Richard Ferguson

Currie Cup 2013: Sharks (34) vs Blue Bulls (18) F/T


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Original Content, Sharks on 31 Aug 2013 at 15:00
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Finishing off the weekend is a crunch Sharks Bulls encounter at Growthpoint Kings Park.

The Sharks come off a confidence boosting away win in Bloemfontein, and will hope to carry that momentum into this match. Knowing the Bulls have come off a bad hiding, the Sharks have been talking up the opposition all week, expecting a backlash. A few changes might hinder the momentum of the Sharks team, but should be able to pull together and make sure they remain in the top half of the log.

The Bulls will have nothing to lose after their performance last week, which was only really a 20 minute period of absence. The Sharks will do well to forget about that match and expect a very strong Bulls team to show up tonight. The big talking point for the Bulls is the first start for young Handre Pollard, who lines up across from Fred Zeilinga, and potentially Butch James later, so he might want to ensure his medical aid is up to date.

Sharks: 15. SP Marais, 14. Odwa Ndungane, 13. Louis Ludik, 12. Heimar Williams, 11. Lwazi Mvovo, 10. Fred Zeilinga, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Jacques Botes, 7. Jean Deysel, 6. Keegan Daniel, 5. Marco Wentzel, 4. Peet Marais, 3. Wiehahn Herbst, 2. Craig Burden, 1. Dale Chadwick.

Substitutes: 16. Kyle Cooper, 17. Rayno Gerber, 18. Edwin Hewitt, 19. Justin Downey, 20. Charl McLeod, 21. Butch James, 22. Jaco van Tonder

Blue Bulls:15 Jürgen Visser, 14 Sampie Mastriet, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Ulrich Beyers, 11 Akona Ndungane, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Ruan Snyman, 8 Jono Ross (captain), 7 Jacques du Plessis, 6 Wiaan Liebenberg, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Paul Willemse, 3 Frik Kirsten, 2 Mbongeni Mbonambi, 1 Morné Mellett

Substitutes: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Werner Kruger, 18 David Bullbring, 19 Jacques Engelbrecht, 20 Rudy Paige, 21 Tiaan Schoeman, 22 Clayton Blommetjies



98 Comments

  • Guys, could you please include kick off times and who the officials are in these posts? We’re (I’m) too lazy to search the net after a Saturday afternoon braai and, besides, view Sharksworld as a one stop rugby info portal. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 1, posted at 31.08.13 16:01:21 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Anyone know of a decent stream for the game? Can’t see any sign that Sky UK is broadcadting it. :evil:

  • Comment 2, posted at 31.08.13 16:21:08 by rhineshark Reply
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  • C’mon Sharks!

  • Comment 3, posted at 31.08.13 16:46:16 by RuckingFun Reply

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 2) : Try http://firstrownow.eu/watch/204492/1/watch-sharks-vs-blue-bulls-.html May work…

  • Comment 4, posted at 31.08.13 17:04:50 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Nope, ironically this one is… http://firstrownow.eu/watch/204490/2/watch-free-state-cheetahs-vs-gwk-griquas-.html

  • Comment 5, posted at 31.08.13 17:08:31 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Try time for Aikona

  • Comment 6, posted at 31.08.13 17:10:49 by Mutley Reply
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  • 0 – 5

    Ndungane try

  • Comment 7, posted at 31.08.13 17:10:56 by DBOY Reply

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  • 0 – 7

  • Comment 8, posted at 31.08.13 17:11:13 by DBOY Reply

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  • Converted.
    Bulls 7
    Sharks 0
    5min

  • Comment 9, posted at 31.08.13 17:11:58 by Mutley Reply
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  • Zeilanga try

    5 – 7

    Storm Visser se skop af

  • Comment 10, posted at 31.08.13 17:12:59 by DBOY Reply

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  • 7 – 7

    7min

  • Comment 11, posted at 31.08.13 17:13:47 by DBOY Reply

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  • Try for SP Marias

  • Comment 12, posted at 31.08.13 17:13:48 by Mutley Reply
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  • Converted
    Sharks 7
    Bulls 7
    8min

  • Comment 13, posted at 31.08.13 17:14:26 by Mutley Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 5) : Thanks bud! Found a decent one here before I saw your post: http://veetle.com/index.php/channel/view#5144163644dcd/2318c8c90ae367edfac528d2a3fdc869

  • Comment 14, posted at 31.08.13 17:15:47 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Not happy about Cobus’ pass and speed to the ruck…SLOW! His pass is therefore making our game slow. We need a quality 9…our 9′s need to step up.

