

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  • Great little chip and under

  • Comment 49, posted at 09.10.10 17:18:02 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • WP 3 – 0 Sharks

    12 minutes

  • Comment 50, posted at 09.10.10 17:18:28 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 50) : sounds riveting. Has anything been happening?

  • Comment 51, posted at 09.10.10 17:19:02 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Aplon scores the first try!

  • Comment 52, posted at 09.10.10 17:19:57 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Aplon!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 53, posted at 09.10.10 17:20:01 by McLovin Reply

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  • WP looking good an attack. The Sharks defence losing meters with every phase..

  • Comment 54, posted at 09.10.10 17:20:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • :cry: chit chit chit chit Ok i am now going to start jabbing pins in the wp player dolls so the whole team starts cramping .

  • Comment 55, posted at 09.10.10 17:20:58 by Treehugger Reply

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  • So they arent calling forward passes then?

  • Comment 56, posted at 09.10.10 17:21:02 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 52) : Thats not what I was looking for…

  • Comment 57, posted at 09.10.10 17:21:18 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • de Waal from the sideline

    WP 10 – 0 Sharks

    15 minutes

  • Comment 58, posted at 09.10.10 17:21:25 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Mechanic’s pass made that try!!

  • Comment 59, posted at 09.10.10 17:21:52 by wpw Reply
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  • Jacque Fourie made a good little pass in the tackle there.. He is a great player..

    WP back on the attack after a Habana break from the WP 22m

  • Comment 60, posted at 09.10.10 17:22:33 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Dries Strauss ust nailed Vermeulen!!! What a tackle!!

  • Comment 61, posted at 09.10.10 17:23:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • How many forward passes have they missed? :roll: :roll:

  • Comment 62, posted at 09.10.10 17:23:13 by Villie Reply
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  • Vermeulen was tackled out of his boots and still recovered to cover tackle Mvovo..

  • Comment 63, posted at 09.10.10 17:23:48 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Good tackle by Strauss on Duane!!
    Duane gets up immediately to tackle Mvovo into touch. Brilliant stuff!

  • Comment 64, posted at 09.10.10 17:24:05 by wpw Reply
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  • Shoeless Vermeulen. :lol:

  • Comment 65, posted at 09.10.10 17:24:10 by McLovin Reply

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  • HAHAHA! Vermeulen gets tackled out of his boots by Dries! :lol:

  • Comment 66, posted at 09.10.10 17:24:14 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Territory 50% each..

  • Comment 67, posted at 09.10.10 17:24:28 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Bismarck giving away another penalty..

    He was blocking Jean from chasing up a kick.

    de Waal going for goal.

  • Comment 68, posted at 09.10.10 17:25:28 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 67) : Possession?

  • Comment 69, posted at 09.10.10 17:25:34 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • WP 13 – 0 Sharks

    19 minutes

  • Comment 70, posted at 09.10.10 17:26:04 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 69) :

    Missed the stat while typing.. sorry

  • Comment 71, posted at 09.10.10 17:26:31 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Good to see Newlands propvol. :cool:

    Best supporters in the world. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 72, posted at 09.10.10 17:26:45 by McLovin Reply

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  • I would guess the possession about 65% to WP

  • Comment 73, posted at 09.10.10 17:26:53 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Another penalty against Bismarck!!

  • Comment 74, posted at 09.10.10 17:27:33 by wpw Reply
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  • Bismarck giving another penalty advantage for not rolling away..

    Good player.. but a walking bloody penalty..

  • Comment 75, posted at 09.10.10 17:27:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 70) : So all going according to plan then. Let them build up a lead in the first half and then… oh damn wait… dont the sharks usually blow leads in the second half.

  • Comment 76, posted at 09.10.10 17:27:39 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • So far Bismarck is WP’s most valuable player. :twisted:

  • Comment 77, posted at 09.10.10 17:27:40 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 71) : No worries, I guess the possession doesnt really matter when the scoreboard says 0 – 13

  • Comment 78, posted at 09.10.10 17:28:32 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • So much for Oupa Stefan having Fourie’s number!! Bwahaha

  • Comment 79, posted at 09.10.10 17:28:52 by wpw Reply
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  • Oom Stef dropping the ball while trying to run out of our own 22m..

    Disappointing..

  • Comment 80, posted at 09.10.10 17:28:55 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Oupa Stef knocks on. The sight of the world’s best 13 must have given him a skrik.

  • Comment 81, posted at 09.10.10 17:29:12 by McLovin Reply

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  • Clear that Sharks haven’t pitched up for this game.

  • Comment 82, posted at 09.10.10 17:29:16 by Big Fish Reply
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  • So far Willem justifying his selection too I guess… How is Petoors doing?

  • Comment 83, posted at 09.10.10 17:29:27 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Commentator says Bismarck has given 3 penalties away already, and people wonder why John Smit is a better selction.

  • Comment 84, posted at 09.10.10 17:29:56 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 77) : :lol:

  • Comment 85, posted at 09.10.10 17:30:28 by diablo Reply

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  • Another penalty to WP!! :cool:

  • Comment 86, posted at 09.10.10 17:30:33 by wpw Reply
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  • Lawrence giving the Sharks a talking to..

    Sharks competing at the breakdown.. but deemed to be slowing it down. Lwarence did say hands off though..

    de Waal going for another penalty goal

  • Comment 87, posted at 09.10.10 17:31:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • De Waal misses

    WP 13 – 0 Sharks

    24 minutes

  • Comment 88, posted at 09.10.10 17:31:33 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Good performance from WP so far – have to commend their intensity. Sharks not even in the game yet.

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 87) : If he scores this one, the game is almost out of sight, and its still the first bloody half!!

  • Comment 90, posted at 09.10.10 17:32:07 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 83) :

    He is looking ordinary. Nothing great, no mistakes though yet

  • Comment 91, posted at 09.10.10 17:32:36 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Burger is having a stormer!!

  • Comment 92, posted at 09.10.10 17:32:43 by wpw Reply
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  • Possession 62% – 38% to WP

  • Comment 93, posted at 09.10.10 17:33:11 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 92) : Pity he didnt have any in the trinations.

  • Comment 94, posted at 09.10.10 17:33:38 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Jannie du Plessis knocking on on the half way mark.

    Sharks looking terrible. WP have been amazing to say the least.

  • Comment 95, posted at 09.10.10 17:34:18 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sorry to say this but the Sharks are just plain crap today.

  • Comment 96, posted at 09.10.10 17:34:34 by Loosehead Reply

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  • Jannie knocks the ball on!
    The Dup brothers are your worst players!!

  • Comment 97, posted at 09.10.10 17:34:39 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 92) :

    The entire WP team looking fantastic!

  • Comment 98, posted at 09.10.10 17:34:57 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • The Dup brothers look like are playing their first games of the season.. very rusty..

  • Comment 99, posted at 09.10.10 17:36:22 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 99) : But thanks to the Bok conditioning programme they are really fit though right?

  • Comment 100, posted at 09.10.10 17:37:15 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Ricky and his little box kicks is putting pressure on the Sharks back three..

  • Comment 101, posted at 09.10.10 17:37:27 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 100) :

    Apparently..

  • Comment 102, posted at 09.10.10 17:37:57 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Looks like a try to Kanko.

  • Comment 103, posted at 09.10.10 17:38:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • Pretoors with a little nudge through for Mvovo to pounce on..

    Aplon gets there first..

