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Four teams, one trophy… you do the sums


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Original Content, Sharks on 12 Oct 2010 at 07:07
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If there’s anything that we, as Sharks fans (well, most of us!) should be patently aware of, it’s that finishing on top of the log – and securing that all-important home semi-final – is unfortunately no guarantee of Currie Cup success.

A look back over the recent history of the competition will reveal that, ever since the last time the Sharks (disastrously) missed out on the semis altogether (2005) they have only once played in an away semi-final (that was 2006). They ended second in 2007 and have been top of the log after the round-robin phase for the last three years (including this one). And yet – there is only one cup to show for it! The haters will look at that record and find evidence of “choking”, no doubt, but the reality of the situation is that, by the time the Currie Cup (or any other competition, for that matter) gets to the knock-out stages, you can generally chuck out both the form book and the history book, because absolutely anything can happen on a given day.

John Plumtree summed it up pretty well in his post-match interview this weekend, saying that picking whether to play the Blue Bulls or Western Province in a semi-final was a little bit like deciding whether to have cabbage or brussels sprouts for dinner. We, as a nation, clamour for full-strength derby encounters, yet very quickly become dejected and despondent when our team doesn’t win all of them! From the perspective of virtually any “neutral” supporter, this year’s Currie Cup has dished up the perfect semi-final clashes, with two matches involving four great teams, with neither result anywhere near a foregone conclusion. For a fair few Sharks fans, those who are already holding their heads in their hands and wailing about how we’ll never beat the Bulls, things couldn’t be worse.

I think we all could do with a healthy dose of reality here. There are three more games to go to decide who will lift the 2010 Currie Cup trophy and with four strong teams all very much in the hunt, it is impossible to pick a winner at this stage. Those who claim that the Bulls (or Province, for that matter) already have it won are, I feel, deluding themselves based on very little actual evidence. By the same token, Sharks fans need to be very realistic about the scale of the task ahead and realise that, right now, our chances of winning the cup are 1 in 4, same as everybody else’s. Looking ahead to the game in Durban, the Bulls team, on paper, will probably be stronger. Counteracting that is the fact that the Sharks are playing at home and are the only team to be undefeated at home this season. Small advantages either way that will probably cancel each other out and leave the game delicately poised, to be decided only by the tiniest of factors in one team’s favour: the bounce of the ball, a strange refereeing decision, a missed goal kick or a perhaps desperate ankle tap.

So let’s not get too carried away here. Let’s support our team to the last and pack ABSA Stadium as full as it can get, because every single desperate black-and-white-clad Sharks fan screaming for our boys to win is going to help. Let’s back the coach to make the right selections and the players to make the right decisions, but let’s also be mindful of the fact that we’re playing against a very good team and that they stand as good a chance of winning this match as we do. I for one will be screaming my lungs out for 80 minutes here and will be gutted and inconsolable if the Bulls do take the spoils on Saturday afternoon. There is, however, one thing I can promise you, even if that does happen.

The sun will still rise on Sunday morning.



91 Comments

  • I am going to be the only Sharks fan at the stadium not allowed to wear my Sharks jersey..

    Come what may, I will scream my lungs out, no matter the “unbiased expectation” of the media box.

  • Comment 1, posted at 12.10.10 07:53:12 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Rob : Nice read man!!! The opening paragraph, and half of the second is what hurts the most :cry: :cry: :cry:

  • Comment 2, posted at 12.10.10 07:55:34 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • morning guys…to be fair i think we have a good possibility of beating the bulls…they are good..but i think the shark tank will prove to formidable for these guys…and reading on other websites about how we were beaten, i have to look at john plumtrees post match interview and think maybe he didnt come to newlands to win.All our other losses were close loses but this one looked like it was given to wp..even plum had a smile so i think he knew what was going to happen..a totally different team will be playing the game plan we have come to enjoy…and im going to be there screaming BLACK AND WHITE… ;-)

  • Comment 3, posted at 12.10.10 08:08:16 by shaniboi Reply

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  • I read a quote by Victor Matfield saying that the Shark Tank was one of the worlds most dificult venues to win at.

