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De Beer skippers Sharks under 19s


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks on 11 Jul 2013 at 10:57
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Hilton old boy Chris de Beer has been named captain of the Sharks under 19 side, set to get their campaign underway against Border this weekend.

The established stars in the side must, of course, be the halfback pairing of Cameron Wright and Jean-Luc du Plessis. The former, also a Hilton old boy, played for the side last year while still at school, while the latter is the son of Bok great Carel and was highly rated as a schoolboy for Paarl Gim. Centres Sandile Khubeka (Kearnsey) and Legend Marwana (Glenwood) add further to the local feel of the backline.

The forwards, however, appear to lack pedigree and will need to prove that schoolboy reputations aren’t everything at under 19 level. Only Stefan van Shaclkwyk and Bart le Roux, the tighthead props in the squad, are familiar names but I’m sure we’ll learn more about the others in good time.

The Sharks Under 19s
15. Colin Willemse, 14. Michael Cloete, 13. Nkululeko Marwana, 12. Sandile Kubheka, 11. Alrin Eksteen, 10. Jean-Luc du Plessis, 9. Cameron Wright, 8. Ray Williams, 7. Barend Potgieter, 6. Joseph Jones, 5. Christo Steyn, 4. Hendrick Botha, 3. Stefan van Schalkwyk, 2. Chris De Beer (Captain), 1. Michael Downer
Replacements: 16. Garrick Bowker, 17. Bart Le Roux, 18. Pierre Greyling, 19. Stephan Hartman, 20. Arrie Vosloo, 21. Alex Banfield, 22. Wion Robertse, 23. Waldo Weideman



112 Comments

  • Colin Willemse, the fullback, played flyhalf for Boland at Craven Week last year. Went to school at Langeberg

  • Comment 1, posted at 11.07.13 11:14:49 by robdylan Reply
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  • Michael Cloete, the right wing, played for Outeniqua last year. Doesn’t seem to have made Craven Week.

  • Comment 2, posted at 11.07.13 11:18:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • Nkululeko Marwana played Craven week for KZN last year…. he wasn’t the first-choice 13, though. That was Michael Mvelase, who seems to have moved on to WP

  • Comment 3, posted at 11.07.13 11:19:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • Sandile Khubeka has real pedigree in the backline. KZN Craven Week and SA Schools…. a real talent

  • Comment 4, posted at 11.07.13 11:20:56 by robdylan Reply
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  • Alrin Eksteen comes from Roberston. Also doesn’t seem to have played Craven Week.

    Here’s an article about him: http://www.bolandgazette.co.za/articles/articledetails.aspx?id=48141

  • Comment 5, posted at 11.07.13 11:23:59 by robdylan Reply
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  • Thembalethu Ray Williams is from Framesby and played Craven week for EP last year. He scored two tries in the warmup against the Lions.

  • Comment 6, posted at 11.07.13 11:26:59 by robdylan Reply
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  • Barend Potgieter is from Zwartkop in Pretoria and played 7s for the Bulls at under 18 level.

  • Comment 7, posted at 11.07.13 11:30:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • Rob, thanks for researching all of these guys. I suppose a quick Google doesn’t really suffice.

  • Comment 8, posted at 11.07.13 11:34:27 by war1 Reply
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  • I can’t find anything on any of the other forwards…

  • Comment 9, posted at 11.07.13 11:37:58 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : Where is Neil Maritz Rob?

  • Comment 10, posted at 11.07.13 11:38:12 by slammerboy Reply
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  • @war1 (Comment 8) : War, I’m getting more and more depressed as I google each new name.

  • Comment 11, posted at 11.07.13 11:38:29 by robdylan Reply
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  • @slammerboy (Comment 10) : I dunno… injured, I guess?

  • Comment 12, posted at 11.07.13 11:41:01 by robdylan Reply
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  • Downer is apparently a utility prop-hooker from Westville

  • Comment 13, posted at 11.07.13 11:41:23 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) : I suppose the who’s who of SA schoolboy rugby talent pretty much went to the Bulls or Province?