    Advantage to the Sharks should get the Sharks their first points..

  • Comment 104, posted at 09.10.10 17:38:52 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • I think that’s a try!!

  • Comment 105, posted at 09.10.10 17:39:13 by wpw Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 102) : So they can keep knocking the ball on and giving penalties for the full 80 mins rather than having to go off at some stage, fatigued.

  • Comment 106, posted at 09.10.10 17:39:16 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Sharks get the try through Kankowski..

    He gathered the slap down from Aplon..

    Lambie takes the conversion

    WP 13 – 7 Sharks

    31 minutes

  • Comment 107, posted at 09.10.10 17:39:59 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Habana looks like he has hurt himself after crasing into Hargreaves..

    He was going for the kick off and came off second best

  • Comment 108, posted at 09.10.10 17:41:14 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Can someone tell this fkcuckwit commentator that it is Kankowski and not KANKOFSKI!!! FIRE HIS ASS!

  • Comment 109, posted at 09.10.10 17:41:23 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • Al’s got Habana’s number :mrgreen:

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  • Who IS this IDIOT!

  • Comment 111, posted at 09.10.10 17:41:57 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • That was one of the weirder tries I have seen scored..

  • Comment 112, posted at 09.10.10 17:42:29 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @rugbypedia (Comment 109) : Actually, Im pretty sure that the W in eastern Europe is pronounced F…

  • Comment 113, posted at 09.10.10 17:42:31 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Kanko playing really well!!

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 112) : Wierder than the one Pienaar scored off nackalawookie in the super 14?

  • Comment 115, posted at 09.10.10 17:43:27 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Province forwards showing the Sharks how it is done by competing and winning the ball at the breakdown..

  • Comment 116, posted at 09.10.10 17:44:08 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Jeezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz leave the room for a minute and miss the try

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  • Why the hell is Brok Harris running at flyhalf?? :evil:

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  • Sharks scrum looking really solid..

  • Comment 119, posted at 09.10.10 17:45:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • The Sharks backs are just too small and slow.. Petoors and Lambie being carrid back in the tackle..

  • Comment 120, posted at 09.10.10 17:45:55 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Mr commentator, who’s Anton du Plessis?

  • Comment 121, posted at 09.10.10 17:46:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • Sharks build 9 phases, crabbing left and right and gaining no ground, Kockott knocks on..

  • Comment 122, posted at 09.10.10 17:46:49 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Duane Vermeulen will be awesome on the heavier fields in the NH…he must surely be on the end of year tour!

  • Comment 123, posted at 09.10.10 17:47:41 by Villie Reply
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  • Kakott screwing up the backline good and proper.

  • Comment 124, posted at 09.10.10 17:47:49 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 121) :

    A figment of a commentators imagination..

  • Comment 125, posted at 09.10.10 17:47:51 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 122) : Sharks half? WP half?

  • Comment 126, posted at 09.10.10 17:48:02 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Michael Rhodes has been very impressive today so far

  • Comment 127, posted at 09.10.10 17:48:22 by Villie Reply
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  • de Waal with a Jorrie pass to the touch judge..

    What great play from Province.. just losing the ball after the Sharks got to the breakdown faster..

  • Comment 128, posted at 09.10.10 17:49:42 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Frenetic stuff the last minute!! WP doing well on the attack!!

  • Comment 129, posted at 09.10.10 17:49:54 by wpw Reply
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  • WP on the attack, eager to score before half time..

  • Comment 130, posted at 09.10.10 17:51:06 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Try Duane!! :cool:

  • Comment 131, posted at 09.10.10 17:51:27 by wpw Reply
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  • Vermeulen!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 132, posted at 09.10.10 17:51:33 by McLovin Reply

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  • :cry: :shock:

  • Comment 133, posted at 09.10.10 17:51:33 by Treehugger Reply

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  • Vermeulen try in the corner!!!

  • Comment 134, posted at 09.10.10 17:51:49 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • de Jong is quite special actually. Magic feet.

  • Comment 135, posted at 09.10.10 17:51:58 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • It was all set up by a break through de Jongh.

    de Waal from the sideline again..

    WP 20 – 7 Sharks

    HALF TIME

  • Comment 136, posted at 09.10.10 17:52:51 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 136) : Oh well, there went the hopes of finishing the first half on a high… personnel changes for the second half maybe? 13 points is a lot of ground to make up against a good defensive team.

  • Comment 137, posted at 09.10.10 17:54:22 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Kocket looking like he hasn’t started this year. Oh wait he hasn’t… not looking great. Both Dup brothers could have better games… walking penalties both of them

  • Comment 138, posted at 09.10.10 17:55:38 by goyougoodthing2 Reply

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  • 16 tackles missed… sheesh that’s a few too many.

  • Comment 139, posted at 09.10.10 17:58:01 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • Sharks are still gonna win the CC imho. :sad:

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  • @wpw (Comment 140) : Bulls?

  • Comment 141, posted at 09.10.10 17:59:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 140) : Depends which sharks team pitches up on the day…

  • Comment 142, posted at 09.10.10 18:00:06 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Ricky is having a very solid game!
    :cool:

  • Comment 143, posted at 09.10.10 18:01:12 by wpw Reply
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  • Second half kicks off..

  • Comment 144, posted at 09.10.10 18:04:24 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • I dont see any changes to any of the 2 teams..

  • Comment 145, posted at 09.10.10 18:05:34 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • If the sharks arent the next team to score, this game is over as a competition.

  • Comment 146, posted at 09.10.10 18:07:15 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • WP straight back on the attack.. they just looking so much better than the Sharks..

  • Comment 147, posted at 09.10.10 18:08:01 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 143) :

    Ricky is looking good Wes, I have to give you that!

  • Comment 148, posted at 09.10.10 18:08:45 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • The Sharks are missing the running game brought by Alberts to gain those meters..

  • Comment 149, posted at 09.10.10 18:09:24 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Why is Kockett starting and not Mcleod ???????????????

  • Comment 150, posted at 09.10.10 18:09:34 by Treehugger Reply

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  • Lambie throwing a terrible pass.. Sharks losing all momentum..

  • Comment 151, posted at 09.10.10 18:09:57 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Hmmm… Sharks looking a little unimaginative with the back line.

  • Comment 152, posted at 09.10.10 18:10:15 by rugbypedia Reply

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  • @Treehugger (Comment 150) : Resting Macleod I think. He has started every game this season.

  • Comment 153, posted at 09.10.10 18:10:49 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Sharks get a penalty and we get a lineout in the 22m of WP..

    McLeod and Jacobs coming onto the field now..

    Pretorius and Kockott off

  • Comment 154, posted at 09.10.10 18:12:01 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Terblanche going to fullback, Lambie to flyhalf, Jacobs into the centres..

  • Comment 155, posted at 09.10.10 18:12:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Thankyou thankyou thankyou Kockett off Mcleod on :cool:

  • Comment 156, posted at 09.10.10 18:12:49 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 154) : Sharks really need points from this.

  • Comment 157, posted at 09.10.10 18:12:57 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 153) : Ta ;-)

  • Comment 158, posted at 09.10.10 18:15:04 by Treehugger Reply

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  • This is not a good overall performance by the Sharks.

  • Comment 159, posted at 09.10.10 18:15:44 by Jarson Reply
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  • Sykes on for Hargreaves..

    van Staden warming up and ready to come on at the next break in play

  • Comment 160, posted at 09.10.10 18:16:04 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Only one team in it at the moment.

    nothing to show for it unfortunately.

