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Super Rugby 2013: Rebels (13) v Reds (23) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Super Rugby on 8 Mar 2013 at 09:30
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Our second game is an Aussie derby, so if you need to mow the lawn, now’s a pretty good time to do it.

Neither side has been great to date, but even without their talisman, Will Genia, you’d fancy the Reds against the Rebels. Melbourne might level the playing fields a bit, as should the presence of James O’Connor at flyhalf. He’ll be up against Quade Cooper in what could be a thrilling individual showdown between two of Australia’s best footballers.

Kick-off is at 10h40 SA time.

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

Reds: 15 Jono Lance, 14 Dom Shipperley, 13 Anthony Faingaa, 12 Ben Tapuai, 11 Digby Ioane, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Nick Frisby, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Eddie Quirk, 5 Rob Simmons, 4 Ed O’Donoghue, 3 James Slipper (captain), 2 Saia Faingaa, 1 Greg Holmes.
Replacements: 16 James Hanson, 17 Albert Anae, 18 Adam Wallace-Harrison, 19 Radike Samo, 20 Ben Lucas, 21 Mike Harris, 22 Chris Feauai-Sautia.



17 Comments

  • Right, off to mow the lawn :)

  • Comment 1, posted at 08.03.13 10:32:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • turns out it’s 3-all

  • Comment 2, posted at 08.03.13 10:48:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 2) : That was quick. :shock:

    I suppose English lawns aren’t all that big? :twisted: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 3, posted at 08.03.13 10:50:17 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 3) : haha… you’d be surprised how unmanageable my lawn is :)

    Luckily it’s winter, so I didn’t actually go mow it.

  • Comment 4, posted at 08.03.13 10:53:46 by robdylan Reply
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  • Judging by the ozzie rugby threads, it’s no wonder they don’t have a sponsor for SR.

    We just couldn’t care less.

    Ozzies should at most have three teams in SR, probably two to be really competitive.

  • Comment 5, posted at 08.03.13 11:27:37 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Updated score?

  • Comment 6, posted at 08.03.13 11:51:41 by SteelShark Reply
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  • When did Aus rugby become so….boring?

  • Comment 7, posted at 08.03.13 12:02:32 by klempie Reply

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  • @SteelShark (Comment 6) :

    Reds 20 – Rebels 13

  • Comment 8, posted at 08.03.13 12:09:38 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 7) : it’s always been

  • Comment 9, posted at 08.03.13 12:13:07 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 7) : Always been??

  • Comment 10, posted at 08.03.13 12:18:43 by Pokkel Reply
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  • Reds is winning.

  • Comment 11, posted at 08.03.13 12:28:12 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 11) : Reds has won :lol:

  • Comment 12, posted at 08.03.13 12:34:03 by Greg Reply

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  • @Greg (Comment 12) : Good, I picked them on SB. I think. :smile:

  • Comment 13, posted at 08.03.13 12:36:10 by McLovin Reply

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  • 2 from 2 with 2 margins and a bitpart bonus point. Not a bad start at all :razz:

  • Comment 14, posted at 08.03.13 12:37:17 by SteelShark Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : @Pokkel (Comment 10) : No. Aus teams used to be known for playing clever and expansive rugby (due to their lack of forward power).

  • Comment 15, posted at 08.03.13 14:23:42 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 15) :

    That is many moons ago……how old are you…..40?? :twisted: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 16, posted at 08.03.13 14:31:13 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 16) : :razz:

  • Comment 17, posted at 08.03.13 14:37:36 by klempie Reply

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