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Sharks player ratings vs Lions


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Lions, Original Content, Sharks on 29 Aug 2011 at 09:26
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The Sharks succumbed to their second Currie Cup loss of the season, going down to the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday evening. It was a disappointing performance from our team as a whole, but let’s take a look at the individual performances.

1.Dale Chadwick – Dale had a decent game in the scrums, with the referee having a better understanding of what happens at the scrums in comparison to Mr. van der Merwe, but didn’t quite dominate. One of a prop’s key duties is to be hitting the ruck, and he was nowhere near the rucks. 5/10

2.Craig Burden – Another solid scrum performance but he seems far from the running Craig we have come to expect. He is yet to have an outstanding game this season. 5/10

3.Wiehahn Herbst – Completes the front row that had a decent scrumming game, but all of them were missing when it counted, and that was to secure the ball at ruck time. 5/10

4.Anton Bresler – This man is coming into his own this season, but had a quiet game compared to the usual bustle we see from him. His function at line-out time worked for most part of the night, and that’s what really counts. 6/10

5.Ross Skeate – This was probably one of his better games in a Shark jersey, he carried the ball well, but made a few costly handling errors. Another good night at line-out time. 6/10

6.Keegan Daniel – I am not sure if it is the weight of expectation and the added pressure of being captain, but Keegan hasn’t been firing this season so far. Another average performance with limited effect carrying the ball, and he didn’t really do the hard graft at the breakdown. 5/10

7. Marcell Coetzee – Not this young man’s finest hour, he was largely ineffective carrying the ball up, where he was targeted with good low tackling. He will learn from this experience and will come back a better player. 5/10

8.Ryan Kankowski – Another non-performer on the night, Ryan has looked jaded and far from the running eighthman that we have become used to. One has to wonder why all our running forwards are nowhere near their best. 4/10

9.Charl McLeod – Charl battled with very poor ball as the forwards struggled to secure it. He was not poor with his passing or with his kicking game, and made a few breaks, but was hampered by lack of ball. 6/10

10.Fred Michalak – Much the same can be said about Fred, as he battled with back foot ball and a very effective defence structure employed by the Lions. His kicking cannot be faulted and is still the only creative player to get his hands on the ball. 6/10

11.Lwazi Mvovo – Good to see the steam train back in action for the Sharks, and he seems to have worked on his workrate, as he came looking for work and looked dangerous with ball in hand. 6/10

12.Meyer Bosman – After a few improved games, Meyer had another average game outside Michalak. Bosman is way too predictable and battles by not having a decent centre outside him that can run into space and in support. We can only really rate him with Adi or a decent outside centre next to him. 5/10

13.Stefan Terblanche – Was ineffective running with ball in hand, cost the Sharks valuable territory by not kicking out a penalty and just had an average game, something we have become used to over the last season or so. 4/10

14.Sibusiso Sithole – Sithole got precious little ball, but looked lively and exciting when he did have the ball. His defence was also up to standard on the night. 5/10

15.Louis Ludik – An average performance from Ludik, he didn’t get any ball on attack and chose to kick the ball back to the Lions instead of running at them. Defensively strong though. 5/10

16.Kyle Cooper – Was not on the park very long, but looks eager to show his worth.

17.Eugene van Staden – Another solid performer in the scrum, but nothing special in the loose to be quite frank. 6/10

18.Jandre Marais – Was prominent at in the line-outs, and also showed some good handling skills in the loose. 6/10

19.Jean Deysel – Deysel made a huge impact in this game, and gave some food for thought regarding the selection of the loose trio for the Bulls game. The best player on the park in the second half. 7/10

20.Jacques Botes – He came on and did what the loose trio couldn’t in the first half, and that was to secure the ball. Good second half performance. 6/10

21. Conrad Hoffmann – Not on for very long and got caught in possession a few times. Needs game time to further his game and get some form. 6/10

22. Adi Jacobs – Made all the difference in a backline that looks static and clueless. Injects pace and has to be in the team very soon, or we could see the back of him. 6/10



64 Comments

  • “…or we could see the back of him. 6/10″…This will become a reality…soon… :sad:

  • Comment 1, posted at 29.08.11 09:35:12 by Charlie Reply
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  • @Charlie (Comment 1) :

    I know dude, and even though we have had our differences in the past, it will be a sad day!

