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Kene joins the Lions


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Lions, Original Content, Sharks on 11 May 2011 at 16:08
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Sharks age-group star and former Kearsney College schoolboy Kene Okafor has been released from his Sharks contract to join up with the Lions ahead of the upcoming Currie Cup season. The talented second-rower, who won selection to the South African under 20 side two years running, will initially play under 21 rugby in Johannesburg, with a view to a big step up to senior rugby in 2012.

Okafor moved to Durban from his native Nigeria in 2003 when he enrolled at the famous Durban school and quickly picked up the game of rugby, winning selection to the KZN u-16 squad for Grant Khomo week just three years later and going on to represent SA Schools and the Sharks at Under 19 level whilst still 17. He represented the Baby Boks at the IRB junior World Championships in both 2008 and 2009 and played for the Sharks under 21 side in 2010 as a 19-year-old.

Forced to play second fiddle to a bunch of similarly talented young locks in the Vodacom Cup squad this year, Okafor faced an uncertain future in Durban, prompting him to make the switch to the Lions. With the likes of Anton Bresler and the Marais brothers ensuring that the Sharks’ second-row cupboard is anything but bare, Okafor saw his chances of senior game time in the next few years looking somewhat unlikely and decided to accept an offer from the Joburg union that included a much shorter career path into the Currie Cup and Super Rugby sides.

We’d like to wish Kene all the best in his new adventure and hope it works out well for him. We hate losing one of our own, but would never stand in the way of a young player trying to fulfill his potential – even if he needs to do that in a jersey that isn’t black and white!



113 Comments

  • Yeah true, we hate losing one of own, but all the best young man with your future.

  • Comment 1, posted at 11.05.11 16:21:58 by KingRiaan Reply
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  • How big a loss is this? Don’t know our junior players that well

  • Comment 2, posted at 11.05.11 16:22:38 by vanmartin Reply
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  • Good luck Kene, if you ever face the Sharks, don’t give your best :wink:

  • Comment 3, posted at 11.05.11 16:28:53 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 2) : Kene is quite a talent, in my books… but you can only pick 22 guys each week and the reality is, he’s a long way from the Sharks senior side at the moment.

  • Comment 4, posted at 11.05.11 16:32:03 by robdylan Reply
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  • Erm it’s not a Durban school it’s in Bothas Hill (touchy about that we are)and I really find this sad. Why cant they give him a contract and put him on loan to other unions to get game time? But as they have’nt good luck Kene – I’m sure you will shine in Jozi.

  • Comment 5, posted at 11.05.11 16:54:23 by Caratacus Reply

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  • Damn shame.

    Not sure that he should be played at lock – but even more competition in the loosies.

  • Comment 6, posted at 11.05.11 16:55:00 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 6) : I reckon he’d make a fine 7…. but plenty competition, sure.

  • Comment 7, posted at 11.05.11 17:00:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • Good luck Kene!

  • Comment 8, posted at 11.05.11 17:05:33 by Ben Reply
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  • @Caratacus (Comment 5) : I think it’s close enough to Durban that we needn’t be too precious about it :)

  • Comment 9, posted at 11.05.11 17:06:00 by robdylan Reply
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  • NOW for Sbura to leave the guppys :mrgreen: hehehe

  • Comment 10, posted at 11.05.11 17:21:34 by Megatron Reply

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  • He seems to be in the mold of Mike Rhodes

  • Comment 11, posted at 11.05.11 18:03:14 by mikey Reply

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  • Good luck Kene! May this move open the doors to bigger things for you.

  • Comment 12, posted at 11.05.11 18:10:58 by beet Reply
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  • Not a huge loss ,not tall enough to be a top class competitive lock and his work rate and physicality wasnt great. Not close to as good as Rhodes or Bresler. All the best to him !

  • Comment 13, posted at 11.05.11 18:18:28 by Talent Reply
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  • So much for developing your own players. :roll:

    I think the Lions is becoming the least liked union in SA.

  • Comment 14, posted at 11.05.11 18:26:57 by wpw Reply
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  • Sorry to see the guy go, but you can’t expect the guy to sit around twiddling his thumbs when he has a chance to play elsewhere.

