Richard Ferguson

Super Rugby 2012 – Waratahs (33) vs Crusaders (37) F/T


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Original Content, Super Rugby on 29 Apr 2012 at 06:00
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The last game of the weekend, and an unusual Sunday match, has us go for an early morning match in Australia, where the Waratahs host the Crusaders.

The Waratahs are yet to announce their team for the clash, with a squad chosen, as injuries will be assessed in the build up to the game. The Waratahs come off a win over the Rebels last weekend, which was a bore fest of an Australian derby match, and we are likely to see some better action in this match.

The Crusaders comprehensively outplayed the Hurricanes last weekend, running in four tries before half time, and I am afraid to say the Crusaders team of old is back. They will target this match, even though an away match, as a four pointer, as they climb the log after a poor start to the season.

Waratahs squad : Adam Ashley-Cooper , Berrick Barnes ,Peter Betham , Dave Dennis , Kane Douglas ,Tom Carter ,Rocky Elsom , Tom Kingston , Daniel Halangahu ,Jono Jenkins ,Sekope Kepu , Brendan McKibbin , Dean Mumm ,Atieli Pakalani ,Wycliff Palu ,Tatafu Polota-Nau ,Sarel Pretorius ,Benn Robinson , Jeremy Tilse,Lopeti Timani , Sitaleki Timani , John Ulugia

Crusaders: 1. Ben Franks 2. Corey Flynn 3. Owen Franks 4. Tom Donnelly 5. Luke Romano 6. George Whitelock 7. Matt Todd 8. Kieran Read 9. Andy Ellis 10. Tom Taylor 11. Zac Guildford 12. Dan Carter 13. Robbie Fruean 14. Adam Whitelock, 15. Israel Dagg

Reserves: 16. Ben Funnell 17. Wyatt Crockett 18. Samuel Whitelock 19. Richie McCaw 20. Willi Heinz 21. Ryan Crotty 22. Tom Marshall

Referee: Jonathan Kaplan
Assistant Ref 1:Craig Joubert
Assistant Ref 2:Andrew Lees
TMO: George Ayoub



42 Comments

  • Why is Supersport showing the highlites of the Stormers game and not the Saders game?

  • Comment 1, posted at 29.04.12 07:11:29 by Just a Fan Reply
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  • The Supersh!t website has the game starting at 8:10

  • Comment 2, posted at 29.04.12 08:05:38 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Well I suppose getting up an earlier is helpful…if I used the time productivly…which I didn’t.

  • Comment 3, posted at 29.04.12 08:18:55 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Need the Saders to win here…done badly in Superbu :(
    The “BCB” who is leading the Sharksworld pool is my sister *tears*…I just keep doing worse…:(

  • Comment 4, posted at 29.04.12 08:21:05 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • What a try by the Tahs! Poetry in motion :(

  • Comment 5, posted at 29.04.12 08:21:53 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Tahs 7 Saders 0. 12 mins

  • Comment 6, posted at 29.04.12 08:23:26 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Robbie Fruan try under post…tahs went to sleep with that one

  • Comment 7, posted at 29.04.12 08:27:41 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 4) : Your sister supports the Bulls?? That is not right.

  • Comment 8, posted at 29.04.12 08:28:44 by lostfish Reply
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  • Tahs 7 Saders 7. 18 Mins

  • Comment 9, posted at 29.04.12 08:29:09 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 8) : *tears* I KNOW!

  • Comment 10, posted at 29.04.12 08:29:42 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 7) : Not really, Fruean just cut their defense apart with some skillful running.

  • Comment 11, posted at 29.04.12 08:29:58 by lostfish Reply
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  • @lostfish (Comment 11) : yeah saw that in the replay :)

  • Comment 12, posted at 29.04.12 08:35:45 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • I need the Saders to win for my FL to do better :smile:

  • Comment 13, posted at 29.04.12 08:37:10 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Bad decision by Kaplan there… Reid was the tackler.