  • Comment 2, posted at 29.08.11 09:40:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • yep; not much to write home about – Deysel is looking really solid – a few feet above the other forwards on the park… Going to be a valuable asset for the remainder of the season.

  • Comment 3, posted at 29.08.11 09:40:47 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 2) : @Charlie (Comment 1) : its breaking my rugby heart to see how Adi is being neglected at the tank… Best outside back we have…

  • Comment 4, posted at 29.08.11 09:42:55 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 2) : All good ;-)

  • Comment 5, posted at 29.08.11 09:47:01 by Charlie Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 4) : Plumtree also cost Jacobs his WC spot… :evil:

  • Comment 6, posted at 29.08.11 09:48:05 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 6) :

    Jacobs was never going to make it. I don’t agree that he’s not a reliable defender. He makes his tackles most of the time. The problem is he’s not an ‘in your face’ sort of defender.

    And of course there are enough players in that squad who can play 12 or 13. Jacobs was never gonna make it in.

  • Comment 7, posted at 29.08.11 10:10:49 by hendrikp Reply

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  • Look we havnt looked amazing in this Currie Cup yet, and we still in the playoff spots. I just think the Sharks need to up the tempo at which they play. And this revolves around the scrumhalf chiefly. if he is at the rucks quickly then it forces the forwards to play quicker and get to rucks and hit it up etc. This means that the oppositions defense has less time to get organised and even our drab midfield will look decent. I dont think Jacobs & Bosman will be a good combo as they both look to put players into space so need someone on their outside to run off them!

  • Comment 8, posted at 29.08.11 10:14:33 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 7) : Well that’s your opinion, but I disagree…no harm taken anyway ;-)

  • Comment 9, posted at 29.08.11 10:14:38 by Charlie Reply

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  • Having gone to the game I have to say that I could see why Mvovo isn’t going to the World Cup. Seven minutes from the end, when we were still only 6 points down, Lwazi had the ball with a 4 on 1 overlap. All he had to do was pass the ball and Sithole would have been clear to run the length of the field to score the winning try and what does he do? He hangs onto the ball!!!

  • Comment 10, posted at 29.08.11 10:25:14 by Butchie34 Reply
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  • @SheldonK (Comment 8) :

    Need a hard running centre yeah. Reckon they might try Riaan Viljoen or Louis Ludik there? Not sure how that’d work but might be worth a try. Someone like Jaque Fourie would be perfect. Wouldn’t even bother with Ebersohn brother. Need someone a bit more physical around this Sharks team.

    Hope Plumtree doesn’t play Lambie at 12. Keep him at fullback!

  • Comment 11, posted at 29.08.11 10:28:45 by hendrikp Reply

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  • And the crowd at the game!!! I sat on the Western stand amongst all the season ticket holders and I have to say that they make the good people on the Eastern stand of Loftus look like Lords and Ladies in the Royal Court.

    They chased a good few families away by halftime with their lewd behaviour (including Herkie Kruger and his family sitting next to me). Plus there was the attempt to push me down the chairs when Stef scored his try.

    Absolutely disgusted with their behaviour (PS I don’t condemn all Lions supporters, if that’s the impression).

  • Comment 12, posted at 29.08.11 10:28:51 by Butchie34 Reply
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  • @hendrikp (Comment 11) : Lambie’s a flyhalf and should stay there and any talk of being a fullback dumped.

  • Comment 13, posted at 29.08.11 10:33:12 by Butchie34 Reply
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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 12) : :shock: :oops:

  • Comment 14, posted at 29.08.11 10:36:23 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 13) :
    :shock: I don’t like the idea myself. Option taking is average, not imposing on defense. I’d rather see him being given a little space and play in his natural position of fullback where he has had his best games IMO. Sometimes being a flyhalf is just simply having a big boot, taking the right options and being a link man. Lambie has too much upside in other parts of his game for that.