  • Comment 4, posted at 12.10.10 08:18:49 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • John Plumtree summed it up pretty well in his post-match interview this weekend, saying that picking whether to play the Blue Bulls or Western Province in a semi-final was a little bit like deciding whether to have cabbage or brussels sprouts for dinner.

    hehe. And no doubt he was thinking of the Bulls as the “cabbages”. :razz:

  • Comment 5, posted at 12.10.10 08:36:15 by klempie Reply

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  • Who here thinks that out lack of a decent kicker is going to come back to bite us in the knock-outs? :|

  • Comment 6, posted at 12.10.10 08:37:01 by klempie Reply

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  • Bulls vs Sharks game will be decided at 10.
    I am of the opinion that we have bought a dud in JLP. But, can AP or Lambie play better on the day?
    Will the forwards be able to give good quality ball to the backs?
    Its making me nervous!

  • Comment 7, posted at 12.10.10 08:37:25 by Crock Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 6) :

    Im with you on that. I reckon lost or missed points in that dept can cost us the final.

  • Comment 8, posted at 12.10.10 08:48:56 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Crock (Comment 7) : of the three options (Lambo, AP and JLP) my money is very firmly on Lambie.

  • Comment 9, posted at 12.10.10 08:49:37 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 6) :

    I do!!

    I asked Rob about it yesterday and he was in denial as always!! :twisted:

  • Comment 10, posted at 12.10.10 08:49:55 by wpw Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 8) : what does it mean, though? Do we have to go with Pretorius? I don’t want to do that…. Lambie is our man at ten.

  • Comment 11, posted at 12.10.10 08:50:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 10) : what?

  • Comment 12, posted at 12.10.10 08:50:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : In that case, we are in very deep trouble! :oops:

  • Comment 13, posted at 12.10.10 08:54:07 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) :

    We cannot play Pretorius at ten. Lambie is the option, no choice in the matter.

    We just pray that AP can give Lambie some kicking advise. Intereting to note that Lambie still took the kicks while AP was on the field vs WP

  • Comment 14, posted at 12.10.10 08:54:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) :

    Lambie can change the game with a single moment of magic.

    None of AP or JLP have the ability or raw talent to do that.

  • Comment 15, posted at 12.10.10 08:56:04 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 1) : Sharks Boxer’s ? :lol:

  • Comment 16, posted at 12.10.10 08:56:33 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 16) :

    Good plan.. Haha

  • Comment 17, posted at 12.10.10 08:57:40 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Kicking duel between Lambie vs Morne Steyn.

    I’m afraid Steyn will win hands down! :roll:

  • Comment 18, posted at 12.10.10 08:58:53 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 18) :

    We will just have to score more tries then..

  • Comment 19, posted at 12.10.10 09:02:26 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Lambie hasn’t missed a kick in his last 6 attempts…

  • Comment 20, posted at 12.10.10 09:02:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • Can AP not play centre? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 21, posted at 12.10.10 09:02:53 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 19) : agree with you. If the Sharks don’t feel they can win a kicking duel against the Bulls (and let’s be honest… who can?) they need to ensure that the game doesn’t become one.

    Simple.

    Wes, why not rather spend your time kakking about what the Cheetahs are going to do to you guys?

  • Comment 22, posted at 12.10.10 09:04:03 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 20) :

    It must be said.. he has improved quite a bit over the last few weeks.

    It is going to be one of the many interesting one-on-one battles.

  • Comment 23, posted at 12.10.10 09:04:23 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 21) : no, but he can play fullback

  • Comment 24, posted at 12.10.10 09:04:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 22) :

    Haha.. the Cheetahs are the least spoken about team and must be the most on form team in the run up to the semi’s. Be afraid..

  • Comment 25, posted at 12.10.10 09:05:31 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) : Without a doubt Lambie is your man at 10, he should never start anywhere else. Missed kicks can cost matches, sure, but you need to put yourself in the situation where you are not relying on having to kick penalties to win.

