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Lambert in line for Sharks debut


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super Rugby on 22 Feb 2011 at 22:33
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They say that one man’s meat is another man’s poison, or rather, one man’s misfortune can easily become a great opportunity for someone else. For Sharks XV loose forward Lambert Groenewald, opportunity seems to have come knocking and the 22-year-old looks set to make his Super Rugby debut against the Blues this weekend.

The bad news, of course, is that Jacques Botes is unlikely to feature this weekend, having injured a hip against the Cheetahs on Saturday. While there is a superbly capable replacement for him in the form of Keegan Daniel, the Sharks squad is short of a loose forward, what with Jean Deysel still out injured. A few weeks ago, the smart money would have been on Jacques Engelbrecht joining the squad as loose forward cover – the Sharks, however, opted to rather back their own youth structures and let Engelbrecht go. Our information is that he is on the verge of securing a deal with the EP Kings.

That then leaves a gap on the bench for this weekend and our information is that it is Groenewald who will be called up to wear the number 19 jersey. A product of Paul Roos Gimnasium and the Sharks Academy, Groenewald has developed into a strong ball-carrying blindside, built to the same proportions as Deysel. Despite not yet having played Currie Cup rugby, he has taken his chances and impressed for the Sharks XV in a series of recent trial matches and warm-up games.

Apart from Deysel and Botes, John Plumtree looks likely to have a full-strength squad from which to select his team this week, with John Smit, JP Pietersen and Ross Skeate all likely to be fit for selection. The injury suffered by scrumhalf Charl McLeod is also responding well to treatment and he is expected to take his place in the number 9 jersey.



90 Comments

  • Anyone heard of one Warren Whiteley before. :???:

  • Comment 1, posted at 22.02.11 22:39:32 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Yes why he is real happy where he is!!!

  • Comment 2, posted at 22.02.11 22:45:15 by Tascha Reply
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  • Get him back and with Kleinhans and Cooper you could have a good number of Glenwood boys in a Sharks team in a couple of years.

  • Comment 3, posted at 22.02.11 22:49:32 by Oz Shark Reply
     
  • @Tascha (Comment 2) : The Lions are just keeping him in shape until the seas calls again. :wink:

  • Comment 4, posted at 22.02.11 22:58:09 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Nah he will visit you guys we are much better equiped now to keep our players than we were a year ago!

  • Comment 5, posted at 22.02.11 23:21:23 by Tascha Reply
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  • @Tascha (Comment 5) : It’s not all about money. ;)

  • Comment 6, posted at 22.02.11 23:25:51 by war1 Reply
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  • @Tascha (Comment 5) : When you say equiped I hope you mean money. Because a big reason unions can keep their players is succes. All the big time players want succes, so I hope that isn’t what you meant?

  • Comment 7, posted at 22.02.11 23:34:21 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 7) : Hey, the Lions are a record breaking team ;) . They are playing better and their players seem to be more relaxed and confident but so far, none of the success that has been hyped about all pre-season. Maybe the Lions should have waited til the end of the season before declaring a resurgence.

  • Comment 8, posted at 22.02.11 23:40:03 by war1 Reply
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  • @war1 (Comment 8) : Record breaking as in losing all their games in a super rugby season??? :)

  • Comment 9, posted at 22.02.11 23:44:43 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 9) : Dude it stretches longer than that, they lost their last game in 2009 as well, 15 without a win so far. To put it harshly, they have not won Super rugby match this decade.

  • Comment 10, posted at 22.02.11 23:49:04 by war1 Reply
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  • @war1 (Comment 10) : Who did they beat last? Hard for me to think of anyone because the Rebels weren’t playing yet back then! :)

  • Comment 11, posted at 22.02.11 23:54:34 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 11) : Highlanders.

  • Comment 12, posted at 22.02.11 23:59:55 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 12) : Makes sense, sure they were in the bottom 10 as well

  • Comment 13, posted at 23.02.11 00:04:31 by Ben Reply
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  • Reports say the Saders vs Canes match might not take place this weekend.

