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Sharks hit the road early


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super Rugby on 15 Jun 2011 at 07:40
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According to our information, the Sharks will leave Durban today and base themselves in Rustenburg for the next few days, ahead of Saturday’s vital clash against the Bulls at Loftus.

The Durban side find themselves in knock-out mode a week earlier than they would have liked, with a win in Pretoria absolutely vital if they’re to even proceed to the Super Rugby finals series, which begins next weekend. Should they prevail on Saturday, a likely quarter-final in New Zealand against either the Blues or Crusaders will await, the first of three away knock-out games that the Sharks will need to win in order to raise the trophy.

With such a potentially daunting schedule ahead and with bodies and particularly minds that are close to exhaustion already after 17 rounds of intense Super Rugby action, it makes sense for the Sharks to get away for a few days, in a camp setting and spend some time together as a team, away from the Durban spotlight. Let’s hope that the Rustenburg camp proves exactly the right tonic for the boys and helps them to refresh themselves both physically and mentally ahead of a frankly huge game at Loftus this Saturday.

The “sold-out” signs went up at Loftus on Monday already and with the Bulls also needing a win on Saturday to ensure their own progression, you can be assured that no quarter will be asked or given by either side this weekend.



103 Comments

  • When all else fails and ur backs to the wall the only thing u can do is stand together..a wounded shark is not a easy shark to tame and I hope the inner beast is released on saturday!!!there should be no respect shown this weekend..

  • Comment 1, posted at 15.06.11 07:44:44 by shaniboi Reply
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  • @shaniboi (Comment 1) : True but why is it that we all put ourselves in this position. Last year we lost the first 5 games. This year we started well and couldn’t keep it up. I believe that there is some motivation problems at the team and its only when we in real k@k that the same k@k situation motivates us enough to actually play to our potential.

  • Comment 2, posted at 15.06.11 07:49:03 by Viking Reply
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  • This is encouraging. A change from the usual “day before” or “morning of” the game travel schedule.

    Will we see other changes on Saturday?

  • Comment 3, posted at 15.06.11 07:51:50 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Well it would have been nice for the Sharks to be the first team to put their name on the conference trophy. They let that first slip through the fingers due to dumb rugby. The “loss” to the Lions was the final nail that sealed that opportunity up. The Stormers may as well collect it on Boots n All on Thursday when it is presented to the public.

  • Comment 4, posted at 15.06.11 07:59:21 by waje Reply

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  • Although the trophy does look a bit like a perfume bottle.

  • Comment 5, posted at 15.06.11 08:03:09 by waje Reply

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  • This game is gonna be a cracker. So glad I’ve got a ticket!

  • Comment 6, posted at 15.06.11 08:07:41 by Ben Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 3) : you betcha – including a big one that might make you happy

  • Comment 7, posted at 15.06.11 08:08:38 by robdylan Reply
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  • To console myself after the Lions game I watched re runs of the Currie Cup games against the Bulls (semi final) and Stormers (final). Analysing these games I believe this is how we can beat the Bulls.
    1) Keep Possession – Hold onto the ball and make them tackle, tackle and tackle again.
    2) Accuracy – Keep things simple. No unnecessary knock-ons and please no long throws into the line outs within our half (look what happened to the Stormers last weekend). Use No 2 and 4 jumpers when under pressure.
    3) Defence – Yes we don’t have Andries and Willem is running on a half tank but first time tackles are essential.
    4) Start the game quickly – we don’t want to be down by 20 points after 20 minutes.
    5) Aggression – we need to be in their faces and for this reason I would be tempted to start with both Alberts and Deysel. Am sure Bulls will start with both Bakkies and Danie. We have to combat them.
    6) Pride in the jersey – as Oupa said “this is a team” and a team will always beat individuals.
    Can we do these basic? If so I believe we can cause an upset

  • Comment 8, posted at 15.06.11 08:08:39 by senior Reply

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  • @senior (Comment 8) : welcome to the site, old-timer :) Nice to have you here

  • Comment 9, posted at 15.06.11 08:13:23 by robdylan Reply
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  • Rustenburg? Is this the teams punishment?

  • Comment 10, posted at 15.06.11 08:17:59 by lostfish Reply
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  • I don’t know how I’m going to be able to get through the game on Saturday. Us supporters will need some serious nerves of steel together with some ‘tonic’ to be able to survive it.

