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Captain Planet returns for Griquas clash


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Original Content, Sharks on 1 Oct 2015 at 10:41
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Gary Gold has made just three changes (two positional) to his pack for Saturday’s must-win clash against Griquas in Kimberley.

After a rest last week, Marco Wentzel returns to the starting lineup in the number 5 jersey, reclaiming the captain’s armband from Philip van der Walt. Dave McDuling switches from 5 to 4, with Etienne Oosthuizen moving to flank, where he displaces Cristiaan de Bruin.

De Bruin will cover lock off the bench this week. The rest of the team is unchanged.

Sharks:
15. Odwa Ndungane, 14. Wandile Mjekevu, 13. Paul Jordaan, 12. Andre Esterhuizen, 11. S’bura Sithole, 10. Joe Pietersen, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Philip van der Walt, 7. Etienne Oosthuizen, 6. Francois Kleinhans, 5. Marco Wentzel (Captain), 4. Dave McDuling, 3. Gerhard Engelbrecht, 2. Franco Marais, 1. Thomas du Toit
Replacements
16. Kyle Cooper, 17. Mzamo Majola, 18. Christiaan de Bruin, 19. Jean Deysel, 20. Michael Claassens, 21. Heimar Williams, 22. Garth April



71 Comments

  • As much as I like Marco I think Gold missed an opportunity here to start grooming a Super Rugby captain in Phillip van der Walt. I’ll just keep my mouth shut regarding Oosthuizen playing on the flank again.

  • Comment 1, posted at 01.10.15 10:48:31 by vanmartin Reply
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  • Stay calm and support the Sharks :roll:

  • Comment 2, posted at 01.10.15 10:50:04 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Oosthuizen at 7 :sad: :cry: :sad:

  • Comment 3, posted at 01.10.15 10:50:04 by Letgo Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 2)

    Emphasis on stay calm! :smile:

  • Comment 4, posted at 01.10.15 10:52:37 by Letgo Reply
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  • At least we getting some form of consistency going. Lets hope we keep improving performances- Kimberly is not a fun place. Wouldnt mind seing April and Williams at 10/12 with Pieterson at 15 and Esterhuizen on the wing at some point in second half.

  • Comment 5, posted at 01.10.15 10:52:59 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 5) :

    I don’t think Esterhuizen is going back to the wing, unless we don’t have any other options… same applies to Sithole to center.

  • Comment 6, posted at 01.10.15 11:04:14 by Letgo Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 1) : Agree, agree. I also think it is best I stop commenting on this blind leading the blind situation we have going at the Sharks.

  • Comment 7, posted at 01.10.15 11:07:34 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • @Letgo (Comment 6) : I dont think to start no but i was hoping maybe when replacements are made. Sithole has been disappointing this CC. Yes i know the ball hasnt exactly come to the wings a lot, but he hasnt gone looking either.

  • Comment 8, posted at 01.10.15 11:12:19 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 8) : the whole backline has been crap if we being honest.

  • Comment 9, posted at 01.10.15 11:23:36 by Poisy Reply
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  • @Poisy (Comment 9) : i wouldnt say crap. They have made handling/passing errors but a lot of those arose from pressure cos we just shoveled it wide. A few dummy lines, inside passes, wings popping up between centres etc would go a long way to sharking this backline.They all just look like they in a slump

  • Comment 10, posted at 01.10.15 11:32:52 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 10) : They need to spent a lot of time on individual skills (like passing properly) training, and then need a decent back line coach to teach them to operate as a unit (dummy runners, angle running, etc).

  • Comment 11, posted at 01.10.15 11:38:38 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 1) : I think they are planning on making Lambie captain anyway, so hopefully he stays fit and a player like van der walt can learn as vc

  • Comment 12, posted at 01.10.15 11:48:09 by HeinF Reply

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  • I have to wonder…our backline’s skills are not up to scratch and there are few SA coaches that I believe will actually change that. That means a coach from aus or nz is needed,only as backline coach. Some instances it works,as with campese during 2007 for the sharks,and sometimes it fails,like with carlos spencer at the lions and kings. I know it’s a gamble, but I have to believe we have a better chance at success with a coach from those countries where they have a mindset that skill are crucial,rather than our coaches’ view that size is crucial,speed a bonus and skills a good extra if you have them

  • Comment 13, posted at 01.10.15 11:53:47 by HeinF Reply

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  • The bench actually looks alright. But yes as others have noted the backline don’t seem to have any set moves that I can see.

  • Comment 14, posted at 01.10.15 12:00:56 by SeanJeff Reply
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  • To be honest, I haven’t been watching CC at all this year. Doesn’t seem like I am missing much though?