  • Comment 26, posted at 12.10.10 09:07:10 by Greg Reply

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  • Blood are Blue Brain is Few :mrgreen:

    From a neutral I’d like to see a Sharks v Province final.

  • Comment 27, posted at 12.10.10 09:08:28 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 20) : :lol:

  • Comment 28, posted at 12.10.10 09:11:13 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 24) :

    I was being sarcastic Rob..

    Surely the fullback jersey has to belong to Ludik.

    Im kinda against the idea of new combinations and the like for this weekend. Back to what we know and what we do best.

  • Comment 29, posted at 12.10.10 09:11:43 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Greg (Comment 26) :

    Im with you Greg..

    Look at the game vs WP, we had arguebly one of the best goal kickers at 10, but we had no penalties in range to kick because as a flyhalf, we were going backwards..

  • Comment 30, posted at 12.10.10 09:13:25 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • With Lambie at 10, we have a better chance of dominating the game. You play for the corners and keep ball possession until you score a try or until the Bulls gives away the inevitable penalty that is within Lambie’s range.

    Don’t let Lambie kick anything that’s not at least 80% and higher kicks. If he misses a kick, then that’s waisted points and waisted possession, if on the other hand we are smart enough to go for touch on the 50/50 kicks, we’ll have attacking possession and another chance to score.

    I’m tired of people thinking that when you come to the knock-out stage you can only win by making 3 points at a time. This whole season the Sharks has had enough confidence to take the line-out option to keep the pressure on the opposition and look how well it worked.

    Sometimes you lose these type of games because you have a great kicker and therefore every penalty you get you take the shot at goal. The problem is, every time you get only three points and the ball gets sent straight back into you half, you then kick for touch to about halfway and the other team is on attack again and most of the time will get a penalty of their own to negate the points you just scored.

    There are times when you have to take the three, but sometimes, it’s even more important to let that three points go and play in your opponents half.

    If we lose this game, it will not be Lambie’s fault.

  • Comment 31, posted at 12.10.10 09:13:39 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 15) : Don’t agree with you on that, I believe AP has (had?) that ability, whether he can bring it to the park this weekend remains to be seen

  • Comment 32, posted at 12.10.10 09:14:46 by Greg Reply

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  • funny that the bookies are giving this to the Sharks, by the narrowest of margins.

    Sharks will get you 1.6/1, while Bulls are at 1.7/1

  • Comment 33, posted at 12.10.10 09:18:00 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 31) : Going for touch against the Bulls, even if it is our ball, is always a 50/50 call. Remember John Smit isn`t there.

  • Comment 34, posted at 12.10.10 09:18:20 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 29) : Is it to early to start asking what your team will be for the game? Assuming all injured players are now ready, Alberts, JP…

  • Comment 35, posted at 12.10.10 09:18:36 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 31) : “If we lose this game, it will not be Lambie’s fault.”
    Absolutely true, what I tried to say after the Lions game in Joburg, but I got shot down in flames :!:

  • Comment 36, posted at 12.10.10 09:19:13 by Greg Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 31) :

    Your last sentence is very important and I agree with you fully on that point. It will not be Lambie’s fault should we not make it this weekend. It will most likely not be anybody’s fault more than it is the fact that the Bulls are a better team.

    Name one loss this year that we can safely say was one person’s fault?

  • Comment 37, posted at 12.10.10 09:19:48 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 35) :

    You asked for it:

    Ludik
    Odwa
    Terblanche
    Strauss
    Mvovo
    Lambie
    McLeod

    Kanko
    Alberts
    Keegan
    Hargreaves
    Sykes
    Jannie
    Bissie
    Beast

    Burden
    van Staden
    Mostert
    Botes
    Kockott
    Pretorius/Swanepoel

  • Comment 38, posted at 12.10.10 09:22:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 34) : A 50/50 lineout in the opponents 22, or a missed kick, and get driven back into your own 22 from the resulting restart? As Letgo says, take the kicks with a high percentage chance of success, otherwise drive them back into their own 22, and keep the pressure on.