  • Comment 11, posted at 15.06.11 08:21:42 by KingRiaan Reply

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  • @KingRiaan (Comment 11) : my plan is to go into it with zero expectations :(

  • Comment 12, posted at 15.06.11 08:22:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : Thanks! Hi Guys – hope to add some constructive comment / criticisms in the future. Am passionate about our precious Sharks!

  • Comment 13, posted at 15.06.11 08:22:18 by senior Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : Rob yesterday I heard that the Bulls want to dish out big money for johan Sadie, and that Houghard has a offer to be the best paid province player(info from the stormers camp…have we got any info about new sharks signings…and can’t we do a article on what may be the best possible aprouch for the sharks in signing new players(like the profile of a shark ext….)I heard at one stage that the sharks had been approuched by tygar backs, and ismeal dollie!!! G help us!!!

    And then why do U think we are not giving our youngsters a chance, why did we invest in the sharks academy, if we don’t make use of these boys…the western prov. Academy graduates currently are Sadie, poolman, engelbrecht, duvenhage, elstad, kitshoff,de jonge, van aswegen…we have just as good young talent, but we have bresler, lambie, coetzee, groenewald-who are there now…forget about JPP and mvovu and the old academy players…where are we losing the plot…or don’t we know the storie?

  • Comment 14, posted at 15.06.11 08:33:43 by BoerSeun Reply

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  • It will be a massive match if the sharks play like they did against the lions in the second half they will have a chance to beat us…i heard at loftus the bulls senior bok players are so determined to win the whole super 15 comp and leave a legacy behind for the younger players coming through…it will be a tough match may the best team win.

  • Comment 15, posted at 15.06.11 08:33:53 by Muzi Reply

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  • @BoerSeun (Comment 14) : The sharks should learm from the bull and back the youngsters….i am still waiting to see if lindeque…wynand pienaar…the cronje twins…marais brothers…jerome pretorius…will EVER get a chance in the senior side….the bulls want sadie to fill in the number 13 jersey other than sadie we will use our talented junior players in the system we fo not buy big we back our systems.

  • Comment 16, posted at 15.06.11 08:37:58 by Muzi Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 12) : So do I, but there is always a shiver of hope remaining. :???:

  • Comment 17, posted at 15.06.11 08:38:01 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 6) : me tooooooooo :)

  • Comment 18, posted at 15.06.11 08:44:39 by franshark Reply
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  • Hi All,

    We need to move those big bulls forwards around the park this Saturday to win the game.
    I think the key is to blend the youngsters in, while the experienced guys are around. It’s time for stalwarts like terblanche, smit, adi to pass the baton on..currie cup will provide a platform for the youngsters to play.

  • Comment 19, posted at 15.06.11 08:46:02 by nimalen316 Reply

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  • All I know is that I have butterflies for this weekends game…..

  • Comment 20, posted at 15.06.11 08:52:53 by Uli Reply
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  • @Muzi (Comment 16) : One of the cronje twins had enough chances imo and I do not have faith in the bulls or sharks to win the comp this year.

  • Comment 21, posted at 15.06.11 08:57:13 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 12) : I don’t view that as a bad thing Rob. I myself have lots of hope for this game but harbour no delusions – Loftus is always tough – even without the added pressures.

  • Comment 22, posted at 15.06.11 09:00:19 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @Muzi (Comment 15) : That’s the sort of talk I want to hear at the Sharks. Establish a strong culture of excellence and leave a legacy for the newcomers.

    I reckon the Bulls will be a force to be reckoned with for many years to come precisely because of this attitude.

  • Comment 23, posted at 15.06.11 09:05:33 by vanmartin Reply
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  • I must say I see fellow’s commenting in this week that I did not see for some time now, must be the BIG game :)

  • Comment 24, posted at 15.06.11 09:18:29 by franshark Reply
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  • Now this is a very good move, get them away from Durban, Get their minds on the match , away from family and distractions, get then hungry ,get the passion back, and then maybe we have a chance to pull this one off

    our teams needs to get the hunger back , commitment , commitment commitment…….

  • Comment 25, posted at 15.06.11 10:09:43 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • Isn’t Rustenburg where they had Kamp Staaldraad?