  • Comment 14, posted at 11.07.13 11:46:35 by war1 Reply
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  • I was under the impression that Cameron Wright was in std 9 last year.

  • Comment 15, posted at 11.07.13 11:53:01 by durbsguy Reply

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  • This is a filler year, as the u19s from last year were so strong and will dominate next year’s u21s. Standouts are obviously Khubeka and de Beer is the type of leader that can inspire a group of average players. A lot of John Smit in him!

  • Comment 16, posted at 11.07.13 12:01:21 by disgruntled shark Reply

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  • @durbsguy (Comment 15) : I think he repeated a year

  • Comment 17, posted at 11.07.13 12:02:22 by slammerboy Reply
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  • @disgruntled shark (Comment 16) : I wish the Bulls and WP would also consider having filler years once in a while :???:

  • Comment 18, posted at 11.07.13 12:34:31 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 18) : hey, welcome to the site.

    and yes, I agree with you. I guess winning under 19 trophies is just more important to those guys than it is to us.

  • Comment 19, posted at 11.07.13 12:35:38 by robdylan Reply
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  • A Filler year should be called character building year. Losing builds character

  • Comment 20, posted at 11.07.13 12:36:45 by dizzzy Reply

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  • The Bulls and WP age team remain dumb. They learn nothing from winning all the time. :grin:

  • Comment 21, posted at 11.07.13 12:38:02 by dizzzy Reply

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  • Except maybe a winning culture

  • Comment 22, posted at 11.07.13 12:38:36 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 21) : I still rate last year’s Sharks u19 triumph over the Bulls as one of my season highlights

  • Comment 23, posted at 11.07.13 12:45:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • It was good that the Sharks beat the Bulls in a non-filler year.

  • Comment 24, posted at 11.07.13 13:09:27 by dizzzy Reply

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  • I wonder if any player who has paid the R60000 to go to the Sharks Academy has ever made the Baby Boks team because of the good training.

  • Comment 25, posted at 11.07.13 13:11:27 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 25) : that just made me laugh a bit.

  • Comment 26, posted at 11.07.13 13:15:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • I make a one on one with the Bulls players and the Sharks players. The Sharks players are a better individuals this season 9-6 out of 15. This is not as a team. The Bulls strength will be as a team but the Bulls might not be the team to beat this year. Maybe WP will be the best team or maybe the Lions.

    Jessie Kriel v Colin Willemse = Colin Willemse
    Keagan Gordon v Michael Cloete = Keagan Gordon
    Daniel Kriel v Nkululeko Marwana = Nkululeko Marwana
    Leighton van Wyk v Sandile Kubheka = Sandile Kubheka
    Duncan Matthews v Alrin Eksteen = Alrin Eksteen
    Kobus Marais v Jean-Luc du Plessis = Kobus Marais
    JP Smith v Cameron Wright = Cameron Wright
    Corne Cooper v Ray Williams = Ray Williams
    Chris Massyn v Barend Potgieter = Chris Massyn
    Heinrich Viljoen v Joseph Jones = Heinrich Viljoen
    Jan Janse van Rensburg v Christo Steyn = JJ van Rensburg
    Bobby de Wee v Hendrick Botha = Bobby de Wee
    Wilco Louw v Stefan van Schalkwyk = Stefan van Schalkwyk
    Corniel Els v Chris De Beer = Chris De Beer
    Pierre Schoeman v Michael Downer = Michael Downer

  • Comment 27, posted at 11.07.13 14:06:44 by dizzzy Reply

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  • Christo Steyn went to Ermelo Hoër.

  • Comment 28, posted at 11.07.13 14:39:44 by robdylan Reply
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  • Pierre Greyling – Boland Landbou

  • Comment 29, posted at 11.07.13 14:41:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • Stephan Hartman – Michaelhouse

  • Comment 30, posted at 11.07.13 14:46:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • @dizzzy (Comment 27) : hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaare you for real?