  • Comment 161, posted at 09.10.10 18:21:17 by McLovin Reply

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  • WP penalty.. de Waal misses

    WP 20 – 7 Sharks

    55 minutes

  • Comment 162, posted at 09.10.10 18:21:53 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Looking like a WP v bulls final then? :twisted:

  • Comment 163, posted at 09.10.10 18:22:47 by McLovin Reply

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  • WP get another penalty immediately..

    de Waal slots it

    WP 23 – 7 Sharks

    57 minutes

  • Comment 164, posted at 09.10.10 18:23:15 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • What happened to our dicipline? I predicted a WP win, but not like this :evil:

  • Comment 165, posted at 09.10.10 18:23:59 by Jarson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 164) : Sharks need to score 3 times now. Tough going…

  • Comment 166, posted at 09.10.10 18:24:34 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Am getting really angry actually at the Sharks, playing like total A Holes, so many penalties, few of the guys really makeing an effort, we deserve to lose today, HOPEFULLY it will give the guys a wakeup call for next week.

  • Comment 167, posted at 09.10.10 18:24:45 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 163) : Indeed it is :sad:

  • Comment 168, posted at 09.10.10 18:25:13 by Jarson Reply
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  • WP are looking really good tonight.. You can see who wants to win this more..

  • Comment 169, posted at 09.10.10 18:26:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Has Adi even touched the ball yet?

  • Comment 170, posted at 09.10.10 18:26:21 by Jarson Reply
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  • Well done January, glad you had a good game.

  • Comment 171, posted at 09.10.10 18:27:17 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @Jarson (Comment 170) : Has Macleod??

  • Comment 172, posted at 09.10.10 18:27:28 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @Treehugger (Comment 171) : Yes, Im beside myself. Now he has booked his Bok place for another 2 years.

  • Comment 173, posted at 09.10.10 18:28:11 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Wouldn’t read too much into his performance from the Sharks.

    They’re in the semi’s and no need to get injured now.

  • Comment 174, posted at 09.10.10 18:29:34 by McLovin Reply

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  • Plum is confusing the players, no continuity in his backline @ all!!! Hahaha

  • Comment 175, posted at 09.10.10 18:30:15 by Megatron Reply

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  • @Jarson (Comment 170) : Yup and he got flattend

  • Comment 176, posted at 09.10.10 18:30:15 by Treehugger Reply

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  • LUDIK!!!!!

  • Comment 177, posted at 09.10.10 18:32:06 by Villie Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 174) : Yes, but a bit of momentum would be nice. Not 2 losses in the final 3 games.

  • Comment 178, posted at 09.10.10 18:32:19 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Good try Sharks

  • Comment 179, posted at 09.10.10 18:32:29 by goyougoodthing2 Reply

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  • @Villie (Comment 177) : Yes??

  • Comment 180, posted at 09.10.10 18:32:40 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Yebo baby tryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy and Bismarck leaves the field

  • Comment 181, posted at 09.10.10 18:33:11 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @goyougoodthing2 (Comment 179) : Great, still 2 scores back though.

  • Comment 182, posted at 09.10.10 18:33:21 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Gio Aplon cleaning out at the ruck! What a player!! :shock:

  • Comment 183, posted at 09.10.10 18:34:09 by wpw Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 180) : Lovely move in the backline and Kanko timed his pass perfectly. If it wasn’t for the discipline today it may have been closer.

  • Comment 184, posted at 09.10.10 18:34:42 by Villie Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 183) : A legend. :cool:

  • Comment 185, posted at 09.10.10 18:35:28 by McLovin Reply

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  • Penalty to Wee Pee…when Van Zyl should have been penalised!

  • Comment 186, posted at 09.10.10 18:35:52 by Villie Reply
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  • @Villie (Comment 184) : I guess… still not over, but seems an uphill battle. A comeback win would be a HUGE psychological boost ahead of a semi though!!

  • Comment 187, posted at 09.10.10 18:36:33 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Why did oupa Stef leave the field so early?

    No wait he’s still there. :twisted:

  • Comment 188, posted at 09.10.10 18:37:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 183) : For a little guy…he is class!! Need to get the SW archives out from about 2 years ago when I defended his defence and was slated!!! The oke rarely misses a tackle!! :shock: :shock:

  • Comment 189, posted at 09.10.10 18:37:43 by Villie Reply
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  • Anyone have the penalty count for the game????

  • Comment 190, posted at 09.10.10 18:37:52 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • WP 26 Pilchards 14. :twisted:

  • Comment 191, posted at 09.10.10 18:37:54 by wpw Reply
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  • I dont have a problem with losing if our guys have given their all and really made an effort, but to lose like this freakkkkkkkkkkkkssssssss me out.

  • Comment 192, posted at 09.10.10 18:38:34 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 191) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 193, posted at 09.10.10 18:39:52 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Treehugger (Comment 192) : Chin up. No cup on the line in this one. ;-) :smile:

  • Comment 194, posted at 09.10.10 18:42:42 by McLovin Reply

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  • I wouldn’t be too concerned if I were a Sharks supporter (spit). :lol:
    Seriously, this is your B team and you guys will really be up for next week’s match against the Bulls!!

  • Comment 195, posted at 09.10.10 18:42:57 by wpw Reply
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  • JDV…scores and wins the game!!!

  • Comment 196, posted at 09.10.10 18:43:12 by Villie Reply
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    Hands of Lambie like a ragdoll and outruns Mvovo. :cool:

  • Comment 197, posted at 09.10.10 18:43:19 by McLovin Reply

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  • missed tackle Lambie & jean scores :D

  • Comment 198, posted at 09.10.10 18:43:58 by Megatron Reply

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  • Where is Keegan Daniels ???????????????

    Oh Feckkkkkkkkk, thats it, very well done WP, respect, you played a very good game.

  • Comment 199, posted at 09.10.10 18:44:21 by Treehugger Reply

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  • @Villie (Comment 196) : Poor tackle by Lambie!!! :cry:

  • Comment 200, posted at 09.10.10 18:44:35 by Villie Reply
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  • Poor play Sharks. Very large and average decision to change the starting lineup.

    Brainfart by Plum. First 60 mins they played completely different rugby to all season.

    Repeat of last year Plum, hope you don’t make the same mistake in the semi against the Bulls.

  • Comment 201, posted at 09.10.10 18:44:36 by goyougoodthing2 Reply

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  • JDV hands off Lambie!! Bwahaha

  • Comment 202, posted at 09.10.10 18:44:37 by wpw Reply
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  • Beautiful :roll: WP v Bulls final again. Maybe it’ll be 3rd time lucky for WP

  • Comment 203, posted at 09.10.10 18:44:53 by Jarson Reply
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  • @Villie (Comment 196) : :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: Sharks just took a complete battering. Again losing 2 of the last 3 going into the playoffs is not good, especially considering the only win in the last 3 was against the Leopards!! In fact in the last 5 games, the only sharks wins have come against the Leopards and Pumas, right?

  • Comment 204, posted at 09.10.10 18:45:36 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Well WP! I take no pleasure in saying this, but I did call this, so I’m not too bothered.

    I hope my fellow Sharks fans will be a bit less cocksure for next week.

