Richard Ferguson

S15 Game 114 – Blues (33) vs Highlanders (16) F/T


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :In the news, Super Rugby on 17 Jun 2011 at 08:00
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Earlier in the season this match was looking to be a great top of the table encounter, but with the Highlanders having such a terrible couple of weeks, they have been relegated to a mid table finish and this match will be their last. The Blues on the other hand have it all to play for as they will try get back up to top spot on the New Zealand conference before the Crusaders play tomorrow.

Should the Blues win this game and the Crusaders somehow manage to lose to the Hurricanes, the Blues will be home and dry with a home play-off. After the recent form shown by the Highlanders, I will not get my hopes high that they will cause any sort of upset for the Blues’ plans here.

Rene Ranger has been ruled out of the remainder of the Super Rugby season and has been replaced in the team by Lachie Munro, with Jared Payne still wearing the fullback jersey. The match is scheduled to kick off at 09h40.

Blues :1. Charlie Faumuina , 2. Keven Mealamu (c) , 3. John Afoa , 4. Anthony Boric , 5 Ali Williams , 6 Jerome Kaino , 7 Luke Braid , 8 Peter Saili , 9 Chris Smylie , 10 Stephen Brett , 11 Lachie Munro , 12 Luke McAlister , 13 Benson Stanley , 14 Joe Rokocoko , 15 Jared Payne ,

Replacements 16 , Tom McCartney , 17 , Tevita Mailau , 18 , Chris Lowrey , 19 , Sean Polwart , 20 , Alby Mathewson , 21 , Winston Stanley , 22 , Sherwin Stowers

Highlanders: Jamie Mackintosh (C), Jason Rutledge, Chris King, Jarrad Hoeata, Tom Donnelly, Adam Thomson, Alando Soakai, Nasi Manu, Jimmy Cowan, Tony Brown, Siale Piutau, Shaun Treeby , Kendrick Lynn, Matt Saunders, Ben Smith.

Reserves: Mo Schwalger, Bronson Murray, Josh Bekhuis, Nick Croswell, Aaron Smith, Robbie Robinson, Telusa Veainu

Match Officials
Referee: Bryce Lawrence
Assistant referees: Vinny Munro, Nick Briant
Television match official: Glen Jackson


141 Comments

  • Blues by 5 😈
    Go you dirty Highlanders!

  • Comment 1, posted at 17.06.11 08:04:52 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • I thought this game started at 07:40 RSA time?

    am I wrong.

  • Comment 2, posted at 17.06.11 08:09:48 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 1) : Same here. πŸ™‚

  • Comment 3, posted at 17.06.11 08:11:45 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 3) : No Need to ask because I know you are refering to both his statements πŸ™‚

  • Comment 4, posted at 17.06.11 08:13:58 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Blues by 13

    I now know I have the time wrong. Let’s hope I do better with the score.

  • Comment 5, posted at 17.06.11 08:15:10 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Hi guys, thought I would drop in some stats while coding the game that will be the same as I tweet. I want to see if I can code, tweet and drop it into here at the same time. Testing for the semis, tri nations and that other tournament in Sept/October in NZ.

  • Comment 6, posted at 17.06.11 08:31:35 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @RuckinGoodStats (Comment 6) : That will be pretty cool.

  • Comment 7, posted at 17.06.11 08:38:13 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 4) : Indeed. 😈

  • Comment 8, posted at 17.06.11 08:46:59 by McLovin Reply

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  • I think Ranger being ruled out was all but the final nail in my FL coffin. I am not fielding a full Starting XV because of injuries to my outside backs.
    Dagg
    Ranger
    O’Connor
    Maitland
    Ioane

    All big scorers all out injured.

    πŸ™

  • Comment 9, posted at 17.06.11 08:54:40 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Quick question,

    Is there some place that will be hosting Currie Cup FL?

    Bit off-topic πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 10, posted at 17.06.11 08:58:00 by Ossa Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 2) : no its scheduled for 9:35 sa time

  • Comment 11, posted at 17.06.11 08:59:32 by franshark Reply
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  • @Ossa (Comment 10) : for sure…

    We’ll launch it on http://www.justrugby.net as soon as Super Rugby is over.

  • Comment 12, posted at 17.06.11 09:11:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • @RuckinGoodStats (Comment 6) : nice πŸ™‚ We like stretch goals!