    Give me someone with a big boot who defends well and knows what to do in certain situations at flyhalf. Don’t need to ruin another talent by playing him out of position. Especially not because they need someone to play there. Rather look out for Lambie’s best interests.

  • Comment 15, posted at 29.08.11 10:42:39 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 10) : One mistake and you can see why he did not make it,thats harsh

  • Comment 16, posted at 29.08.11 10:46:26 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • I was also at the game – thank goodness did not have the same experience as Butchie! But heard about a nasty incident when Lions and Cheetahs played. Two Lions supporters got into a bad fight – the one trying to oush the other off the stands too…

    I was there with my better half, the two girls, Reki and her better half…I did not see most of the 1st as the little one seemed to love going to the stadium loo”s… :roll: But second half she made buddies with the supporters behind us and it was “SHARKS!”and high fives and simply taking over the stands…by the time we left i think she had more friends than I made in a lifetime! :lol:

    BTW – I feel that the clear diregard of Stefan Terblance is standing in the way of being neutral. He did not do any worse than the other backline players and scored, so perhaps he should be on par with Meyer at least….

    One awsome tackle from Marcell stood out – I was thinking – geez he just downed that Lion LIKE a lion would tackle a buck! On his back down to the ground!

    Come people – at least we ensured the Lions of one more game where their supporters might actually pitch up to support their team!1 Yaaahh!! Coca Cola Park is living for one more week! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Chin up! ;-)

  • Comment 17, posted at 29.08.11 10:47:37 by Ice Reply
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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 13) : You can not play lambie fly half when fred can play.Fred is just better at this stage of his career

  • Comment 18, posted at 29.08.11 10:48:55 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 17) : Stefan should warm the bench.

  • Comment 19, posted at 29.08.11 10:50:25 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 16) :

    WHen I think Mvovo, I think someone who if you give him the ball runs really well. But his other skills are lacking. No kicking game to speak of and he’s only a marginally better defender then the shocking Bjorn Basson.

    That pass he threw to Aplon in Australia summed it up for me. Reminds me of Henno Mentz. Eye for the line, but don’t ask him to do anything else or you’ll be dissapointed.

    Of course I wish Mvovo all the best :mrgreen:

  • Comment 20, posted at 29.08.11 10:52:53 by hendrikp Reply

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  • I think you are too hard on Stef. Like Ndungane, Jacobs and Jacque Fourie, he has the knack of turning up at the right time and place to score tries often. Something to do with reading the game, perhaps?

  • Comment 21, posted at 29.08.11 10:53:32 by craibern Reply

     
  • @Honey Badger (Comment 16) : You make it sound as I though I say it’s that exact error. I was using the error as an example.

    @Honey Badger (Comment 18) : You don’t think there is some method behind bringing Fred back to the Sharks now? If you look at DC, he started out as an inside centre playing next to Mehrtens and learnt his trade from the master before taking the reins.

    If anything Lambie should be inside centre. But I prefer him to start at flyhalf with maybe Fred as scrummie.

  • Comment 22, posted at 29.08.11 10:54:35 by Butchie34 Reply
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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 19) : Thats fine – but he is not – so at least be consistent in rating players. In my opinion he did no worse than any other – so why get a 4 when they get a 5 or 6?

    You cannot simply give him a lower score because you feel that he should be on the bench or not even in the 22…and hope Plum reads the article and take a hint…. :twisted:

    You cannot blame Steph for being chosen…sorry – you can say what you want…

  • Comment 23, posted at 29.08.11 10:55:42 by Ice Reply
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  • @craibern (Comment 21) : Dankie, Thank You.

  • Comment 24, posted at 29.08.11 10:57:57 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 17) : Yes, no need for us to start sulking already. The truth is, with the benefit of hindsight, we should`ve expected this result.

    Also I`m tired of complaining about the same old players week in and week out. Everyone knows we`ve got one of the weakest center combinations in the country, nothing we say here will change that.
    If Plum won`t use Adi, he`ll find another team who will.