  • Comment 205, posted at 09.10.10 18:45:41 by Big Fish Reply
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  • But on the plus side I had a huge bet on Wee Pee today. I knew they would be much more motivated for this game…especially with a home semi at stake and with the Sharks not needing anything from the game!!

  • Comment 206, posted at 09.10.10 18:46:00 by Villie Reply
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  • 2 coastal semis, good for the coastal teams!

  • Comment 207, posted at 09.10.10 18:46:39 by goyougoodthing2 Reply

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  • Duane Vermeulen is my MOTM!!

  • Comment 208, posted at 09.10.10 18:47:15 by wpw Reply
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  • Great performance by WP, well done. Goodnight all.

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 205) : Agree BF..I called it too. Not bothered at all. The semi will be completely different!

  • Comment 210, posted at 09.10.10 18:47:21 by Villie Reply
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  • Adi scores a GREAT try…fantsatic work by Lambie!!!

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  • Adi try!! :cool: Welcome back buddy.

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  • One thing you can at least say about Lambie is that he NEVERS gives up and is able to put his mistakes to the back of his mind. The kid is going to be a top Bok!!

  • Comment 213, posted at 09.10.10 18:50:31 by Villie Reply
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  • Final score
    WP 33 Sharks 21

  • Comment 214, posted at 09.10.10 18:50:39 by wpw Reply
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  • Congrats WP :mrgreen:

  • Comment 215, posted at 09.10.10 18:50:51 by diablo Reply

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  • :twisted: Ok i think if i was a guy, i would drill Brosnihan, “we got something positive to take into next week” balh blah blah.

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  • PROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINCE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 217, posted at 09.10.10 18:52:08 by McLovin Reply

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  • Great game by WP…they are looking good going into the semi’s…

  • Comment 218, posted at 09.10.10 18:52:14 by Hmmm Reply

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  • the Sharks have to face the mighty BULLE hahahahahahaha :D

  • Comment 219, posted at 09.10.10 18:53:10 by Megatron Reply

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  • @diablo (Comment 215) : See you in the final. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 220, posted at 09.10.10 18:53:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • Hard luck to my Sharks buddies!!
    Hope you SMASH the Bulls next week!! :wink:

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  • @McLovin (Comment 220) : ;-)

  • Comment 222, posted at 09.10.10 18:56:08 by diablo Reply

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  • Sharks NEED to find some speed for the backline….

    Odwa looking good the last few games…
    Ludick making good impact on the Sharks attacking game…
    AP did well in the game…I will play AP 10 and Lambie 12 for the semi’s…will do a lot for the Sharks attacking game….

  • Comment 223, posted at 09.10.10 18:57:49 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 214) : well you guys won this round we had our season bad game and we will be better for it next game the Boks battled to fit in@goyougoodthing2 (Comment 201) : Its better Plum made the mistake now rather than next week I got the impression we only started playing in the last 20 and that we didn’t want to give anything away I think next week will be interesting as to what side will be chosen The centre combination will be the area that we need to resolve What about stef at 12?
    Also a bit concerned by the penalty count by the Duplessis bros I made it 9 points they conceded Also the lose trio didn’t seem to work together we missed the linking of Daniel
    Anyway well done WP Hope you make it to the final cos it would be great to beat you in Durban

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    How’s EP doing in the First Division?? :mrgreen:

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  • Basson is the best wing in SA at the moment…and SA are in need of wings at the moment….

    21 Currie Cup tries…breaking a record that stood for years and that in a team that finished 6th on the log with a big minus points dif…

  • Comment 226, posted at 09.10.10 19:00:44 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Hats off to Coetzee’s selections.

    January, de Jongh & de Villiers selections paid off.

  • Comment 227, posted at 09.10.10 19:08:25 by McLovin Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 225) : the game is about to start now boet…nervous as hell

  • Comment 228, posted at 09.10.10 19:09:28 by Megatron Reply

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  • Huge mistake to change things that didn´t need changing.

    Pretorius was a disaster and added no value after a good first 5 minutes. The less said about Kockott the better, but McLeod wasn´t much better when he came on. The du Plessis bros ensured that we remain on the back foot for the entire first half by giving away penalty after penalty. No surprise, Lambie looked rusty at 15.

    I thought Strauss was awesome in defense. Rhodes tried hard. Botes was his usual mongrel self. And that´s about it.

    Hope we can take our winning momentum into the semis against the Bulls next week :shock:

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  • @McLovin (Comment 227) :

    True…don’t forget Aplon…

  • Comment 230, posted at 09.10.10 19:12:20 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Well done to Province they deserved the win.

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  • @Megatron (Comment 228) : Must be exciting stuff…

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  • @Hmmm (Comment 226) : If Griquas can fix their defense they would be a much better team. They have shown that they can score tries against quality opposition but leak too many tries.

  • Comment 233, posted at 09.10.10 19:14:37 by lostfish Reply
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  • Jean had a very good game!!
    WP supporters in general thought he made a mistake by selecting Ricky and Habs.
    Shows how much supporters actually know about the game

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  • Cheerio y’all.

    Remember, there’s only one Province and that’s Western…..

    PROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 235, posted at 09.10.10 19:19:43 by McLovin Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 234) : I am glad Habana came through, he was a completely different player to the poser in the green jersey this year. If Habana improves then it can only be good for Bok rugby which is good for everyone.

    Ricky had a decent game but I still think Hougaard is a better option for the Boks if FdP is out injured.

  • Comment 236, posted at 09.10.10 19:21:00 by lostfish Reply
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    16 Oct – Western Province v FS Cheetahs – Newlands Stadium, Cape Town 17:00

  • Comment 237, posted at 09.10.10 19:27:03 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Hmmm (Comment 223) : @rhineshark (Comment 229) : see how much alberts and deysel were missed :| .. we had no -one hitting their line with speed,muscle and aggro ,skills that alberts and deysel both possess and which was sorely lacking today :| .. though,on the upside,mike rhodes showed that he can still go a looong way at the sharks .. we also saw no pick-and-go from the breakdown to try and tie their ruck defenders closer and closer to the breakdowns and so create some space and time for rory to attack at rucks ..

  • Comment 238, posted at 09.10.10 19:27:27 by bergshark Reply

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  • Yeah lostfish. I agree. I’m just happy Ricky proved his critics wrong and I hope he continues his good form.
    We need all these Boks to reach top form if we wanna win the Grand Slam!! :wink:

  • Comment 239, posted at 09.10.10 19:28:09 by wpw Reply
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  • @Villie (Comment 213) :

    That is arguably the most accurate comment on this thread…

    Well imo at least it is…

    And yes, he will.

  • Comment 240, posted at 09.10.10 19:30:17 by Morné Reply
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  • AND WAS GLAD TO SEE THE GUYS STILL WANTING TO FIGHT AND FIGHT THERE AT THE END.. A GUY LIKE LAMBIE DEFINITELY DOES NOT LIKE LOSING!!AND THAT`S GREAT TO SEE AND GREAT TO HAVE IN YOUR TEAM!!!

  • Comment 241, posted at 09.10.10 19:31:47 by bergshark Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 237) :

    You sure about that?

    They called the WP/Cheetahs game semi 1 on TV and Sharks/Bulls semi 2…

  • Comment 242, posted at 09.10.10 19:32:31 by Morné Reply
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  • @Morné (Comment 240) : We must not forget that he is still a youngster and this is his first season of CC rugby. Considering that, he has made huge strides. It’s only natural that he will make the odd mistake…but I like his character and that he shows that he can bounce back!

