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Meyer’s captain to accept his destiny?


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Springboks on 14 Mar 2012 at 07:00
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Ok, let me apologise up-front for the ridiculous headline – but in a move that’s unlikely to really shock anyone, former Bulls scrumhalf Fourie du Preez has hinted that he might reconsider his decision to retire from international rugby.

Du Preez is one of a handful of Bulls stalwarts who enjoy a perticularly close relationship with new Bok mentor Heyneke Meyer, with the coach going on the record earlier this year to say that he’s consider du Preez as an interim captain if given the chance. It’s understood that many of these erstwhile Loftus legends were disappointed indeed when Meyer was beaten to the Bok job back in 2008 and made decisions to retire based on the incorrect assumption that their man wouldn’t get the nod in 2012 either.

Well, in the case of du Preez, it seems the man widely considered the best scrumhalf in the world a year or two back has now realised that he has ‘unfinished business’ with the Boks and looks keen to go a few more rounds, with his favourite coach in the driving seat. Only time will tell whether he will be appointed captain to boot, but I know where my money would be…



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  • I don’t know about “where my money would be” part(cause stranger things have happend before) but I do know where my heart is and I will be …….(Can’t even say it) If this happen :evil:

  • Comment 1, posted at 14.03.12 07:22:42 by Franshark Reply
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  • This is a great message being sent out to the 9′s currently playing Superugby … :roll:

  • Comment 2, posted at 14.03.12 07:26:26 by csb Reply

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  • I cannot state enough how badly I am opposed to this idea. I am sick and tired of up and under rugby. With Fourie and Morne in the green and gold we will never ever score backline tries again.

    I want to see Mullet-boy and Bambie orchestrate the bok backline.

  • Comment 3, posted at 14.03.12 07:31:48 by King Shark Reply
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  • Man this is a horrible idea. Again.

  • Comment 4, posted at 14.03.12 08:01:06 by PTAShark Reply

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  • :twisted: Meyer is not about to gamble his long awaited opportunity to coach the Boks on Fourie. Fourie might be called to a training camp but Meyer will choose a squad that will be the best if not unbeatable. Meyer is out to prove himself and squirt some mud in the eyes of the guys who pushed PDV. :twisted:

  • Comment 5, posted at 14.03.12 08:08:36 by KILLER SHARK Reply
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  • @KILLER SHARK (Comment 5) :

    BUT

    what if he feels FDP is the best man for the job ? for now ..

  • Comment 6, posted at 14.03.12 08:24:37 by Zibbie Reply
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  • Fourie du Preez can come back and play for the Lions, we need a scrumhalf.

  • Comment 7, posted at 14.03.12 08:28:14 by Mutley Reply

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  • @Zibbie (Comment 6) : He is far too bright to be 1 dimensional. There are so many other players to push for every shirt he is truely lucky to have this wealth of talent. Fourie will have to earn his place. Meyer will also select combinations starting with the flyhalf. :twisted:

  • Comment 8, posted at 14.03.12 08:30:52 by KILLER SHARK Reply
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  • @KILLER SHARK (Comment 8) :

    ATM i dont believe Lambie is our best FH .

  • Comment 9, posted at 14.03.12 08:43:59 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @King Shark (Comment 3) : :twisted: Mullet-boy and Jantjies will also be quick of the mark. Jantjies is slightly favoured because of his accuracy at goals. Lambie might go to FB where he is solid but Taute is going to push for that number. But with Lambie, Morne, Johan and Jantjies in combo with mullet, Vermaak, Mcleod or WP’s boytjie we are in good stead for this year and guys like Reinach will soon come-n-knockin’ :twisted:

  • Comment 10, posted at 14.03.12 08:44:33 by KILLER SHARK Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 9) : Neither is Morne which will probably be Meyers favourite.