  • Comment 39, posted at 12.10.10 09:22:59 by Greg Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 38) :

    That is the team i suspect Plum will name. Personally I would have made space for Botes in some way. We need the breakdown ball protected and he can do that.

  • Comment 40, posted at 12.10.10 09:23:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • GO SHARKS !!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 41, posted at 12.10.10 09:23:15 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 31) : Sharks can only beat the Bulls by playing Sharks rugby. Try to beat the Bulls by playing Bulls rugby and you lose, because they’re better at it.

    Kind of like never arguing with an idiot, cos they’ll drag you down to their level and beat you on experience.

  • Comment 42, posted at 12.10.10 09:23:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 34) : Don’t say that, we’ll have to work really hard on our line-outs this week. Always make possession priority number one, take the safe bet rather than the extravagant one. Rather go to the front and set up the maul or ruck than going to the back and trying risky moves. We need to have at least 80 -90% success ratio in our line-outs if we want to win this game.

    We have four jumpers, that always helps, keeps the opposition guessing. We can always use the short pass at the front of the line-out a few times. Plum will know to work on this phase, I’m not to worried.

  • Comment 43, posted at 12.10.10 09:24:05 by Letgo Reply
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  • We have to remember that, even thouh the Boks are back for the Bulls, they have never quite hit fifth gear this year, and who is to say they will do it this weekend?

  • Comment 44, posted at 12.10.10 09:24:18 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard

    I don’t think i will make any changes to that match 22

  • Comment 45, posted at 12.10.10 09:24:37 by G West Reply
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  • @Greg (Comment 36) : the fans are fickle… Lambie took a lot of flack after that game, which was wrong. I wish Plum hadn’t buckled under the pressure to select Pretorius at flyhalf.

  • Comment 46, posted at 12.10.10 09:25:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 42) :

    I like your idiot analogy for the Bulls.. it suits them..

  • Comment 47, posted at 12.10.10 09:26:05 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 38) : no room for Pietersen in your squad? The World Cup winner? :oops:

  • Comment 48, posted at 12.10.10 09:27:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 44) :

    I felt against Griquas the Boks looked decidely average and no real impact .. Perhaps a question of gelling but can it be done in a week.

    Look Shark Fans this should not be a game you guys should fear ..now is the perfect opportunity to unleash some hurt and revenge for past indiscretions by the Bulls against you ;-)

  • Comment 49, posted at 12.10.10 09:29:15 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 48) :

    I was assuming he is out injured, in that case bring in Pietersen for Mvovo. Ndungane looks much better than Mvovo at the moment, and his work rate gets him over Mvovo.

  • Comment 50, posted at 12.10.10 09:29:33 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 49) :

    Revenge is not the way to win this game. We should not go out there thinking like that..

    Good idea, but not in a semi final..

  • Comment 51, posted at 12.10.10 09:30:53 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • i personally think that the Sharks could win this if they starve the bulls of possession and keep running at the bulls… There are some slow bulls players and the sharks really have some amazing play makers and runners. The Sharks will never out kick the bulls, so they will have to just simply out smart them with ball in hand, and thats why Lam should stay at 10.

  • Comment 52, posted at 12.10.10 09:31:53 by G West Reply
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  • @Rob

    Same though JPP was out. Would be nice to have him there thou, he understand the bulls and their way of play.

  • Comment 53, posted at 12.10.10 09:34:22 by G West Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 51) :

    Fair enough , The Bulls are being given way to much respect though , they have been dire all season.And the sudden arrival of of Boks is not gonna change any of that.

    You may be suprised just how easily you beat them.

    Thats my take anyway.

  • Comment 54, posted at 12.10.10 09:34:26 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • “The sun will still rise on Sunday morning”

    No it won’t :cry:

  • Comment 55, posted at 12.10.10 09:35:14 by Farlington Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 54) :

    I feel the same, as I said earlier, the Bulls have not hit top gear.. and we can take them if we do this smartly.

