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Interesting changes by Rassie for Mendoza


Written by Henk Terblanche (Bokhoring)

Posted in :The Rugby Championship on 23 Aug 2018 at 15:41

PSDT has moved to the bench with Mostert taking his place in the starting team. Louw comes onto the bench in place of Thomas the Tank, and Snyman replaces Orie.

I have a suspicion the the Boks will finish the game with 6. Louw, 7. PSDT and 8. Kolisi or 6. Kolisi, 7. PSDT and 8. Louw

15 Willie le Roux, 14 Makazole Mapimpi, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 André Esterhuizen, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Siya Kolisi (c), 6 Francois Louw, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Beast Mtawarira.

16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Wilco Louw, 19 RG Snyman, 20 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Lionel Mapoe, 23 Damian Willemse.



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  • Really not too sure what Rassie is looking to do with his locks and loose forward combos both starting and on the bench. Hopefully backline can gel a bit more this week, not easy to play on those fields as they are hard and narrow

  • Comment 1, posted at 23.08.18 15:49:27 by SheldonK Reply
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  • Another easy 5 points in the bag.

  • Comment 2, posted at 23.08.18 15:51:27 by McLovin Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 2) : Hopefully Boks score more than 5 pts :mrgreen:

  • Comment 3, posted at 23.08.18 15:55:08 by SheldonK Reply
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  • So I’m guessing they took Akker along just for sight seeing?

    @SheldonK (Comment 1) : I like how Rassie is testing different combo’s but I think after this match he’s going to make a decision on a pair of combo’s and stick with it.

  • Comment 4, posted at 24.08.18 09:51:30 by Quintin Reply
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  • @Quintin (Comment 4) : Akker in case of emergency, have to have 3 hooker on tour. I dont mind Rassie testing combos but for me that combo is just off as both Whiteley and Kolisi do exactly the same thing on the field and as such like last week Siya had the stronger game so Whiteley became redundant on the field.

  • Comment 5, posted at 24.08.18 10:05:13 by SheldonK Reply
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  • @SheldonK (Comment 5) : Whiteley has never really had an outstanding game for me at the Boks.

  • Comment 6, posted at 24.08.18 10:15:11 by Quintin Reply
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  • @Quintin (Comment 6) : When he first made the Bok side i thought he actually did well as he was making tackle after tackle and getting involved a lot more with ball in hand etc. But since his injury layoff he isnt making as many effective tackles and doesnt carry the ball as much. Personally i dont think he was playing well enough to be included in the Bok side…but he does have a Bok contract so they want a return for their money.

  • Comment 7, posted at 24.08.18 10:18:46 by SheldonK Reply
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  • @SheldonK (Comment 1) : It’s all about finishing strong and managing workload

  • Comment 8, posted at 25.08.18 08:18:47 by byron Reply
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  • NZ forcing aus to make lots of cover tackles and opening the gaps. Hope our guys are watching this tactic. Tackle commit will be crucial against them.

  • Comment 9, posted at 25.08.18 10:54:37 by coolfusion Reply
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  • Schoolboy errors thus far by the bokke, Angus also has not even attempted to establish an offsides line

  • Comment 10, posted at 25.08.18 21:22:37 by jdolivier Reply
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  • The handbags may turn very ugly soon

  • Comment 11, posted at 25.08.18 21:25:02 by jdolivier Reply
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  • Am isn’t going to stay in the Bok team for long if he can’t pass a ball. Had Mapimpi open on his outside.

  • Comment 12, posted at 25.08.18 21:25:57 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • And Pollard still kicking like his arse. :roll:

  • Comment 13, posted at 25.08.18 21:27:25 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Aby idea why mapimpi is off?

  • Comment 14, posted at 25.08.18 21:29:14 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Beautiful try Kolisi!

  • Comment 15, posted at 25.08.18 21:29:20 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 14) : Any……

  • Comment 16, posted at 25.08.18 21:29:31 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 14) : Didn’t even notice him leaving the field.

  • Comment 17, posted at 25.08.18 21:30:25 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 17) : Substitution notification stated mapoe is on

  • Comment 18, posted at 25.08.18 21:31:03 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Kolisi is hitting space at will!