  • Comment 26, posted at 15.06.11 10:49:19 by Chris1985 Reply

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  • Have butterflies, big time! I have faith in our boys, if there is any team that can beat the bulls at Loftus it is our boys (on form)! Keeping in mind, form is mostly confidence. Lets hope they pitch up on Saturday.

    I think Plum has learnt a lot from this years Super Rugby competition. We need a bigger squad to select from, with more youngsters and our experienced players.

  • Comment 27, posted at 15.06.11 10:57:07 by Chris1985 Reply

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  • @Chris1985 (Comment 26) : the Sharks are kalgat & pumping rugby balls with dirty dam water as we speak! :razz:

  • Comment 28, posted at 15.06.11 11:05:33 by Megatron Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 28) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 29, posted at 15.06.11 11:08:55 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @Chris1985 (Comment 27) : ha ha… you just accused Plumtree of learning something :) That’s not going to go down well…

  • Comment 30, posted at 15.06.11 11:16:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 30) : Yebo Nthathe :mrgreen:

  • Comment 31, posted at 15.06.11 11:41:30 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • must say if one reads between the lines with the the articles in the press so far , no doubt the sharks will show quite a few changes

  • Comment 32, posted at 15.06.11 11:43:49 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • A little concerned about altitude issues. My understanding is that people that live at sea level should give themselves two weeks at altitude to fully acclimatize, or go up the same day as the match. Is this no longer the accepted thinking with regard to playing at altitude?

  • Comment 33, posted at 15.06.11 15:56:38 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 33) : I was wondering about that too

  • Comment 34, posted at 15.06.11 16:00:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) : A little disconcerting that this may not have been taken into account.

  • Comment 35, posted at 15.06.11 16:07:55 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 33) : We were discussing that as well today. There seems to be a lot of “theories” out there about this…so who knows – this might be the latest in theory…

  • Comment 36, posted at 15.06.11 16:09:02 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 36) : I hope so, but to be honest, I don’t think so. I have researched and have seen nothing that would seem to contradict the thinking I outlined in my earlier post, i.e. either give two weeks to acclimatize or go up the same day and depend on your already oxygenated blood. If there is a new theory, they certainly have not publicized it.

  • Comment 37, posted at 15.06.11 16:23:30 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 33) : DD, I can speak with experience on this topic.

    If we wanted to be altitude conditioned we needed to be up there for 3 weeks. Or leave on the day for the game. I had said on another blog. Sharks should have stayed up at altitude after the Cheetahs game. Cause we had to play Lions the following week then Bulls. All altitude games. Would have made sense. By now we would have been altitude conditioned. I know it would have cost a lot, paying for the team in hotels, but it would have been worth it. Now they staying at the very expensive place where the England team were staying in last years wc. Think Sharks had a training session up there this year too. So if we could dish out the money for our team to stay there, then they could have paid for the team to stay up there until this game. Of course in a cheaper place…lol.

    Now going early we will feel the altitude. Gonna be tough in the final 20min. Though like S_L says, getting the team out of Durban will take the pressure off of them and allow them to just focus on the game this week.

    Good luck to our Sharks.

  • Comment 38, posted at 15.06.11 16:32:53 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 38) : ummm – cost isn’t the only factor, hey.

    The guys have families back in Durban too…

  • Comment 39, posted at 15.06.11 16:45:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 10) : maybe it’s their Kamp Staldraat :lol:

  • Comment 40, posted at 15.06.11 16:59:02 by rekinek Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 39) : I did think of that Rob.. ;-) We had a wonderful opportunity to stay up at altitude, cause all our last 3 games were there.

    Think we missed something. Most other teams have a altitude game then the next one is at sea level.

  • Comment 41, posted at 15.06.11 16:59:58 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 38) : Thanks for the input Puma, this is what I understood as the best way to deal with altitude as well. I am concerned they are going into this very critical game without being “altitude conditioned”. I understand the need to get the players away from Durban for a few days prior to this huge match, but surely there are plenty places at sea level they could have gone to prepare and then flown up for the day of the match. Why not stay somewhere either up or down the coast from Durban?

  • Comment 42, posted at 15.06.11 17:01:08 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @waje (Comment 4) : is there a conference trophy – SeRiAAs :shock:
    the Strormers already got last years awards for coming seconds…

  • Comment 43, posted at 15.06.11 17:01:39 by rekinek Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 39) : I know this is taboo for SA traveling sides, but they could have brought family along for the three weeks, a nice holiday for them.