  • Comment 13, posted at 17.06.11 09:11:53 by robdylan Reply
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  • Goal kickers #Blues McAlister 69% (46 from 67) #Highlanders: Brown 65% (13 from 20) #rugby #super15 #superrugby
    #Blues on average (#super15 rank 1=most/highest) per game: 8.9 pens (13); 5.7 pens at ruck (8); 14 missed tackles (5)

    #Highlanders on average (#super15 rank 1=most/highest) per game: 10.1 pens (5); 6.8 pens at ruck (2); 14.1 missed tackles (4)

  • Comment 14, posted at 17.06.11 09:16:31 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • If Munro kicks like SkySport just suggested he is 7 from 9 or 79%. #Blues #Highlanders #rugby #super15 #superrugby

    Stand by for ref stats…

  • Comment 15, posted at 17.06.11 09:21:50 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • Ref stats: B Lawrence forced to award, per game average 19.3 pens (10.8 at ruck) 3.9 scrum resets & 3.5 scrum infringes #Blues #Highlanders

    Ref stats: B Lawrence 10 (1=most/highest) from 17 refs to award pens, 14th in scrum resets, 3rd for lineout pen #Blues #Highlanders

  • Comment 16, posted at 17.06.11 09:24:09 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 9) : with such a long season that 6 changes is not worth much πŸ™

  • Comment 17, posted at 17.06.11 09:33:12 by franshark Reply
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  • Absolutely bucketing down.

  • Comment 18, posted at 17.06.11 09:38:22 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 0 – 0 Highlanders

    5min

  • Comment 19, posted at 17.06.11 09:40:53 by McLovin Reply

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  • 39% probability of this first place kick being successful according to the computer #Blues #Highlanders #rugby #super15 #superrugby 😯

  • Comment 20, posted at 17.06.11 09:42:57 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • Try Highlanders.

  • Comment 21, posted at 17.06.11 09:43:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 0 – 5 Highlanders

    7min

  • Comment 22, posted at 17.06.11 09:44:27 by McLovin Reply

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  • @franshark (Comment 17) : Did you only get 6? must be your first season. They award more trades for every consecutive season you play I am on 18 trades this season. I just used them up to early.

  • Comment 23, posted at 17.06.11 09:44:42 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Highlanders playing against a strong wind.

  • Comment 24, posted at 17.06.11 09:44:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • @RuckinGoodStats (Comment 20) : That stat was on the money πŸ™‚

  • Comment 25, posted at 17.06.11 09:45:59 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • 10 min: Contestable possession #Blues =46% #Highlanders territory =64% #rugby #super15 #superrugby

  • Comment 26, posted at 17.06.11 09:45:59 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • Blues miss a kickable penalty.

  • Comment 27, posted at 17.06.11 09:49:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • 15min? Into the game and Highlanders still leading. EARLY days yet but this could be a handy result.

  • Comment 28, posted at 17.06.11 09:52:58 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Blues 3 – 5 Highlanders

    18min

  • Comment 29, posted at 17.06.11 09:54:50 by McLovin Reply

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  • Brown lands a dropgoal.

  • Comment 30, posted at 17.06.11 09:56:45 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 3 – 8 Highlanders

    20min

  • Comment 31, posted at 17.06.11 09:57:09 by McLovin Reply

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  • GO LANDERS. 😎

  • Comment 32, posted at 17.06.11 09:59:29 by Puma Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 28) : How?

  • Comment 33, posted at 17.06.11 10:01:21 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 28) : handy not handy – just 😎

  • Comment 34, posted at 17.06.11 10:01:24 by rekinek Reply
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  • 5m scrum Blues.

  • Comment 35, posted at 17.06.11 10:02:52 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 33) : Winner of Sharks Bulls could overtake them on the log.

    And get a home play-off.

  • Comment 36, posted at 17.06.11 10:03:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • Brett try.

  • Comment 37, posted at 17.06.11 10:04:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 10 – 8 Highlanders

    29min

  • Comment 38, posted at 17.06.11 10:06:11 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 36) : True… setting up a potential home playoff, if they manage to stay ahead of the Tahs

  • Comment 39, posted at 17.06.11 10:07:01 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • McAlistar try.

