Richard Ferguson

Windhoek Lager Team of the Week – Round 12

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Bulls, Cheetahs, Lions, Original Content, Sharks, WP on 30 Sep 2010 at 07:15
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Welcome to the team of the week following Round 12 of the ABSA Currie Cup.

I apologise for the article being so late this week, it’s almost time for the next weekend’s games to start, but I have been busy with exams.

We are very close to having a brand new backline, with only Francois Hougaard keeping his spot from last week. The Lions centre pairing has shown they are quite a combination as both Murray and la Grange make it into the team. The battle for the 11 jersey between Mvovo and Basson goes to the man with all the tries, having scored another 3 this week.

In the forwards we find the two form flanks of the tournament, Willem Alberts and Derick Minnie holding down their spots for 6 and 5 consecutive weeks respectively. The only other forward to hold onto his spot from last week is Eugene van Staden. This week we hand debut appearances to two Lions players in Eighthman Josh Strauss and Lock George Earle.

As you all can see, we now have a sponsor for the Team of the Week, and with a sponsor comes a prize. The competition we will be running will work as follows; at the end of the Currie Cup anybody can enter their team of the Currie Cup. The person that gets their team spot on with the team we select, wins a couple cases of Windhoek Lager. Thanks must go to Windhoek for their participation.

Team of the week

15. Riaan Viljoen (Griquas)

14. Odwa Ndungane (Sharks)

13. Waylon Murray (Lions)

12. Doppies la Grange (Lions)

11. Bjorn Basson (Griquas)

10. Elton Jantjes (Lions)

9. Francois Hougaard (Bulls)

8. Josh Strauss (Lions)

7. Willem Alberts (Sharks)

6. Derick Minnie (Lions)

5. Anton van Zyl (WP)

4. George Earle (Lions)

3. Eugene van Staden (Sharks)

2. Adriaan Strauss (Cheetahs)

1. Coenie Oosthuizen (Cheetahs)

Lions – 6
Sharks – 3
Cheetahs – 2
Griquas – 2
Bulls – 1
WP – 1

Please note that submitting a team of the week is open to anybody, just get your team in to me via email by Tuesday evening, and you will have your say. Email me at [email protected]


  • I have to say that Alberts werent so hot this week 🙁
    The Lion’s centres deserves to be their, great game by both of them.

  • Comment 1, posted at 30.09.10 07:28:07 by Jarson Reply
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  • Finding a better 7 than alberts proved hard… Nay impossible. He wasn’t his usual self, but the other candidates were awful. Was tempted to pick downey out of position

  • Comment 2, posted at 30.09.10 09:12:33 by robdylan Reply
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  • 365 picked raubenheinmer at ?, which was a joke. Downey had to make all his tackles for him!

  • Comment 3, posted at 30.09.10 09:13:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • Not a single player was able to get his name in every single team..

  • Comment 4, posted at 30.09.10 09:20:23 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Elton Jantjies did not have such a great game.. His kicking at post was not up to standard and his major problem is he is standing way to deep..

    I take my hat off to Doppies and Waylon, for creating so many gaps, because Elton is standing very deep and not attacking the advantage line, meaning the defensive team can close the gap very quickly and stop them before the advantage line..

    Josh Strauss had a great game..
    Province slaughtered Griquas, but only one player in team against the two of Griquas?? don’t kow how that happened

  • Comment 5, posted at 30.09.10 09:36:27 by pierre13 Reply

  • Any other Sharks fans miss Waylon Murray? 🙁

  • Comment 6, posted at 30.09.10 10:27:42 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 6) : No, not really. I’m glad he’s doing good at the Lions. It would never have worked out here at the Sharks.

  • Comment 7, posted at 30.09.10 10:46:35 by Letgo Reply
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  • Has anyone won ‘a couple of cases’ of Windhoek yet?

    Does couple in this case mean two?

  • Comment 8, posted at 30.09.10 13:59:21 by McLovin Reply

  • @pierre13 (Comment 5) :

    Since when has this site EVER been objective??

  • Comment 9, posted at 30.09.10 14:24:53 by wpw Reply
  • @vanmartin (Comment 6) : Yes!! Offer him a new surfboard see if he won`t come back?

    With Strauss leaving next year, Stefan getting old and Adi still nowhere in sight we are short of centres.

  • Comment 10, posted at 30.09.10 15:40:38 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • Can Alberts not make this team?

    Replacement for Spies please. At least this guy is not all brawn no brain.

  • Comment 11, posted at 30.09.10 15:54:12 by The Sharks Sharkie Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 8) : no i guess its bitter rather Castle or H Dry it taste better

  • Comment 12, posted at 30.09.10 17:23:58 by chaz Reply


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