  • Comment 14, posted at 23.02.11 00:06:38 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 14) : From stuff.co.nz – ‘The Crusaders intend to travel to Wellington for Saturday’s Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes, but players will be given the chance to opt out.’

    Though I guess things can quickly change.

  • Comment 15, posted at 23.02.11 00:12:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 15) : I read one of the crusaders board members died. That’s so sad. :(

  • Comment 16, posted at 23.02.11 00:14:53 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 16) : Indeed.

  • Comment 17, posted at 23.02.11 00:15:47 by McLovin Reply

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  • I’m all for signing the odd player who will really make ur team better, but the vast majority of players should come through the academy so well done to the sharks on this one and long may it continue

  • Comment 18, posted at 23.02.11 00:34:01 by RuckingFun Reply

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  • How good a fetcher is Lambert? We dont have too much of those running around.

  • Comment 19, posted at 23.02.11 06:30:08 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • He’ll have his work cut out for him with Kaino around. Good luck to him. Hope he comes through.

  • Comment 20, posted at 23.02.11 06:56:52 by Speed7 Reply

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  • This is an interesting call; lets see what he’s made of should he get the opportunity to come onto the Park. Engelbrecht played in the Nat Series, and he looked pretty menacing, so this guy should obviously be better… Interesting indeed. Looking forward to the return of Deysel.

  • Comment 21, posted at 23.02.11 07:31:12 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Where’s that Ojiambo :shock: (I think) :???: monster? He looks quite strong, fit, and raring to go?

  • Comment 22, posted at 23.02.11 07:48:46 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • @SharksRTB (Comment 22) : He is a points machine for all the wrong reasons, from what I see he needs fine tuning – he is a raw talent though, watched him in age group rugby a special talent emerging…

  • Comment 23, posted at 23.02.11 07:50:20 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Good luck Lambert. I hope he can extract maximum benefit from this opportunity and give the fans something to look forward to down the line. He’s a solid unit, my only concern is his speed around the park. I expect the Blues to opt for a high tempo game which might stretch him at bit if he has to come on too early.

  • Comment 24, posted at 23.02.11 07:51:04 by beet Reply
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  • Well some players actually still have loyalty and you have seen it first hand and I recon he is one off them,and ja we might have been the laughing stock of rugby for very long but give them a chance,they are turning it around!!!

  • Comment 25, posted at 23.02.11 07:55:14 by Tascha Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 23) : Yeah.. Heard a lot about him but never saw him play before the Stormers warm-up. Also got the feeling in those 5 minutes that he is very talented but definitely needs some tweaking.

  • Comment 26, posted at 23.02.11 07:55:58 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 23) : From watching the juniors last year, who did you feel was the pick of the Sharks loosies. I was happy for Daniel OA when he emerged as the surprise inclusion in the Sharks squad. I believed that he’d put in a lot of hard work off the field and even received an academy award* for this but my feeling was that he wasn’t really one of Swys go to men last season and that there were 3 to 4 other guys that the coach rated ahead of him in u21.
    * a shoscar

  • Comment 27, posted at 23.02.11 07:56:49 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 27) : He started very few games, and often came on as a sub, I was quite impressed with the U/21 as a whole last year, I must be honest I am not all that clued up with their names, but I was impressed with our blindside flank and tight lock, they had incredible work ethic and covered a lot of grass… I usually kept a close eye on the centres and the Cronje twins to monitor their development. Richards on the wing was also a name I became familiar with due to his senior introductions.

    I like a loose forward that can get a bit tight, strong on the counter ruck and obviously the link between backs and forwards, ball carrying a must. Daniel was more of a raw athlete, he has pace to burn and if it wasn’t for his dimensions could play in the backs… Someone to watch in a season or two…

  • Comment 28, posted at 23.02.11 08:05:56 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 28) : I agree. I think Daniel needs time at a lower level to work on all the aspects of his play revolving around not having the ball in hand.
    BTW the other l/fwds were Swanepoel, Otto, Dunlop and Lambert. Mthembu was in the mix but I suspect he picked up an injury and therefore didn’t feature in the latter part of the C/C campaign.
    The lock is Jandre Marais.

