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Vodacom Cup: Sharks XV vs Leopards


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :In the news, Sharks, Vodacom Cup on 9 Apr 2011 at 15:00
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The Sharks XV take on the Leopards at Mr Price Kings Park on Saturday in the curtain raiser to the main game. I will be at the game early to deliver updates and a match report afterwards.

If you are planning to be at the main game, please make a point of coming that little bit earlier and supporting the boys.

The teams:

The Sharks XV: 15. Kobus de Kock, 14. Mark Richards, 13. Jerome Pretorius, 12. Riaan Swanepoel, 11. Rosko Specman, 10. Guy Cronje, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Marcell Coetzee, 7. Jean Deysel (Captain), 6. Francois Kleinhans, 5. Anton Bresler, 4. Jandre Marais, 3. Wiehahn Herbst, 2. Kyle Cooper, 1. Dale Chadwick
Subs: 16. Craig Burden, 17. Sabelo Nhlapo, 18. Daniel Adongo, 19. Lambert Groenewald, 20. Peet Marais, 21. Heimar Williams, 22. Gouws Prinsloo

Leopards: 15.SW Oosthuizen, 14.Wynand Willis, 13.Joubert Engelbrecht, 12.Walter Venter, 11.Dumisani Matyeshana; 10.Clayton Durand, 9.Johan Laker; 8.Christo van Niekerk (Capt), 7.Philip de Wet, 6.Jan Rose, 5.Strand Kruger, 4.Roan van Heerden, 3.Stefan Bezuidenhout, 2.Gavin Williamson, 1.BG Uys.
Subs: 16.Marius Fourie, 17.Martin Dreyer, 18.Thabo Mamojele, 19.Brendon Snyman, 20.Whestley Moolman, 21.Johnny Welthagen, 22.Kempie Rautenbach.


86 Comments

  • C’mon Sharks XV.

  • Comment 1, posted at 09.04.11 16:01:16 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • We NEED a win here.

    The Log. (Games played in ()

    1 Pampas XV 27 (6)
    2 Western Province 25 (6)
    3 Sharks XV 21 (6)
    4 Toyota Free State Cheetahs 17 (6)
    5 Boland Cavaliers 16 (7)
    6 SWD Eagles 13 (7)
    7 Eastern Province Kings 11 (6)
    8 Border 7 (7)

  • Comment 2, posted at 09.04.11 16:05:49 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • Beautiful day in Durban..

    Not a cloud in the sky!

  • Comment 3, posted at 09.04.11 16:31:21 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 3) : That is really great news. Hope we are in for a treat today.

  • Comment 4, posted at 09.04.11 16:34:48 by Viking Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 4) :

    I am sure both games should be good for the Sharks..

  • Comment 5, posted at 09.04.11 16:36:52 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 5) : I hope so. The sharks XV has a string squad playing today and the sharks are due a big win. We have not had a nice quality win with a big margin yet this year.

  • Comment 6, posted at 09.04.11 16:39:19 by Viking Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 6) :

    I think today might be the day!

  • Comment 7, posted at 09.04.11 16:41:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • We have kick off..

  • Comment 8, posted at 09.04.11 16:45:14 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Early penalty for the Sharks..

    They take the lineout..

  • Comment 9, posted at 09.04.11 16:45:43 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Early Sharks pressure resulted in a quick tap taken from a penalty..

    Sharks lose possession through a penalty for the Leopards..

  • Comment 10, posted at 09.04.11 16:47:45 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks again losing possession at the breakdown..

  • Comment 11, posted at 09.04.11 16:48:59 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Penalty Sharks..

    de Kock going at goal..

  • Comment 12, posted at 09.04.11 16:50:43 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • He pulls it left

    Sharks 0 – 0 Leopards

    7 minutes

  • Comment 13, posted at 09.04.11 16:51:33 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Mark Richards try!!

  • Comment 14, posted at 09.04.11 16:52:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • de Kock misses

    Sharks 5 – 0 Leopards

    9 minutes

  • Comment 15, posted at 09.04.11 16:53:48 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Specman try!!

  • Comment 16, posted at 09.04.11 16:55:07 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • de Kock nails the conversion this time

    Sharks 12 – o Leopards

    12 minutes

  • Comment 17, posted at 09.04.11 16:55:43 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • That try was made after a great break by Reinach.

    The boy has a good eye..

  • Comment 18, posted at 09.04.11 16:56:43 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Opening tries by the wings. 😎

    Can we have this backline coach at the Sharks? 🙂

  • Comment 19, posted at 09.04.11 16:57:57 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Great break from Kyle who ends up running away from all his support..