  • Comment 31, posted at 11.07.13 15:20:04 by Ludz Reply

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  • Alex Banfield is a Grey PE boy, can play both 10 and 12, played EP Academy Week last year, his brother Chad Banfield played hooker for Sharks u19s in 2011, mostly off the bench for Franco Marais. Good player.

    Garrick Bowker is a St Andrew’s College boy, hooker-prop at school and I think he was 1st XV, very mobile front rower

    Arrie Vosloo is a Grey Bloem scrumhalf, another gem of a player

  • Comment 32, posted at 11.07.13 15:30:04 by Ludz Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 27) :
    You serious mate?? Hahahahahahhahaha.

    But agreed on next years side looking strong. The loose trio certainly will with Du Preez,Schramm and Louw.
    Pity the Sharks couldn’t secure Kurt Webster who’s signed a Bulls contract.

  • Comment 33, posted at 11.07.13 16:35:10 by Horsy Reply

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  • I am not surprised Webster is leaving. He does not show much loyalty. A mate of mine spotted him being taken on a tour of Glenwood this year. He did not even want to be at Durban College.

  • Comment 34, posted at 11.07.13 17:06:14 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 33) : @dizzzy (Comment 34) : is he the flyhalf who had such a ‘mare yesterday?

  • Comment 35, posted at 11.07.13 17:07:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • Ludz – what do you mean?

  • Comment 36, posted at 11.07.13 17:07:24 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 36) : i think Ludz is laughing at you rating Willemse ahead of Jesse Kriel, amongst other things :)

  • Comment 37, posted at 11.07.13 17:13:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • Webster is a Durban school player who was invited to the Sharks high performance training camp for schools. It now looks like a poor investment. He has turned his back on the Sharks. I’m saying it is not a big surprise. He is a ship jumper. The schools are on holiday. There is no rugby at the moment.

  • Comment 38, posted at 11.07.13 17:18:09 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 35) : ha ha….”Horsy did he have a mare?”

  • Comment 39, posted at 11.07.13 17:20:42 by slammerboy Reply
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  • I rate Colin about Kriel because Colin tackles and he is far better at counter-attacking. He is elusive and always looking to pass the ball and keep the play alive. Kriel plays with blinkers on. He is perfect for the Bulls because he looks for contact. It’s just that everytime someone tackles him, he gets up a little slower until he eventually does not get up (for 6 months)

  • Comment 40, posted at 11.07.13 17:23:07 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @slammerboy (Comment 39) :
    I certainly don’t think he had a ‘mare yesterday hahaha.
    He was one of about 4 kzn players who were worth a mention. He went quiet in the 2nd half when he was moved to #15 simply because Sparks had to be taken out as he had a mare of a game.

    I do not know about the Glenwood move but what I do know is that he went on to captain his school and played every game to the best of his ability.

    Also, I don’t think he’s received the full banking of his kzn coaches..certainly not as much as Tedder

  • Comment 41, posted at 11.07.13 17:31:46 by Horsy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 41) : I’m just enjoying stoking the school rivalry here a bit.

    Webster seems fairly versatile. Did he not play flank at Grant Khomo?

  • Comment 42, posted at 11.07.13 17:57:27 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 42) :
    He did. Made SA U16 in the position after initially trialing as a hooker while playing inside centre for his school. He also had been a prop before that and played a few games at 8th man and fullback too. Versatile enough ;)

  • Comment 43, posted at 11.07.13 18:03:33 by Horsy Reply

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  • It is not unusual for school players to change position. I was told Kyle Cooper was a flank before and Craig Burden was a wing. The Beast was a flank.

  • Comment 44, posted at 11.07.13 18:04:11 by dizzzy Reply

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  • The Bulls will make him into a one dimensional player. He will have to make the cultural adjustments but if he is Afrikaans it will help a lot.