  • Comment 44, posted at 15.06.11 17:02:50 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 12) : :lol: i’m laughing because deep down somewhere you probably know it’s impossible ;-)

  • Comment 45, posted at 15.06.11 17:05:39 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 33) : that’s what the Prof KSA was saying.
    so three days before indeed weird :|

  • Comment 46, posted at 15.06.11 17:08:05 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 46) : Exactly, as I mentioned if they have a need to get the boys out of town, surely there are plenty places on the coast they can go to for three days.

  • Comment 47, posted at 15.06.11 17:10:40 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 44) : the other thing is that the families surely understand how critical this time in competition is and probably could survive being away for some time. I know it is in addition to the touring but rugby is not the only profession that takes people away from families and people live with it.

  • Comment 48, posted at 15.06.11 17:12:35 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 42) : Agree they should have stayed down here somewhere. Cause going only a few days before the game, they will feel the altitude.

    I always talk about the altitude factor, cause it is a huge one for coastal teams to overcome. Some forget that but it is a real factor. Also when the any of the highveld boys come here to play they have advantage of the altitude in their lungs and legs. They last longer. The reason I think Bulls go early to NZ or Aus. That way the first game they have advantage there. After two weeks you start to lose your altitude conditioning.

    Anyhow I hope we can this week. Gonna be tough. But we can do it. We have the players to take the Bulls on.

  • Comment 49, posted at 15.06.11 17:13:48 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 41) : Puma, correct me if I am wrong, but if it takes 3 weeks to get conditioned at altitude, surely staying at altitude for the week before the Cheetahs match until after the Bulls match would mean the Sharks would be unconditioned for the Cheetahs and Lions matches? It would seem to me the only logical way to handle this is to fly up the day of the match for all three matches. But hey, I am no expert. :lol:

  • Comment 50, posted at 15.06.11 17:13:53 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 50) : I know DD. But thought we could beat the Cheetahs and Lions not being altitdude conditioned…hehehe. BUT was thinking for the very physical Bulls game we will have to be. :razz:

  • Comment 51, posted at 15.06.11 17:15:47 by Puma Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 48) : I would tend to agree, but for some reason, SA Rugby players don’t do well traveling away from their families. Not sure it is a problem for a long tour to bring spouses along.

  • Comment 52, posted at 15.06.11 17:16:11 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Puma (Comment 51) : meant – altitude.

  • Comment 53, posted at 15.06.11 17:16:37 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 51) : Considering we flew up the day of the match for the Lions match, we can be very thankful, because with any less conditioning, the Sharks would have likely lost that match. The Cheetahs match was also close, I think it may have been best just to fly up the day of each match.

  • Comment 54, posted at 15.06.11 17:17:43 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 50) : We also cleared our whole bench just after the break. That gave us fresh lungs and legs to go the distance against the Lions..hehehe. Never saw the Cheetahs game, so can’t say much..hehe.

    Just have a good feeling about this game on Saturday. Hope I am right. Normally I am negative before our games. This week feeling kinda postive.

  • Comment 55, posted at 15.06.11 17:18:28 by Puma Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 54) : We should have mate. We will no doubt feel the last 20min or so.

  • Comment 56, posted at 15.06.11 17:20:14 by Puma Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 52) : I would imagine it depends on the spouse – they also have work me thinks.
    But if they want to go and pay for it I really do not see anything against – provided that the player attends to all the necessary work.
    I don’t think this travelling thing is true anymore. Sharks, Stormers and Bulls travel very well.

  • Comment 57, posted at 15.06.11 17:21:17 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 57) : Lions won 3 games this year – all three away.

  • Comment 58, posted at 15.06.11 17:21:58 by rekinek Reply
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  • I actually reckon the whole “altitude conditioning” thing tends to be overplayed… it’s a handy excuse on which to hang a bad loss.

  • Comment 59, posted at 15.06.11 17:23:49 by robdylan Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 57) : Well we should never feel the travel anywhere in SA. Only the altitude that normally affects the coastal sides.

  • Comment 60, posted at 15.06.11 17:24:15 by Puma Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 59) : Having played in Aspen, Colorado, I can assure you that altitude conditioning is nothing to scoff at, and I don’t think it is overplayed. I have had altitude sickness once, and it sucked….bit time!