  • Comment 40, posted at 17.06.11 10:08:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 33) : If I have it correct then a Blues loss will see whoever wins from the Sharks or Bulls end 4th on the log.

  • Comment 41, posted at 17.06.11 10:08:41 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Blues 17 – 8 Highlanders

    33min

  • Comment 42, posted at 17.06.11 10:09:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 39) : So then why’d you ask the question? πŸ˜†

  • Comment 43, posted at 17.06.11 10:09:59 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 39) : Tahs are going to lose. 😈

  • Comment 44, posted at 17.06.11 10:10:32 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 44) : pass it on πŸ˜†

  • Comment 45, posted at 17.06.11 10:12:25 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 42) : 😐

  • Comment 46, posted at 17.06.11 10:12:45 by rekinek Reply
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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 43) : I hadnt thought of it until it was pointed out πŸ™‚

  • Comment 47, posted at 17.06.11 10:13:32 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Blues 17 – 11 Highlanders

    38min

  • Comment 48, posted at 17.06.11 10:14:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 44) : Hope not

  • Comment 49, posted at 17.06.11 10:14:07 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 49) : Why not? 😯

  • Comment 50, posted at 17.06.11 10:15:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 12) : I’m a bit of a lazy FL player. I like to look at pictures. :mrgreen: Thats why I didn’t really go for justrugby’s FL.
    After the catastrophy that is my LastManStanding πŸ‘Ώ Don’t really like that place anymore :mrgreen:

  • Comment 51, posted at 17.06.11 10:16:10 by Ossa Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 23) : what u kidding…

  • Comment 52, posted at 17.06.11 10:16:49 by franshark Reply
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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 23) : yes its my first

  • Comment 53, posted at 17.06.11 10:17:30 by franshark Reply
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  • HALF TIME

    Blues 17 – 11 Dirty Highlanders

  • Comment 54, posted at 17.06.11 10:18:10 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 50) : Because a Tahs loss would allow the sharks to slip backwards into the playoffs playing their recent uninspiring 15 mins of high tempo rugby. A Tahs win will force the Sharks to step up, win and build momentum and confidence or go home and work on getting it right for next year.

  • Comment 55, posted at 17.06.11 10:18:43 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • I have the blues by 9

  • Comment 56, posted at 17.06.11 10:20:02 by franshark Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 49) : ja why not πŸ‘Ώ

  • Comment 57, posted at 17.06.11 10:20:44 by franshark Reply
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  • Concerning #Blues 1/2time stats: 9 lost possessions/turnovers (incl hand 4 errs) 5 miss tackles 5 pen conceded #rugby #super15 #superrugby

    Concerning #Highlanders 1/2time stats: 9 lost possessions/turnovers (incl 3 hand errs) 15 missed tackles, 43% poss rugby #super15 #superrugby

  • Comment 58, posted at 17.06.11 10:20:52 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 54) : Go Landers πŸ˜›

    @Pablo Dinero (Comment 55) : But the Tahs loss may do marvels for my nerves , you surely don’t want all our lives shortened due to high stress :mrgreen:

  • Comment 59, posted at 17.06.11 10:21:06 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Ossa (Comment 51) : 😯 πŸ˜†

  • Comment 60, posted at 17.06.11 10:21:47 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • 1st half stats are up, ruckingoodstats.com. Stick around for the 1/2time stats show for #Blues v #Highlanders #rugby #super15 #superrugby

  • Comment 61, posted at 17.06.11 10:22:06 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 23) : and last time u asked(6weeks ago) I was in 43 possition, now in 28th πŸ™‚

  • Comment 62, posted at 17.06.11 10:22:45 by franshark Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 59) : Go Landers, Brumbies, Chiefs and Stormers for me this weekend. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 63, posted at 17.06.11 10:23:37 by McLovin Reply

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  • @franshark (Comment 57) : Read comment 55 πŸ™‚ @rekinek (Comment 59) : Dude, its just prolonging the agony. If they cant win at Loftus thay aint gonna win 3 more games on the trot away from home.