  • Comment 15, posted at 11.05.11 18:59:18 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 15) : Well said KSA

  • Comment 16, posted at 11.05.11 19:04:51 by beet Reply
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  • This is a pretty good signing for the Lions, their tight five really needed strengthening. They also have both of last year’s SA schools locks which probably bodes well for their second row future. Problem is, they need quality locks now, not in a few years time.

  • Comment 17, posted at 11.05.11 19:55:00 by war1 Reply
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  • The problem with the Lions is that Mitchell is playing musical chairs with the team. They played some good rugby at the beginning of the season and they lost a few and Mitchell decides to change the entire team. He never build a 22. Biggest mistake and the Lions are going to pay.

  • Comment 18, posted at 11.05.11 20:10:47 by Mocho Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 18) : I have to disagree respectfully. Mitchell playd pretty much the same side week in and week out and the team just kept on losing and started performing worse and worse. I feel his hand was forced and he had no choice to make some changes. He ended up in a lose lose situation.

  • Comment 19, posted at 11.05.11 20:19:55 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 19) : Honestly, those that were touting the Lions to be contenders this year in SupeRugby were basing it on the fact that Mitchell was coach, and they had an improved Currie Cup in 2010. I think they were blind, and I have said this since the CC last year, the Lions did not improve one bit from the previous year’s CC, in fact, two years prior they were in the top 4 while in 2009 and 2010 they finished a poor 5th. There was no improvement in my opinion, they beat the same teams, and lost to the same teams. Anyone that can look at last year’s Currie Cup and point to it as a reason the Lions would be good in SupeRugby 2011 is either blind or deluding themselves. Nothing has changed at the Lions since Loffie was the coach, and the results remain the same as well.

  • Comment 20, posted at 11.05.11 20:26:57 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 20) : Can’t believe how people could have thought they will be title contenders. They must be smoking something. I feel they are doing a great job in investing in their youth and so building a foundation for the future instead of just going and spending all their money on players to play for the senior team now.

  • Comment 21, posted at 11.05.11 20:38:08 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 21) : All those predictions for the Lions really put the pressure on Mitchell, which I think has forced his hand in some ways. Like chopping and changing, and saying publicly his players are the reason they are losing.

  • Comment 22, posted at 11.05.11 20:41:03 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Anton van Zyl also going back to the Lions.

  • Comment 23, posted at 11.05.11 20:45:07 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 22) : Wonder how Robert Gumede is feeling about this hugely succesfull business his bought himself into? :)

  • Comment 24, posted at 11.05.11 20:50:52 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 24) : Has anyone ever really made any money owning a sports franchise? I don’t think so, it seems most are already filthy rich and the sports franchise is more of a distraction, than a real business interest. Could be wrong though, I so often am. :wink:

  • Comment 25, posted at 11.05.11 20:52:38 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Speed7 (Comment 23) : How old is Anton? I thought he was superb last year for the Stormers and the Baa Baas.

  • Comment 26, posted at 11.05.11 20:58:45 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 26) : Yikes, answered my own question, he is 31, getting on a little, still doesn’t change the fact he was superb last year for both the Stormers and Baa-Baas.

  • Comment 27, posted at 11.05.11 21:01:46 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 25) : That’s a bloody good point your making. Can’t really see how they make all the money back that they spend on the Player’s salarys each month.

  • Comment 28, posted at 11.05.11 21:02:26 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 28) : Not to mention team travel, support staff, stadium fees, etc. I’m sure most income comes from television revenues, because even filling a stadium for all 8 home games would still not cover the player salaries.

  • Comment 29, posted at 11.05.11 21:05:26 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 29) : Yip and then they get some funds from sponsors but still not enough I’d say. Take the Chelsea fc for example. A while ago Roman paid Liverpool 50million pouns to get Torres to come to Chelsea and now he pays Torres like 100grand a week. Where can he be making money out of that?

  • Comment 30, posted at 11.05.11 21:17:58 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 30) : Agreed, hence why I say professional sports is not a money maker to team owners, rather a fun distraction for them. I can’t see how an owner that is very concerned with the bottom line will ever be successful in a sports franchise.