  • Comment 61, posted at 15.06.11 17:28:08 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 57) : You’re probably right, that SA teams are much better travelers than they were in the past. I still don’t think there should be restrictions against bringing spouses and significant others on tour.

  • Comment 62, posted at 15.06.11 17:29:42 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 59) : Nah, It is not overplayed Rob. Altitude does have a affect.

    I heard that Mac used to take a oxygen bottle up to the highveld when we played up there and gave the players some at the break…..hahahaha. Not sure if that was a rumour, but it could be true. Heard it many times way back then.

  • Comment 63, posted at 15.06.11 17:29:45 by Puma Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 61) : Agree 100%. Altitude is a huge factor.

  • Comment 64, posted at 15.06.11 17:30:59 by Puma Reply

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  • At least Plum and co is are trying something new… ;-)

  • Comment 65, posted at 15.06.11 17:33:32 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 62) : I feel the same, especially if the players pay for it.

    Not always though, but in circumstance like this, they should have been allowed, so to keep them up at altitude.

  • Comment 66, posted at 15.06.11 17:33:54 by Puma Reply

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  • @Puma (Comment 64) : A little blood doping will do wonders! :lol: Ask any professional cyclist!

  • Comment 67, posted at 15.06.11 17:34:01 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Well I’m out… Maybe I’ll meet one or two of the guys in the pub tonight. :razz:

  • Comment 68, posted at 15.06.11 17:34:08 by SharksRTB Reply

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  • @SharksRTB (Comment 65) : Or reverting to something old :wink: :grin: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 69, posted at 15.06.11 17:34:49 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Out of here now.

    Cheers everyone. Catch up tomorrow.

  • Comment 70, posted at 15.06.11 17:35:35 by Puma Reply

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  • Cheers Puma, thanks for the expertise on altitude conditioning. :smile:

  • Comment 71, posted at 15.06.11 17:36:37 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @SharksRTB (Comment 68) : be sure to remind them that they have been kak and really just need to go out and “play really well” this weekend. They love that sort of discussion :)

  • Comment 72, posted at 15.06.11 17:36:46 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 67) : :mrgreen:

    Cheers buddy, good to catch up. We off to for sundowners (no sun about though…hehe) Then dinner.

    Catch up tomorrow.

  • Comment 73, posted at 15.06.11 17:37:29 by Puma Reply

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  • Well, I am done with criticizing the travel schedule. :grin: Sharks, you have every possible incentive to win this match, just go out and give it your all, we will love you no matter the outcome!

  • Comment 74, posted at 15.06.11 17:42:24 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 74) : they can win… I know they can

  • Comment 75, posted at 15.06.11 17:51:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 62) : i agree with you that there should not be restrictions – as long as the job done – no probs. They may be young but the players are still adults so no need to treat them differently to other business travellers.

  • Comment 76, posted at 15.06.11 17:52:09 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 76) : Exactly! This concept that somehow sleeping with your significant other, and maybe even having sex the night before a match will cause the player to play poorly is incredibly outdated and not proven.

  • Comment 77, posted at 15.06.11 17:56:42 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 77) : there was this romantic comedy wimbledon trying to prove that it’s exactly opposite :lol:

  • Comment 78, posted at 15.06.11 18:09:04 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 78) : Great plot for a movie, but not so much as a “performance theory”!!! :lol:

  • Comment 79, posted at 15.06.11 18:10:37 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • OK. Let Dr van Wyk enter the fray. :razz:
    At Loftus the altitude is 1214m above sea level. At this altitude exercise capacity is 97%, and the percentage of oxygen in the atmosphere is 87% of what it would be at sea level. According to all of the research I have done, acclimatisation at this relatively low level can take place anywhere between 24 hours and 14 days, depending on the individual athlete.
    Now then, as to sex before the big game…
    Dr van Wyk is pleased to inform everyone on SW that the detrimental effect of sex immediately prior to or significantly prior to exercise (ie: a match) is entirely dependent on the age and fitness of the athlete and his partner, as well as the duration, tempo and frequency of the sex!
    For example (and I quote various sources here) men invariably reach their sexual peak between the ages of 18 and 23 – this is when they can basically handle anything that’s thrown at them and still come back for more. (After that it’s all downhill as testosterone levels and other things drop). ( :roll: )
    Women reach their sexual peak anywhere from their mid-30s to their early 50s. ( :mrgreen: )
    So – by my reckoning, the permutations are quite extraordinary when trying to work out whether nookie before a match is a good or bad thing. :shock:
    Young guy/old gal seems to be the best scenario and least detrimental to a match outcome ( :cool: ), but as they get older, guys definitely seem to need younger girls with a much lower sex drive to avoid disappointing the fans with their performances on the field.
    And if you can’t spot the tongue firmly in my cheek, then there’s no hope for any of you! :grin:

  • Comment 80, posted at 15.06.11 18:42:11 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • I’m a little concerned. Judging from a number of Tweets from some of the guys, they’re not particularly enjoying the place. Could be bad for a positive mindset ahead of a crucial game.

  • Comment 81, posted at 15.06.11 18:44:33 by Crock Reply

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  • @Crock (Comment 81) : Its bloody cold up here, that’s why!

  • Comment 82, posted at 15.06.11 18:45:40 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • Don’t worry Shaz, you should reach your sexual peak in about 10 years. :wink:

  • Comment 83, posted at 15.06.11 18:47:08 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Does that mean I need to find an older woman for a match up? Mmm… Okay now, let’s stop right there before this hets out of hand!

  • Comment 84, posted at 15.06.11 18:50:11 by Crock Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 83) : Charmer. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 85, posted at 15.06.11 18:51:16 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @Crock (Comment 84) : :lol:

  • Comment 86, posted at 15.06.11 18:51:55 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @SharonvanWyk (Comment 85) : I know only honesty! :wink: By the way, super Facebook posts, gets one thinking.

  • Comment 87, posted at 15.06.11 18:53:44 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 87) : Thank you! :razz: I like thinking!

  • Comment 88, posted at 15.06.11 18:57:10 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @SharonvanWyk (Comment 88) : thinking gives me a headache! :lol: Just kidding, it actually reminds me that I am still alive! :wink:

  • Comment 89, posted at 15.06.11 18:58:39 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 89) : Right now it’s telling me that I am freezing my gat off here in my office and must retire to somewhere a little more welcoming! Heading off to the fire in the lounge! Catch you all later!

  • Comment 90, posted at 15.06.11 19:01:22 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @SharonvanWyk (Comment 90) : Considering that it is firmly summer here, and we already got to over 100f or 40C, this lovely 24 degree weather we have been having this week has been spectacular. Enjoy your fire, and maybe a glass of wine!

  • Comment 91, posted at 15.06.11 19:03:30 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 91) : Ahh, that’s better. Am hugging the heater with one hand, my dog with the other, and watching Top Gear. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 92, posted at 15.06.11 19:29:21 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • Nite everyone! :razz: Enjoy Youth Day! :grin:

  • Comment 93, posted at 15.06.11 19:31:06 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : And that is?

    (I hate having to work for a living it interferes with my social life.)

  • Comment 94, posted at 15.06.11 20:39:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • All u people, checkout the moon!!!

  • Comment 95, posted at 15.06.11 21:18:26 by franshark Reply
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  • @franshark (Comment 95) : I just tried It looks like it is gone :)

  • Comment 96, posted at 15.06.11 21:22:51 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 96) : its now basicly in total clips here, don’t know how the time difference effects it.

  • Comment 97, posted at 15.06.11 22:06:20 by franshark Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 94) : fullback. You work it out ;)

  • Comment 98, posted at 15.06.11 22:29:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • @franshark (Comment 97) : now its moving over the opposite side, wow, the best I’ve seen it ever…

  • Comment 99, posted at 15.06.11 23:30:21 by franshark Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 98) : Yeah baby, I can live with that. Notice that I’m not to concerned with who the new 15 is. I will be happy with any one of 4 players.

  • Comment 100, posted at 16.06.11 06:09:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 98) : @KSA Shark © (Comment 100) : Noooooo. They aren’t doing what I think they are, are they??? :shock:

  • Comment 101, posted at 16.06.11 09:01:25 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @SharonvanWyk (Comment 101) : If they are, I saw it coming in the reshuffle at the end of the Lions game… ;-)

  • Comment 102, posted at 16.06.11 09:03:35 by SharonvanWyk Reply
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  • @SharonvanWyk (Comment 101) : sounds like it, yup.

  • Comment 103, posted at 16.06.11 09:09:56 by robdylan Reply
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