  • Comment 243, posted at 09.10.10 19:33:55 by Villie Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 236) : WOULD LOOOOVE TO SEE SOMEONE CLEAN-OUT HABANA!!!! :evil: :evil: I I MEAN ,KNOCK HIS HEAD-OFF :evil: :evil: :evil: !!!! OR CRIPPLE HIM AT THE VERY LEAST!!!! :grin: :evil: :evil: STILL NEEDS PAYBACK AFTER HIS CHALLENGE ON MONTY!!!!! :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

  • Comment 244, posted at 09.10.10 19:34:55 by bergshark Reply

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  • :sad: Egg all over my face after chirping all the province supporters on blogs.sports24!! Sharks seemed to lack structure and seemed a bit rusty in the first half. We should have stuck to our ball in hand apporoach, and should have made WP make the tackles. Not the other way around. Kockett didnt help much. Ludik played awesome! We missed Alberts and Keeegs. Mvovo was totally out of it and needs to start looking for work like Habana does ( who played well). Our Front Row seemed rusty. Luckily we scored the last try, so we got something in the end.

  • Comment 245, posted at 09.10.10 19:37:11 by Mocho Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 244) : I think Monty and Habana sorted that out a long time ago – you need to get over it too.

    It is NEVER nice to see a player injured no matter who he is playing for.

  • Comment 246, posted at 09.10.10 19:37:23 by lostfish Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 244) : LOSING BRINGS OUT THE MAFIA DON IN ME!!!!! :evil: :evil: :evil: :twisted:

  • Comment 247, posted at 09.10.10 19:38:49 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 244) : Nasty-Nasty – how can you wish for someone to be crippled? :shock: :evil:

  • Comment 248, posted at 09.10.10 19:38:53 by diablo Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 245) : Of course our front row was rusty, they have hardly played any rugby.

    Bismark really needs to work on his discipline. 3 penalties from him alone in the first 20 minutes is not good enough.

  • Comment 249, posted at 09.10.10 19:40:04 by lostfish Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 246) : IF HE COMES IN YOUR WAY ..AND HE IS THERE TO BE TAKEN ..THEN YOU TAKE HIM OUT .. NO QUESTIONS ASKED .. NO APOLOGIES AFTERWARDS .. GO WATCH AL PACINO EXPLAIN IT IN “ANY GIVEN SUNDAY”…

  • Comment 250, posted at 09.10.10 19:40:32 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 247) : Losing sucks but lose with dignity. Don’t stoop down to pettiness.

  • Comment 251, posted at 09.10.10 19:41:57 by lostfish Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 244) : True that

  • Comment 252, posted at 09.10.10 19:42:15 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • Off-sides there bergshark: one should wish something like that on anybody. :shock:

  • Comment 253, posted at 09.10.10 19:42:19 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 250) : This is rugby not football.

    In football those guys often go out to deliberately hurt someone. The game is so slow, sitting out in the cold for 3 hours watching 2 coaches play chess. You can’t compare it to rugby.

  • Comment 254, posted at 09.10.10 19:43:42 by lostfish Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 250) : And what is with all the shouting?

  • Comment 255, posted at 09.10.10 19:44:16 by lostfish Reply
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  • @diablo (Comment 248) : WINNING IS ABOUT BEING ABLE TO TO TAKE THE SHOTS ..BUT MUCH BETTER IS WINNING BY GIVING THE SHOTS..SEE HOW THE BULLS INTIMIDATE OPPONENTS.. SEE HOW THE ALL BLACKS DO IT ..IF YOU WANT TO WIN ,YOU MUST DRIVE IN ON THE PLAYER TRAPPED IN AN AWKWARD [POSITION IN THE RUCK ..IF IT IS LEGAL.. DO WHATEVER YOU CAN TO PHYSICALLY DAMAGE YOUR OPPONENT WITHIN THE RULES.. :evil: :evil: :twisted: :twisted:

  • Comment 256, posted at 09.10.10 19:44:30 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 245) : Man, everyone knew we were going to lose today…just look at the bookies they had Wee Pee as such strong favourites 2/9 on. They had the motivation to get the home semi whereas Sharks effectively had nothing other than pride to play for.

    Today is not a reflection of the real Sharks. We will be a completely different team come the semi’s. No panic!

  • Comment 257, posted at 09.10.10 19:45:58 by Villie Reply
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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 252) : Not you too… come on rugby is a gentlemen’s game. That type of attitude is not in the spirit of the game and is more suited to the thuggery of soccer hooligans.

  • Comment 258, posted at 09.10.10 19:46:03 by lostfish Reply
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  • @Villie (Comment 257) : I am worried and I am not worried, a bit of a contradiction there. I think our defense and lack of commitment at the rucks is worrying but hopefully that will be sorted for next week.

  • Comment 259, posted at 09.10.10 19:47:59 by lostfish Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 246) : @lostfish (Comment 254) : both nfl football and rugby is about the bottom line when played at the highest level..competing to win..we can learn from the americans..

  • Comment 260, posted at 09.10.10 19:49:22 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 260) : Yes play to win I agree but you don’t play to physically injure someone. Play hard and fair.

  • Comment 261, posted at 09.10.10 19:51:37 by lostfish Reply
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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 252) : you must be mark andrews .. :grin: now there is someone who would agree with us on this ..read once where he said that before a game he would pick stars in the opposition and make sure that they would remember mark andrews after the game :twisted:

  • Comment 262, posted at 09.10.10 19:51:56 by bergshark Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 261) : if you can do it ,then you do it ..what`s wrong with you guys? dont you all know ..:NICE GUYS COME SECOND!!

  • Comment 263, posted at 09.10.10 19:53:30 by bergshark Reply

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  • So let me start the war. . . . hmmmmm team for the semis??

  • Comment 264, posted at 09.10.10 19:53:37 by Mocho Reply

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  • how about jean and deon fourie ganging up on bissie??? face and fingers in his face ,in the vicinity of bissie`s eyes???!!!!

  • Comment 265, posted at 09.10.10 19:55:57 by bergshark Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 259) : so how hard must a player tackle his opponent :|

  • Comment 266, posted at 09.10.10 19:57:29 by bergshark Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 251) : does anyone even worry about how losers lose? they all to busy congratulating the winners.. :|

  • Comment 267, posted at 09.10.10 19:59:25 by bergshark Reply

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  • @lostfish: i think we have a difference in philosophy here.. nothing personal meant ..i am a sharks fan ,too.. and i wanna see them win and not be bullied..

  • Comment 268, posted at 09.10.10 20:01:12 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 266) : tackle hard and tackle legal, don’t go into a tackle with the intent to hurt someone. Tackle them and give them a shake up that is in the spirit of the game.

  • Comment 269, posted at 09.10.10 20:04:50 by lostfish Reply
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  • @Mocho (Comment 264) : how is deysel`s injury ? can he give us ten mnutes? :sad: losing jean deysel has been a massive blow to the sharks.. :cry:

  • Comment 270, posted at 09.10.10 20:10:27 by bergshark Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 269) : like i said ..difference of opinion.. remember some of the hits pieter muller handed out?

  • Comment 271, posted at 09.10.10 20:12:23 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 270) : but i guess it has been an even greater blow to jean himself.. :sad: truly feel for him ..awesome,awesome player .. hope he isn`t rushed back ..that is way we need another monster to carry the ball up in superrugby next year ..mike rhodes ? steve sykes?