  • Comment 56, posted at 12.10.10 09:36:49 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 38) :

    Adi?? :shock: :roll:

  • Comment 57, posted at 12.10.10 09:37:05 by wpw Reply
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  • @Greg (Comment 36) : And well deserved too. :twisted:

  • Comment 58, posted at 12.10.10 09:39:01 by klempie Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 38) : AJ?

  • Comment 59, posted at 12.10.10 09:39:25 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 57) :

    Shit.. Adi has been out so long I have forgotten about him.. Question to the public.. do we start with Adi at 12? Or play him off the bench?

  • Comment 60, posted at 12.10.10 09:39:38 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 57) :

    In negotiations with the Lions :mrgreen: ;-)

  • Comment 61, posted at 12.10.10 09:40:42 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 43) : @robdylan (Comment 42) : This game is going to be determined by how we protect the ball IF we win the ball on the ground we will beat the bulls and it wont come down to penalties either we can run them off their feet without any difficulty
    I would play Adi from the start with Stef moving to inside centre It would shut down Olivier Stef could also protect Lambie for one thing is certain like in the S14 game they are going to go after him I wouldn’t start with JP either bring him on later
    Sharks to win by 5

  • Comment 62, posted at 12.10.10 09:43:38 by Fattmann Reply
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  • Deon Fourie found not guilty.

    Another week on the bench for Shimange . . .

  • Comment 63, posted at 12.10.10 09:45:49 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 38) : What about Adi and JP? not in the match 22 at all?

  • Comment 64, posted at 12.10.10 10:01:28 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Fattmann (Comment 62) : I don’t know if moving Stefan to 12 is such a good idea.

    I’d use Adi in the second 40.
    If Jp is fit, I would start with him. It will be hard to decide which one of the wings to drop though.

    Mvovo is exciting and explosive, but not so great on defense or at getting himself into the game.

    Odwa is slower, more stable, but has been playing really good rugby these past few weeks.

  • Comment 65, posted at 12.10.10 10:09:09 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 40) : It will be interesting to see what plum does. I would start with Botes, like you said and then depending on the game either replace Kanko or Alberts with Keegan.

    Probably not Alberts, more likely that it would be kanko.

  • Comment 66, posted at 12.10.10 10:13:33 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 66) : problem with that is Keegan is the link between the forwards and the backs so He must start Sorry Jaques

  • Comment 67, posted at 12.10.10 10:16:05 by Fattmann Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 48) : Hey Rob, great avatar.

  • Comment 68, posted at 12.10.10 10:20:41 by MysticShark Reply
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  • Great thing about being a WP supporter, anything from here is a bonus!

  • Comment 69, posted at 12.10.10 10:21:09 by Morné Reply
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  • @Morné (Comment 69) : :lol:

  • Comment 70, posted at 12.10.10 10:24:41 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 60) : Adi from the bench.

  • Comment 71, posted at 12.10.10 10:25:00 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • @SharksRTB (Comment 71) :

    With your lack of strike running ability, I will start Adi outside Pat Lambie (at 12), Petoors @ 10, Terblanche on the wing to cover defensively with Mvovo on the bench – explosive wingers do not pose a massive threat in finals traditionally, I would rather have the coolness of Stefan and Odwa in the back three, and if needed, the explosiveness of Ludik at 15 running off Lambie at 12 or Adi at 13.

  • Comment 72, posted at 12.10.10 10:31:43 by Morné Reply
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  • Adi’s in good shape, just give him a decent run… :grin:

  • Comment 73, posted at 12.10.10 10:34:11 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Morné (Comment 72) :

    Reason – Bulls will kick a lot and you have 3 guys in the back who are experienced, and all having a decent boot on them.

    Reason 2 – Bulls have leaked tries in midfield throughout 2010 in the Super 14 and CC – I will exploit this with playmaking of Lambie and game breaking of Adi and Ludik.

  • Comment 74, posted at 12.10.10 10:34:28 by Morné Reply
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  • @Morné (Comment 72) :

    We should have tried that combination against WP last week and not fr the first time in a semi final.