  • Comment 31, posted at 11.05.11 21:19:51 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Money made from tv and merchendice. Together with sponsors and ticket sales.

  • Comment 32, posted at 11.05.11 21:20:32 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Ben (Comment 30) : The Miami Heat (Basketball) signed 5 players to contracts worth between $75 and $125 million. How one can pay that out and still make money is beyond me. They paid between $20 and $30 million just in signing bonuses to get these guys to sign with them.

  • Comment 33, posted at 11.05.11 21:22:15 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Speed7 (Comment 32) : Right, still not enough to make money though (in my opinion), and still win.

  • Comment 34, posted at 11.05.11 21:23:02 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Must be a tax dodge in there somewhere too.

  • Comment 35, posted at 11.05.11 21:27:06 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @Speed7 (Comment 35) : I suppose I will ask you the same question I asked Ben, can you name a single owner of a sports franchise that made a bunch of money from the sports franchise? I can not, I don’t know of a single one, in fact, all of them made their money elsewhere, either through another business venture or inheritance. I honestly don’t think any of them see it as a money making venture but rather a feather in their cap and a fun distraction from their every day business life. Just my opinion.

  • Comment 36, posted at 11.05.11 21:33:56 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 33) : Which sport in the US throws the most money around? I’d think it would be NFL?

  • Comment 37, posted at 11.05.11 21:36:50 by Ben Reply
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  • I hope our Sharks who left us for The Lions don’t become disillusioned over there. I feel sad for a player to leave us always, but to leave us for The Lions just plain sucks. The Lions quite frankly do not deserve a SupeRugby entry, and seriously – when last did they? Lions – you are a bloody disgrace to the SA rugby landscape. Oh how the mighty have fallen…

  • Comment 38, posted at 11.05.11 21:37:42 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 36) : I agree. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich for example sold his oild company for billions of dollars and bought Chelsea football club.

  • Comment 39, posted at 11.05.11 21:39:02 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 37) : The Dallas Cowboys was the most valuable team in the US, in 2010 with a net worth of $1.6 billion. In comparison Man United was valued at $1.8 billion.

  • Comment 40, posted at 11.05.11 21:47:11 by Danman110 Reply

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  • Sports teams do turn a profit. Maybe not the most profitable business venture, but a nice to have for a billionaire whilst earning some pocket money. :smile:

  • Comment 41, posted at 11.05.11 21:49:14 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Danman110 (Comment 40) : Awesome that’s my fav team in NFL. Not that I watch it much. Tony Romo QB. Jason Witten TE. Two names I remember.

  • Comment 42, posted at 11.05.11 21:51:22 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 42) : Ben you obviously watch the NFL. Didn’t Dallas have a horrible season?

  • Comment 43, posted at 11.05.11 22:00:59 by beet Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 42) : They generated $269 million in annual revenue in 2010.
    I like the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • Comment 44, posted at 11.05.11 22:02:14 by Danman110 Reply

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  • @Ben (Comment 37) : Nope, not the NFL Ben, remember, the NFL is only a 16 game season, and the NFL has the largest player squads. For example, the NBA plays 80 games in the regular season, and only has a squad of 12 players. Much more revenue for owners and less players to pay. NFL has 45 man squad, baseball a 24 man squad, basketball a 12 man squad and Hockey a 24 man squad. So there is less money to spread around in the NFL, hence NFL players are paid significantly less than baseball and basketball players. Remember the baseball regular season is 162 games.

  • Comment 45, posted at 11.05.11 22:02:53 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Danman110 (Comment 40) : That can’t be accurate, the New York Yankees were valued more than any sports team in the US last year.

  • Comment 46, posted at 11.05.11 22:04:32 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Danman110 (Comment 44) : Yankees generate well over $500 million.

  • Comment 47, posted at 11.05.11 22:05:00 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 43) : If I’m not mistaken they did indeed. Have been poor for quite a while now.

  • Comment 48, posted at 11.05.11 22:08:39 by Ben Reply
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  • Another thing you have to remember about the NFL is that all television rights revenues are shared evenly between the teams, regardless of performance. Since every NFL team has sold out every seat for every match, there is very little difference in seat revenue between teams. There is very little incentive monetarily for a NFL franchise to spend the money to become a title contender. Generally that is left to owners that are more interested in winning that money. There are a few of those, but it does explain why only half the teams have won a Superbowl in it’s almost 50 year history, the other half the owners don’t really care, they are making their television revenue and seat sales no matter what.