  • Comment 272, posted at 09.10.10 20:14:40 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 264) : better protection at the breakdown is important.. we need to clean BEYOND the tacklle area..

  • Comment 273, posted at 09.10.10 20:16:48 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 264) : ludik odwa (workrate!!!) stefan strauss jpp (injury permitting) lambie (this is a big call ) charl kanko sykes botes (sorry keegan :sad: another big call ) hargreaves mostert jannie bissie beast

  • Comment 274, posted at 09.10.10 20:22:31 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 270) : Deysel is still out for a good while

  • Comment 275, posted at 09.10.10 20:23:13 by lostfish Reply
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    You really are giving the decent Sharks I know a bad name!

  • Comment 276, posted at 09.10.10 20:24:03 by wpw Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 275) : yes :sad: :sad: :cry:

  • Comment 277, posted at 09.10.10 20:24:49 by bergshark Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 276) : sorry wpw ..been taking notes from schalk and co .. :sad:

  • Comment 278, posted at 09.10.10 20:25:45 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 274) : not sykes at 7 but alberts at 7 ..sykes to partner mostert and hargreaves on the bench :oops:

  • Comment 279, posted at 09.10.10 20:33:55 by bergshark Reply

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 229) : the one thing we have to be realistic about there were 8 changes to the side half the side We had no line between forwards and backs either. This was like our semi last year the Boks came back and messed it up This year it was in a nothing game so it didn’t matter better now than next week
    So we have the Bulls and to beat them we need to hold the ball and the Boks step up to the mark
    I wouldn’t start JPP let him come on last 20 So i would pick Ludik Oddone Jacobs Terblanche Mvovo Lambie Mcloed Kanko Alberts Hargreaves Sykes Daniel Jannie Bis and Beast
    BTW have you noticed how many Sharks are playing for EP

  • Comment 280, posted at 09.10.10 20:37:43 by Fattmann Reply
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  • @Fattmann (Comment 280) : sorry that should read no link between forwards and backs

  • Comment 281, posted at 09.10.10 20:45:36 by Fattmann Reply
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  • @Fattmann (Comment 280) : have u noticed how many EC boys play for the Sharks? Mvovo, Kanko, Kockott, Ndungane

  • Comment 282, posted at 09.10.10 20:56:57 by Megatron Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 282) : keegan daniels too!

  • Comment 283, posted at 09.10.10 20:57:40 by Megatron Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 282) : @Megatron (Comment 283) : and how many players have their roots in the ec? :shock: if ep rugby could get them sorted out ,they should be a major competitor,a real powerhouse in sa rugby..

  • Comment 284, posted at 09.10.10 21:16:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 283) : how was EP’s game?

  • Comment 285, posted at 09.10.10 21:16:57 by lostfish Reply
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  • @Megatron: meant playerswith ec roots playing @ various unions across sa and europe.. how about a ep team from guys born in the ec? a state -of -origin type team ..? good luck with choosing the loosies :lol:

  • Comment 286, posted at 09.10.10 21:19:13 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 284) : on second thought,i reckon that fs have more talented players spread out over more positions.. and this being a stat-of-origin team,they would also boast jean deysel and brussow and juan smith :shock: that could be a starting backrow combo to match and even better the best inthe world :shock: okay,so that backrow combo has no eightman :sad:

  • Comment 287, posted at 09.10.10 21:23:55 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 283) : loosies born in pe/ec region : schalk “the eye gouger” burger ,luke”the puke’watson,dewald”respct,respect”potgieter,not-so-big-when-compared-to-deysel-and-alberts” joe van niekerk .. and then ryan”the sidestep”kankowski ,keegan”pound-for-pound”daniel..

  • Comment 288, posted at 09.10.10 21:28:07 by bergshark Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 258) : You have to fight fire with fire,thats how the bulls won the super 14 that year,habana should have gotten a red and well,we all know what happened at the ruck when they played it on the ground(desperate cheating) but a win is a win,dont matter how unfortunately
    @bergshark (Comment 262) : If only we had an eye gouger :lol: :lol:
    I think mostert played really good today.

  • Comment 289, posted at 09.10.10 21:55:02 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 289) : yes,mostert had a really good game..can`t wait to see him when fully match fit :smile: he is a player,who,if he stays injury free next year,could be vital to our superrugby title ambitions ..

  • Comment 290, posted at 09.10.10 22:12:16 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Honey Badger: would have liked to have frans steyn still in the sharks team ..and ruan pienaar,too ..but cant keep everyone ,only so much money available for contracting players .. but still .. barritt ,fransie ,johan muller even ,and ruan pienaar ..they should still have been @the tank ..and bj botha .. :sad:

  • Comment 291, posted at 09.10.10 22:18:23 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 283) : DANIEL. DANIEL get it right, at least if u wanna talk about a guy, give him the honour of spelling his surname correctly, megatrons…

  • Comment 292, posted at 09.10.10 22:27:12 by Ice Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 291) : They are not, live with it, things change… Time moves on. I’d love 2 be 21 4eve, aint gonna happen in real years though..

  • Comment 293, posted at 09.10.10 22:31:16 by Ice Reply
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  • @Honey Badger: and how about their thuggery in the 2006 currie cup game @ the shark tank? :x … still remember jp nel`s late hit on wouter moore :x .. heard him say on an episode of “dis hoe dit is met steve”,when asked about the hardest he`s tackled(tackle??jp nel ?? you must`ve been having us on ,steve :shock: )a player ,answered:(im not quoting 100% correct)wel ,in a game teen die sharks het ek vir wouter moore geduik dat sy milt gebars het .. :shock: :x ..what is worse,morne steyn still had a grin on his face when jp finished his little bit of bragging :shock: :x and wynand and fourie dp also didnt look shocked or worried about an injury to a fellow player .. :shock: :x :x

  • Comment 294, posted at 09.10.10 22:35:29 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 293) : fransie and barritt are almost still 21 :lol:

  • Comment 295, posted at 09.10.10 22:37:33 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 290) : I made my facebook update=Sharks B nie te sleg nie!,now they are crying like never before,jdv I dont know what was wrong with mvovo but how did he out run him when mvovo looked faster than aplon chasing the kick :???:

  • Comment 296, posted at 09.10.10 22:39:24 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 295) : me too! :lol: but the diffs : I am still here, they are not!

  • Comment 297, posted at 09.10.10 22:42:32 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 297) : just hope the lions dont try and snap you up :smile:

  • Comment 298, posted at 09.10.10 22:44:37 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 296) : is a mystery :sad: …lambie went too high for the tsckle on jdv :roll: .. and same with the aplon try (which saw best 13 in the world ,in his own words ),give a forwrd pass, ap went too high for the tackle on de jongh :roll: and de jongh broke through ..

  • Comment 299, posted at 09.10.10 22:47:54 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 296) : perhaps he didnt have his heart in the chase :|

  • Comment 300, posted at 09.10.10 22:50:36 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 296) : let them cry :smile: .. they gonna cry lots more when the cheetahs knock them over :lol:

  • Comment 301, posted at 09.10.10 22:53:01 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 301) : hope not ,though ..wanna beat the bulls :x and then give the weepee a good klap @the shark tank :evil:

  • Comment 302, posted at 09.10.10 22:55:19 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Honey Badger: can you still remember hilton lobberts!! :x :x what became of that ? last i heard he was playing rugby down in the boland .. that had no rugby skills !! purely chosen for his thuggery :x :x .. still remember his swinging arms and shoulder charging into the sharks` driving mauls in that dirty game played in 2006 :x :x

  • Comment 303, posted at 09.10.10 23:05:29 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Morné (Comment 242) :

    100% sure got that from Supersport.