  • Comment 75, posted at 12.10.10 10:41:19 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 75) : Yip

  • Comment 76, posted at 12.10.10 10:47:56 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 75) :

    Dont think it will have such a big impact, Lambie will be at home at 12 as he is at 10, Adi speaks for himself, Stefan can play any position in the outside backs and reads a game well – pace not that important in a game like this on the outside, Ludik a natural and experience 15, Petoors can dictate with the boot and is accurate to posts (vital for a finals match).

    So I would no doubt have my backline look like this.

    McCleod
    Petoors

    Lambie
    Adi

    Odwa
    Stefan
    Ludik

  • Comment 78, posted at 12.10.10 10:56:09 by Morné Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 77) : I watched no rugby this weekend, boss. Sorry!

  • Comment 79, posted at 12.10.10 11:01:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Morné (Comment 78) : Morne, I don’t know about that team hey, I don’t think having a kicker in a team is more important than sticking with a combination that has done the job for us.

    You never know how AP and Lambie will go together, I just think it’s way to risky for a semi. Last weekend yes, this weekend, we need to stick to what we know.

    It would be like practicing one song for your piano recital until you are very confident with that song, and then playing a completely different song that you don’t really know at the recital. It just doesn’t make sense to me.

  • Comment 80, posted at 12.10.10 15:49:08 by Letgo Reply
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  • Nervous about this game! Dunno if i shud watch are just wait for the news after the game!

  • Comment 81, posted at 12.10.10 16:00:38 by The Sharks Sharkie Reply
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  • @Farlington (Comment 55) : It will but the hangover is going to make it very unpleasant. :lol:

  • Comment 82, posted at 12.10.10 16:11:45 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 82) : :mrgreen:

    plus some of us may choose not to rise with it :roll: results depending

  • Comment 83, posted at 12.10.10 16:13:11 by rekinek Reply
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  • “Four teams, one trophy… you do the sums ” – this would be a quarter per team :lol:

  • Comment 84, posted at 12.10.10 16:47:00 by rekinek Reply
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  • well yes

    Bulls are a strong team, Province well are just hungry for the tile CC 2010 Cheetahs aag nee man

    but

    SHARKS well :mrgreen: are also strong and we will want the CC 2010 tile

    and i think our guys want it to so they hv to come up with the right game plan :mrgreen:

  • Comment 85, posted at 12.10.10 17:06:35 by chaz Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 1) : and a sore throat but worth it i’m afread :mrgreen:

  • Comment 86, posted at 12.10.10 17:09:15 by chaz Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 4) : it just shows u the bulls don’t like ST very much :lol: and well home field always counts for us
    we been down this road how many times now ok with differents team players but we must stay and stick with our team and stay focus and i think we will pull this one off and go the the finals :mrgreen: ;-)

  • Comment 87, posted at 12.10.10 17:21:32 by chaz Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : yes and agree we must keep lambie he won’t let us down he is a bit hungry for his 1st CC winings :mrgreen:
    but then he must go back to 12 not at all good anymore at 15 :???:

  • Comment 88, posted at 12.10.10 17:24:00 by chaz Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 14) : ok we leave Lambie at 10 :oops:

  • Comment 89, posted at 12.10.10 17:26:11 by chaz Reply

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  • Sharks getting their excuses in early.

  • Comment 90, posted at 13.10.10 05:13:51 by Loosehead Reply

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  • A treacherous monster is The Shark
    He never makes the least remark.
    His eyes do not grow bright or roll,
    He has astonishing self-control.
    And when towards Kings Park you leap,
    He looks as if he were asleep.
    But when you once get in his range,
    His whole demeanor seems to change.
    He throws his body right about,
    And his true character comes out.
    It’s no use crying or appealing,
    He seems to lose all decent feeling.
    After this warning you will wish
    To keep clear of this fish.
    His back is black, his white is white,
    But remember
    He has a very dangerous bite.
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO SHARKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 91, posted at 13.10.10 11:19:48 by SharksRTB Reply

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