  • Comment 64, posted at 17.06.11 10:23:54 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • 1st 5/8 options kick/run/pass from set piece/recycled ball: Brett 29%/7%/64% Brown 38%/25%/38% #Blues #Highlanders #rugby #super15 #superrugby

    Tactical kicks from the hand: #Blues = 13 #Highlanders = 15 #rugby #super15 #superrugby

  • Comment 65, posted at 17.06.11 10:24:02 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • If #Highlanders lineout calls predictable, next attacking lineout throw goes front/middle/back. #Blues #rugby #super15 #superrugby

  • Comment 66, posted at 17.06.11 10:25:33 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • Come on you Dirty Landers. Finish like u started the tournament πŸ˜›

  • Comment 67, posted at 17.06.11 10:26:26 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • 2nd half under way.

  • Comment 68, posted at 17.06.11 10:28:41 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 67) : Is a Dirty lander something like a Dirty Sanchez 😈

  • Comment 69, posted at 17.06.11 10:29:16 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 69) : Hehehe :mrgreen:

  • Comment 70, posted at 17.06.11 10:30:14 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @RuckinGoodStats (Comment 66) : What does that mean? πŸ˜•

  • Comment 71, posted at 17.06.11 10:31:01 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 63) : same here – maybe with exception of Stormers – the pointless loss would just shake a bit.

  • Comment 72, posted at 17.06.11 10:31:39 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 64) : I’ll never say never, will want to dragg it as long as possible..

  • Comment 73, posted at 17.06.11 10:31:47 by franshark Reply
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  • Payne try.

    Highlanders make an almighty cock-up from a high kick by the Blues. πŸ™„

  • Comment 74, posted at 17.06.11 10:31:57 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 24 – 11 Highlanders

    45min

  • Comment 75, posted at 17.06.11 10:32:50 by McLovin Reply

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  • @franshark (Comment 73) : Agreed, but what better way of signalling their intent than beating the defending champs away from home. Will set the tone for the rest of the tournament. Im not being negative, but maybe the sharks will fire with their back to the wall. A Tahs loss wont force that..

  • Comment 76, posted at 17.06.11 10:33:27 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Blues going for 3 points.

  • Comment 77, posted at 17.06.11 10:36:46 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 60) : Think I made about 3 picks… in total. pfffft

  • Comment 78, posted at 17.06.11 10:38:07 by Ossa Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 64) : are you not believing in miracles πŸ˜†
    Sharks are not bad travelling site.

  • Comment 79, posted at 17.06.11 10:38:09 by rekinek Reply
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  • Blues 27 – 11 Highlanders

    50min

  • Comment 80, posted at 17.06.11 10:38:34 by McLovin Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 79) : Might be, but they only win about 33% of away games in NZ/Aus.

  • Comment 81, posted at 17.06.11 10:40:49 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 81) : and I guess this percentage is much lower when it comes to play – offs.

  • Comment 82, posted at 17.06.11 10:45:30 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 79) : One miracle at a time. You cant expect to lose to the Bulls this week and waltz through the opposition 1000s of kms away. Sharks need momentum and confidence.

  • Comment 83, posted at 17.06.11 10:45:41 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 82) : Think it the same. 3 played with one win. πŸ™‚

  • Comment 84, posted at 17.06.11 10:46:37 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 80) : c’mon landers pull yourselves together 😈

  • Comment 85, posted at 17.06.11 10:46:47 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 84) : Make that 1 out of 4. 😐

  • Comment 86, posted at 17.06.11 10:47:40 by McLovin Reply

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  • Winning an away semi seems to be damn near impossible.

    Only happened 4 times in the history of super rugby.

  • Comment 87, posted at 17.06.11 10:49:55 by McLovin Reply

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  • @RuckinGoodStats (Comment 6) : Coding the game? You in performance analysis?

  • Comment 88, posted at 17.06.11 10:50:20 by klempie Reply

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  • Blues penalty.

  • Comment 89, posted at 17.06.11 10:50:53 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 30 – 11 Highlanders

    62min

  • Comment 90, posted at 17.06.11 10:52:01 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 83) : i like to dream BIG ❗

  • Comment 91, posted at 17.06.11 10:52:06 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 87) : which ones ?

  • Comment 92, posted at 17.06.11 10:52:37 by rekinek Reply
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  • @franshark (Comment 53) : Oh well that explains it then. You’ll get 4 extra trades to take you up to 10 in the CC competition. 😎

    πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 93, posted at 17.06.11 10:53:32 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 91) : Then dream of a sharks win this weekend, not a Tahs loss.