  • Comment 19, posted at 25.08.18 21:31:44 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 18) : Missed it

  • Comment 20, posted at 25.08.18 21:32:51 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Great try Argies! Bok pillar defense nowhere.

  • Comment 21, posted at 25.08.18 21:34:07 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 21) : Handre pollard is a revolving door on defence as well, can’t kick for shit either

  • Comment 22, posted at 25.08.18 21:35:41 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 22) : That gap wasn’t in Pollard’s channel though

  • Comment 23, posted at 25.08.18 21:37:27 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 19) : Damn they look average………….

  • Comment 24, posted at 25.08.18 21:37:39 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 23) : Nope, but he has not made a single completed tackle so far.

  • Comment 25, posted at 25.08.18 21:38:17 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Now some pretty shit defense AGAIN and Argies go in again.

  • Comment 26, posted at 25.08.18 21:38:18 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Etzebeth binned. Things looking bad and on course for a hiding

  • Comment 27, posted at 25.08.18 21:40:43 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • We’re f#@%ed now. 30 point loss on the cards unless they catch a wake-up

  • Comment 28, posted at 25.08.18 21:40:48 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Arg 24 – SA 7 (28 min)

  • Comment 29, posted at 25.08.18 21:44:03 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • I’m already dreading the AB games. Come to think about it, the Aussie games as well..

  • Comment 30, posted at 25.08.18 21:45:39 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • The boks inadequacies at fly half is quite apparent tonight

  • Comment 31, posted at 25.08.18 21:45:55 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 30) : Nokia scores 81-10, 71-10 something like that

  • Comment 32, posted at 25.08.18 21:46:32 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 32) : Ja, can’t see us coming even close. Just too much class and skill. McKenzie and Barrett have more of it than our entire team.

  • Comment 33, posted at 25.08.18 21:49:38 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 33) : Mckenzie would probably play alone against 15 bokke and still manage to win it

  • Comment 34, posted at 25.08.18 21:51:33 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Why the hell are we kicking away possession

  • Comment 35, posted at 25.08.18 21:52:31 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 35) : Clueless

  • Comment 36, posted at 25.08.18 21:53:05 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • And to prove my point, Sanchez slots a drop goal. 37 min 27-7 argies man handling the bokke

  • Comment 37, posted at 25.08.18 21:53:44 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Great drop by Sanchez!

    Arg 27 – SA 7 (37 min)

  • Comment 38, posted at 25.08.18 21:54:19 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • So far Sanchez 6 Pollard 0

  • Comment 39, posted at 25.08.18 21:55:21 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • And our scrums are a fuckup as well

  • Comment 40, posted at 25.08.18 21:57:59 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Bring back Toetie :mrgreen:

  • Comment 41, posted at 25.08.18 21:58:19 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 41) : P divvy, he, at least was funny

  • Comment 42, posted at 25.08.18 22:01:38 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Willie is having an absolutely mare today. Not really any Bok standing out – all very poor

  • Comment 43, posted at 25.08.18 22:06:54 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Flouw is adding nothing today. Bring on PSDT at 7 and move Kolisi to 6

  • Comment 44, posted at 25.08.18 22:08:01 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Creevy never released in the assist

  • Comment 45, posted at 25.08.18 22:12:41 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Reffing not helping SA at all. Free for all at the rucks

  • Comment 46, posted at 25.08.18 22:13:03 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 46) : True but we’re pretty kak all by ourselves.

  • Comment 47, posted at 25.08.18 22:14:41 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • This is absolute dogshit!!!

  • Comment 48, posted at 25.08.18 22:15:46 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Holy shit

  • Comment 49, posted at 25.08.18 22:16:31 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Miles forward!!!

  • Comment 50, posted at 25.08.18 22:16:57 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Arg 32 – SA 7 (46 min)

  • Comment 51, posted at 25.08.18 22:18:32 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Eventually the Boks score after some quick recycling.

  • Comment 52, posted at 25.08.18 22:20:00 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Arg 32 – SA 14 (49 min)

  • Comment 53, posted at 25.08.18 22:20:37 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • PSDT replaced Etzebeth.