  • Comment 15, posted at 31.08.13 17:16:15 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • What did I say about that pass?

  • Comment 16, posted at 31.08.13 17:17:27 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • Penlty Zeilenga
    Sharks 10
    Bulls 7
    13min

  • Comment 17, posted at 31.08.13 17:18:38 by Mutley Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 14) : Good find. You have a better link. They are actually both the same feed, but the one I found has a delay.

  • Comment 18, posted at 31.08.13 17:19:24 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Seems we need FdP. :shock:

  • Comment 19, posted at 31.08.13 17:21:56 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 18) : You’re welcome! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 20, posted at 31.08.13 17:24:06 by rhineshark Reply
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  • The kicking in this game is going to piss me off no end! :evil:

  • Comment 21, posted at 31.08.13 17:26:19 by rhineshark Reply
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  • One of the most ridiculous yellow cards in a long time. Too bad Bulls. :shock:

  • Comment 22, posted at 31.08.13 17:29:19 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Trytime Odd One! Nicely done! :grin:

    Or not. Obstruction ruled.

  • Comment 23, posted at 31.08.13 17:39:13 by rhineshark Reply
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  • thats a red card

  • Comment 24, posted at 31.08.13 17:41:54 by DBOY Reply

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  • Bulls discipline is crap, but we aren’t capitalising.

  • Comment 25, posted at 31.08.13 17:42:42 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Bulls may as well just stick bombs up all day, because not ONE of our players knows how to catch the fucking thing.

  • Comment 26, posted at 31.08.13 17:46:38 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Zeilinga depends too much on his kicking game. Missed out on a few good attacking opportunities already.

  • Comment 27, posted at 31.08.13 17:46:55 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Second time Burden looses the ball in contact in the red zone

  • Comment 28, posted at 31.08.13 17:48:56 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Zeilinga not attacking the line enough

  • Comment 29, posted at 31.08.13 17:51:11 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • This is crap from the Sharks again. Our game doesn’t flow. Guys seem unsure of what to do.

  • Comment 30, posted at 31.08.13 17:51:50 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • Can’t believe we’re struggling like this. Should have put the Bulls away by now.

  • Comment 31, posted at 31.08.13 17:53:14 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Someone needs to step up on attack. Sharks just moving the ball from side to side behind the advantage line, until Zeilinga has no choice but to kick

  • Comment 32, posted at 31.08.13 18:03:35 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Another SHIT kick. WTF?????

  • Comment 33, posted at 31.08.13 18:07:17 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Bulls attacking

  • Comment 34, posted at 31.08.13 18:10:27 by DBOY Reply

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  • Pollard is causing the Sharks major problems attacking the line

  • Comment 35, posted at 31.08.13 18:11:40 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Bulls showing us how to go forward. Simples.

  • Comment 36, posted at 31.08.13 18:11:47 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Butch time!

  • Comment 37, posted at 31.08.13 18:13:42 by DBOY Reply

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  • Someone should tell Zeilinga that feet can be used for running as well.

  • Comment 38, posted at 31.08.13 18:14:05 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Sharks tight 5 needs to step up on defence. Allowing the Bull forwards too much go forward

  • Comment 39, posted at 31.08.13 18:14:13 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • In all our games so far in this currie cup we play like we don’t want to win, why is that ?

  • Comment 40, posted at 31.08.13 18:14:23 by SharkED Reply

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  • Bulls owning the scrums

  • Comment 41, posted at 31.08.13 18:15:28 by DBOY Reply

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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 35) : Pollard by far the better 10 on the park.