  • Comment 20, posted at 09.04.11 16:58:57 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks camping in the Leopards half..

  • Comment 21, posted at 09.04.11 17:00:12 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Huge hit by Swannie in the midfield..

    Sharks XV dominating..

  • Comment 22, posted at 09.04.11 17:01:58 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Leopards penalty..

    Ball almost hits the corner flag..

  • Comment 23, posted at 09.04.11 17:05:28 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Jean Deysel is all over the park, making big hits and standing at first receiver..

  • Comment 24, posted at 09.04.11 17:06:53 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Marcell Coetzee having a storming game so far..

  • Comment 25, posted at 09.04.11 17:08:35 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Leopards knock on with a clear try line in front of them..

  • Comment 26, posted at 09.04.11 17:09:34 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks XV 12 – 0 Leopards

    30 minutes

  • Comment 27, posted at 09.04.11 17:15:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Leopards on the attack and the Sharks win a valuable turnover..

    Cronje clears..

  • Comment 28, posted at 09.04.11 17:17:46 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Leopards attempts a drop goal and could not get the ball higher than 2 meters..

    Sharks clear to the 10m

  • Comment 29, posted at 09.04.11 17:18:51 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Another Specman try!!

  • Comment 30, posted at 09.04.11 17:20:10 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Kyle Cooper breaking the line again to run 30 odd meters.

    de Kock converts

    Sharks 19 – 0 Leopards

    35 minutes

  • Comment 31, posted at 09.04.11 17:20:55 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Cooper gets a 20 meter run..

    The guy is everywhere!!

  • Comment 32, posted at 09.04.11 17:21:51 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Rich; thanks for the updates, keep it coming! Thanks you mate.

  • Comment 33, posted at 09.04.11 17:22:17 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • And Mark Richards gets the bonus point try!!

    Good phases and then spread it wide to dot down in the corner..

  • Comment 34, posted at 09.04.11 17:23:03 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Cooper again set up the phases after breaking..

  • Comment 35, posted at 09.04.11 17:23:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 31) : 3 tries by the wings.

    I LIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 36, posted at 09.04.11 17:23:47 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • de Kock misses the sideline conversion.

    Sharks 24 – 0 Leopards

    38 minutes

  • Comment 37, posted at 09.04.11 17:24:08 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 34) : smash fest so far it seems, maybe take Deysel off early, ger him ready for next super game. Can’t wait to see the big man back where he belongs.

  • Comment 38, posted at 09.04.11 17:24:52 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 36) :

    Make that four tries by wings.. 2 each!

  • Comment 39, posted at 09.04.11 17:25:00 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • 2 great break by super Cooper in there. Our no.8 is really good. Any1 know his name?

  • Comment 40, posted at 09.04.11 17:25:27 by beet Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 38) :

    The big man is looking great hey..

    Cannot wait to see him for the main team..

  • Comment 41, posted at 09.04.11 17:25:46 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 40) :

    Haha.. He is having a great game so far!

  • Comment 42, posted at 09.04.11 17:26:20 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 39) : 😯 😎

  • Comment 43, posted at 09.04.11 17:27:32 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 41) : that is music to my ears, needs to tussle for the tri-nations squad… Good news for the sharks… Pls excuse terrible structure of sentences I’m on mobile.

  • Comment 44, posted at 09.04.11 17:28:08 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • thanx for the updates rich.glad to hear deysel is doing well

  • Comment 45, posted at 09.04.11 17:30:25 by juba_fan Reply

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  • Our loosies have really stepped up in the game so far..

    They didnt get to the breakdowns early on, but hell they have since been all over the park!!

  • Comment 46, posted at 09.04.11 17:33:00 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • I looked at the Leopards results leading up to the game. Not bad, so altho expected, this 24-0 lead represents a good result

  • Comment 47, posted at 09.04.11 17:33:42 by beet Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 38) : We have a bye next week, rather let him get a full game under the belt.

  • Comment 48, posted at 09.04.11 17:34:59 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 47) :

    That is good..

    We should aim for a few more tries..

  • Comment 49, posted at 09.04.11 17:35:38 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • I see the game is being broadcast at 23:00 on SS6 can’t wait to see Deysel play.

  • Comment 50, posted at 09.04.11 17:35:57 by Danman110 Reply

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  • NO changes at half time..

    Second half under way

  • Comment 51, posted at 09.04.11 17:36:15 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks straight into the attack!!