  • Comment 49, posted at 11.05.11 22:09:48 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 46) : Suppose it depends who does the valuation.

    Forbes reckons the Cowboys were worth 1.65 billion & Yankees 1.6 in 2010.

    Yankees revenue 2010 – $441 million

  • Comment 50, posted at 11.05.11 22:10:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 45) : I see. So who do you back in the NFL seeing that you stay in th US?

  • Comment 51, posted at 11.05.11 22:10:37 by Ben Reply
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  • Basketball and baseball definitely throw the most money around in the USA, NFL third and ice hockey fourth.

  • Comment 52, posted at 11.05.11 22:11:10 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 48) : I should say this but I just love Michael Vick – the player not the person. I used to support the Falcons just coz of him, now I back the Eagles, his team for the last 2 seasons.

  • Comment 53, posted at 11.05.11 22:11:50 by beet Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 51) : To be honest Ben, I don’t much like the NFL or Gridiron. I have a real problem with a sport that struggles to get 5 minutes of playing time in 60 minutes of clock time, and it takes 4 hours to complete a game. Ridiculous in my opinion, and boring. If I were to choose a team in the NFL I suppose it would be the Kansas City Chiefs, and don’t ask my why. :lol:

  • Comment 54, posted at 11.05.11 22:13:03 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • 6 NFL teams in the 2010 top 10 most valuable sports teams according to Forbes. :shock:

  • Comment 55, posted at 11.05.11 22:13:33 by McLovin Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 53) : McNabb was incredibly underrated as the Eagles Quarterback. I always thought he was better than Vick, and he never had an offensive line worth shit to protect him. Bottom line is that any professional quarterback in the NFL can be a superstar if their offensive line gives them enough protection, and they have plenty of time to make decisions. All of them are superb athletes and can throw a ball 60 yards with pinpoint accuracy.

  • Comment 56, posted at 11.05.11 22:15:11 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 55) : The NFL has done a much better job of sharing revenue than any other professional sport in the USA, so not surprising that.

  • Comment 57, posted at 11.05.11 22:16:02 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Basketball player salaries are highest, baseball second and NFL third.

  • Comment 58, posted at 11.05.11 22:16:49 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 53) : Jeez Beet. I’ve watched it so long ago. The last game I actually watched from start to end was the superbowl final 2010. Colts vs Shit can’t remember now, was it the Steelers? How about you? Do you watch it regularly?

  • Comment 59, posted at 11.05.11 22:17:18 by Ben Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 57) : Looks like the players disagree. They want a bigger share. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 60, posted at 11.05.11 22:18:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Ben (Comment 59) : Both the Steelers and the Colts are in the American Football Conference so they could not meet in the Superbowl, perhaps the conference finals. Was it the 2010 season (2011 Superbowl) or the 2009 season (2010 Superbowl)?

  • Comment 61, posted at 11.05.11 22:19:24 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 54) : Which team falls under the district you stay in now?

  • Comment 62, posted at 11.05.11 22:20:47 by Ben Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 60) : :lol: I meant sharing between owners. This has been a huge sticking point for years. Pretty silly in my opinion, why should an owner share their profit with players they are already paying an exorbitant salary to? If that were the case, what would the point of owning the team be, just let the players own the team. Looks like we will see a lockout this season, doesn’t bother me though since I don’t like gridiron.

  • Comment 63, posted at 11.05.11 22:21:18 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 62) : :lol: Washington Deadskins err I mean Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens. About half way between the two.

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 61) : Pretty sure it was superbowl 2010. Colts vs saints maybe?

  • Comment 65, posted at 11.05.11 22:22:25 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 65) : Yep, 2009 season, Superbowl played in February 2010, Indianapolis Colts vs New Orleans Saints

  • Comment 66, posted at 11.05.11 22:24:15 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Don’t worry lads – the IPL is picking up speed. Soon cricket will be the biggest sports money spinner.

    Up the Mumbai Indians!