  • Comment 45, posted at 11.07.13 18:05:53 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 43) : the phrase “jack of all trades, master of none” springs to mind.

    Sorry, but I wasn’t impressed by what I saw of him yesterday. That said, apart of the half-fit du Preez brother, nobody stood out in that side.

    Ok, to be fair Morne Joubert had one or two touches of class, but also looked poor for the balance of the game.

  • Comment 46, posted at 11.07.13 18:06:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 46) :

    Yeah at the moment he probably is. He had a blinder at Grant Khomo week last year at flank but he’s lost too much weight to go back there.

    I believe this is his first full year at #10 so he’s still learning a lot from there.

    Luckily he will have 4 years of Junior rugby to learn more about the position and make it his.

  • Comment 47, posted at 11.07.13 18:12:36 by Horsy Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 35) : 10, 9, 1 and 13 are also very questionable. I don’t know some of these okes, but the 1s I do know, 15,13,10,9 and 1 are by no means correct

  • Comment 48, posted at 11.07.13 19:21:08 by Ludz Reply

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  • For 15 I think I am spot on and I have explained why in comment 40.

    13 is the cousin of 15. He is the same sort of player. Powerful but one-dimensional and injury prone. Also a weak tackler. Legend on the other hand is a team player with speed and footwork. He will be able to easily get past Daniel Kriel.

    I think I made a copy and paste mistake with 10. John-Luke should come out on top there even though Kobus Marais is a visionary attacking flyhalf if he is allowed to play his natural game.

    Cameron Wright is the best under 19 scrumhalf in the world right now. I was told that Japie Smith is a lot like Abraham Griesel who played for the Baby Boks last year. He is a kick and hope wannabee. He will be okay at altitude but on the coast he will be a lost cause.

    No.1 John-Pierre Schoeman will get pulverised by the Sharks 3 van Schalkwyk. Van Schalkwyk is a machine and John-Pierre is a lot like Allan Dell. Good for playing centre but cannot scrum very well. Dell is in good hands. Once his technique is sorted he will be back on track. However Schoeman has no one to help him at the Bulls because they are all clueless when it comes to scrum coaching.

  • Comment 49, posted at 11.07.13 19:45:47 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 49) : 13 is the twin brother of 15. Juan-Paul Smith a kick and hope player :lol: . Cameron Wright is the best u19 scrumhalf in the world :lol: .

    Tell me though, how many of these boys have to watched? :)

  • Comment 50, posted at 11.07.13 22:19:43 by Ludz Reply

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  • Trust me if you knew as much as me about age rugby you would not be asking that question. It is impossible to watch these players. I come from Jozi originally and even there you are lucky if you get to see one Varsity Cup game with these player. I get my information from my girlfriend’s father. He is a guru. He follows the Varsity Cup and also the Craven Week which only the best school players get invited to. A few years ago he said to me remember the name Jack du Plessis. Jack was this nobody from Sasolburg back then. He was overlooked by everyone. Now just four or five years later Jack is the star of the Baby Boks. Most Baby Boks become Springboks. My girlfriend’s dad has an eye for talent so my source is very good. He knows a few other rugby people as well who give answers.

  • Comment 51, posted at 11.07.13 23:25:00 by dizzzy Reply

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  • My girlfriend’s dad has just text me. John-Paul Smith did not get a special invitation to the Craven Week. Remember this trial is only for the best players. Smith also comes from a country school near Port Elizabeth so it will take him about three years to catch up. Cameron Wright on the other hand was mentored by Brad Henderson who is now the Sharks coach. Wright is best in the world. Maybe there is a New Zealander who comes close.

  • Comment 52, posted at 11.07.13 23:30:22 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 51) : @dizzzy (Comment 52) : Clearly you’re new here. It’s time I teach you a thing or 2, your future father-in-law has minimal knowledge at best.

  • Comment 53, posted at 12.07.13 07:24:20 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 53) : go easy on the kid, bro.