  • Comment 52, posted at 09.04.11 17:38:35 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • de Kock holding on to a ball that should have gone to the wing outside him..

    Selfish play cost us a try there..

  • Comment 53, posted at 09.04.11 17:39:09 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks get the lineout on the Leopards 5m..

    The Sharks try maul it over the line and lose it..

  • Comment 54, posted at 09.04.11 17:40:06 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks scrum absolutely annihilate the Leopards scrum.

    Attacking scrum 5m out now..

  • Comment 55, posted at 09.04.11 17:42:16 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Marcell Coetzee gets a try!!!

  • Comment 56, posted at 09.04.11 17:43:25 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • De Kock nails the conversion

    Sharks 29 – 0 Leopards

    48 minutes

  • Comment 57, posted at 09.04.11 17:44:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • De Kock is substituted by Gouws Prinsloo..

  • Comment 58, posted at 09.04.11 17:45:09 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Mark Richards coming off for Heimar Williams..

    Richards limping a bit..

  • Comment 59, posted at 09.04.11 17:47:13 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 56) : What position does he play. 😛

  • Comment 60, posted at 09.04.11 17:47:44 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Apologies:

    Sharks 31 – 0 Leopards

    53 minutes

  • Comment 61, posted at 09.04.11 17:49:29 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Burden on now for Kyle Cooper..

  • Comment 62, posted at 09.04.11 17:49:58 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Adonga is playing right wing. Heimar on for 30min. JJR I hope u’r watching!

  • Comment 63, posted at 09.04.11 17:51:19 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 63) :

    Not sure who Adonga is on for?

    I missed that..

  • Comment 64, posted at 09.04.11 17:53:48 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Nhlapo on for Chadwick..

  • Comment 65, posted at 09.04.11 17:54:39 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Adonga was on for Swanepoel who had some blood..

  • Comment 66, posted at 09.04.11 17:56:00 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Who is Deysel doing?

  • Comment 67, posted at 09.04.11 17:59:52 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • Deysel off for Lambert Groenewald..

    Swannie back on for Adonga..

  • Comment 68, posted at 09.04.11 18:01:00 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Deysel played a solid 65 minutes.

  • Comment 69, posted at 09.04.11 18:01:32 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 67) : Hopefully only his girlfriend. 😉 😛

  • Comment 70, posted at 09.04.11 18:01:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Peet Marais on now for Bresler..

    Adonga now on as a loosie for Kleinhans..

  • Comment 71, posted at 09.04.11 18:02:27 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • The game is breaking down now with not much happening..

  • Comment 72, posted at 09.04.11 18:04:07 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 72) : go get a drink before the main game. 😉

  • Comment 73, posted at 09.04.11 18:04:49 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 73) :

    The time has come..

    I just dont wanna miss anything if I wanna do a match report..

  • Comment 74, posted at 09.04.11 18:06:15 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Sharks finally back on the attack after a great break by Coetzee..

  • Comment 75, posted at 09.04.11 18:07:35 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 70) : :mrgreen: 😳

  • Comment 76, posted at 09.04.11 18:08:57 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • I can see why the Sharks weren’t so keen to buy Walter Venter..

    He isnt that flash..

  • Comment 77, posted at 09.04.11 18:11:32 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Herbst coming off injured now.. Chadwick back on the park..

    5 minutes to play

  • Comment 78, posted at 09.04.11 18:12:48 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • As I say something about Venter, he scores a try..

  • Comment 79, posted at 09.04.11 18:13:52 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Oosthuizen cnverts the try

    Sharks 31 – 7 Leopards

    36 minutes

  • Comment 80, posted at 09.04.11 18:14:27 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • It really has been a disapointing second half..

  • Comment 81, posted at 09.04.11 18:17:02 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • The Sharks manage to string a few phases together and Dan Adonga pops over for a try..

  • Comment 82, posted at 09.04.11 18:17:35 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • Kiss of death or should I say life hey Richard. Great try by the Leopards + Venter. Adonga scores try. Basically a walk in.

  • Comment 83, posted at 09.04.11 18:18:12 by beet Reply
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  • Gouws Prinsloo adds the conversion..

    Sharks XV 38 – 7 Leopards

    FULL TIME

  • Comment 84, posted at 09.04.11 18:18:17 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • good thing you didn’t go for the drink 🙂

  • Comment 85, posted at 09.04.11 18:18:55 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 85) :

    Good thing hey…

  • Comment 86, posted at 09.04.11 18:40:28 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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