    And the Bangalore Royal Challengers!

    And the Chennai Super Kings!

  • Comment 67, posted at 11.05.11 22:25:54 by Big Fish Reply
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  • There are no NFL players pulling $20 million a year, there are several baseball and basketball players making this kind of money.

  • Comment 68, posted at 11.05.11 22:26:41 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 66) : That’s the one! I’ve got the 2011 superbowl final on a hdd somewhere. Going to watch it soon.

  • Comment 69, posted at 11.05.11 22:26:41 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 69) : :lol: Enjoy, when you have like 6 hours to waste. :grin:

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 67) : What a brilliant name for the Mumbai team, who came up with that? :wink:

  • Comment 71, posted at 11.05.11 22:28:56 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 67) : Who would have thought cricket players would be earning enough to buy hair plugs and R8′s. :twisted:

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 70) : LOL. Its on my external hdd. I can fast forward remember? Who played in the Superbowl 2011 final?

  • Comment 73, posted at 11.05.11 22:29:46 by Ben Reply
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  • I actually find it surprising that any Rugby Union fan would find enjoyment watching gridiron. I am thoroughly bored within the first 10 minutes, and I actually understand the game, and its stupid rules (not laws). :lol:

  • Comment 74, posted at 11.05.11 22:30:27 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 68) : They really do get a raw deal. Read somewhere they also get the least in terms of endorsements due to the fact that they wear helmets. Which apparently makes them less recognisable.

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 71) :
    :lol:

    @McLovin (Comment 72) :
    And the 18 or 20 motorbikes MS Dhoni owns. :shock:

    Must say, Jacques has grown into those hair plugs really well.

    If only the IPL money had extended to advanced driving lessons as well…

  • Comment 76, posted at 11.05.11 22:32:00 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 74) : Two throwback teams, the Green Bay Packers, an original National Football League team and the Pittsburgh Steelers an Original American Football League team.

  • Comment 77, posted at 11.05.11 22:32:04 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • The Green Bay Packers is an interesting team in that there is no individual owner. The team is incorporated and owned by the people of the State of Wisconsin, every season ticket holder also holds shares in the team. Originally they were the Packers because they were a club team from a meat packing plant, hence the name. The Steelers were originally a club team from a steel mill, hence the name Steelers.

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  • @McLovin (Comment 75) : :lol: Yeah I remember reading an article about that. They claim that nobody actually recognize football players because they never actually see what their faces look like. Funny. I don’t think anyone would have any difficulty recognizing Michael Vick. :lol:

  • Comment 79, posted at 11.05.11 22:35:04 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 77) : The was this awesome gridiron movie that had the GB Packers in it. And old movie. Can’t remember the name now.

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  • @Ben (Comment 80) : Movie about Vince Lombardi, the Packers greatest coach, and also who the Superbowl trophy was named for (The Lombardi Trophy). He was supposed to be an amazing motivator. Famous quote from him, “come on boys, let’s matriculate the ball up the field.” :lol:

  • Comment 81, posted at 11.05.11 22:36:48 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 81) : What was the movie’s name?

  • Comment 82, posted at 11.05.11 22:38:16 by Ben Reply
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  • The Green Bay Packers and the University of Notre Dame are the only football teams who have had movies made about them as far as I know. Oh wait a minute I forgot the Dallas Cowboys in Debbie Does Dallas! :lol:

  • Comment 83, posted at 11.05.11 22:38:23 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 76) : 20 motorbikes is a bit excessive imo. :twisted:

    Perhaps he owns a Pizza Hut?

  • Comment 84, posted at 11.05.11 22:39:11 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 83) : What college is Friday night lights based on again?

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  • @Ben (Comment 82) : There was a movie called Lombardi with Robert De Niro playing Vince Lombardi. Not sure if that is the one you saw. That movie was kind of new though. I know there was another one made, just can’t think of the name right now.

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  • @Ben (Comment 85) : Friday Night Lights was about a fictional High School football team from Dillon Texas. Not based on any particular team as far as I know, and certainly no college/university team.

  • Comment 87, posted at 11.05.11 22:42:45 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 86) : )eah the movie I’m talking about was made about 10 years ago and I’m sure it had the Packers in it. Might be the one you just named.