    Also the TV showed the team finishing in FIRST place as Semi ONE. ;)

  • Comment 304, posted at 10.10.10 05:10:20 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 256) : At 1st i thought your use of the word cripple was just a bad choice of word, now you go and say things like this. IMO it is precisely this sort of behaviour from supporters and parents on the sidelines at matches that give players like Bakkies the impression that we support their thuggery.

  • Comment 305, posted at 10.10.10 05:58:10 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Silence of the Lambies :twisted:

  • Comment 306, posted at 10.10.10 06:43:38 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • Oh Crap! This weekends results sees my SB and LMS ruined. We will need to klap the bulls to make up for this. Looking forward to it…

  • Comment 307, posted at 10.10.10 07:11:15 by Crock Reply

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  • Also looking forward to the relegation matches.
    Think we will see the Pumas and EP Kings in for next year.

  • Comment 308, posted at 10.10.10 08:23:53 by Crock Reply

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  • Maybe we all need to calm down a bit, this is not the end of the world, Bulls next weekend will be tough, however if we had WP next weekend they would also have been be tough. The losing momentum does bother me a bit but those have all been away games and I’m hoping home ground advantage will play a decisive role in the playoffs.

  • Comment 309, posted at 10.10.10 08:34:09 by war1 Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 305) : wilie -john mcbride`s 1974 british and irish lions team to sa ..willie -john was quoted as saying:if you play rugby in sa,then prepare yourself to get hit.so lets go out there and get our retaliation in first ..
    in the 3rd test in pe ,one of the geat fullbacks in history ,jpr williams ,sprinted nearly 20 m to punch and knockout -yes,knockout -big moaner van heerden who was doing a lot of off the ball play ..
    remember the docu made of the `97 lions in sa ? remember the scene in the change room before kick-off where keith wood and martin johnson were using some rather choice words to describe what they must do to the boks ?
    rugby is a contact sport ,no getting around or away from that 9perhaps with more skillful players you can actually minimise the contact and really have players attack space) ..
    im not condoning thuggery .. all im saying is ,when you play this game in sa “you`re going to get hit “(or have your eyes gouged !!!)..then its best to “get your retaliation in first” ..
    have a look at the first half :there is a ruck where you can see that schalk is again attacking a player (rory kcockott`s) face with his paw and fingers ..rory can be heard clearly later shouting “what was that about?!!” some players never learn and the refs seem to not dare want to do something to them..hence we have the bulls play described as “typically hard and uncomprimising bullsrugby”,when in fact its just dirty ,dirty,dirty!!!! :x
    how do you as a coach protect your players from these cheap shots?? because the refs in sa don`t :shock:
    when this same type of play gets penalised against overseas teams and in test matches,everyone in sa suddenly wants to cry “FOUL!’..
    my argument is that there are serial offenders when it comes to off the ball incidents in sa rugby ..the only way to protect your team and yourself is to as a team ensure you”get your retaliation in first “..bottom line is you either front-up and become the aggressor ,or you can go cower in the corner or under the goalposts and wait for the 80 min to end ..

  • Comment 310, posted at 10.10.10 09:14:15 by bergshark Reply

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  • Jannie du Plessis and Bismarck du Plessis cost us 9 points last night and we missed Keegan Daniel big time.we are going to up our game big time next week.free state could give province a carrot next week.

  • Comment 311, posted at 10.10.10 09:20:15 by pete69 Reply

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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 306) : :)

  • Comment 312, posted at 10.10.10 09:55:31 by robdylan Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 310) : let’s just nip this nonsense in the bud, shall we?

    intentional foul play can never be condoned and I will lose a huge amount of respect for the Sharks if they start resorting to such tactics just because “everybody else is doing it”. Right and wrong don’t suddenly change just because you’re playing in a rugby match, for goodness sake.

    It is, at the end of the day, just a game. If you find it hard to realise that, maybe it’s time to get off the couch, put down the beer and rather go for a walk in the fresh air… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 313, posted at 10.10.10 09:58:18 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 313) : would be nice if players like schalk ,habana,bakkies,danie rossouw ,etc also realise that ..until they do ,a coach who doesnt prepare his team to deal with the thuggery of opposition players ,is not preparing his team 100 % ..

  • Comment 314, posted at 10.10.10 10:36:00 by bergshark Reply

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  • Hmmm, on my way to Durbs and the Sharks boys are all here at the airport. All look pretty fresh and keen still.

  • Comment 315, posted at 10.10.10 10:49:20 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 313) : in prep for the 2007 super 14 ,the sharks decided to bring in hennie bosman to assist the players in certain skills ..who is hennie bosman ?? hennie bosman is currently chairman of kyokushinkan africa.he has represented sa in traditional karate ,kickboxing and knockdown karate.currently holds 7th dan.hennie bosman was sent to karate school in bellville by his mom after he was having problems with bullies at school (started training karate at age 9 ). hennie won the world seniorkarate championship in osaka in 2001 .
    why do i write this? well,obviously the sharks wanted to prepare themselves 100% for the super14 2007 ,and realised how important it is not to be dominated physically AND mentally ..you can not allow yourself to be bullied (the 2006 currie cup game in dbn vs bulls showed them that ,as did numerous other games) ..you need to have the skills and confidence to dominate and intimidate LEGALLY ..

  • Comment 316, posted at 10.10.10 10:51:44 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 315) : ask rory about the incident with schalk

  • Comment 317, posted at 10.10.10 10:53:27 by bergshark Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 313) : watch rugby from the couch .well ,i start there and as the game goes on, the more animated i become.. hence i will spend large parts of the game on my feet .. dont drink alcohol ,,not even a beer ..

  • Comment 318, posted at 10.10.10 10:57:06 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 256) :

    lay off the karate juice , poor form calling for a player to be crippled .. it is after all only a game :roll:

  • Comment 319, posted at 10.10.10 11:47:34 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 318) :

    Perhaps you should start ;-)

    Hard Luck Sharkies , atleast you still top the log and have a semi spot …

    Imo the Bulls are there for the picking.

  • Comment 320, posted at 10.10.10 11:55:21 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 318) : Hilton lobberts,one of my friends new him and said he is a mental case.
    @bergshark (Comment 294) : I remember that,first I thought that they were smiling out of embarrassment but soon realized that it was out of enjoyment.

    We dont want any player to be crippled,just feel the hit and the pinch of it for the rest of the game.
    And I think its true that nice guys finish last.

  • Comment 321, posted at 10.10.10 12:05:25 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 320) : In mine 2

  • Comment 322, posted at 10.10.10 12:09:16 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • Is it just me or do you guys also see the same thing that Mark Lawrence has gone of the boil a bit Picks up some things and not others This is the 3rd game I’v seen him ref and to me he seems to be just focusing on guys entering into the ruck or how they enter the ruck

  • Comment 323, posted at 10.10.10 12:54:33 by Fattmann Reply
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  • @Fattmann (Comment 323) : I generally think that he is a good referee, however, I do think he tends to get something into his mind and focuses on that, sometimes to the exclusion of other things. I have seen him focus so much on the engage at scrum time, he seemed to miss quite a bit at the breakdowns. Perhaps he is not much of a multi-tasker. :wink:

  • Comment 324, posted at 10.10.10 13:09:05 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Fattmann (Comment 323) : I also think his advantage calls on penalties were too short, both ways. The way I see it is if a team kicks a penalty to touch, they gain about 40 metres and get the ball back, so if a team does not gain 40 metres during the advantage, it should not be over. My opinion.