    We had bigger problems than that this weekend though . . .

    So about the bulls game this saturday . . . Any early predictions? :twisted:

  • Comment 25, posted at 29.08.11 10:58:08 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 22) :

    Fred at scrumhalf? He hasn’t got the accuracy to be playing there. You’d be praying for McLeod, that I can promise you now.

    And DC was hardly ‘mentored’ by Mehrtens. Robbie Deans was never a big fan of Mehrts and soon as Carter came on he used him less, and less. It suddenly became a Carter & Mauger combination.

    DC did play at 12 for the All Blacks though. That was because of John Mitchells obsession with Carlos Spencer of course. And Mauger started ahead of him.

  • Comment 26, posted at 29.08.11 10:58:32 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 23) :

    I’ve gotta agree. Stefan is not an ‘inspired’ choice to still be playing for the Sharks. But to be fair he’s no worse then anyone else out there. And he definitely wasn’t a 4 in comparison to the other scores.

  • Comment 27, posted at 29.08.11 11:00:50 by hendrikp Reply

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  • Terrible game to watch. Very frustrating.

    Loosies were mostered, backline was impotent.

    Please Plum, lets try not playing Stef and Bosman for a game and see how that goes. Adi looked 10 times the player than Stef when he came on.
    Stef is almost single handedly killing any decent momentum our backline is getting. Its now time to to look elsewhere.

  • Comment 28, posted at 29.08.11 11:04:27 by John Galt Reply

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  • I have to say that the Sharks lacked urgency and fire….not taking away anything from the Lions win, but the Sharks did not pitch either…

  • Comment 29, posted at 29.08.11 11:32:13 by Ice Reply
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  • Nothing new :-| lacked creativity.
    Lions backline has a nice flow and rhythm to it.shows a well coached backline.passer puts ball in front of receiver to run on to it.let’s have the sharks backline start running those drills till it becomes second nature – on the field game day.

  • Comment 30, posted at 29.08.11 11:38:15 by bergshark Reply

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  • Sharks looked elsewhere-contracted marius joubert.

  • Comment 31, posted at 29.08.11 11:39:38 by bergshark Reply

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  • Went to ground to easily.isolated.penalised or turned over.

  • Comment 32, posted at 29.08.11 11:41:09 by bergshark Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 29) : the Sharks were OWNED, especially at the breakdown, even ou Wikus was pilfering and turning over ball like he is heinrich brussow…

    did you see the smile on his face after he won a penalty? :D

    priceless

  • Comment 33, posted at 29.08.11 11:46:50 by Megatron Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 6) : Sure had Plum given Adi more time on the park he could’ve staked a claim, but he would have had to fight it out between Jacque Fourie and Juan De Jongh, and IMHO they would always have had the inside track… I know you would disagree, as I sometimes think you are Adi himself, and if not that, at the very least his biggest fan in the world… ;)

  • Comment 34, posted at 29.08.11 11:46:59 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Megatron (Comment 33) : yep we all saw Wikus laughing… It was horrible to see such an average player shine ;)

  • Comment 35, posted at 29.08.11 11:48:00 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Is this Stef’s last season, or is he wanting another S15 next season? He is not aware, not sharp, not agile… He is the Wikus Van Heerden of our backline… Stef; I love you, please move on before you make your name tottie…

  • Comment 36, posted at 29.08.11 11:50:24 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Kanko and Daniel should warm the bench until they become their old selfs :idea:

  • Comment 37, posted at 29.08.11 11:51:05 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 34) : :mrgreen: Well JF would be starting @ 13, but Adi’s ability to be potent when coming from the bench can be what the Boks might just need when 5 points are on, JDJ never yet prove his worth coming from the bench… ;-)

  • Comment 38, posted at 29.08.11 11:52:21 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 38) : Agree Charlie – but as someone else said and I pointed out to you…I still doubt if he would have gone to give his supersub input as their are others covering other positions and centre….its just too costly to take someone who might just be utilised last 10 mins in a game in one position.