  • Comment 29, posted at 23.02.11 08:20:19 by beet Reply
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  • @SharksRTB (Comment 22) : I’m not sure he’s ready for SupeRugby. I saw him play last week and while he is big and has a lot of pace he seems to lack rugby savvy and his handling isn’t very good. I wonder how long he’s been playing rugby because he just seems to be in the wrong place at the wrong time? I’m sure he’s a great prospect for the future but I don’t think he’s quite ready for the big time yet.

    Marcell Coetzee anyone? Now that boy can play!

  • Comment 30, posted at 23.02.11 08:23:12 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 30) : I reckon they probably tought about it, but reckoned Coetzee is probably still a bit young for Super Rugby. Remember, the Blues aren’t the Newcastle Highlanders :)

    I wonder if the fact that Kleinhans and Coetzee got picked for SA under 20 didn’t also have something to do with this selection.

  • Comment 31, posted at 23.02.11 08:32:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 29) : Tera Mtembu ended up bouncing backwards and forwards between Sharks under 21, SA under 20 and Bok sevens pretty much all season last year. Made it pretty tough for the kid to settle in one spot.

    I thought that he was hell of impressive when he did get a run in the under 21s. He is a very explosive player, but is probably pretty similar to what Kanko was when we first got him – a gifted ballplayer and great runner, but lacking somewhat in the grunt stakes.

  • Comment 32, posted at 23.02.11 08:35:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • hey rob this article is about lambert, and about a golden opportunity for him to reach a landmark in his career. it would have been nice for you to give fans more information about the guy. but you kill the article with your obsession with engelbrecht. he is gone now, let him go and prove his worth elsewhere. don’t sound like an guy pining for his ex-girlfriend. :lol: :lol: and reports are that smit is still borderline for selection and skeate is unlikely to play.

  • Comment 33, posted at 23.02.11 08:44:23 by try time Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 29) : @robdylan (Comment 32) : As ever always impressed with those who have the knowledge of our younger guns. Salute.

  • Comment 34, posted at 23.02.11 08:47:10 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Always good to back our youth, but think we should have signed Engelbrecht. Pity we never. A few of us were kinda worried if we lost any of our loosies. What happens if we lose Alberts to injury as well? Think we missed something by not signing Engelbrecht.

  • Comment 35, posted at 23.02.11 08:52:20 by Puma Reply

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  • This try time oke is hectic. Who does he supoport ?

  • Comment 36, posted at 23.02.11 08:59:53 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 35) : Agree, developing our own players is one thing, but the ultimate goal here is to win the Super Tournament for the first time . . . ever.
    We have the whole VC and CC for development since most of our frontline players won`t be with us anyway.

  • Comment 37, posted at 23.02.11 09:00:36 by Original Champion Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 33) : Nooooo we need Smit out there this saturday otherwise Ali Williams will dominate the line outs! :shock:

  • Comment 38, posted at 23.02.11 09:02:44 by Original Champion Reply
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  • @Orinal Pierre Smit only ready for 1st game of tour and with Botes out we need Bissie to steal the ball.

  • Comment 39, posted at 23.02.11 09:14:03 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 39) : Thanks for the info.

    Now I need somthing to calm my nerves.

  • Comment 40, posted at 23.02.11 09:17:06 by Original Champion Reply
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  • @ Original Pierre :lol:

  • Comment 41, posted at 23.02.11 09:19:29 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • Tera was a centre at Dale then converted to 8. Lots to learn about the physicality but is a massive talent.

  • Comment 42, posted at 23.02.11 09:19:32 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Speed7 (Comment 36) : a non choking successful sharks team supporter. i am over watching the sharks butcher another superrugby tournament. they are to good to be the best team not to win a superrugby trophy. i want bonus points, i want the sharks to beat the bulls twice (maybe 3 times). i want the sharks to get what they deserve.