    Let’s start by teaching him the difference between “Jack” and “Jacques” :) Not a big one for the French names, I guess.

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  • @robdylan (Comment 54) : I’ve noticed, from Jean-Luc being John-Luke, Jacques being Jack :lol: , wanna educate him a bit though. For instance JP Smith couldn’t go to Craven Week last year because of the Border contract debacle. Not because he wasn’t good enough.

  • Comment 55, posted at 12.07.13 08:33:12 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 55) : ja, but that’s the kind of thing that you would know, but the man in the street (or his girlfriend’s father) wouldn’t :)

  • Comment 56, posted at 12.07.13 08:45:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • Look Ludz one of the life lessons you learn is not to believe everything you get told or read. A disappointed player who is a big deal in the country region he comes from is not going to let on that he is second best and will naturally come up with excuses for not being chosen. Our Lions player Akona Sihunu was invited to the Craven Week not Smith. Smith was not even the back up player. Akona even made the Baby Boks team for school players. He is now the second best age rugby scrumhalf in SA behind Cameron Wright, which is no dishonour because Wright is the world’s best according to my girlfriend’s old man.

  • Comment 57, posted at 12.07.13 09:41:25 by dizzzy Reply

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  • I have watched Cameron Wright play for the Sharks. I have never seen a scrumhalf as good as he is. There might be a New Zealand player who is nearly as good but I am sure Wright is the best player in the world.

  • Comment 58, posted at 12.07.13 09:44:19 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 57) : Maybe you should heed your own advice and not believe everything you hear – even if it is from your gf’s old man.

  • Comment 59, posted at 12.07.13 10:22:45 by MysticShark Reply
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  • @dizzzy (Comment 57) : you’re kidding hey, I’m from Border, JP Smith is from Border, in fact JP Smith is from Queen’s. I know Border better than you and your girlfriend’s dad, JP Smith was 2nd choice scrumhalf in 2011 already in Border Craven Week team, he was gonna be 1st choice last year, but he already had a Bulls contract and Border didn’t want him, Josh Stander, Kevin Kaba (Kings) and Khaya Malotana (Kings) to play unless they signed contracts with Border. Young Pencil didn’t have a Lions contract until Craven Week, so he played.

    Just because Cameron Wright is the best you’ve watched doesn’t mean he’s the best

  • Comment 60, posted at 12.07.13 10:29:52 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 60) :

    Although I don’t really agree with most of what Dizzzy is saying, I have to say Cam Wright is definitely the best U19 scrumhalf in South Africa

  • Comment 61, posted at 12.07.13 10:33:02 by Horsy Reply

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  • @MysticShark (Comment 59) : I hope my good mate Dizzzy sticks around, I need to give him a major education in junior rugby. :)

  • Comment 62, posted at 12.07.13 10:38:00 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 61) : you ever seen JP Smith play?

  • Comment 63, posted at 12.07.13 10:39:27 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 63) :
    Yes I have. And although he himself is very good, he’s not as good as Cam at this moment.

    How often have you seen Cameron Wright play?

  • Comment 64, posted at 12.07.13 10:44:20 by Horsy Reply

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  • I have been following rugby closely for two or three years now so I know a lot. For example many people think Border is an area near the Namibian state line when in actual fact it is an area just outside Port Elizabeth. The players there are getting better with the help of rugby developers like Andre Killian. But for now Smith remains a kick and hope prospect until he gets properly trained. Cameron Wright has the best pass, the best kick and the best snipe of any scrumhalf around. He is streaks ahead of everyone else. But lets see what New Zealand produce to rival him.
    Also the Smith story that you read or got told does not make sense. First you say “he was gonna be first choice” then you say “Border did not want him”. The reason he is better now is because the Bulls have been working with him. Give him two more years and he might be decent.