  • Comment 54, posted at 25.08.18 22:23:11 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • No creativity in this backline

  • Comment 55, posted at 25.08.18 22:30:53 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Creevy has the ref in his pocket

  • Comment 56, posted at 25.08.18 22:32:46 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Take AM off and move Mapoe to 13

  • Comment 57, posted at 25.08.18 22:33:43 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 56) : There are seriously no fucking offsides lines for the argies

  • Comment 58, posted at 25.08.18 22:33:47 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 55) : We should find a solid fullback and then play Willie at 10

  • Comment 59, posted at 25.08.18 22:34:38 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • 20 minutes for 3 converted tries, I fear the writing is on the wall

  • Comment 60, posted at 25.08.18 22:35:02 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 60) : Could have been two tries but for some crap passing

  • Comment 61, posted at 25.08.18 22:37:27 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • So pollard to 12 what the actual fuck is rassie doing

  • Comment 62, posted at 25.08.18 22:37:59 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Great scrum by the Boks!

  • Comment 63, posted at 25.08.18 22:38:25 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 61) : True, Willie and am have lost their distribution skills

  • Comment 64, posted at 25.08.18 22:38:36 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Brilliant hands Willie!

  • Comment 65, posted at 25.08.18 22:40:17 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Scary how little our wings have seen the ball compared to last week, we took a winning formula and reverted back to the old kick and hope bullshit of years past

  • Comment 66, posted at 25.08.18 22:40:42 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Arg 32 – SA 19 65 min)

  • Comment 67, posted at 25.08.18 22:41:03 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 65) : Lovely that the wings get ball and Willie passes well after the complaint

  • Comment 68, posted at 25.08.18 22:43:56 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Now all of a sudden we’re playing

  • Comment 69, posted at 25.08.18 22:44:13 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Lineouts again a problem at crucial times

  • Comment 70, posted at 25.08.18 22:44:47 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 70) : Team warning for penalties in their 22 forgotten?????

  • Comment 71, posted at 25.08.18 22:45:24 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Not a single bok player has had a good game tonight, pathetically disappointing

  • Comment 72, posted at 25.08.18 22:47:53 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 71) : Kolisi asked Gardner about that

  • Comment 73, posted at 25.08.18 22:47:56 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • That turnover and breakout was the game

  • Comment 74, posted at 25.08.18 22:48:45 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 73) : I usually rate Gardner higher than the other tasman idiots, but tonight he has been intimidated by the home ground

  • Comment 75, posted at 25.08.18 22:48:47 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Damian willemse has improved out line speed 10 fold

  • Comment 76, posted at 25.08.18 22:50:05 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 75) : Or he’s still pissed from his birthday party

  • Comment 77, posted at 25.08.18 22:50:05 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 77) : A twat by any other name…….

  • Comment 78, posted at 25.08.18 22:50:27 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 77) : How sad is it that we have to fight for a losing bonus point against Argentina

  • Comment 79, posted at 25.08.18 22:51:11 by jdolivier Reply

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  • You just have to match our pack and we are stuffed

  • Comment 80, posted at 25.08.18 22:51:32 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • What is with Gardner praising the Argies?

  • Comment 81, posted at 25.08.18 22:52:48 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • How far has south African rugby fallen

  • Comment 82, posted at 25.08.18 22:54:07 by jdolivier Reply

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  • Another lineout lost. WTF????

  • Comment 83, posted at 25.08.18 22:55:27 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • If Rassie thinks this hurts he will need some serious pain killers for the next 2 games

  • Comment 84, posted at 25.08.18 22:55:45 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • No Argies rub this in by kicking for the corner

  • Comment 85, posted at 25.08.18 22:57:55 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Game over.

    Arg win comfortably 32 – 19

  • Comment 86, posted at 25.08.18 22:59:05 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • Well played Argies!!!

  • Comment 87, posted at 25.08.18 22:59:54 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 86) : If anyone still believes that Handre is our 10 for the world cup, I want the shit they smoke

  • Comment 88, posted at 25.08.18 23:00:03 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 87) : Definitely agree

  • Comment 89, posted at 25.08.18 23:00:22 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 88) : 10, 12, 13 all pretty luke warm

  • Comment 90, posted at 25.08.18 23:04:47 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 90) : Big Andre was the pick of the rotten pack. Start mapoe and willemse immediate changes will be visible

  • Comment 91, posted at 25.08.18 23:09:54 by jdolivier Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 91) : All he did was run into tacklers. The job of the inside centre is to create space for the outside backs. Esterhuizen simply doesn’t know how to do that.