  • Comment 11, posted at 14.03.12 08:55:21 by lostfish Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 11) : :twisted: Meyer will have to rely on the more experienced boys during the England tour this year as there wil be no time to find combos and get the guys going. He is going to have a tough year to put together a winning team. He might have a bit more time to experience and bring in new blood during the Tri-Nations. :twisted:

  • Comment 12, posted at 14.03.12 09:00:21 by KILLER SHARK Reply
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  • @KILLER SHARK (Comment 12) : Experience doesn’t need to be the biggest factor. Combinations who have experience playing with each other can help to let those unexperienced at iternational level come into a team with some sort of comfort and familiarity.

    I would rather get the experiments done against England than against Australia or New Zealand.

  • Comment 13, posted at 14.03.12 09:06:06 by lostfish Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 11) :

    for me personally i would go with 15) Lambie , 10) Morne 9) Mullet man

    as much pain as it causes me to say this :P

  • Comment 14, posted at 14.03.12 09:13:08 by Zibbie Reply
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  • It would be a stupid move, Fourie du Preez cost the Boks the RWC more than Bryce Lawrence did. And now Meyer thinks making him captain will make him faster.

  • Comment 15, posted at 14.03.12 09:13:25 by waje Reply

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  • @Zibbie (Comment 14) : I would wait to see who actually survives Super 15. The players that can get out of their wheelchairs, would be the first I’d pick. But if I had to pick today I would go 9 Hougaard 10 Goosen and 15 Lambie

  • Comment 16, posted at 14.03.12 09:15:38 by waje Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 16) :

    My above pick as for if we had to play tomorrow . Honestly i feel Goosen has shown he is not yet ready for the Boks . He might be in a another year or 2 but right now … not yet

  • Comment 17, posted at 14.03.12 09:19:17 by Zibbie Reply
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  • Fourie was past it in 2010 and should have stopped then! There are many better 9s currently playing in SA and Ruan Pienaar is putting his hand up big time with his performances for Ulster. With Burger injured, the Bok captaincy could be interesting. I know it wont be a popular opinion but at the moment id pick Chilliboy at 2 as my captain for the England series.

  • Comment 18, posted at 14.03.12 09:20:33 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 16) : you would seriously pick Goosen for the Boks?

    This just strengthens the opinion I’ve held for some time… you don’t actually watch the games :mrgreen:

  • Comment 19, posted at 14.03.12 09:21:00 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 19) :

    If your picking a youngster on current form i think it should be Elton . But im not so sure Meyer will go with a youngster straight away .

    but thats just my opinion …

  • Comment 20, posted at 14.03.12 09:24:46 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 19) : Morne wasn’t much better when they picked him ahead of Ruan. Goosen has the potential, just needs some good coaching. And he has the best boot in tournament so far. Morne is off form, and Pat works better with more space. I watch more than the games, I look at the big picture. Morne is not having a good season so far.

  • Comment 21, posted at 14.03.12 09:27:24 by waje Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 21) :

    Morne might be off form . Goosen never even had form …

    So Goosen can kick far .. woopty freaking doo Basel

  • Comment 22, posted at 14.03.12 09:30:35 by Zibbie Reply
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  • Fourie du Preez has shown that he isn’t captain material. For the short while that he captained the Bulls he wasn’t a very effective captain.

  • Comment 23, posted at 14.03.12 09:30:45 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 20) : No Elton’s ego is his downfall. He is too self indulged too fit into the Bok setup successfully.

  • Comment 24, posted at 14.03.12 09:30:58 by waje Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 24) :

    Sounds like you know the man personally ?

    thats one of the problems the Lions had (Have ?) . No Ego . The players need t believe they are the best then they will be the best

  • Comment 25, posted at 14.03.12 09:36:13 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @waje (Comment 24) : good mates with the guy? You must be to know him so well…

  • Comment 26, posted at 14.03.12 09:36:29 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 22) : Isn’t that what everyone said about Morne? Yet now most people are backing him as the number one, even with his current poor form. Goosen has the talent, some good coaching, a good center and scrumhalf next to him will make him better. De Bruin doesn’t help Goosen. With Andries back you should see an improvement in his play.