    I dont think anyone is taking anything away from ADI – it just makes more sense to take someone else who can come “two for the price of one”if you know what I mean. And I doubt if he would have been part of the 1st choice centre pair. So coming in after them it makes more business sense that he was not chosen..

  • Comment 39, posted at 29.08.11 12:00:45 by Ice Reply
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  • I don’t feel like retyping my rant from the Sharpshooter Jantjies thread; suffice to say that it was not our centres that lost us the game. The Lions won because they were better prepared for the game than us, and we did not have the wherewithal to adjust when it became apparent they had our number. End of rant.

  • Comment 40, posted at 29.08.11 12:02:04 by Culling Song Reply
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  • @Culling Song (Comment 40) : Heard of copy and paste….? :twisted:

  • Comment 41, posted at 29.08.11 12:07:34 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 39) : I was just adding that as a plus, Adi can actually slot in @ 10 if needed,12 & 13 respectively, if he was better managed re game time then he would have had a better chance, he started before for the Boks and we know what performances was delivered in comparison to JDJ…anyway Tannie this is now water under the bridge… ;-)

  • Comment 42, posted at 29.08.11 12:17:20 by Charlie Reply

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  • The Sharks defense was particularly poor….and did not break the centres defense…but I don’t the the rest of the players being brought down for this…

    Coetzee was bumped off a few times…
    Both Chadwick and Herbst missed…
    Mvovo was bumped off 3 times when chancing the kickoff which allowed the Lions go foward ball from the kick off of which they broke through once into the Sharks territory…and Mvovo was bumped off twice general play…

    I my opinion that is where the Sharks lost the game…and guilty parties should be scored down for that….

    I think this is overall very highly scored considering this is the losing team by 9 and never looked like they could take it…and score flattering considering the Lions messed up some scoring opportunities after leaving the Sharks for dead yet failing to finish….

  • Comment 43, posted at 29.08.11 12:19:18 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Charlie (Comment 42) : Serious? I never knew Adi played 10 as well? And I agree then if he was manage better and could cover more than one possie…but again as you say…too late…sad really! Also think that the Bok squad however sees him as a Sub…so they too are to blame for not giving him more chance on EOYT etc..

  • Comment 44, posted at 29.08.11 12:22:46 by Ice Reply
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  • @Charlie (Comment 42) :

    I don’t think his long range passing is particularly good…he is excellent at joining the line and running off the ball…so I’d not say that he be a good 10….

  • Comment 45, posted at 29.08.11 12:26:24 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Hmmm (Comment 43) : I think you are crazy…your ass was shivering right up and untill you got awarded a (very arguable) penalty with about 6 mins to go….up and untill then the Sharks was still in the game – one try and conversion and you would have walked with your tail between your legs…

    Dont milk the situation…nothing to be milked really…Jantjies was good – I’ll admit that, but you guys were / are far from an unbeatable team…

  • Comment 46, posted at 29.08.11 12:26:51 by Ice Reply
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  • Stef is no longer Captain…I’d play Bosman and Adi with Stef on the bench…or use him his experience in training…like Mitch did with Carlos when he started at the Lions…

  • Comment 47, posted at 29.08.11 12:30:02 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 44) : Played there for the Sharks before and pops up numerously @ first receiver in games, so he can sort of be utlise there…

  • Comment 48, posted at 29.08.11 12:36:36 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 46) :

    Mine was not…the score was closer than what I like cause anything within 7 you have great ball carriers that can score with or against the run of play…but even though the Lions were off the game for the last two weeks…still never shivered that we will not be able to pull through…

    Never said we were unbeatable ICE (I mean we lost to WP just last week)….you seem bitter here…I was saying had the Sharks defended better the Lions would have had a tough time winning as they were not at their best…and had the Sharks defended they might have pulled through a win…so the culprits who defended poorly (who ultimately cost the game) should be scored down more…

    Don’t sugar coat a poor loss…the Sharks lost it just as much as the Lions beat them…

  • Comment 49, posted at 29.08.11 12:37:29 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Hmmm (Comment 45) : Argueable…but 90% of his passes do carry, but I have seen many times the receiver drifting away from the pass…but still being able to play 12 or 13 and your better impact player to have…for sure on any given day, must say ;-)

  • Comment 50, posted at 29.08.11 12:52:21 by Charlie Reply

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  • @Hmmm (Comment 49) :” I think this is overall very highly scored considering this is the losing team by 9 and never looked like they could take it…and score flattering considering the Lions messed up some scoring opportunities after leaving the Sharks for dead yet failing to finish….”