  • Comment 43, posted at 23.02.11 09:32:07 by try time Reply

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  • @Original Champion (Comment 38) : that is what plumtree is saying (see sharksrugby.co.za). but they are trying to be positive.

  • Comment 44, posted at 23.02.11 09:33:19 by try time Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 31) : I know…i’m just trowing it out there. Marcell is definitely not SuperRugby ready yet but a hell of a prospect.

  • Comment 45, posted at 23.02.11 09:38:54 by Pokkel Reply
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  • Super 14 final. Massive choke Mr Amnesia.

  • Comment 46, posted at 23.02.11 09:40:02 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 33) :

    Just for you:

    Lambert captained the 2007 Paul Roos side. He has been compared to Juan Smith. Strong runner with great ball carrying capabilities. Lambert has good leadership skills, loves playing at the Sharks where the ex Cape Townian joined them in 2008.

    Personal Details
    Full Name: Lambert Groenewald
    Date of birth: 1 February 1989
    Weight: 113kg
    Height: 1.89m
    Position: Flank
    School: Paul Roos
    Teams: Sharks

    CAREER
    Sharks Absa U21 2010
    Sharks XV Vodacom Cup 2010
    Sharks U21 2009
    Sharks U19 2008
    Captain of the WP U18 Coca Cola Academy week 2007
    WP U18 Coca Cola Craven week 2007

  • Comment 47, posted at 23.02.11 09:48:41 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 47) : thank you sir. you should call yourself, richard figure-son.

  • Comment 48, posted at 23.02.11 09:50:44 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 48) : or stat-man.

  • Comment 49, posted at 23.02.11 09:53:42 by try time Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 47) : A class act. Awesome detail, seems like a real prospect. I have faith in Sharks management, they have a great eye for talent, and also know how to nurture those they see as part of their plans.

  • Comment 50, posted at 23.02.11 09:55:23 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Mieaaauuuuwwwwwwwwwwwwww. :roll: :grin:

  • Comment 51, posted at 23.02.11 09:56:11 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Original Champion (Comment 37) : Yip, think we missed something by not signing him. Deysel will be back but he is injury prone. Albert will need to have a rest sometime as well. Otherwise he too will be injured before we know it. Thought Engelbrecht was in the mold as a Albert/Deysel kinda player. So would have been great to have him.

    They never signed him, so have to forget it now. Now have to back our youngster.

  • Comment 52, posted at 23.02.11 10:05:58 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 52) : Deysel is not injury prone… He picks up bumps and bruises due to his natural game, and last season went on a voluntary surgery on his wrist after not cracking a nod for the Tri-Nations squad – he picked up his ACL injury quite freakily… Not that I am biased or anything… ;-) – But I am expecting big things from Deysel this Super season, hope he can pull through without incident… But the caliber of our young gun Lambert seems pretty darned good…

  • Comment 53, posted at 23.02.11 10:17:10 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Speed7 (Comment 42) : Is this right. I remembered a Dale no.8 that impressed everyone at the Kearsney Fest in 2008 and I’ve always believed that guy was/is Mthembu. His skills and pace back up what you say about being a midfielder tho.

    Also a) please get a handle – it’s way way overdue
    b)apologies if you didn’t know but van Wilder helped me with this when I joined – the little arrow after a blogger name at the end of the comment no. line has to be clicked on to reply to a specific comment.

  • Comment 54, posted at 23.02.11 10:21:48 by beet Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 53) : Deysel is one of my favourite Shark players. Hope he is back soon. This time going the season without picking up a injury. He puts his body on the line everytime, the way he plays he will always be high risk to injury mate.

    Still would like to see him and Alberts play a game together again this season. Remember those two against Stormers last year? hehehe. Awesome.

  • Comment 55, posted at 23.02.11 11:16:47 by Puma Reply

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  • Like this ?