  • Comment 15, posted at 01.10.15 12:02:27 by Quintin Reply

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  • @ HeinF: remember that Brad Mooar chap who spent time with the Sharks last season to work on backline moves. It had minimal impact. But maybe a more permanent kiwi would work

  • Comment 16, posted at 01.10.15 12:12:00 by SeanJeff Reply
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  • @HeinF (Comment 13) : Well if you look at our backline for Sat: Majority are all good runners with the ball but arent known for their catching or passing ability. And that is the SA problem…we pick strong athletic guys and then have trouble trying to teach them the skills of the game.

  • Comment 17, posted at 01.10.15 12:12:47 by SheldonK Reply

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  • ja well yes!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 18, posted at 01.10.15 12:13:34 by JD Reply
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  • @HeinF (Comment 13) : I actually think that the Lions are still reaping the benefits of having Carlos coaching there for a while. Would have loved it if the Sharks could get him as a permanent backline/skills consultant. Isn’t he in Durban anyway like Mitchell?

  • Comment 19, posted at 01.10.15 12:14:44 by KingRiaan Reply

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  • Marco,’the old man and the (Cell) C’; I’m afraid that the marlin will remain elusive this year…no Currie Cup dreams for 2015.

  • Comment 20, posted at 01.10.15 12:15:33 by SeanJeff Reply
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  • @SeanJeff (Comment 20) : I like the ‘Old man and the sea’ reference :lol:

  • Comment 21, posted at 01.10.15 12:18:15 by StevieS Reply
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  • @SheldonK (Comment 10) : so in short they have been crap individually. Jordan in particular and especially mjekevu I have never seen such a useless wing with big guns but a teddy bear heart when it comes to tackling.

  • Comment 22, posted at 01.10.15 12:18:22 by Poisy Reply
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  • OMG! Oosthuizen on flank! :roll:

  • Comment 23, posted at 01.10.15 12:32:35 by Ben Reply
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  • @KingRiaan (Comment 19) : http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/opinion/70470871/Carlos-Spencer-has-claims-to-be-in-the-Blues-coaching-mix

    That said I wont mind Campo either, I think he had allot to do with the 2007 team reaching the final.

  • Comment 24, posted at 01.10.15 12:39:20 by Uli Boelie Reply
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  • @Uli Boelie (Comment 24) : Damn, well at least we have the wondrous muppet three to coach our boys :x :twisted:

  • Comment 25, posted at 01.10.15 12:51:41 by KingRiaan Reply

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  • @HeinF (Comment 12) : Lambie has missed out on nearly two full Super Rugby campaigns due to injury. I’m a huge Lambie fan but I’d still opt for Phillip to be honest.

    @SeanJeff (Comment 20) : That was very well done :grin:

  • Comment 26, posted at 01.10.15 12:57:31 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @Poisy (Comment 22) : By their own potential yes. They just all look a shadow of themselves. Not motivated or concentrating. They make mistakes as soon as they try things. Maybe the compo is out or something but the individuals are a lot better than the collective effort they are producing at the moment

  • Comment 27, posted at 01.10.15 13:13:06 by SheldonK Reply

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  • For me Gold and Wentzel are coupled on the tote,two average to below average under achievers who managed to stay near the top of the game by hanging with the right people.
    One is as average as the other,kinda people who when they leave you hardly notice that they have gone.
    Somebody please remind me when they have gone.

  • Comment 28, posted at 01.10.15 13:18:36 by The hound Reply
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  • @The hound (Comment 28) : I think thats probably a bit unfair on Wentzel. He was never signed to be the number 1 choice but rather as cover and to help impart some knowledge. Lewies being crocked,Astle failing, PSDT and Botha leaving and lack of any other decent lock has meant he has had to become the number 1.

  • Comment 29, posted at 01.10.15 13:32:02 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 29) : Agree but like Gold he’s now number one and a very average number one.

  • Comment 30, posted at 01.10.15 13:36:23 by The hound Reply
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  • @The hound (Comment 30) : The dude is like a 100 years old, cut him some slack, he is trying his best. Gold on the other hand, the less said the better…

  • Comment 31, posted at 01.10.15 13:40:27 by KingRiaan Reply

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  • @The hound (Comment 30) : So surely the blame needs to lie at the Sharks recruitment personnel’s feet? A lot of people have said that the Sharks dont need a strong youth system as the senior team has done well without one…well hows that working out now? Same as for the coach ,(Gold may be hated by everyone in Durban as they think he is making us lose on purpose.) he didnt pick himself for the job. So whose to blame there for lack of continuity and structure throughout. This disaster at the Sharks didnt just happen because of Gary Gold. This started right at the top and quickly flooded through the Union exposing cracks and weaknesses that were always there. Gary Gold is now just the scapegoat till someone replaces him and the story continues.