  • Comment 27, posted at 14.03.12 09:37:40 by waje Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 26) : Like you seem to know every Sharks player intimately? You even call them by their nicknames like you are their tjommies. No I don’t know him personally, but I believe he has the talent to surprise.

  • Comment 28, posted at 14.03.12 09:39:57 by waje Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 21) :

    Goosen does not have the best boot thus far ..It does however belong to Morne Steyn.

    I have the stats to prove it ..so I must ask have you been watching the games …

  • Comment 29, posted at 14.03.12 09:42:32 by csb Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 24) :

    Think I’m gonna pass on this one :roll:

  • Comment 30, posted at 14.03.12 09:44:48 by csb Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 27) :

    The problem i have with that is you cant just ignore the guys who are performing . Elton even got people on SW to say positive things about him :P now thats an achievement for a none sharks player .

    rugby is like any other profession . if you get a new guy fresh out of varsity you do 1 of 2 things . You let him work his way up and gain experience

    Or you throw him in the deep end and risk him folding very soon .

    if you go with option 2 you better have GREAT support staff .

  • Comment 31, posted at 14.03.12 09:45:56 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 23) :

    Can you imagine the Bok Captain waving his arms at the ref and moaning constantly like a child ..Like the player but hell that is one aspect of him that annoys the hell out of me.

  • Comment 32, posted at 14.03.12 09:46:57 by csb Reply

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  • @csb (Comment 29) :

    CBS . may i ask what do you mean by this ? sorry im just interested . Morne has been kicking longer kicks > or more accurately . Cause i think Elton might be more accurate then morne this far ?

  • Comment 33, posted at 14.03.12 09:47:47 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @waje (Comment 28) : I’m going to let you get on with making yourself look silly… you clearly aren’t dependant on any input from me in order to succeed.

  • Comment 34, posted at 14.03.12 09:50:45 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 33) : CBS is a media company… the oke you’re talking to is CSB.

    Honestly… Lions supporters :)

  • Comment 35, posted at 14.03.12 09:51:25 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 33) :

    Morne has the leading stats on all kicking fronts and including most points scored..

    Elton however is up there with meters run and linebreaks ..

  • Comment 36, posted at 14.03.12 09:52:12 by csb Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 35) :

    Hey its been a rough week. :grin:

  • Comment 37, posted at 14.03.12 09:53:21 by csb Reply

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  • @csb (Comment 36) : and Goosen is nowhere

  • Comment 38, posted at 14.03.12 09:55:31 by robdylan Reply
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  • @csb (Comment 37) : ha ha – true :)

  • Comment 39, posted at 14.03.12 09:55:45 by robdylan Reply
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  • Interesting that SA’s top running meters gained are

    1.Jaco Taute 231m
    2.JPP 206m
    3.Elton J. 190m

  • Comment 40, posted at 14.03.12 09:56:41 by csb Reply

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  • @csb (Comment 40) : I tell you what, I reckon if any of the young brigade is going to become a bok this year, I hope it’s Taute. That kid is SO big, strong and fast…

  • Comment 41, posted at 14.03.12 09:58:47 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 38) :

    To be fair he is there abouts in most stats.

  • Comment 42, posted at 14.03.12 09:59:43 by csb Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 35) :

    haha . in my defence i would like to say that i have not yet ran on to Loftus to throw Mealamu with a water bottle :P

    i might be tempted to do so if the Blues dont start performing soon though :twisted:

  • Comment 43, posted at 14.03.12 10:01:27 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 41) :

    I’d like to think he gets an opportunity ..he is fantastic at joining the line on attack and defence and kicking is solid ..only thing he needs to work on is the high ball.

  • Comment 44, posted at 14.03.12 10:02:46 by csb Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 41) :

    if that happens ill be doing a backflip !!!

    Glad the Lions have a few players being noticed :D

  • Comment 45, posted at 14.03.12 10:05:40 by Zibbie Reply
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  • Sorry for the disappearance, but I thought I’d check if Rob’s theory on Goosen is spot on. Well I have to question whether Rob is actually watching the games. The stats show that Goosen and Morne are very close in the stats. I can analyse, I’d rather let the stats do the talking.

