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S14 Game 5, Waratahs (20) vs. Hurricanes (3) F/T


Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Original Content, Super 14 on 16 Feb 2008 at 10:00
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The Waratahs host the Hurricanes in Sydney.

The Waratahs are expected to be one of the better Australian teams this year, will they show this potential today?

Will the big name back three for the Canes help them pull off an away win?

Kick-off in Sydney at 10:40 SA Time.

Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
TJ’s: Joey Salmans (South Africa), Grant MacNeill (Australia)
TMO: George Ayoub (Australia)

Waratahs:
Starting XV: 15 Lachie Turner, 14 Timana Tahu, 13 Ben Jacobs, 12 Tom Carter, 11 Lote Tuqiri, 10 Kurtley Beale, 9 Brett Sheehan, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Phil Waugh (captain), 6 Rocky Elsom, 5 Dan Vickerman, 4 Dean Mumm, 3 Al Baxter, 2 Adam Freier, 1 Matt Dunning.

Replacements: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 17 Benn Robinson, 18 Will Caldwell, 19 Beau Robinson, 20 Luke Burgess, 21 Sam Harris, 22 Alfi Mafi.

Hurricanes:
Starting XV: 15 Cory Jane, 14 Hosea Gear, 13 Conrad Smith, 12 Tamati Ellison, 11 Ma’a Nonu, 10 Jimmy Gopperth, 9 Piri Weepu, 8 Rodney So’oialo (captain), 7 Chris Masoe, 6 Jerry Collins, 5 Jason Eaton, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Tim Fairbrother, 2 Andrew Hore, 1 John Schwalger.

Replacements: 16 Hikawera Elliot, 17 Neemia Tialata, 18 Craig Clarke, 19. Thomas Waldrom, 20 Alby Mathewson, 21 Willie Ripia, 22 Shannon Paku.


59 Comments

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  • Comment 1, posted at 16.02.08 10:49:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • Bet you that Thrush boy doesn’t get a lot of nookie 😉

  • Comment 2, posted at 16.02.08 10:53:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • Hehe… rather unfortunate name!

  • Comment 3, posted at 16.02.08 10:55:02 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • Sounds like the Canes are making the early running

  • Comment 4, posted at 16.02.08 10:56:18 by robdylan Reply
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  • bryce! Thank the pope… was worried I was going to go blind here

  • Comment 5, posted at 16.02.08 10:56:44 by robdylan Reply
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  • And with that facial hair and mullet… Eaton no doubt doesn’t get nookie either…lol!

  • Comment 6, posted at 16.02.08 10:56:48 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • Try to the Tahs, but not sure who scored it

  • Comment 7, posted at 16.02.08 10:59:37 by robdylan Reply
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  • LAchie Turner

  • Comment 8, posted at 16.02.08 11:00:08 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • who was that scraggly chap playing for the Force last night? Had about 10 strands of hair halfway down to his erse…

    What passes for fashion in Perth…

  • Comment 9, posted at 16.02.08 11:00:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • Merci, bryce. When did he become “Lachie”? Makes himsounds like a friendly pet retriever, or something

  • Comment 10, posted at 16.02.08 11:01:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • Lol Robbo… and Aussie trait… put an ‘ie’ on the end of anything…

  • Comment 11, posted at 16.02.08 11:02:48 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • 7-3 now, to the Tahs

  • Comment 12, posted at 16.02.08 11:07:01 by robdylan Reply
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  • So are you brycie or bryco?

  • Comment 13, posted at 16.02.08 11:07:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • Any scores ❓

  • Comment 14, posted at 16.02.08 11:07:27 by Charlie Reply

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  • Sorry 😯

  • Comment 15, posted at 16.02.08 11:07:46 by Charlie Reply

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  • What about the Cane’s Hooker – “Hore”. Nice choice of position for a hore

  • Comment 16, posted at 16.02.08 11:08:18 by hellbent Reply

     
  • 22 minutes gone

  • Comment 17, posted at 16.02.08 11:10:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • 7-3 to the tahs, Charlie.

    So did the Hore give Thrush the ball?

  • Comment 18, posted at 16.02.08 11:10:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • No Hore’s ball a gave Eaton Thrush…lol!

  • Comment 19, posted at 16.02.08 11:12:01 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • Remember Hore’s brother, Charlie? Kept pretending to be a flyhalf, but he had the skills of Dries Scholtz 🙂

  • Comment 20, posted at 16.02.08 11:12:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • I would like to categorically state that I have never Eaton Thrush :mrgreen:

  • Comment 21, posted at 16.02.08 11:13:27 by robdylan Reply
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  • Gopperth and Beale taking turns to miss penalties at goal. This is fun…

    Is that paint dry yet? 🙂

  • Comment 22, posted at 16.02.08 11:15:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • apparently eaton will be shaving it all off in a few days according to their website

  • Comment 23, posted at 16.02.08 11:17:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Not that you knew about anyways…

    Frenetic stuff this game… but again like the rest of the games… players trying too hard to swing the ball and ‘play fast’… I reckon the RSA sides would do well to continue playing not too dissimilarly to last season… there is no reason the game cannot be a bit more structured if they so choose… Sharks could kicked a few more out for lineouts, rolled a few more mauls and taken a few more scrums…

    It’ll stuff some teams…

  • Comment 24, posted at 16.02.08 11:19:28 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • 👿 have to use my phone while they are cleaning my room

  • Comment 25, posted at 16.02.08 11:20:17 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Sharks need to realise that their strengths are still very much with the forwards. That backline is potent, sure, but better to use it from 22 meters out, rather than 75.

    10-3 now. Another Beale penalty.