  • Comment 14, posted at 29.04.12 08:42:26 by lostfish Reply
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  • 2 LMS picks for the Crusaders, none for the Waratahs.

  • Comment 15, posted at 29.04.12 08:44:44 by JarsonX Reply
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  • BRILLIANT try to Saders…Fruean on FIRE

  • Comment 16, posted at 29.04.12 08:46:01 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Tahs 10 Saders 14a. 35 mins

  • Comment 17, posted at 29.04.12 08:47:07 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Why is Fruean not in my FL squad? :cry:

  • Comment 18, posted at 29.04.12 08:48:32 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Half time Tahs 13 Saders 14

  • Comment 19, posted at 29.04.12 08:54:12 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Go Saders!!

  • Comment 20, posted at 29.04.12 08:55:24 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Had I known Carter wouldn’t be the first choice kicker I wouldn’t have picked him for my FL team.

  • Comment 21, posted at 29.04.12 09:05:40 by lostfish Reply
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  • Guys not wasting anytime putting points on the board in the 2nd half…
    Saders have a pen…tahs just got a well worked try..

    Tahs 20 Saders 17. 46 mins

  • Comment 22, posted at 29.04.12 09:11:23 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Saders Try…adam whitelock over the white wash

    Tahs 20 Saders 24. 49mins

  • Comment 23, posted at 29.04.12 09:15:01 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Its like pingpong…tahs with a penalty infront of posts…
    Tahs 23. Saders 24. 51mins

  • Comment 24, posted at 29.04.12 09:16:18 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • The Ritchie is warming up

  • Comment 25, posted at 29.04.12 09:18:44 by lostfish Reply
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  • Fruean you beauty!!

  • Comment 26, posted at 29.04.12 09:19:18 by lostfish Reply
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  • And the ping pong continues… Tahs 23 Saders 27. 53 mins

    Robbie Fuean TRY!!! Unbelievable!!!

  • Comment 27, posted at 29.04.12 09:19:23 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Tahs 23 Saders 34. 55 mins

  • Comment 28, posted at 29.04.12 09:20:33 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Saders have their bonus point try.
    Richie comes on..

  • Comment 29, posted at 29.04.12 09:21:18 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Saders starting to kick into the next gear. Tahs gonna have to step up too if they don’t want to be onto a hiding…

  • Comment 30, posted at 29.04.12 09:23:26 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @lostfish (Comment 21) : Same here :sad:

  • Comment 31, posted at 29.04.12 09:25:41 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Richie offsides..tahs penalty
    Tahs 26 Saders 34. 66 mins

  • Comment 32, posted at 29.04.12 09:32:38 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Saders penalty now…
    Tahs 26 Saders 37.

  • Comment 33, posted at 29.04.12 09:35:46 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • How much time left?

  • Comment 34, posted at 29.04.12 09:38:36 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Brilliant try by Sarel Preotrious!!!

  • Comment 35, posted at 29.04.12 09:40:57 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Tahs 33 Saders 37. 75 mins

  • Comment 36, posted at 29.04.12 09:42:02 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • 3 mins to go..crowd waking up now too. Pretorious injecting some hope into the Tahs.
    Saders doing everything possible to waste time.

  • Comment 37, posted at 29.04.12 09:45:29 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • If the Saders win I’ll get the 20 bonus points for the full starting xv wins.

  • Comment 38, posted at 29.04.12 09:45:46 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Come on Saders, almost there!

  • Comment 39, posted at 29.04.12 09:46:47 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Full time:
    Tahs 33 Saders 37 with bonus point.

  • Comment 40, posted at 29.04.12 09:47:55 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Yay! :cool:

  • Comment 41, posted at 29.04.12 09:48:37 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Tom Carter cost his team 14 points by missing two tackles on Fruean, which resulted in two converted tries!

  • Comment 42, posted at 29.04.12 10:02:59 by Ozbok Reply

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