  • Comment 42, posted at 31.08.13 18:16:07 by rhineshark Reply
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  • 13 – 13

  • Comment 43, posted at 31.08.13 18:16:11 by DBOY Reply

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  • Where is Terra?

  • Comment 44, posted at 31.08.13 18:18:14 by DBOY Reply

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  • Bulls owning the lineouts too…

  • Comment 45, posted at 31.08.13 18:18:28 by SharkED Reply

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  • @SharkED (Comment 40) : Nothing has changed since Plum left. Same old crap “game plan”.

  • Comment 46, posted at 31.08.13 18:18:31 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Why do we kick the ball away everytime

  • Comment 47, posted at 31.08.13 18:19:08 by DBOY Reply

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  • Plum could have stayed…same old

  • Comment 48, posted at 31.08.13 18:19:54 by DBOY Reply

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 46) : its so frustrating and stressful watching this sharks team play and ur right its been that way all year…

  • Comment 49, posted at 31.08.13 18:20:42 by SharkED Reply

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  • @DBOY (Comment 47) : Because if we run it someone will just knock it on or lose it in a turnover…

  • Comment 50, posted at 31.08.13 18:20:58 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Zeilinga running like Lambie now.

  • Comment 51, posted at 31.08.13 18:21:46 by DBOY Reply

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  • Soon as we stop kicking, see look much better.

  • Comment 52, posted at 31.08.13 18:21:55 by Big Fish Reply
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  • In touch? or try for Williams?

    18 – 13

    Try awarded.

  • Comment 53, posted at 31.08.13 18:22:44 by DBOY Reply

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  • Look what happens when you run the ball

  • Comment 54, posted at 31.08.13 18:22:56 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Well done Charl, brought some pace to our game.

  • Comment 55, posted at 31.08.13 18:23:19 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • Bulls didnt expect us to run lol

    20 – 13

  • Comment 56, posted at 31.08.13 18:23:28 by DBOY Reply

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  • Two tries to go

  • Comment 57, posted at 31.08.13 18:23:56 by DBOY Reply

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  • That’s better now we need to shut this game out…

  • Comment 58, posted at 31.08.13 18:24:20 by SharkED Reply

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  • Nice pressuare on Bulls

  • Comment 59, posted at 31.08.13 18:25:19 by DBOY Reply

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  • Jeez, my stream is seriously delayed. Knew we scored from DBOY when we still had a scrum 30 seconds before on the video. :lol:

  • Comment 60, posted at 31.08.13 18:26:15 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Mcleod having a blinder!

  • Comment 61, posted at 31.08.13 18:26:41 by Big Fish Reply
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  • haha sorry for spoiling the try ;-)

  • Comment 62, posted at 31.08.13 18:26:53 by DBOY Reply

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  • @DBOY (Comment 48) : Nothing new.

  • Comment 63, posted at 31.08.13 18:26:53 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • Mcleod looking good!

    Possible try

  • Comment 64, posted at 31.08.13 18:28:20 by DBOY Reply

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  • 25 – 13

    Try awarded!

  • Comment 65, posted at 31.08.13 18:28:52 by DBOY Reply

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  • Yes mcleod….what an impact he’s made since he came on :)

  • Comment 66, posted at 31.08.13 18:29:17 by SharkED Reply

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  • 27 – 13

    one try to go for BP

  • Comment 67, posted at 31.08.13 18:29:40 by DBOY Reply

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  • Hahaha, I’m still waiting for the 5m scrum to take place…

  • Comment 68, posted at 31.08.13 18:30:19 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @SharkED (Comment 66) : Cooper has also made a difference since he came on.

  • Comment 69, posted at 31.08.13 18:31:39 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 68) : haha are u awaiting to see Mellet (a poor mans Brock Harris) in action

  • Comment 70, posted at 31.08.13 18:31:39 by DBOY Reply

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  • 27 – 13 THINGS ARE LOOKING UP. I CAN’T WATCH THAT IS WHY I CAME TO THIS SITE. I JUST WENT TO CHECK ON THE SCORE WHEN I SAW 20 – 13 HERE! GO SHARKS!!!