  • Comment 92, posted at 26.08.18 11:14:03 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • I have to agree with Mallett. The RC has already been won by the AB’s after two weeks.

  • Comment 93, posted at 26.08.18 11:29:49 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • So the Argies found a way to nullify our forwards and we had absolutely nothing else to offer.
    The modern game requires that players 1 through 23 are skilled enough to set the platform and / or make an impact so if we have a player that is not good enough to be utilized on match day, we are already setting ourselves up for failure! The fact that Verneulen has to be called back from Japan just shows that we don’t even have the depth to make up a competitive match day 23, let alone a squad. I won’t be surprised if SA ends up 4th in this Championship

  • Comment 94, posted at 26.08.18 12:34:42 by Julesgr8ter Reply
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  • I don’t feel like it’s individuals. More of a cohesiveness issue. Rassie must now settle on his matchday squad and build some bonds. The individual play should follow.

  • Comment 95, posted at 26.08.18 14:53:06 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 95) : We also need Goosen and Lambie to challenge Pollard for place. He is very erratic ATM.

  • Comment 96, posted at 26.08.18 14:54:43 by coolfusion Reply

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  • I will hold judgement for now but the performance on the weekend was very similar to what we saw under Alistair Coetzee and he copped some serious flak so ill give Rassie a few more games but if we see the same rubbish then im afraid we were a bit too harsh on AC as i semi suspect and we need to face the facts that we have sub par players that cannot perform consistently. What i saw on the weekend was shocking…zero commitment and players just standing around watching and almost scared to get involved. Also have to question some of Rassie’s selections and subs

  • Comment 97, posted at 27.08.18 08:32:14 by SheldonK Reply

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  • Also interesting to note how the Argies weer praised for a really good crowd of 26 000 yet the Durban crowd of 27 000 was mocked as being rubbish. Just shows the effect of stadium size

  • Comment 98, posted at 27.08.18 08:39:52 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @Spirit of Rugby (Comment 92) : He managed a couple of good line breaks, but then clattered into the last defender. Then again I don’t recall any support players nearby, but he also did not come across as looking for someone to pass to.

  • Comment 99, posted at 27.08.18 08:53:25 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • He is a better distributor than he gets credit for but he is no Mauger. I think he offers more than De Allende but where he does lack is in agility and acceleration which means Am has to stay pretty close to him on Defense. The whole back division is lacking a couple of years of experience and it shows when the forwards don’t dominate. This backline may be the answer for 2023 but at the next WC we need to see Lambie, Serfontein, Steyn and JP in the mix .We may need to look around for a back up 9 as well as Rassie isnt giving any local guys a game.

  • Comment 100, posted at 27.08.18 11:36:35 by Byron Wright Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 97) : ‘very similar to what we saw under Alistair Coetzee’ – Are you guys family or something? A ‘bit too harsh’ on a guy that broke how many records in the wrong way? Sorry, I usually respect your comments but regarding AC you seem to be defending him every time.

  • Comment 101, posted at 27.08.18 12:57:08 by Quintin Reply

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  • @Quintin (Comment 101) : Before you climb too high on your horse just bear in mind that AC won his home series 3-0 before things started to come apart away from home. Rassie only won his home series 2-1 and has now lost to Argies and Wales away…he has a tough run of away games now and end of year so if he doesnt turn things around majorly then he will be same boat as AC also breaking records.

  • Comment 102, posted at 27.08.18 13:26:00 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @Quintin (Comment 101) : Dont get me wrong i wasnt a fan of AC how he selected and how his teams played. All im saying is Rassie isnt faring much better to date and with tough games to come could have a worse record than AC in his first year. So then questions need to be asked is it the coach or the sub par players…

  • Comment 103, posted at 27.08.18 14:09:18 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 103) : This guy asks the same questions. Interesting watch:

  • Comment 104, posted at 27.08.18 18:39:13 by Spirit of Rugby Reply
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  • @SheldonK (Comment 102) : @SheldonK (Comment 103) : I’m not climbing on any fictional horses. Just as I gave AC slack in the beginning of his tenure I think we can give Rassie the same if you want to compare their careers directly. Rassie has already experimented a lot more with different players in an attempt to build and guage the depth(the team against Wales was clearly 2nd string), something AC never dared to try, rather opting to play Schalk Burger at 10 at times and stick with the same players game after game despite them not performing.