    Goosen (Morne) Tackles/Missed 19/5 (34/2), Offloads 3 (0), Kicks 35-908m (27-1062m), Runs 16-152m (7-50m), Linebreaks 1 (0), Rucks 13 (6), Pen conc. 1 (3), t/o’s 1 (3). Kick 94% (71%)

    What the stats do show is Goosen isn’t scared to get his hands dirty, compared to Morne. But Morne does defend well.

  • Comment 46, posted at 14.03.12 10:18:20 by waje Reply

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  • @Zibbie (Comment 31) : That’s why I wrote that article a while back about having an “A”Team competition. hat way the young guys get experience at an international level but they also don’t get crucified for making mistakes.

  • Comment 47, posted at 14.03.12 10:18:29 by ChrisS Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 41) : @Zibbie (Comment 45) : @csb (Comment 44) :

    Taute is destined for big things this year! He’s bulked up a lot and got stronger BUT without sacrificing his speed and explosiveness!!

  • Comment 48, posted at 14.03.12 10:20:42 by ChrisS Reply
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  • @ChrisS (Comment 47) :

    i agree . But still . I dont see Goosen even as the best young 10 . Maybe if he got some experience it would help .

    Dont they have like an u/20 6 nations comp as well ? i seem to have seen something along those lines

  • Comment 49, posted at 14.03.12 10:25:44 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 38) :

    Not true, but hey.

    Best goalkicker currently playing in Super Rugby. Yes he needs to develop other areas of his game…

    But heck, considering Lambie’s current form Goosen would be a shoe-in.

    Personally I’d go with Fourie du Preez & Morne Steyn.

  • Comment 50, posted at 14.03.12 10:29:07 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) : @robdylan (Comment 35) :

    I see you’re on a roll eh?? :mrgreen: :lol:

  • Comment 51, posted at 14.03.12 10:29:39 by wpw Reply
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  • @hendrikp (Comment 50) : we’re not comparing Goosen to Lambie. We’re comparing him to Morne Steyn.

    Why not go watch the tape of when the two played against each other, then make your choice.

  • Comment 52, posted at 14.03.12 10:31:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • @hendrikp (Comment 50) :

    Mike Harris is a better goal kicker..

  • Comment 53, posted at 14.03.12 10:31:59 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @csb (Comment 40) :

    Hey csb (not CBS news)

    Howzit bru??

    Wrt that list, most of JP Peterson’s runs are sideways anyway.

    Does that count?? :twisted:

  • Comment 54, posted at 14.03.12 10:32:28 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 51) : were the hell have you been hiding? Usually it’s the beginning of the season when the Stormers fans are most vocal :)

    Happy birthday for the other day.

  • Comment 55, posted at 14.03.12 10:32:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 9) : not even close on 2012 performances. 3rd at best, behind Jantjies and Steyn.

  • Comment 56, posted at 14.03.12 10:33:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 53) : SHHHH… don’t question him. He might get defensive :)

  • Comment 57, posted at 14.03.12 10:34:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 55) :

    Hey bro.

    Due to the NEO Series trophy not being on offer there wasnt much to be excited about! ;-)

  • Comment 58, posted at 14.03.12 10:35:09 by wpw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 56) : ja, for sure… I don’t think anyone (besides Sharon) will argue that Lambie is in the running for Bok 10 based on what we’ve seen in the first 3 games.

    My view is that Goosen isn’t either and it would be between Steyn and Jantjies if we had to choose right now.

    The thing everyone seems to be missing, though, is that you don’t pick a Bok side after 3 rounds of Super Rugby and coaches also don’t tend to do this “pick by numbers” thing either.

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  • @wpw (Comment 58) : surely they could have organised a warmup game against Hammies and fashioned a trophy out of an old coat hanger and some tinfoil? Anything to keep the Newlands faithful coming through the gates! :cool:

  • Comment 60, posted at 14.03.12 10:38:04 by robdylan Reply
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  • @waje (Comment 16) : Goosen!?!?! Have you watched any rugby this season? If SR 2012 has shown you anything it is that Goosen has lost some of the shine he had after playing in a watered down CC.

