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Super Rugby 2013: Rebels (30) v Force (23) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Super Rugby on 15 Feb 2013 at 08:00
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Super Rugby is (sort of) here!

This morning’s first match sees Aussie cellar-dwellers the Rebels and the Force get their battle for the conference wooden spoon started, with an early head-to-head encounter.

Try to stay awake and get theough this one, if you can. There’ll be better rugby starting next weekend, I promise!

Kick-off: 10h40 SA time

Melbourne Rebels: 15 James O’Connor, 14 Lachlan Mitchell, 13 Mitch Inman, 12 Rory Sidey, 11 Richard Kingi, 10 Kurtley Beale, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Gareth Delve (captain) 7 Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Scott Higginbotham, 5 Luke Jones, 4 Hugh Pyle, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Ged Robinson, 1 Nic Henderson.
Replacements: 16 Shota Horie, 17 Paul Alo-Emile, 18 Cadeyrn Neville, 19 Jarrod Saffy, 20 Nic Stirzaker, 21 Alex Rokobaro, 22 Tom English.

Western Force: 15 Will Tupou, 14 Patrick Dellit, 13 Winston Stanley, 12 Kyle Godwin, 11 Alfie Mafi, 10 Sam Christie, 9 Alby Mathewson, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Angus Cottrell, 5 Toby Lynn, 4 Sam Wykes, 3 Tetera Faulkner, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Pek Cowan (captain).
Replacements: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17 Kieran Longbottom, 18 Phoenix Battye, 19 Richard Brown, 20 Mick Snowden, 21 Sias Ebersohn, 22 Junior Rasolea.



87 Comments

  • Rebels by 2 :mrgreen:

  • Comment 1, posted at 15.02.13 08:55:01 by SteelShark Reply
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  • @SteelShark (Comment 1) : problem solved?

  • Comment 2, posted at 15.02.13 08:57:43 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 2) : Kinda, problem seems to be related to the “Round 1 prev and pred” thread, I still cant post there. Thats where I tried to log in from the whole time. Other threads seems to be fine.

  • Comment 3, posted at 15.02.13 09:04:23 by SteelShark Reply
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  • @SteelShark (Comment 3) : really weird… I can comment there

  • Comment 4, posted at 15.02.13 09:06:10 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 4) : Another funny thing is, when I click on the link, the last comment I see is comment 5. But under ‘recent comments’ There is more.

  • Comment 5, posted at 15.02.13 09:22:11 by SteelShark Reply
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  • Gooooo…….who the hell cares anyway!

    What an anti-climactic start to the season. :roll:

  • Comment 6, posted at 15.02.13 10:05:54 by Pokkel Reply
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  • nearly kick-off time

  • Comment 7, posted at 15.02.13 10:32:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • Eish – What a surprise from the Force – they keep this up the Ki
    ngs wont beat them.

  • Comment 8, posted at 15.02.13 10:46:24 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Force lead 3-0

  • Comment 9, posted at 15.02.13 10:48:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 6) : What he said!

  • Comment 10, posted at 15.02.13 10:55:21 by Die Kriek Reply

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  • Force much stronger so far.

  • Comment 11, posted at 15.02.13 10:56:34 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Issit true that our game will be televised tonight?? :grin: :?:

  • Comment 12, posted at 15.02.13 10:58:57 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 12) : no.

  • Comment 13, posted at 15.02.13 11:04:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • yellow card Higginbotham

  • Comment 14, posted at 15.02.13 11:04:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • Force 6: Rebels 0 23mins. Yellow to Higginbotham

  • Comment 15, posted at 15.02.13 11:06:04 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 15) : thanks :) I was just about to say that, you saved me some typing

  • Comment 16, posted at 15.02.13 11:07:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • Rebels will be a real contender for bottom spot this year.

  • Comment 17, posted at 15.02.13 11:08:58 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Force try….

  • Comment 18, posted at 15.02.13 11:09:22 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • try Alfi Mafi!

