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Gearing up for the big game


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super Rugby on 25 Jun 2011 at 08:34
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Well, the kids got me out of bed NICE and early, so at least I can say I’m wide awake for this one.

Today is a special day for Sharksworld and for our team… we’re fortunate to have the whole country pulling together to support the SHarks and scream with one voice for a black and white victory. The guys in Nelson are focused and are going to deliver a classic performance today – I just know it.

I’m going to be watching the game at home, as usual, behind my laptop to do live updates and tweets. What about the rest of you? What special plans do you have for today’s game? Let us know – even if it’s just a quick comment to say that you’re here and as excited/nervous as we are.

A little pre-game banter never goes amiss either. Where’s that Megatron fella?


22 Comments

  • got to channel the spirit of that great 96 game… they showed us the way to win an overseas knockout game.

    Anyone got a team lineup for that one?

  • Comment 1, posted at 25.06.11 08:39:44 by robdylan Reply
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  • I’m coding the game and posting as many stats as i can throughout the game, but Rob since you follow my tweets, grab what every you want and plug them in here… 😎

  • Comment 2, posted at 25.06.11 08:40:07 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • I can read the exiting and nervousness in this post, same here, hope my phone does not get liquid damage because my hands are sweating to much already…

  • Comment 3, posted at 25.06.11 08:43:19 by franshark Reply
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  • Crusaders walked from their Hotel to game, cause they could. Cold, dry and firm underfoot.

  • Comment 4, posted at 25.06.11 08:47:02 by RuckinGoodStats Reply

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  • Easier than I thought…

    Natal
    1 Ollie Le Roux
    2 John Allan
    3 Adrian Garvey
    4 Steve Atherton
    5 Mark Andrews
    6 Wayne Fyvie
    7 Wickus van Heerden
    8 Gary Teichmann (Captain)
    9 Kevin Putt
    10 Henry Honiball
    11 Cabous van der Westhuisen
    12 Dick Muir
    13 Jeremy Thomson
    14 James Small
    15 AndrΓ© Joubert

  • Comment 5, posted at 25.06.11 08:47:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 5) : What a team!

  • Comment 6, posted at 25.06.11 08:50:48 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 6) : so good and so predictable I could probably have recited it from memory if I’d backed myself to do so πŸ™‚

    You remember who did the damage that day? we scored 7 tries!

  • Comment 7, posted at 25.06.11 08:55:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : I can’t to be honest probably Cabous?

  • Comment 8, posted at 25.06.11 08:57:35 by Pokkel Reply
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  • I only expect the guys to play to the best of their abilities and to enjoy the game. Go Sharks!! 😎

  • Comment 9, posted at 25.06.11 09:06:57 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • I’m here. Not the whole country Rob, half off the Cape support the Crusaders, remember? πŸ˜†

  • Comment 10, posted at 25.06.11 09:08:46 by Ben Reply
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  • I dreamt we lost. What a nightmare!

  • Comment 11, posted at 25.06.11 09:10:10 by Ben Reply
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  • I’m so flipped stressed and having to be at work during this is NOT helping.

  • Comment 12, posted at 25.06.11 09:14:07 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • @KSA Shark Β© (Comment 12) : I’m more stressed about the commentary we’ll be getting than the result of the game πŸ˜›

  • Comment 13, posted at 25.06.11 09:20:24 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 13) : πŸ˜†

  • Comment 14, posted at 25.06.11 09:23:22 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Good luck Sharks ….. will be out a 40th Birthday party …but it is sure to be on in the background somewhere! 😎

  • Comment 15, posted at 25.06.11 09:26:26 by Hertford Highlander Reply
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  • @Hertford Highlander (Comment 15) : yours :), enjoy and thanks!!!!

  • Comment 16, posted at 25.06.11 09:28:44 by franshark Reply
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  • @Hertford Highlander (Comment 15) : Thanks and enjoy it Mr Greenlander πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 17, posted at 25.06.11 09:28:51 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 8) : Cabous 3, Jouba 2 and one each to Bullfrog and Wickus

  • Comment 18, posted at 25.06.11 09:28:56 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Hertford Highlander (Comment 15) : Enjoy.

    Who are you rooting for? πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 19, posted at 25.06.11 09:30:00 by KSA Shark Β© Reply

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  • Bryce Lawrence is a CHEAT

  • Comment 20, posted at 25.06.11 10:21:41 by jonnow Reply

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  • Well played Crusaders, outplayed the sharks in all respects

  • Comment 21, posted at 25.06.11 11:13:08 by jonnow Reply

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  • 1990 sharks team, I was 5!!

    15 reece edwards
    14.Tony watson

    13.Jeremy tomson
    12.Dick muir

    11.Christy Noble

    10.Joel Stranskey
    9.Craig Jameson

    8.Andrew Aitken
    7.Andrew Blakeway
    6.John the Plumtree

    5.Steve Atherton
    4.Vleis Visagie

    3. Tom Lawton
    2. John Allen
    1.Lood Muller

    Not sure think this was the team…not the best team but had great hart…

  • Comment 22, posted at 25.06.11 11:49:10 by BoerSeun Reply

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