  • Comment 65, posted at 12.07.13 10:51:07 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 64) : Not much, think a bit at Craven Week, good scrumhalf, I know the KZN faithful hold him in high regard. I’m sure he’s a good player, what I was disputing is him being the best. JP is as good as I have ever seen at schoolboy level

  • Comment 66, posted at 12.07.13 10:55:12 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 66) :

    Well at the end of the day the Sharks are still very spoiled when it comes to junior scrumhalves. Guys like Wright, Venter, Ungerer and Matt Reece-Edwards not to forget Cobus Reinach will all be fighting for that #9 position held by Sir Mcloed

  • Comment 67, posted at 12.07.13 10:57:57 by Horsy Reply

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  • Horsy – you sound like someone who knows rugby well judging by your assessment of Cameron Wright. He is extremely good.

    I hope I can watch Webster play sometime in the future after the Bulls have worked with him. He must be a raw talent. Glenwood is one of the best rugby schools in SA maybe the world. If they wanted to buy Webster then he must have potential. The step up from playing for a small school like Durban College is huge. He will have to work hard.

  • Comment 68, posted at 12.07.13 10:59:26 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 68) :

    Lol boet what is this Durban College? You mean Durban High School also known as DHS or simply School? Because that school is the oldest boys high school In Durban and is cerainly not small with about 1100 boys in it.

    And when it comes to Glenwood wanting to buy Webster, try almost the whole DHS U15A team, about 5 1st team players, about 4 U16A players and possibly the whole U14A team being approached by Glenwood about a possible move.

  • Comment 69, posted at 12.07.13 11:04:12 by Horsy Reply

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  • 1100 boys! Are you sure? It is right there by Varsity College and looks tiny. The boys must be squashed in like sardines. How many girls then?

  • Comment 70, posted at 12.07.13 11:08:06 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 70) :
    Yes I’m sure I’m from there.
    And the school is in Musgrave, not by varsity college, lastly its an all boys school.

  • Comment 71, posted at 12.07.13 11:10:11 by Horsy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 65) : let me break it down for you here. Early May, Border schools have their trial, mid May, final squad is selected, JP Smith and Josh Stander are the 1st choice 9 and 10 respectively. Sihunu is 2nd choice. Towards the end of May, Border give the ruling that any player who’s signed a contract with another union won’t play for Border unless they sign with Border. Sihunu at the time hadn’t signed a contract and he was brought in as 1st choice scrummie

  • Comment 72, posted at 12.07.13 11:19:39 by Ludz Reply

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  • Sorry I’m not from Durban. I thought it was the school I use to drive past on the way to Varsity College.

    I am surprised that Glenwood want so many of your players. I was told they were school world champions about two years ago. I watched them play another top school called Framesworth from New Zealand before a Sharks game at Kings Park. I think it was a schools world championship game. Glenwood won just-just. One could see that the New Zealand boys play just like their senior counterparts.

  • Comment 73, posted at 12.07.13 11:30:31 by dizzzy Reply

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  • Also you said you don’t agree with everything I said. What specifically? I’m not afraid to say I get help but I’m usually right when it comes to age rugby.

  • Comment 74, posted at 12.07.13 11:32:55 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 73) : stop digging mate…. you’re going to break your spade.

  • Comment 75, posted at 12.07.13 11:33:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • @dizzzy (Comment 73) :
    Yeah things got out of hand to. Such an extent that DHS basically forced Glenwood to sign an agreement to stop poaching from each other.
    Look, Glenwood are always looking to improve on their rugby and kudos to them for that but the thing is, they don’t have ALL the best players so they try their best to do so by offering bursaries to players.

    But you see, both Glenwood andd DHS have found themselves a new market down in the Eastern Cape where boys are very much willing to attend the two schools, this is something that Ludz isn’t fond of btw.

    As for agreeing with everything, I just meant with some of your comparisons you made yesterday especially when you were talking about the Kriel twins.