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  • @waje (Comment 21) : And Jantjies, the on form flyhalf in SA?

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  • @robdylan (Comment 59) :

    True . And thats why i say Morne will most probably be the Bok 10 .

    He might not be on form right now . But he has been there and done that so he will be back some time . Thats for sure . I think a better debate would be who would be Mornes understudy .

    And im very tempted to say it should be Lambie . Also more experience . Already proven him self .

    I think the Best i could hope for for Elton is to play very well in SR and then get a game against Argentina.

    Maybe also if Morne playes 10 and Lambie 15 Elton can get onto the Bench .

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 53) :

    No, no he’s not :mrgreen: He doesn’t kick them from the same distances, and I think you’ll see his average start to drop as the season progresses.

    Goosen on the other hand is a points machine.

    @robdylan (Comment 52) :

    I see. Well stats have it that Morne Steyn has hardly even had a go at the line this season. Goosen has, and has broken plenty of tackles in the process.

    Morne Steyn is more street smart. Give me him over Goosen in the Bok 10 jersey at this stage, yes.

    But if Goosen can learn to play with the same ‘tactical appreciation’, I’d definitely start thinking about when he should be making his Bok debut.

  • Comment 64, posted at 14.03.12 10:46:55 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 62) :

    i think there should be a pecking order despite of form . For me atm its Morne , Lambie , Elton .

  • Comment 65, posted at 14.03.12 10:48:28 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @hendrikp (Comment 64) : once again, the bike goes into reverse.

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 64) :

    Which, by the way, I’d probably aim at next year.

    If I were Heyneke, I’d keep the large proportion of last years Bok squad together. Spend a year learning the job and deciding how to move forward before bringing in rookies.

  • Comment 67, posted at 14.03.12 10:50:28 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 64) :

    Im not saying Goosen wil never ever play for the Boks . He probably will . But he needs to gain some experience before he can just walk into he team and say HOZIT

  • Comment 68, posted at 14.03.12 10:50:30 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 66) :

    So what’s the problem?

    Are we arguing that he’s not a good goal-kicker now? :roll:

  • Comment 69, posted at 14.03.12 10:54:26 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 64) :

    He is still a 90+ kicker, no matter where he kicks from.

    And Harris is a far better runner with ball in hand..

  • Comment 70, posted at 14.03.12 10:54:26 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 70) :

    And he doesn’t go down injured after every tackle..

  • Comment 71, posted at 14.03.12 10:55:04 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @hendrikp (Comment 69) :

    He needs to be more than just a good goal kicker .

  • Comment 72, posted at 14.03.12 10:56:39 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 70) :

    What has Harris actually done?

    He’s been terrible at 10. Makes mistake after mistake. Yes, his goal-kicking has been good, but he’s been terrible at 10. He’s a fullback, and that’s it.

  • Comment 73, posted at 14.03.12 10:58:10 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @waje (Comment 46) : 5 tackles missed out of 24 attempts (about 20%) compared to 2 tackles missed out of 36 attempts (about 5%). I’d say he’s shit scared to get his hands dirty.

  • Comment 74, posted at 14.03.12 10:58:22 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 69) : no, you started arguing that Goosen is a must for Bok 10 right now…and now you’re saying maybe in a few years’ time…

    Has even the great and knowledgeable Hendrik seen something less that awesome in Goosen’s play? Could it possibly be?

  • Comment 75, posted at 14.03.12 11:00:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 72) :

    Granted.

    But I think Rob having a go at me pointing out his strengths is a little weak. Oh well.

  • Comment 76, posted at 14.03.12 11:02:50 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 74) :

    Man sometimes I feel like banging my head against a wall.

    Morne always tops the tackle charts for flyhalves in Super Rugby. It’s a given. They target that channel when they play the Bulls.