  • Comment 56, posted at 23.02.11 12:08:21 by Speed7 Reply

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  • I do this from my phone. So not sure if the arrow thing works.

  • Comment 57, posted at 23.02.11 12:09:34 by Speed7 Reply

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  • He was 12/13 until the end of the u15 season. Also played with Andile Jho. Last years SA schools centre before moving to 8 in First team.

  • Comment 58, posted at 23.02.11 12:12:10 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Speed7 (Comment 57) : it will only work if your phone browser supports Javascript… my guess is it doesn’t :)

  • Comment 59, posted at 23.02.11 12:14:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • Michael rhodes.. ? Oh wait,he is @ the lions .. :-( .. With kockott .. :-(

  • Comment 60, posted at 23.02.11 12:21:01 by bergshark Reply

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  • But a player needs to get a chance sometime so I hope lambert grabs his with both hands .he mustnt be overawed by the opposition ..just go for it!!

  • Comment 61, posted at 23.02.11 12:23:21 by bergshark Reply

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  • The cheetahs know our line-outs a tad bit better than the blues .

  • Comment 62, posted at 23.02.11 12:24:58 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 60) : and Rhodes is playing lock for the Lions Vodacom Cup side… sometimes the grass isn’t always greener.

    But yeah, anyway. I have nothing against Mike, but he had the opportunity to make the backup loose forward spot his own, yet somehow never quite managed to convince the coaches that he had what it takes.

  • Comment 63, posted at 23.02.11 12:31:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Speed7 (Comment 58) : How do you know so much about Dale? Please don’t say you’re part of that KES cartel that takes great joy in raiding Dale for rugby players. :lol:

  • Comment 64, posted at 23.02.11 12:38:25 by beet Reply
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  • @robdylan: I thought he did enough to warrant a contract,but then again ,I’m only a blogger .. :-( they let him go,but that’s how it goes. Was expecting him to get much closer to lions match 22 (bench option) ,than to play in vc..strange ??oh well,if he was still in dbn,might have been on the bench for sharks this weekend.

  • Comment 65, posted at 23.02.11 12:38:32 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 60) : I see based on trends you take the loss of Rocket quite personally?

  • Comment 66, posted at 23.02.11 12:39:08 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • But let’s see what lambert can do..juan smith also had to make his debut before becoming such an influential player in sa rugby.

  • Comment 67, posted at 23.02.11 12:40:05 by bergshark Reply

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  • I went to Dale. Before KES got up to their business.

  • Comment 68, posted at 23.02.11 12:42:34 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 55) : Yeah, no look that remains a formidable world beating loose trio… I think 6)Deysel 7) Alberts 8) Kanko – looking forward to seeing that again. The way Alberts, Wolla and Kanko play the number on their back, is well, just a number…

    That last Stormers game when we beat them at KP was incredible, Deysel was in a destructive mood and won loose forward of the week on rugby365 – Looking forward to having The Sharks at their peak, with Beast, Bismarck, Wolla and Big Vic hitting through the advantage line time and again!

  • Comment 69, posted at 23.02.11 12:42:58 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer: lol no,I just think he couldve been handled better here @the tank.he has been at the sharks since 2007 and not one coach got his passing game up to standard..not one??did they even bother to spent the extra hours (yes,hours) to develop the number 1 skill of a sh??I rate him highly.see the work he does on def,the tenacity with which he defends.this past weekend vs bulls he even cleaned matfield at a ruck!

  • Comment 70, posted at 23.02.11 12:46:45 by bergshark Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer: meant to empasise the “extra” in the “extra hours”..guess the coaches also like to play gholf..

  • Comment 71, posted at 23.02.11 12:49:10 by bergshark Reply

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  • But I also don’t know the real story why kockott left..but like I said,when asked on boots n all on how he is finding life with lions ,he swallowed hard before answering.. :-(

  • Comment 72, posted at 23.02.11 12:51:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Speed7 (Comment 68) : That makes sense. So it’s Lions supporter, educated in the E/Cape, living in C/town.