  • Comment 19, posted at 15.02.13 11:10:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • Force get the 1st try of SuperRugby 2013 courtesy of Alfie Mafi, kicked missed 11-0

  • Comment 20, posted at 15.02.13 11:10:38 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Force 11 Rebels 0…. 28 Mins

  • Comment 21, posted at 15.02.13 11:11:00 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • conversion missed. Rebels 0 – 11 Force

  • Comment 22, posted at 15.02.13 11:11:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • James O’Connor definitely wasted at 15 – he needs to me closer to the action. Rebels making silly mistakes too. Being put under a lot of pressure by the Force.

  • Comment 23, posted at 15.02.13 11:12:58 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Higgs back on….

  • Comment 24, posted at 15.02.13 11:14:25 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 14) : @Just a Fan (Comment 15) :

    Now isn’t that a surprise? :roll:

  • Comment 25, posted at 15.02.13 11:14:49 by Pokkel Reply
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  • Rebels TRY!

  • Comment 26, posted at 15.02.13 11:15:03 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Try time Rebels, Ged Robinson

  • Comment 27, posted at 15.02.13 11:15:07 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Try Ged Robinson, Rebels

  • Comment 28, posted at 15.02.13 11:16:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • Force 11 Rebels 7 33MIns

  • Comment 29, posted at 15.02.13 11:16:39 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Try Converted 7-11 James O’conner with with the ugliest hair style in world rugby.

  • Comment 30, posted at 15.02.13 11:17:08 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Rebels 7 – 11 Force

  • Comment 31, posted at 15.02.13 11:18:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • 10-11 Penalty O’Conner

  • Comment 32, posted at 15.02.13 11:20:47 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Rebels 10 Force 11 NEARLY Half Time

  • Comment 33, posted at 15.02.13 11:21:22 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Rebels 10 – 11 Force at Half Time

  • Comment 34, posted at 15.02.13 11:24:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • Aaaah Justin Bieber trying the David Beckham corn rolls – poor confused little thing :roll:

  • Comment 35, posted at 15.02.13 11:24:44 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Go Rebels! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 36, posted at 15.02.13 11:25:52 by SteelShark Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 13) : is this now again textivesed? :roll:

  • Comment 37, posted at 15.02.13 11:25:55 by Ice Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 37) : hope you enjoyed editing my comment. Last time you’ll ever make that mistake.

  • Comment 38, posted at 15.02.13 11:32:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • lots of errors, but must say, this match hasn’t been nearly as dire as I feared.

    Maybe I’m just desperate for rugby.

  • Comment 39, posted at 15.02.13 11:35:39 by robdylan Reply
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  • second half on

  • Comment 40, posted at 15.02.13 11:37:23 by robdylan Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 35) : Getting it shaved for charity tomorrow

  • Comment 41, posted at 15.02.13 11:37:44 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 39) : I expected more of the Rebels – but I think the Force have surprised us all.

  • Comment 42, posted at 15.02.13 11:38:40 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 38) : What are you talking about??? :evil: :?:

  • Comment 43, posted at 15.02.13 11:41:45 by Ice Reply
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  • WHAT A TRY! REBELS

  • Comment 44, posted at 15.02.13 11:41:58 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • try Rebels!

  • Comment 45, posted at 15.02.13 11:42:46 by robdylan Reply
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  • Hugh Pyle

  • Comment 46, posted at 15.02.13 11:43:08 by robdylan Reply
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  • Rebels 17 Force 11 47th Minute

  • Comment 47, posted at 15.02.13 11:43:34 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Good try by the Rebels, 17-11

  • Comment 48, posted at 15.02.13 11:43:36 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Amazing offload from Kingi

  • Comment 49, posted at 15.02.13 11:43:49 by robdylan Reply
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  • Alfie Mafi try!!!, This game is getting a little entertaining now!

  • Comment 50, posted at 15.02.13 11:46:29 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Force try…eish…getting whiplash here

  • Comment 51, posted at 15.02.13 11:46:41 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • a second try to Mafi…. Aussies and defence…. not big friends.