    Howzit KSA

  • Comment 26, posted at 16.02.08 11:21:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • “I reckon the RSA sides would do well to continue playing not too dissimilarly to last season”

    On attack that is… defending teams are spreading themselves so much wider this season… a few more sniping runs down the middle by the loosies would open gaps with no-one left defending…

  • Comment 27, posted at 16.02.08 11:21:48 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • Sounds exciting

  • Comment 28, posted at 16.02.08 11:22:10 by Sauce Reply
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  • my lovely wife dropped her phone into the loo this morning. Grr

  • Comment 29, posted at 16.02.08 11:23:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • is it half time yet?

  • Comment 30, posted at 16.02.08 11:24:56 by robdylan Reply
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  • morning Shaft, I mean Sauce…

    That pic gets me every time 😉

  • Comment 31, posted at 16.02.08 11:25:34 by robdylan Reply
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  • ok, so it’s half time, then… 10-3 to the Tahs. Looks like my money is safe on this one

  • Comment 32, posted at 16.02.08 11:29:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • KSA – still need to do some work on the Mobile Edition templates… so if you can help me find the problems, that’d be good.

    So one clear one is that I need to remove the comment form on pages that shouldn’t have it 😉

  • Comment 33, posted at 16.02.08 11:31:53 by robdylan Reply
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  • I can’t remember who i picked for this game. Not going to do bru from my phone

  • Comment 34, posted at 16.02.08 11:33:23 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • no worries i wrote it down canes by 10 for me. I got the blues right 4 from 4 thusfar, c.mon canes

  • Comment 35, posted at 16.02.08 11:37:14 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I can’t see them scoring twice the way they are playing and without possession…

    I picked the Canes to surprise too… 😕

  • Comment 36, posted at 16.02.08 11:52:16 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • 15-3 to the Tahs now

  • Comment 37, posted at 16.02.08 11:54:45 by robdylan Reply
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    Both sides are starting to ring the changes with Paku and Tialata on for the Hurricanes, while Benn Robinson and Luke Burgess are the fresh Waratahs men.

    Both sides throwing the ball around with little structure – whichever side gains their compsure soonest could get away with the four points.

  • Comment 38, posted at 16.02.08 11:55:10 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • 55
    Beau Robinson also on the field now for Rocky Elsom, with Ewen McKenzie using Waugh and Robinson in tandem as he did to great effect in the Rotomahana Challenge.

    Craig Clarke has taken the field for the Hurricanes, replacing debutant Jeremy Thrush.

  • Comment 39, posted at 16.02.08 11:55:36 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • 57
    Alby Mathewson replaces Piri Weepu at scrumhalf for the ‘Canes.

  • Comment 40, posted at 16.02.08 11:55:53 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • They have just shown the S14 on CNN and they only showed one match.

    No Points for guess ing which one 😎

    The Black looks excellent.

  • Comment 41, posted at 16.02.08 11:57:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • he he…

  • Comment 42, posted at 16.02.08 12:02:14 by robdylan Reply
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  • KSA – can’t you get mediazone where you are?

  • Comment 43, posted at 16.02.08 12:03:07 by robdylan Reply
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    Elsom returns from the blood bin and makes a full replacement with captain Phil Waugh who leaves the field to rapturous applause.

  • Comment 44, posted at 16.02.08 12:04:40 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • nope don’t think so.

  • Comment 45, posted at 16.02.08 12:04:58 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I think I get it but with a 24 hour delay. 🙁

  • Comment 46, posted at 16.02.08 12:05:53 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I can’t find anywhere that tells me if i am allowed to acces it live on the site. 🙁

    Any ideas 🙂

  • Comment 47, posted at 16.02.08 12:09:29 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • other than this I see nothing else.

    “Super 14 matches are NOT available in the
    UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Greece and Cyprus. ”

    So let’s see if this is USD4,99 wasted or not 🙂

  • Comment 48, posted at 16.02.08 12:11:09 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • go to mediazone and click on “purchase”… it will tell you immediately if your region is blocked

  • Comment 49, posted at 16.02.08 12:11:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • yeah… that’s what made me think you can get it.

    remember, SuperSport is not OFFICIALLY available where you are…

  • Comment 50, posted at 16.02.08 12:13:43 by robdylan Reply
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  • Another try… 20 – 3 now

  • Comment 51, posted at 16.02.08 12:14:01 by robdylan Reply
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  • Canes a man down for th last few minutes. No way back from here.

  • Comment 52, posted at 16.02.08 12:18:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • that’s it

  • Comment 53, posted at 16.02.08 12:21:10 by robdylan Reply
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  • Okay So I have bought the Stormers bulls game. let’s see the quality tonight. 😎

  • Comment 54, posted at 16.02.08 12:26:47 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • After all the games I watched it seems that the Crusaders and Blues COULD possibly be the only comp for the LIONS this year….

  • Comment 55, posted at 16.02.08 12:49:29 by Hmmm Reply

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  • Seriously though…..if Hurricanes sort their jitters out they will be a real tough game…

  • Comment 56, posted at 16.02.08 12:51:32 by Hmmm Reply

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  • And the Tahs will be there and there abouts but they will come short when it matters most again….

  • Comment 57, posted at 16.02.08 12:52:17 by Hmmm Reply

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  • 16.02.08 12:26:47 – KSA Shark ©

    That will be pale in the light of the game to follow that….LoL

    Like to see if Rassie gets some good game of my pre-2003 fav player….BOOBOO

  • Comment 58, posted at 16.02.08 12:53:25 by Hmmm Reply

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  • I actually like talking to myself cozz then I get intel conv everytime…

  • Comment 59, posted at 16.02.08 12:54:34 by Hmmm Reply

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