  • Comment 32, posted at 01.10.15 13:51:30 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 32) : No my problem with Gold as coach and Wentzel as captain is that they are both too ordinary to change anything.What is needed at the sharks is a coach and a captain who are going to disrupt this whole lethargic swing ,and turn it around.
    These two are going to just hang in there happily accepting their money for as long as the ride lasts.

  • Comment 33, posted at 01.10.15 14:05:43 by The hound Reply
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  • @The hound (Comment 33) : U may as well include John Smit in that as he is responsible for both at the end of the day. And then include the board of directors as well. If Directors are happy with Smit he wont change anything, if Smit happy with Gold he wont change and following on from that if Gold is happy with Wentzel he wont change. As i Said its a top down problem.

  • Comment 34, posted at 01.10.15 14:09:31 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @vanmartin (Comment 26) : Yes, Lambie is a bit proned to injury, but he is just such a natural leader and player, would give him the benefit of the doubt. Can’t be worse than the boks, who change captains twice a week because of old players getting injured ;)

  • Comment 35, posted at 01.10.15 14:14:12 by HeinF Reply

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  • @Uli Boelie (Comment 24) : It amazes me how great players from aus and nz can quickly become good assistant coaches (spencer,campo,larkham). Think we should be able to get someone like that who is willing to start as backline coach at the sharks…?

  • Comment 36, posted at 01.10.15 14:19:02 by HeinF Reply

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  • @HeinF (Comment 36) : I think SA needs a coaching academy. One with amazingly high standards and the students need to do internship at the unions before graduation.

  • Comment 37, posted at 01.10.15 14:39:48 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @HeinF (Comment 36) : It the difference between approaching your profession (rugby in this case) as a craft that can never be entirely mastered as opposed to viewing it as an obstacle that can be overcome as soon as you put an extra kilograms’ worth of muscle mass. That will surely somehow influence how you approach your coaching later on in life.

  • Comment 38, posted at 01.10.15 14:59:31 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @coolfusion (Comment 37) : Will never work, your idea makes too much sense for SA rugby ;)
    @vanmartin (Comment 38) : The problem is, after so many years, can’t they see this approach will only get you to number 2 in the world (on a good year)? They just aren’t thinking longterm, where we need to develope skills and focus on it

  • Comment 39, posted at 01.10.15 18:39:29 by HeinF Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 34) : ah there you are, see Gold’s comments that he is indeed our head coach for Super rugby next year?… :-)

  • Comment 40, posted at 01.10.15 19:50:15 by Orlok Tsubodai Reply

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  • Watching Michalak playing last night, I sure do miss him at the Sharks….

  • Comment 41, posted at 02.10.15 08:02:59 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • Gold intimating in the Afrikaans Press that he wants to lead Sharks in a coaching role in Superrugby and pleading for Board patience. This in response to suggestions that Robert Du Preez to be considered as Superrugby coach.

  • Comment 42, posted at 02.10.15 08:16:36 by grant10 Reply

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  • Here is the article

    Gee my net meer tyd met hierdie groep wat ek nou het.

    Dit was Donderdag die pleidooi van Gary Gold, die Haaie se afrigter, oor die toekoms van dié span.

    Of sy pleidooi ’n gunstige reaksie by die besluitnemers van Haaie-rugby gaan ontlok, sal nog gesien moet word.

    Gold het erken daar is net mooi niks bereik met die afgelope Super-seisoen nie en erken as hy die laaste paar maande kon oorkry, sou hy glad nie sy Springbokke in die Super-reeks laat speel het nie.

    “Ek sou in die Super-reeks die spelers gebruik het wat nou vir my Curriebeker-rugby speel. Ek sou vir die Springbokke gesê het hulle kan bloot net konsentreer op hul voorbereiding vir die Wêreldbeker,” het Gold onthul.

    “Anders as vir enkele spelers wat die ervaring gekry het om Super-rugby te speel, het dié seisoen net niks vir ons beteken nie.

    “Die eerste agt maande wat ek in beheer was, was glad nie ’n goeie begin vir my nie,” het hy erken.

    “Ek voel indien daar volhard word met die huidige klomp jong spelers wat hier by die unie is, asook die onder 21-groep wat nou gekontrakteer is vir senior rugby, kan daar in die toekoms suksesvolle tye wees,” het Gold gesê.

    Hy het erken hy weet nie of sy base bereid gaan wees om vas te byt en die saadjie wat hy glo gesaai is om in die toekoms sukses te behaal, genoeg tyd gaan gee om behoorlik te blom nie.