  • Comment 105, posted at 28.08.18 13:00:28 by Quintin Reply

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  • @Quintin (Comment 105) : As you will see in my one comment i did say that i am willing to give Rassie more time but also that he has some very tough games to come in which to fix things. My point was just that from SA School sides, to SA u20, Super rugby sides and then the Boks we have seen a general decline in the standards of the players and teams that much is obvious. So how muh of it all can be laid at the Bok coaches feet….

  • Comment 106, posted at 28.08.18 13:16:15 by SheldonK Reply

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  • Why has Jaco Kriel not been approached? Is he still injured?

  • Comment 107, posted at 28.08.18 13:29:50 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 107) : Same could be said of a number of Euro based guys…not sure if Jaco Kriel has played any rugby since hs injury though

  • Comment 108, posted at 28.08.18 13:42:05 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 108) : Re injured his shoulder in July out for probably the whole year. Hasn’t played since first op in March. So he’s out for now.

  • Comment 109, posted at 28.08.18 14:57:06 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 109) : He and Marcell will probably be ready early next year. Marcell, Kriel and Vermeulen in the pack should give us plenty but not now. Same troubles with our flyhalfs stocks which should only come right early next year. Rassie better settle quickly and sort out consistency and mental agility in the rest.

  • Comment 110, posted at 28.08.18 15:00:06 by coolfusion Reply

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  • Marcell apparently making his return to play this weekend.

  • Comment 111, posted at 28.08.18 15:03:15 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 110) : Problem is Rassie has to the ‘Sa mix’ right which complicates things. Some Euro based guys are injured etc but i do feel Rassie needs to have a good look at them during the end of year tour. If he isnt then he should just say he is only picking local.
    Id love to see the Bok side play against a side based solely in Europe.

  • Comment 112, posted at 28.08.18 15:08:03 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 112) : I agree. BTW Marcell played the friendly against wasps. Got binned first game back.

  • Comment 113, posted at 28.08.18 15:11:48 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 112) : He should also make a call on those fringe players like de Allende and settle now he should be able to know by now if they should be taking a spot or not. It makes him look like he is still grasping for a plan. Not good.

  • Comment 114, posted at 28.08.18 15:17:31 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 113) : Been out so long forgot the rules? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 115, posted at 28.08.18 15:19:47 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 114) : I think Rassie knows some of his players but there are a lot he isnt sure on…also the guys he likes have been up and down in terms of form. He has also picked a captain that plays like an 8 but wants to wear 6 or 7

  • Comment 116, posted at 28.08.18 15:20:31 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 116) : Imo he is playing more like an impact player. Time to rethink captaincy. While he deciding play suffers. We need flankers that can carry the load for 60 mins

  • Comment 117, posted at 28.08.18 15:56:18 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 117) : Lets be honest if Rassie removes Kolisi as captain there will be a mass action and huge fallout in this country…Rassie should have a Euro gig lined up the day he announces that Kolisi is dropped

  • Comment 118, posted at 28.08.18 15:58:58 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @SheldonK (Comment 118) : Yes but he would have to line up something else in any event if he cannot win. Has he not lined up DOR anyways? Surely he’s not planning on being head coach past RWC? Hard choices for him I agree. Too bad we don’t have any lateral options beast won’t make a good cap I can’t think of any other players in that category who are undisputed in their positions. Am could have been if he kept form.

  • Comment 119, posted at 28.08.18 16:05:48 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 119) : Just reading an article about Rassie as Coach and DOR and from that i got the feeling that if coaching doesnt go well he would vacate DOR role as well, guess will see. And as you say not many captain options. I dont mind Kolisi as captain and i think he will grow into that role…BUT he needs to play 8 for Boks and Stormers.

  • Comment 120, posted at 28.08.18 16:10:30 by SheldonK Reply

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  • Interesting analysis on how the Pumas negated our forwards on attack

    https://www.alloutrugby.com/pumas-gave-boks-chop/

  • Comment 121, posted at 28.08.18 17:21:30 by Bokhoring Reply
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