    The score was closer than what you like, yet we looked like we could not take it….?

    ANYTHING could have happened…If the Sharks play and win – I also would say that my pants was in no ways shivering… :twisted:

  • Comment 51, posted at 29.08.11 12:52:55 by Ice Reply
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  • Anyone believing that Oupa deserves a place at 13 is not saying so for pure rugby reasons.

    And the try he scored was not from the centres – it was a pop-pass from Freddie taking a quick-tap penalty. Oupa can’t score tries in the centre.

    @Hmmm (Comment 49) :
    Bitter about losing a nothing game with a depleted team? I’m sure Ice is bigger than that.

  • Comment 52, posted at 29.08.11 12:55:13 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Charlie (Comment 50) :

    Yeh he would def improve the Sharks attacking play….and should he start as opposed to chasing the score…could be the dif in a win or a lose…

  • Comment 53, posted at 29.08.11 13:00:23 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 52) : Fish – all ” i” am saying is – he is chosen there, wether we agree or not. BUT did he seriously do more harm or played worse than any other person / centre on the day…I think not. I am not speculating about ” if Adi” was there or not – purely giving my opinion on the rating on who was on the field on the day.

  • Comment 54, posted at 29.08.11 13:03:04 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 51) :

    Yeh but the Sharks still lost it…and def the major contributor…therefor you cannot score a team highly…
    Had they played excellently and just been outplayed by a team playing just a lil bit better would make sense…

    The Sharks lost the game as much as the Lions beat them…

  • Comment 55, posted at 29.08.11 13:03:21 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 52) :

    thought to too…but seems the loss has got her emotions in a twist…

  • Comment 56, posted at 29.08.11 13:07:51 by Hmmm Reply

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  • @Hmmm (Comment 55) : But the scores ARE low! ;-)

  • Comment 57, posted at 29.08.11 13:08:10 by Ice Reply
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  • Its funny how certain people only come put to blog WHEN their team wins..

    Fancy that..

  • Comment 58, posted at 29.08.11 13:10:36 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Hmmm (Comment 56) : No – what got my emotions in a twist is the fact that you say the score flattered us and that you left us for dead…etc etc…I do not like that tone of arrogance…I believe in being humble in victory..

  • Comment 59, posted at 29.08.11 13:11:13 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 23) : I would play prop if plum chose me and I am a backline guy.

  • Comment 60, posted at 29.08.11 17:25:25 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 22) : I do not think AM was ever used to mentor DC.

  • Comment 61, posted at 29.08.11 17:28:19 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @Butchie34 (Comment 22) : I am just a Mvovo supporter and would have liked it if he was there and not Habana.Habana and his work rate is always good against a weakened side

  • Comment 62, posted at 29.08.11 17:30:57 by Honey Badger Reply

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  • @Honey Badger (Comment 62) : Conservative experience won the cap for Habana… Almost 70 caps to his name, I think Hab’s experience in wet and heavy NZ conditions won him his space, that and PDiv’s love for the 2007 vintage… Lwazi’s time is soon… The whole selection shouts conservatism – with Mr. Reliable Odwa getting a left field selection… Hab’s is coached by Nienaber and Rassie, that too also tipped the scale. Based on explosiveness alone Mvovo gets my nod, but come experience and Hab’s tips the scale…

  • Comment 63, posted at 29.08.11 17:37:36 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 63) : Let’s just hope that experience kicks in when he goes for the interception again,but I get you

  • Comment 64, posted at 29.08.11 22:37:52 by Honey Badger Reply

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