  • Comment 325, posted at 10.10.10 13:11:26 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 321) : The way I have seen Lobberts play on the field, does not surprise me his friends think he is a mental case. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 326, posted at 10.10.10 13:14:42 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Bergshark – Thuggery is never on in Rugby Union, never acceptable. You’re right it happens, and often we get no help from the referees, but intentionally injuring or trying to injure someone is not on. The disregard for the opposition’s well being so common in American Football is nothing to strive for.

  • Comment 327, posted at 10.10.10 13:30:10 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Crock (Comment 308) :

    As far as I know the Pumas play the Kings and Leopards play the Eagles.

    That means one from each of those two pairing will be premier Division. you cannot have both the kings and the Pumas in the premier div.

  • Comment 328, posted at 10.10.10 14:37:32 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 316) :

    WHAT UTTER CRAP!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Not letting yourself be Bullied by standing up to the opposition and tackling and cleaning at the rucks as well as you can has nothing to do with being a thug.

    Part of my pre-match to the teams is ALWAYS. “We all know we can play this game damn hard and damn clean so let’s do that out there”

    Playing hard and tackling hard doesn’t mean you are out to do damage to the other players.

    tackling at the head with the shoulder, cleaning with the head at rucks and things like that DO.

    You start off your post as if to insinuate that the guy was brought in to teach the Sharks self defence/boxing/martial arts and then say you need to have the skills and confidence to dominate and intimidate LEGALLY .. The rwest of your statements and that little bit are WORLDS apart.

    To dominate and intimidate LEGALLY .. is very easy. but that is not what you have been suggesting at ALL in your previous posts.

  • Comment 329, posted at 10.10.10 14:48:07 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 329) : Aren’t you going to get on me about my poor interpretation of the advantage law. :wink:

  • Comment 330, posted at 10.10.10 14:53:54 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 330) :

    No, because your heart is in the right place. :wink: :razz:

    I feel the same way.

    The law is something along the lines of “tactical and/or territorial advantage” and while the territorial advantage is the one we’d mostly prefer the tactical one does come into it a LOT. :|

  • Comment 331, posted at 10.10.10 15:31:36 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Pretoors is pathetic.. Kockott’s pass has more loop than Jim Furyks golf swing.

    I called the WP win. Hard game for Sharks to get up for especially with the lineup they chose.

    We had better up our game next week else we are going to do the Sharks favourite. Top the log and get knocked out.

    COME ON SHARKS!!!

  • Comment 332, posted at 10.10.10 16:02:06 by Sportbilly(Oubaas2009) Reply

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  • GO SHARKS !!! You can beat the Bulls !!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 333, posted at 10.10.10 16:11:05 by Charlie Reply

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  • @KSA Shark: how does a sc dominate and intimidate a player like bakkies?how does he protect him from that halfsecond late hit by opp to ensure he gets up slower and slower to attend next ruck?.. Hennie bosman was brought in to teach sharks close-combat skills(not punches,headbutts,elbows,kicks).he had 2 teach them some grapple skills,etc.skills to ensure that once you make contact with your opp,you can dominate him and ,have him in a bodyposition that make youthe dominant(jujitsu,judo,etc).

  • Comment 334, posted at 10.10.10 16:16:22 by bergshark Reply

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  • @KSA Shark: im not calling for players like sarel pretoruis,jano,or doppies and waylon to be ‘taken out’.there are serial dirty players,and every coach worth his salt will ensure his team is adequately equipped to deal with such players BEFORE and not after the event(ie,broken collar bone,eye injury to your player).dnt tell me that fran cotton and mcgeechan,graeme henry,kitch(remember,dalton was a favourite of his ..wonder why??)..if u see an opposition dirty player trapped in an awkward position,do him

  • Comment 335, posted at 10.10.10 16:28:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • @KSA Shark: like anything in life,confidence plays an important part..hennie bosman needed to give them the confidence to know they can actually ‘look after themselves’..you need to front-up to bullies,and some guys play this game only to hurt and bully,to get them to backdown..some just need more persuasion than others …

  • Comment 336, posted at 10.10.10 16:37:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • @KSA Shark: you should have this discussion with mark andrews … I dnt think you clearly comprehend what i’m saying …

  • Comment 337, posted at 10.10.10 16:50:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • Watched the game again today and to say that our forwards didn´t come to the party is a gross understatement. And it all started with Brok Harris dominating the Beast, which put our scrum under huge pressure. Our forwards were on the backfoot throughout, even when we had the ball, and man for man WP played us off the field before half time, when the game was effectively over.

    We missed Daniel and Alberts BIG TIME. Beast, Jannie and Bissie left for the Bok conditioning programme in top form and came back shadows of their former (3 weeks ago?) selves.

    With WP killing us up front it is still difficult to say whether the move of Lambie to 15 and Pretorius to 10 made any difference to the result. Even Mvovo looked very ordinary, especially having watched Basson shine against the Bulls in the first game in comparison.

  • Comment 338, posted at 10.10.10 17:13:14 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 335) :

    @bergshark (Comment 336) :

    @bergshark (Comment 337) :

    I comprehend that you are softening your stance and are not calling for players to be crippled and physically damaged on purpose anymore.

  • Comment 339, posted at 10.10.10 17:24:16 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 338) : I won`t rip into them yet cause I`m still too p . . off but it feels to me as if the bokke doesn`t really add value in the sharks setup the same way that they add value in the bulls setup.
    When Bulls get their bokke back they are awesome but when we get ours back we lose.
    Last year semi final, this year again. . .

    But I`ll cool off tonight and be back with a nice open mind again tomorrow :mrgreen:

  • Comment 340, posted at 10.10.10 19:20:51 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • Well what a game gee but i still think the sharks didn’t play like they always did but great WP deserves to win

    Well it’s no against the BB :???:

    I don’t know if we should be happy
    it was the WP or the Bulls

    So Bulls seem to be glad its them that are playing the best team on the log so far :oops: ;-)

  • Comment 341, posted at 10.10.10 19:35:56 by chaz Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 333) : Adi great 3 my friend :mrgreen: i was hopeing to c more of you on the field and not on the bench ;-)

  • Comment 342, posted at 10.10.10 19:38:23 by chaz Reply

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  • @ chaz, :lol: patience ;-)

  • Comment 343, posted at 10.10.10 19:50:27 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 343) : what happened to ur pic :???:

  • Comment 344, posted at 10.10.10 20:58:19 by chaz Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 343) : ok got it when i commented sien daar en adi was terug ;-)

  • Comment 345, posted at 10.10.10 20:59:43 by chaz Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 340) : Yes, I can’t understand it. Happens every friggin year that we seem to fall out of the bus when we should be getting some winning momentum going into the semis.

    And every friggin year it happens when we get our Boks back. I’m getting that deja vu feeling…

  • Comment 346, posted at 11.10.10 10:55:46 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 325) : Totally agree DB…he played virtually zero advantage both ways on Sat…it was winding me up no end!!

  • Comment 347, posted at 11.10.10 14:47:17 by Villie Reply
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