  • Comment 94, posted at 17.06.11 10:54:15 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @rekinek (Comment 92) :

    1996 Natal beat Reds
    1999 Highlanders beat Stormers
    1999 Crusaders beat Reds
    2002 Brumbies beat Waratahs

    So almost 10 years since an away side has won a semi. 😯

  • Comment 95, posted at 17.06.11 10:54:22 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 74) : Staring XV

  • Comment 96, posted at 17.06.11 10:55:47 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Blues 30 – 16 Highlanders

    66min

  • Comment 97, posted at 17.06.11 10:56:14 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 94) : Or both. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 98, posted at 17.06.11 10:57:01 by McLovin Reply

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  • Blues 33 – 16 Highlanders

    67min

  • Comment 99, posted at 17.06.11 10:57:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 95) : so we did it (once ) !

    Brumbies beat the Tahs -hmm…

  • Comment 100, posted at 17.06.11 10:58:53 by rekinek Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 97) : Damn if this score stays unchanged I am spot on! 😯

  • Comment 101, posted at 17.06.11 10:59:30 by Ice Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 95) : and it has NEVER happened in NZ. 😯

  • Comment 102, posted at 17.06.11 11:00:03 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 99) : Cancell that…. πŸ˜₯

  • Comment 103, posted at 17.06.11 11:00:33 by Ice Reply
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  • Only 4 finals have been won away from home.

    Only once by a foreign away side.

  • Comment 104, posted at 17.06.11 11:02:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • So the moral of the story is: Play your knock-out games at home. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 105, posted at 17.06.11 11:03:43 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 104) : which once ? except we know which one..?

  • Comment 106, posted at 17.06.11 11:05:02 by rekinek Reply
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  • Looks like that’s 4th spot wrapped up by the Blues.

  • Comment 107, posted at 17.06.11 11:05:03 by McLovin Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 102) : its gonna happen this year πŸ™‚

  • Comment 108, posted at 17.06.11 11:06:03 by franshark Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 106) :

    Crusaders beat Brumbies in 2000.

    Crusaders won 3 consecutive away finals.

    Also beat Blues in 1998 and Highlanders in 1999.

    I won’t mention the 4th one. 😈

  • Comment 109, posted at 17.06.11 11:07:11 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Ice (Comment 101) : highlanders to score a try πŸ™

  • Comment 110, posted at 17.06.11 11:07:31 by franshark Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 104) : If the Sharks beat the Bulls and travel away to Auckland, the Tahs lose to the Brumbies, and the Bulls travel to the Crusaders, the Sharks beat the Blues and face the Stormers in the semis, the Bulls beat the Crusaders and face the Reds, the Sharks beat the Stormers and the Bulls beat the Reds, the final will be in Kings Park and a rematch of the game this weekend. Sharks will be favoured to win as you have pointed out the home team normally wins. This scenario would make Rekinek and Franshark happy and keep alive the miracle!! Oh wait, except one of the precious few times a visiting side has won the final……

  • Comment 111, posted at 17.06.11 11:09:12 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • Blues going for the bonuspoint try with 3min to go.

  • Comment 112, posted at 17.06.11 11:09:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • @franshark (Comment 110) : 3? 😈

  • Comment 113, posted at 17.06.11 11:10:53 by rekinek Reply
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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 111) : I have a similar dream except in ends with a Stormers win at Newlands. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 114, posted at 17.06.11 11:11:29 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 111) : yeah baby :), hey don’t even mention that πŸ‘Ώ

  • Comment 115, posted at 17.06.11 11:12:55 by franshark Reply
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  • FINAL SCORE

    Blues 33 – 16 Highlanders

  • Comment 116, posted at 17.06.11 11:13:12 by McLovin Reply

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  • So it’s Sharks & Bulls v Crusaders & Blues in the quarters then. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 117, posted at 17.06.11 11:14:35 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 114) : Dude, I have lots of dreams, and most of them dont actually involve rugby at all… most involve Angelina Jolie, Princess Jasmin, a tub of chocolate mousse and an egg beater, but Im not holding my breath for them to come true.