  • Comment 76, posted at 12.07.13 11:37:47 by Horsy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 76) : they found lots of good players there too. Some of them had YEARS of experience…

  • Comment 77, posted at 12.07.13 11:41:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • Ludz – it is clear that you are wearing a Border cap with every comment you make. I come from a big city so I am able to put things in perspective. You come from a country region with a tiny population so a hometown hero seems larger than life to you. This clouds your better judgement. The key is to look at rugby from a neutral stand point. I’m a good example of a big city well-rounded person. I’m a Lions supporter but I don’t have too much pride to say that a Sharks player is the best in the world. This will come with life experience but you need to move out of the farming area for a while to understand this.

  • Comment 78, posted at 12.07.13 11:42:48 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 77) :
    Hahahaha good one . Yeah those had everyone fooled.

    But rest assured, we looking in the right places now lol.

  • Comment 79, posted at 12.07.13 11:48:56 by Horsy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 78) : ok, well done mate. Up until that comment, I didn’t realise quite how good a wind-up merchant you were :)

    Advantage Dizzy. Let’s see how Ludz plays this point.

  • Comment 80, posted at 12.07.13 11:49:10 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Horsy (Comment 79) : Mbembe Payi is playing in the CC First Division…. how that bloke didn’t get a life ban is beyond me.

  • Comment 81, posted at 12.07.13 11:50:56 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 81) :
    WOW . He’s very lucky.

    Does he still have the same blinding step that made him sucha fan favourite?

  • Comment 82, posted at 12.07.13 11:55:25 by Horsy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 78) : :lol: I’m gonna enjoy having you around :) . Tell you what mate, I’ll be sure to move out of the farm areas, become as rounded as you mate :mrgreen:

  • Comment 83, posted at 12.07.13 12:08:29 by Ludz Reply

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  • Oh jippy!! Playground fight!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 84, posted at 12.07.13 12:44:21 by Ice Reply
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  • @dizzzy (Comment 78) : hey Dizzee Rascal some people think you’re bonkers!

  • Comment 85, posted at 12.07.13 12:49:16 by slammerboy Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 84) : :lol: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 86, posted at 12.07.13 13:04:40 by Ludz Reply

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  • Ludz – my last comment came across way too strong. I apologise. I have no beef with the good country folk like yourself. I hope you get to see Cameron Wright play on TV. He is a talent and a half. Also this will put you in a much better position to determine that there is daylight between him and Smith.

  • Comment 87, posted at 12.07.13 13:31:35 by dizzzy Reply

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  • Slammerboy – it sounds like you are an insulter or a troll as the term goes on the blogosphere. Why not rather share some of your pearl of age rugby wisdom with me? I fear that there will not be much insight but would like to find out just where your level of age rugby intellect is at.

  • Comment 88, posted at 12.07.13 13:36:25 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 78) : Hey Dizzy, how good is that Lions Craven Week side. Frans van Wyk has been huge for you guys as has Marco Engelbrecht I heard

  • Comment 89, posted at 12.07.13 13:45:59 by Ludz Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 88) : careful what you wish for, matey…

  • Comment 90, posted at 12.07.13 13:56:43 by robdylan Reply
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  • The Craven Week is on this week. I did not even know this and I am surprised because it is still the school holidays, so I thought school players would be away. I found out that we have made the final for the third year. That is awesome. Hopefully we get our Super Rugby place back because we do so much for rugby at all levels.

  • Comment 91, posted at 12.07.13 14:01:17 by dizzzy Reply

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  • My girlfriend’s old man says I must go lightly on you because you are from the country area and could not possibly have know that both Marco Engelbrecht and Francois van Wyk are injured and did not attend the Craven Week.

  • Comment 92, posted at 12.07.13 14:03:12 by dizzzy Reply

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  • I have seen Francois play. He is very good. This year there is going to be a lot more emphasis on scrumming in age rugby. Francois will be in with a chance to make the Baby Boks because he can scrum very well. A player like John-Pierre Schoeman will be out in the cold.