  • Comment 71, posted at 31.08.13 18:32:19 by [email protected] Reply

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  • Ya Coops had a real impact. Not a game which Burden will record and show his grandsons one day

  • Comment 72, posted at 31.08.13 18:33:30 by DBOY Reply

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 69) : agreed, some good substitutions so far…

  • Comment 73, posted at 31.08.13 18:33:34 by SharkED Reply

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  • McLeod also made a huge difference.

  • Comment 74, posted at 31.08.13 18:33:46 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Oh no…yellow for chadwick…

  • Comment 75, posted at 31.08.13 18:34:21 by SharkED Reply

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  • Chadwick Yellow…possible turning point

  • Comment 76, posted at 31.08.13 18:34:28 by DBOY Reply

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  • @DBOY (Comment 70) : Poor man’s Brock Harris. :lol:

  • Comment 77, posted at 31.08.13 18:35:24 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Somebody’s in the mood for cards….kaplan, taking out his frustration at not being good enough for international rugby on the poor cc guys. :twisted:

  • Comment 78, posted at 31.08.13 18:35:25 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Deysel off…Herbst back on

  • Comment 79, posted at 31.08.13 18:35:52 by DBOY Reply

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  • Another scew lineout by Bulls :-)

  • Comment 80, posted at 31.08.13 18:38:18 by DBOY Reply

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  • Williams u beaut!!

    Wentzel BP try!!!!

  • Comment 81, posted at 31.08.13 18:39:00 by DBOY Reply

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  • Yes….bonus point try by wentzel

  • Comment 82, posted at 31.08.13 18:39:16 by SharkED Reply

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  • Pathetic reffing from kaplan, not so sure how a minor scrum offense constitutes a card :???:

  • Comment 83, posted at 31.08.13 18:39:19 by GreenSocks Reply

     
  • 32 – 13 :-)

  • Comment 84, posted at 31.08.13 18:39:24 by DBOY Reply

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  • Now that is shark rugby

  • Comment 85, posted at 31.08.13 18:39:44 by Bok-Clyde-Kiwi Reply

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  • 34 – 13

  • Comment 86, posted at 31.08.13 18:40:12 by DBOY Reply

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  • I really thought with the yellow card the BP was out of reach….good on u guys :)

  • Comment 87, posted at 31.08.13 18:40:30 by SharkED Reply

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  • Pine Pienaar…where to now?

  • Comment 88, posted at 31.08.13 18:41:24 by DBOY Reply

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  • Unbelievable the turnaround in quality from the Sharks! :shock:

  • Comment 89, posted at 31.08.13 18:43:01 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Now we know why Lwazi is not part of the Bok squad…..can’t kick

  • Comment 90, posted at 31.08.13 18:43:17 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 90) : He never could.

  • Comment 91, posted at 31.08.13 18:45:53 by rhineshark Reply
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  • 34 – 18

    FT

    Bonus Point win.

  • Comment 92, posted at 31.08.13 18:50:31 by DBOY Reply

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  • McLeod must be man of the match – turned it around for the Sharks

  • Comment 93, posted at 31.08.13 18:50:33 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • How’s my R1000 at 3:1 looking for the Currie Cup now?

  • Comment 94, posted at 31.08.13 18:52:16 by klempie Reply

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  • Am I dreaming or isn’t the under 21 game of the sharks suppose to come on next-i checked the guide yesterday but now it says itm cup highlights

  • Comment 95, posted at 31.08.13 18:52:20 by Bok-Clyde-Kiwi Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 94) : I wouldn’t spend it just yet. This could easily have gone tits up, especially during the period just after half time when the score was 13-13 and us kicking everything away. A better team would have nailed us.

  • Comment 96, posted at 31.08.13 18:56:35 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 96) : Cool. Thanks for the heads up. ;-)

  • Comment 97, posted at 31.08.13 18:58:23 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 97) : :lol:

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