  • Comment 73, posted at 23.02.11 12:51:30 by beet Reply
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  • @bergshark (Comment 65) : Derrick Minnie; Josh Strauss, and Warren Whitely own the loose trio at The Lions, and they deserve to… With Cobus and Wikus on the bench, always going to be tough for Michael Rhodes to crack a nod… He needs to put in the hard yards and prove he has the hunger to do it… As for Lambert, judging by his junior pedigree, and as you say, everyone has to start their first big game… I have faith that he can do it… The is a reason he is on the bench, Plum and co see something special in him…

  • Comment 74, posted at 23.02.11 12:51:41 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 72) : Yeah; no look I hear you clearly there… It will be a mystery, who wouldn’t want to be part of a Sharks squad… As for your comments on the extra hours, thats a valid point – would love to know the facts… But; sad but true – we have to move on – I trust The Lions get the best out of him, and I trust he gives his best to The Lions – he is a ferocious character…

  • Comment 75, posted at 23.02.11 12:54:49 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 72) : The rumour going around was that Kockott had some off the field issues and didn’t contribute at all to a pleasant locker-room atmosphere. But that’s just speculation.

  • Comment 76, posted at 23.02.11 12:55:17 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 73) : Perfect sense if you remember I`m a sharks boytjie, educated in EL and Bloem, living in CT :mrgreen:

  • Comment 77, posted at 23.02.11 12:55:43 by Original Champion Reply
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  • 100 percent right. Brought up in Joburg. Boarding at Dale. And season ticket holder at Newlands.

  • Comment 78, posted at 23.02.11 12:56:25 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @beet: wouldve hoped the sharks management couldve stepped-in and try to resolve any conflict,if there was..but kockott is gone and I think it is gonna be a big loss.
    @beet: do you perhaps know how cobus reinach is getting along?

  • Comment 79, posted at 23.02.11 13:12:14 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 79) : No sorry Bergshark. No idea how he’s fairing. However I’ve heard the Sharks XV are the curtain raiser this weekend so hopefully he’ll get some game time and I get back to you if it’s not on TV.

  • Comment 80, posted at 23.02.11 15:04:27 by beet Reply
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  • @Original Champion (Comment 77) : What school Selborne or Queens? Dale is taken! Then please explain where the name Shimlas comes from coz I’m assuming the Bloem stands for Kovsie.

  • Comment 81, posted at 23.02.11 15:05:53 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 81) : Neither and No Idea. Somehow they didn`t cover that in Powerhouse or Sportsmans! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 82, posted at 23.02.11 15:07:45 by Original Champion Reply
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  • @Original Champion (Comment 82) : Hey I thought there was only 1 school in EL. But I was right about the Kovsie part, wasn’t I?

  • Comment 83, posted at 23.02.11 15:16:55 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 83) : Yeah spot on.

  • Comment 84, posted at 23.02.11 15:33:45 by Original Champion Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 83) : Queens is not in EL ;-)

  • Comment 85, posted at 23.02.11 15:48:49 by diablo Reply

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  • @diablo (Comment 85) : no… it’s in the rather aptly-named Queenstown, innit?

    I believe it’s Whindy’s alma mater

  • Comment 86, posted at 23.02.11 15:52:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 86) : Correct, and yes, I do believe Whindy happens to be an Old Queenian :mrgreen:

  • Comment 87, posted at 23.02.11 16:01:37 by diablo Reply

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  • @diablo (Comment 87) : along with one Sburra Sithole. And that oke who’s drawing a salary at the Lions for not doing anything…

  • Comment 88, posted at 23.02.11 16:05:18 by robdylan Reply
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  • @diablo (Comment 85) : My bad. Mixed up EL with Border. I’ve actually been to Queenstown quite a few times.

  • Comment 89, posted at 23.02.11 16:43:43 by beet Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 88) : Apparently also Kanko’s school before he went to St Andrews.

  • Comment 90, posted at 23.02.11 16:44:48 by beet Reply
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