  • Comment 52, posted at 15.02.13 11:47:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • Rebels 17 Force 16 50mins

  • Comment 53, posted at 15.02.13 11:47:36 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Come on Force!!

  • Comment 54, posted at 15.02.13 11:48:01 by Ice Reply
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  • Reb 17 – 16 For

  • Comment 55, posted at 15.02.13 11:48:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 52) : Also by the looks of it Aussies don’t get on much with fitness

  • Comment 56, posted at 15.02.13 11:49:24 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Rebels 20 Force 16 53mins

  • Comment 57, posted at 15.02.13 11:49:37 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • 20-16, O’Connor penalty

  • Comment 58, posted at 15.02.13 11:50:04 by Seth101 Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 52) : I have a feeling the Brumbies are gonna be different :razz:

  • Comment 59, posted at 15.02.13 11:51:34 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Reb 20 – 16 For

  • Comment 60, posted at 15.02.13 11:52:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 59) : Australians playing South African rugby, that’s going to be a snoozefest.

  • Comment 61, posted at 15.02.13 11:53:36 by Seth101 Reply
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  • Really good call by the linesman, snowing in hell?

  • Comment 62, posted at 15.02.13 11:56:22 by Seth101 Reply
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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 59) : yeah, I guess.

    You hearing all this hype about the Tahs now? Apparently they’re going to play running rugby this year…. :roll:

  • Comment 63, posted at 15.02.13 11:56:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • Alcock yellow

  • Comment 64, posted at 15.02.13 11:58:21 by Die Kriek Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 63) : lol – I cant remember one year when the “Tahs” weren’t going to play different. The proof is in the pudding. But either way I reckon the Brumbies will be the ones knocking on the finals door.

  • Comment 65, posted at 15.02.13 12:00:27 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @Seth101 (Comment 61) : Speaking the the wrong person mate – I don’t consider South African rugby boring.

  • Comment 66, posted at 15.02.13 12:01:57 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Force down to 13….

  • Comment 67, posted at 15.02.13 12:02:30 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Rebels try (no surprise 15 against 13)

  • Comment 68, posted at 15.02.13 12:03:47 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Rebels 27 Force 16 63mins

  • Comment 69, posted at 15.02.13 12:05:33 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Force down to 13… try Kingi… Rebels running away with it now

  • Comment 70, posted at 15.02.13 12:06:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • Force try!…..14men

  • Comment 71, posted at 15.02.13 12:11:06 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Rebels 27 Force 23 70min

  • Comment 72, posted at 15.02.13 12:12:01 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • arrrrggggg! Lost signal!

  • Comment 73, posted at 15.02.13 12:15:56 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Rebels with a penalty attempt

  • Comment 74, posted at 15.02.13 12:17:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • O’Connor retains his 100% record. 30-23

  • Comment 75, posted at 15.02.13 12:18:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • IS that the final score?

  • Comment 76, posted at 15.02.13 12:19:52 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Sias Ebersohn kicks away the last change the Force have to draw. Idiot

  • Comment 77, posted at 15.02.13 12:22:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 76) : no – about 2 mins left

  • Comment 78, posted at 15.02.13 12:23:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • oh man – he just did it again…. reckon he’ll be on a plane back to Bloem before Easter

  • Comment 79, posted at 15.02.13 12:24:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • Rebels win 30-23

  • Comment 80, posted at 15.02.13 12:25:34 by robdylan Reply
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  • Win and margin in 1st game :cool:

  • Comment 81, posted at 15.02.13 12:28:35 by SteelShark Reply
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  • I picked them to win by 8….so close!

  • Comment 82, posted at 15.02.13 12:34:41 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Win, margin, bp. Can we end the comp now?

  • Comment 83, posted at 15.02.13 12:50:58 by Die Kriek Reply

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  • What time does the Sharks vs Pumas Textivised game start?

  • Comment 84, posted at 15.02.13 15:49:33 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 84) : 19h00

  • Comment 85, posted at 15.02.13 15:56:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 85) : Fanx ;-)

  • Comment 86, posted at 15.02.13 18:10:48 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 86) : sommer GROOT plesier

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