  • Comment 88, posted at 11.05.11 22:43:12 by Ben Reply
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  • That one with Sandra Bullock in wasn’t too bad either. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 89, posted at 11.05.11 22:43:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 87) : O okay cool, great movie though. Pretty good series as well.

  • Comment 90, posted at 11.05.11 22:44:26 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 90) : :lol: Ben you keep forgetting I don’t like gridiron. :wink: I watched about 5 minutes of Friday Night Lights and was bored. The movie “the Replacements” was based in the area I live, in fact the Keanu Reeves character lived on a boat in the town I live in. :lol:

  • Comment 91, posted at 11.05.11 22:47:56 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 89) : Anything with Sandy Bullock is better than anything without her. :wink: Love Sandra Bullock.

  • Comment 92, posted at 11.05.11 22:48:46 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Kene Okafor I do apoligise on the behalf of all of us for discussing NFL on what’s supposed to be your farewell article! :)

  • Comment 93, posted at 11.05.11 22:49:05 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 93) : I’m sure Kene would make an awesome Tightend in gridiron. :lol:

  • Comment 94, posted at 11.05.11 22:50:08 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 92) : Me too. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 95, posted at 11.05.11 22:50:19 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 95) : You have good taste McLovin! :grin:

  • Comment 96, posted at 11.05.11 22:50:50 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 91) : Best sport movie I’ve ever watched is Goal. Number 1 and 2 was awesome! Number 3 was low budget crap! Have you seen it?

  • Comment 97, posted at 11.05.11 22:51:12 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 97) : No I have not, to be honest I don’t watch many movies. I know, I’m weird, don’t like gridiron, don’t watch movies. :lol:

  • Comment 98, posted at 11.05.11 22:52:13 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 96) : Which is better than tasting good. :lol:

  • Comment 99, posted at 11.05.11 22:53:04 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 98) : When you retire and have a lot of time on your hands, just remember to grab a copy of Goal 1 and 2 and watch them! :)

  • Comment 100, posted at 11.05.11 22:53:47 by Ben Reply
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  • Well all my Sharksworld friends, I’m sure it is past all of your bedtimes, and it is now my quitting time, so I am off. Slaap lekker everyone and chat tomorrow! Cheers. :smile:

  • Comment 101, posted at 11.05.11 22:54:20 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 100) : :lol: Will do Ben, I respect your opinion so much I might just grab a copy of them this weekend. :wink: Cheers boet.

  • Comment 102, posted at 11.05.11 22:55:05 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 92) : How on earth do you know who Sandra Bullock is? Thought you didn’t watch movies? ;)

  • Comment 103, posted at 11.05.11 22:55:14 by Ben Reply
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  • What the hell does NFL have to do with Kene Okafor? The last 90 comments notwithstanding ;)

  • Comment 104, posted at 11.05.11 22:55:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 103) : I don’t watch movies, but saw a trailer of a movie with Sandra Bullock and fell in love with her immediately! :lol:

  • Comment 105, posted at 11.05.11 22:56:18 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 102) : Haha you do that! ;) Cheers

  • Comment 106, posted at 11.05.11 22:56:44 by Ben Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 104) : Read post 94 Rob, Kene would make an excellent tight end in gridiron. :lol:

  • Comment 107, posted at 11.05.11 22:57:25 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 104) : Ben and I are working on our 5th star! :lol: Now off for real, cheers everyone.

  • Comment 108, posted at 11.05.11 22:58:31 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 104) : Ran out of things to say about the bloke. :)

  • Comment 109, posted at 11.05.11 22:58:35 by Ben Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 104) : Kene is a lock and there is currently a lockout in the NFL. :sad:

  • Comment 110, posted at 11.05.11 23:03:24 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 110) : :)

  • Comment 111, posted at 11.05.11 23:06:34 by Ben Reply
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  • That’s it for me then. Have a good night all that’s left. And may you have a very succesfull career ahead of you Kene!

  • Comment 112, posted at 11.05.11 23:12:28 by Ben Reply
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  • he could of stayed with the home team :evil:

    money money ;-)

  • Comment 113, posted at 13.05.11 12:04:38 by chaz Reply

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