  • Comment 93, posted at 12.07.13 14:05:21 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 88) : @robdylan (Comment 90) : :lol:

  • Comment 94, posted at 12.07.13 14:18:05 by Ice Reply
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  • @dizzzy (Comment 92) : what do you think of Marco Holmes?

  • Comment 95, posted at 12.07.13 14:19:10 by Ludz Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 88) : I’d love to see what your level of blogging intellect on SW is at….click on the arrow if you want to reply to someone….just so by the by…

  • Comment 96, posted at 12.07.13 14:19:30 by Ice Reply
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  • I don’t know who Marco Holmes is and my sources are unavailable. I will find out and report back to you.

  • Comment 97, posted at 12.07.13 14:29:02 by dizzzy Reply

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  • this is the funniest shit I’ve seen in ages. It’s like we have a new chaz…

  • Comment 98, posted at 12.07.13 14:38:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 96) : Thank you I was wondering that gets done.

  • Comment 99, posted at 12.07.13 14:40:20 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 99) : You are welcome

  • Comment 100, posted at 12.07.13 14:41:37 by Ice Reply
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  • I rest my case, you see your biggest problem is you hear everything, you’re sharp, but you not the sharpest, Marco is possibly going to the Lions next year and you don’t know him. Brutal truth; what you know is just a drop in the ocean

    On the Slammerboy comment, I wouldn’t go there if I were you :)

  • Comment 101, posted at 12.07.13 14:50:12 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 101) :
    Ludz, is Border even doing anything to stop the Junior players from moving across to KZN ?
    I’m sure they would love to keep their Dale boys since they are so good

  • Comment 102, posted at 12.07.13 14:54:39 by Horsy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 102) : Border doesn’t do anything, it’s up to the school, I heard 2 Dalians are heading to Durban, poached at The Grant Khomo Week, it’s sad hey

  • Comment 103, posted at 12.07.13 15:08:54 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 103) :
    Yeah I heard about those boys going to Maritzburg.

    But I think the unions bigger problem are the ones leaving at U13 level.

  • Comment 104, posted at 12.07.13 15:33:06 by Horsy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 104) : Border hardly care about u18s, they are definitely not gonna worry about u13s

  • Comment 105, posted at 12.07.13 15:51:27 by Ludz Reply

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  • @Ludz (Comment 105) :
    Well we certainly care about your U13 boys, bring them on ;) :D

  • Comment 106, posted at 12.07.13 15:56:19 by Horsy Reply

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  • @Horsy (Comment 106) : Only because you flies are playing catchup with the Hoppers and Westvillans… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 107, posted at 12.07.13 15:59:40 by slammerboy Reply
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  • I have to thank you guys…. we NEVER get 100+ comments on a story about the under 19s :)

  • Comment 108, posted at 12.07.13 18:05:34 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 108) : my good mate dizzzy led from the front, we couldn’t have gotten here without his great leadership :)

  • Comment 109, posted at 12.07.13 18:19:31 by Ludz Reply

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  • The Bulls scored 9 tries to 2 as part of a 61-14 demotion of the poor Leopards. A shortage of scrumhalves meant that kick and hope Smith played the entire game. Despite his limitations it seems like he did not cost his team too many points. If Wright played in that game I’m sure the score would have been 81-14 or more. Maybe 81-0. Smith might have been the cause of the 14 points with bad decisions.

  • Comment 110, posted at 12.07.13 18:41:52 by dizzzy Reply

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  • @dizzzy (Comment 110) : I have to say that comment my mate is beyond immature. You clearly don’t know much and make assumptions based on hearsay, standouts for Bulls in that game were Daniel Kriel and Jesse Kriel, go figure meneer

  • Comment 111, posted at 12.07.13 19:13:18 by Ludz Reply

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  • It’s easy to look good behind a winning pack.I see John-Pierre Schoeman scored 2 tries. No big surprise there. He probably played centre all afternoon long.

  • Comment 112, posted at 12.07.13 19:33:55 by dizzzy Reply

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