  • Comment 77, posted at 14.03.12 11:03:29 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 53) : Yeah but there’s no depth to replace him if needed. :wink: :razz:

  • Comment 78, posted at 14.03.12 11:04:09 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I reckon there’s a good chance that Heyneke will favour experience in his squad for the England test. Given the little time he has available to him to work with the players before these tests this shouldn’t come as a surprise and we shouldn’t read too much into it.

    We should be able to comfortably beat England on home soil with either a kicking or running gameplan. Let’s save up our protracted arguments for the Rugby Championship instead of round 3 of Super Rugby. ;-)

  • Comment 79, posted at 14.03.12 11:08:20 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 75) :

    I’m not even going to bother Rob.

    Please point out where I said he was a ‘must’ for the Bok 10 jersey? That is a lie.

    But go on…

  • Comment 80, posted at 14.03.12 11:08:51 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 73) :

    He can’t be that bad, his team has actually won three games so far..

    The Cheetahs have won….. oh wait..

  • Comment 81, posted at 14.03.12 11:10:53 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 81) :

    :???:

  • Comment 82, posted at 14.03.12 11:14:22 by hendrikp Reply

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  • @hendrikp (Comment 73) : @Richard Ferguson (Comment 81) : What am I missing here? Who is Harris?

  • Comment 83, posted at 14.03.12 11:30:15 by Ben Reply

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  • @Ben (Comment 83) :

    Reds pivot in the first three games..

  • Comment 84, posted at 14.03.12 11:32:47 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 84) : Oh okay. Haven’t seen him yet.

  • Comment 85, posted at 14.03.12 11:35:48 by Ben Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 13) : :twisted: Meyer’s dilema is that the SA teams face each other on the weekend prior to the first test. No union will play those games without their best teams so Meyer will start on the Monday with those who are fit and healthy and play the frist test the next Saturday! Crazy!! :twisted:

  • Comment 86, posted at 14.03.12 17:49:35 by KILLER SHARK Reply
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  • @waje (Comment 46) : :twisted: I can see that you are a Goosen fan and I liked a couple of moves he pulled in the CC last year and in the SR game. However, the flyhalf is the General of the backline and a General grows from a corporal in rank. Goosen is not yet tried and tested and might be ranked as a Lt. That boy still needs to earn his stars. Lambie had a brilliant season, a great CC final and was given game time for the Boks.
    That is but the first couple of steps. Now Lambie, just like Morné, will go through a dip and then either become a legend or lost. All flyhalfs have proven to follow this cycle. Jantjies (not my favourite at all) has shown the most growth and is pushing hard for the squad. Lambie is entering the dip it seems and Morné is battling to find a way out.
    They all start of as brilliant, new, innovative but only the tested make great Boks. I believe that Goosen will take a while to push Morné, Lambie and Jantjies for the nr 10 jumper. But Meyer has a difficult year ahead with very little time to experiment with youngsters and they will really have to excel to upset the selection cart. A youngster will have to show growth, play constantly better that the current Bok, be disciplined and stay injury free. If this is your Goosen, he will get a shot. :twisted:

  • Comment 87, posted at 14.03.12 18:10:31 by KILLER SHARK Reply
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  • Hey! This is from my new tablet :mrgreen:

  • Comment 88, posted at 14.03.12 20:01:06 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 88) : cool

  • Comment 89, posted at 14.03.12 20:05:28 by Franshark Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 88) : what u have?

  • Comment 90, posted at 14.03.12 20:06:03 by Franshark Reply
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  • @Franshark (Comment 90) : sommer a snaakse maak straight from china! :mrgreen: ainol sounds anal :lol: (someone brought for me on their trip)

  • Comment 91, posted at 14.03.12 20:13:33 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 91) : :o

  • Comment 92, posted at 14.03.12 20:25:59 by Franshark Reply
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  • @Franshark (Comment 92) : works like a charm
    , boet! :lol:

  • Comment 93, posted at 14.03.12 21:04:06 by Ice Reply
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