  • Comment 118, posted at 17.06.11 11:14:45 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 104) :
    @McLovin (Comment 109) :

    Something doesn’t tie up with those two comments. ❓

  • Comment 119, posted at 17.06.11 11:14:54 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • #Blues v #Highlanders stats are loaded & waiting on ruckingoodstats.com, so you can dissect what went on #rugby #super15 #superrugby

  • Comment 120, posted at 17.06.11 11:15:59 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 119) : Ignore that. I misread the “foreign” bit. Didn’t reat it at all actually πŸ™‚

  • Comment 121, posted at 17.06.11 11:16:49 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 111) : You’re complicating matters.

    Let’s assume the Saders win also. They and the Blues will go above the Stormers. If the Tahs lose tomorrow and don’t get a BP, then Bulls and Sharks go through. If the Stormers lose to the Cheetahs, then it looks like this.

    1. Reds/Crusaders
    2. Crusaders/Reds
    3. Blues
    4. Stormers
    5. Bulls/Sharks
    6. Sharks/Bulls

    In which case, if you’re a Bull or Shark, you want to finish 5th. Then you go to CT for playoffs instead of Auckland.

  • Comment 122, posted at 17.06.11 11:16:54 by klempie Reply

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  • And that was a lot harder than i thought to tweet, code and load onto here. Must work faster 😈

  • Comment 123, posted at 17.06.11 11:16:54 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 121) : who’s doing the log?

  • Comment 124, posted at 17.06.11 11:17:29 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 88) : Not based on my efforts in this game. Thought it would be easy, but wasn’t.

    Any thoughts and ideas on whether it was useful are welcome

  • Comment 125, posted at 17.06.11 11:19:11 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 122) : Yes well fine, but you get the point. At the risk of sounding like a broken friggen record, if you’re a Sharks supporter, your hoping for a Sharks win this weekend, not a Tahs loss!!!!!!

  • Comment 126, posted at 17.06.11 11:19:48 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 122) : can’t happen, blues can’t be 3rd if saders is one or 2

  • Comment 127, posted at 17.06.11 11:20:23 by franshark Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 71) : Means I forgot to delete which option it was, which was the front… Sorry

  • Comment 128, posted at 17.06.11 11:20:36 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 119) : What’s wrong?

    4 Finals won away from home, Crusaders x 3 and Bulls once.

    Crusaders won 1 in Aus & 2 in NZ.

  • Comment 129, posted at 17.06.11 11:21:28 by McLovin Reply

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  • @RuckinGoodStats (Comment 128) : No worries. πŸ™‚

  • Comment 130, posted at 17.06.11 11:22:35 by McLovin Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 121) : ok – I’m doing the log

  • Comment 131, posted at 17.06.11 11:22:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 121) : Someone get the man a pair of slippers and a pipe. :mrgreen: πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 132, posted at 17.06.11 11:23:29 by McLovin Reply

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  • @franshark (Comment 127) : Ah crap. You’re right. But then that’s fine anyway. If Saders jump over the Stormers, the Stormers finish 3rd, in which case, if you’re a Bulls or Sharks fan, you want to finish 6th. Same diff.

  • Comment 133, posted at 17.06.11 11:24:43 by klempie Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 118) : I love food & beautiful women, but don’t like to mix the two. Not even in my dreams. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 134, posted at 17.06.11 11:24:52 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 118) : Princess Jasmin. ROFL!!!!

  • Comment 135, posted at 17.06.11 11:25:53 by klempie Reply

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  • @Pablo Dinero (Comment 126) : I stand corrected. Read comment 135.

  • Comment 136, posted at 17.06.11 11:27:18 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 133) : You’re complicated matters.

    Stormers to win the final at Newlands. :mrgreen:

    So if you’re a Bulls or Sharks fan you really want to be a Stormers fan. 😈 πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 137, posted at 17.06.11 11:27:43 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 137) : πŸ™„ πŸ™„ πŸ˜›

  • Comment 138, posted at 17.06.11 11:28:40 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 136) : No worries, my comment regarding scenarios was not exactly well researched… more to make a point. @McLovin (Comment 134) : You are missing out my friend. Although there are some foods you probably shouldnt throw in the mix. A Johnny’s Roti is hardly the thing bedroom fantasies are made of.

  • Comment 139, posted at 17.06.11 11:31:34 by Pablo Dinero Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 124) : not me. At work. πŸ™

  • Comment 140, posted at 17.06.11 12:02:52 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 137) : ha ha ha ….. He he he πŸ™‚

  • Comment 141, posted at 17.06.11 12:17:52 by franshark Reply
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