    “Ek kan regtig nie vir jou sê of hulle die geduld gaan hê om vas te byt nie.”

    Daar word reeds ander name rondgegooi as kandidate om by Gold oor te neem as die Super-afrigter vir aanstaande seisoen.

    “Ek glo ons fokus moet wees om die toekoms aan te pak met die jong talent wat ons hier tot ons beskikking het en te bou aan ’n span. Ek verwag nie dat ons al aanstaande jaar ’n span gaan hê wat die Super-reeks kan wen nie, maar ek hoop net daar sal ’n bereidwilligheid wees om geduld te hê vir ’n jaar of drie om ’n wenspan te bou,” het Gold gesê.

    In ’n wêreld waar kits-sukses verwag word, kan dit dalk net gebeur dat Gold nie daardie luuksheid gegun gaan word om die span steen vir steen te bou wat hy wil hê nie.

    “Ek is dalk maar net ’n blinde optimis, maar ek het tog die gevoel dinge is besig om te verander en reg te kom,” het hy gesê.

    Wat die onmiddelike toekoms betref, het hy gesê die realiteit wat die Haaie in die gesig staar is dat hulle albei hul wegwedstryde teen die Griekwas (Saterdag) en die Vrystaat moet wen om vir die halfeindstryd te kwalifiseer.

    “Dit is so eenvoudig soos dit. Doen ons dit nie, is ons uit die wedloop.

    “Kimberley en Bloemfontein is boonop twee baie moeilike plekke om na toe te gaan en oorwinnings te kry,” het Gold erken.

  • Comment 43, posted at 02.10.15 08:27:08 by grant10 Reply

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  • Sorry Rob…forgot to send link…my bad!

  • Comment 44, posted at 02.10.15 08:27:43 by grant10 Reply

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  • @grant10 (Comment 44) : where is that from? Beeld, or similar?

  • Comment 45, posted at 02.10.15 08:34:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • @grant10 (Comment 43) : Sounds a tad too desperate for my liking but that could be the journalist cherry-picking quotes for all we know. Interesting times at the Sharks if Gold has to appeal to his board through the media.

  • Comment 46, posted at 02.10.15 08:34:44 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 45) : Looks like it from Beeld. Here’s the link: http://www.netwerk24.com/sport/2015-10-01-gary-gold-vra-vir-geduld-om-n-wenspan-te-bou

  • Comment 47, posted at 02.10.15 08:36:32 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @Orlok Tsubodai (Comment 40) : I will still wait till its announced officially. And if it is then its a massive problem as taking aside everyone’s hatred for Gold, the bigger problem is that the DOR role is not being fulfilled. And its a lack of that role that has caused the Sharks to be in the position they are in now. No structures and continuity was set up so when top guys left it all fell apart.

  • Comment 48, posted at 02.10.15 08:38:11 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @vanmartin (Comment 46) : I’m sure not even the board is stupid enough to believe the crap Gold spouts in the media.

  • Comment 49, posted at 02.10.15 08:39:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • @SheldonK (Comment 48) : Exactly my concern. If Gold so badly wants to coach then he can’t be DoR. I’m honestly not sure what his endgame is here? If he’s want to develop the current youngsters it means he’ll go begging to the board again at some other point because our feeder systems will still be broken and we’ll run out of players when we most need them. The odd Gold quote from the media is bringing any clarity either.

  • Comment 50, posted at 02.10.15 08:47:38 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 47) : If Gold does indeed become the Super rugby coach i will have lost all faith in John Smit as CEO. Its not the fact that Gold will be coaching but the fact that then nobody will be doing the desperately needed DOR function. It also means that Smit and Co have done nothing in the way of securing a coach for 2016 since Super rugby 2015 ended. All is not well in KZN. Trust me having Gold as coach is the least of our worries

  • Comment 51, posted at 02.10.15 08:58:49 by SheldonK Reply

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  • Here’s a poser, if GG was working as the DOR would he be able to appoint himself as Super coach. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 52, posted at 02.10.15 09:07:26 by Salmonoid the Subtle Reply
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  • @Salmonoid the Subtle (Comment 52) : do you think he’d be able to figure out which way to hold the pen?

  • Comment 53, posted at 02.10.15 09:12:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Salmonoid the Subtle (Comment 52) : Quantum logic. Gary fancies he can exist in two states at once? :grin:

  • Comment 54, posted at 02.10.15 09:14:08 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 50) : Yeh look im always a bit skeptical about what coaches say in the media as sometimes they intentionally say things to distract from other issues. So read every ‘quote’ with that in mind. If Gold wants to coach then fair enough but then he must be evaluated for that position. He was evaluated and hired based on the DOR role he was required to fill. The coaching role is different so he should be separately evaluated for that. And then someone else needs to be acquired to fulfill the DOR role. He cannot do both

  • Comment 55, posted at 02.10.15 09:20:52 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 49) : don’t know anymore what to believe!!!!!!! However one thing is totally obvious and that is there is a huge problem at the Sharks!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 56, posted at 02.10.15 09:21:33 by JD Reply
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  • @Salmonoid the Subtle (Comment 52) : Yes but only if he publishes the interview with himself for the position…

  • Comment 57, posted at 02.10.15 09:25:02 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @JD (Comment 56) : Well if any of it can be believed then I would say it’s at least comforting to know management admits there is a fire and is seriously considering ways to put it out.

  • Comment 58, posted at 02.10.15 09:50:51 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @grant10 (Comment 42) : He must be mad. He must be really mad.

  • Comment 59, posted at 02.10.15 10:12:56 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 55) : Yes then Robert du Preez could be appointed as the new DOR, he then could fire GG and appoint himself as head coach, after publishing the full interview of course.
    Eish, where are Yossarian, Milo Minderbinder, Major Major et al when you really need them.

  • Comment 60, posted at 02.10.15 10:37:58 by Salmonoid the Subtle Reply
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  • @Salmonoid the Subtle (Comment 60) : Crises that sounds complicated. Just let the players coach themselves… Lambie take the backs and Coetzee the forwards. Done

  • Comment 61, posted at 02.10.15 11:03:26 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @grant10 (Comment 43) : “Ek is dalk maar net ‘n blinde optimis”

    Dalk? :roll:

  • Comment 62, posted at 02.10.15 11:04:33 by Ben Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 45) : Netwerk 24

  • Comment 63, posted at 02.10.15 12:28:49 by grant10 Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 55) : dude you still don’t get it. Gold was brought in to coach the Super team. It’s fact. He did so this year and he has stated he will do so next year. I don’t know what’s holding you back. Sure, his title is “DOR” but we know from his predecessor Jake White who held the same title and who coached the Super team that DOR means nothing at the Sharks except a fancy name for head coach.

    You’re simply trying to transplant YOUR idea of what a DOR should do on Gold. Perhaps Smal at the Stormers has influenced you. Time to face facts mate!

  • Comment 64, posted at 02.10.15 18:41:26 by Orlok Tsubodai Reply

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  • I know what us beleaguered Sharks supporters need: helium infused beer…these guys were having a whale of a time https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3V9QHBgrPNY… I might be able to watch a game like this

  • Comment 65, posted at 02.10.15 18:43:33 by SeanJeff Reply
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  • @Orlok Tsubodai (Comment 64) : I’ve lost count. How many times have you told him this? :)

  • Comment 66, posted at 02.10.15 18:52:12 by Ben Reply
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  • @SeanJeff (Comment 65) : :mrgreen: Love it…

  • Comment 67, posted at 02.10.15 18:59:04 by pastorshark Reply
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  • What worries me most about these comments by Gold is that they show that flipping communication is still non-existent at the Sharks. If the idea is that Gold is SheldonK’s version of a DOR and a head coach is appointed to be just that…then surely Board and Gold should be discussing it TOGETHER. It seems clear that Gold has no idea what the board is thinking! How can an organisation run like that?! For flip’s sake…sort this stuff out man…and talk to each other!! Man…

  • Comment 68, posted at 02.10.15 19:09:14 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 68) : when Gold was appointed as “DOR” Smit praised his coaching experience. Not his managerial or organisational skills and/or experience which a SheldonK “DOR” might be expected to possess. This says a lot to me in terms of what the union expects of Gold, and it has to do with coaching…

  • Comment 69, posted at 02.10.15 19:16:54 by Orlok Tsubodai Reply

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  • No Sharks game on dstv today?

  • Comment 70, posted at 03.10.15 12:56:16 by duncanbetteridge Reply

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  • @pastorshark (Comment 68) : Sadly this lack of communication is a sure sign of a failing enterprise. Whether we want to believe it or not the outward signs are there. This mix of individuals does not seem to work well. Time to cut the loss. Some heads must now roll for it to survive. As much as I dislike Gary’s tenure. I must say he is only coming in at the tail end if a string of poor moves. He is a final straw but not the cause. John Smit is in over his head and has a pivotal position. Sadly this is where the cut will be most effective. Gary can be dealt with after if necessary.

  • Comment 71, posted at 03.10.15 16:15:37 by coolfusion Reply

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