Richard Ferguson

Sharks U19’s face tough battle

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Bulls, Currie Cup, Original Content, Sharks on 2 Sep 2011 at 10:09
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The U19’s face the Bulls this weekend, kick off around 12h40 already, as they seek some pride after a nightmare loss against the Lions last weekend. They are currently in sixth spot on the log and will have to start making some serious inroads of they are to make the play offs.

There have been changes to the team, starting in the front row with captain Allan Dell shifting from tighthead to loosehead, making space for Nicolaas van Dyk at tighthead. In the back row, Guy Alexander falls to the bench with Alwyn Jansen van Vuuren starting in the 7 jumper and Stephan Deyzel getting a starting spot.

In the backs, schoolboy rugby star Robert du Preez falls to the bench and is replaced by Heinrich Arendse, who played wing last week! Janco Tiedt comes into the right wing for the shifting Arendse.

The Sharks U19: 15. Keelin Bastew, 14. Janco Tiedt, 13. Andrew Holland, 12. Ruan Allerston, 11. Siyabonga Tom, 10. Heinrich Arendse, 9. Ivan Ludick, 8. Stephan Deyzel, 7. Alwyn Jansen van Vuuren, 6. Khaya Majola, 5. Stephan Lewies, 4. Wade Elliot, 3. Nicolaas van Dyk, 2. Franco Marais, 1. Allan Dell (Capt)

Reserves: 16. Senzo Mtshali, 17. Simon Kerrod, 18. Ernst Ladendorf, 19. Jason Klaasen, 20. Guy Alexander, 21. Nicol Linde, 22. Robert du Preez, 23. Riaan van Zyl.


  • These guys have an uphill battle waiting for them..

    I’m just waiting for Muzi to come some smirking comments.. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 1, posted at 02.09.11 10:46:45 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • If past results are anything to go by, then every week is an uphill battle for them. 😐

  • Comment 2, posted at 02.09.11 10:48:01 by McLovin Reply

  • The sharkies are in for a tough match.I like the look of my bulletjies especially our backline..Tony Jantjies…Rudi van rooyen…christopher bosch and small smith have a chance to make the 2012 sa under 20 side.Christopher is having a superb season at 12 andile jho can not even make the starting line up.

  • Comment 3, posted at 02.09.11 10:52:30 by Muzi Reply

  • @McLovin (Comment 2) :

    Spot on..

  • Comment 4, posted at 02.09.11 10:54:14 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • If they finish last does that mean they get relegated? And what happens to the currie cup under 21’s and 19’s from next year since its gonna be 6 teams in the premier division,does that mean its the same for under 21’s and 19’s or do they stay the same? Someone please explain

  • Comment 5, posted at 02.09.11 10:55:53 by Poisy Reply
  • Its worth noting that our loose trio has two glenwood boytjies by the names of open side flank mayrick walker and shaun adendorff.Happy to see nardus van der walt is fit again another talent at number 8.

  • Comment 6, posted at 02.09.11 10:56:16 by Muzi Reply

  • @Poisy (Comment 5) :

    Good question that..

    Will do some research and see what we can dig up!

  • Comment 7, posted at 02.09.11 10:58:44 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 7) : thanx

  • Comment 8, posted at 02.09.11 11:01:31 by Poisy Reply
  • The super powerful Bulls team incl 2 Glenwood old boys – crap! We’re exporting too much valuable talent

    Christian Rust, Richard Dean Gorrah, William Small-Smith (k), Christopher Bosch, Travis Ismaiel, Tony Jantjies, Rudi van Rooyen, Nardus van der Walt, Malherbe van Wyk, Shaun Adendorff, Schalk van Heerden, Herman Groenewald, Jencus van Wyk, Jason Thomas, Du Toit Genis. Replacements: Jaco Visagie, Christoph Gouws, Stefan Willemse, Meyrick Walker, Jacques Olivier, Danie Ludick, Andile Jho. Injured players: Nico van Vuuren (shoulder), James Jackson (back), Cloete Wessels (knee), Jean Nel (knee), Dean Laurens (ankle), Abrie Griesel (ankle), Marvin Orrie (knee).

  • Comment 9, posted at 02.09.11 11:02:18 by beet Reply
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  • Hans scriba got a rude awakening lol…times are changing the sharks academy is failing to attrack alot of talented players.In my honest opinion the bulls and wp are leading the way in terms of player recruitment.Not about the money lol rather the desire..motivation.. and the dream to wear the blue jersey lol.

  • Comment 10, posted at 02.09.11 11:02:33 by Muzi Reply

  • Oh yea and varsity cup rugby.

  • Comment 11, posted at 02.09.11 11:03:11 by Muzi Reply

  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 7) : I think there is a promotion/relegation playoff for the team in bottom spot ie SWD and Valke in u19 and u21.

  • Comment 12, posted at 02.09.11 11:03:15 by beet Reply
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  • This was for Hendrikp and Dancing Bear

    A video of Heinrich Arendse looking to link up during last weekends game while he was on the wing support

    And another of the fantastic try that he scored vs the Lions u19 try

  • Comment 13, posted at 02.09.11 11:05:22 by beet Reply
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  • Xander janse van rensburg our beloved junior bulls scout has some very interesting details to tell me concerning the stefan ungerer saga something fishy and also marne coetzee.

  • Comment 14, posted at 02.09.11 11:07:26 by Muzi Reply

  • @beet (Comment 12) :

    Thanx beet..

    I actually cannot find any information regarding the Age Group Currie Cup tournaments..

  • Comment 15, posted at 02.09.11 11:10:42 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • I wonder what happened hmmm external factors…outside influences..dishonesty and parents probably played a part very interesting.

  • Comment 16, posted at 02.09.11 11:10:58 by Muzi Reply

  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 15) : well I guess we will find out next year what’s gonna happen to the juniors

  • Comment 17, posted at 02.09.11 11:17:40 by Poisy Reply
  • @Muzi (Comment 16) : I heard that Marne had signed for the Sharks and wud be excluded from certain cup games in the Highveld next season coz of his age – these were the reasons given by his uncle for him moving schools

  • Comment 18, posted at 02.09.11 11:22:15 by beet Reply
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  • What happened to Anton Hauptfleisch?

  • Comment 19, posted at 02.09.11 11:28:54 by PaarlBok Reply

  • @PaarlBok (Comment 19) : Gavin Hauptfleish is injured.

    The Sharks are looking to sign a 13 year old that kicks 40m+.

    Do you know of any?

  • Comment 20, posted at 02.09.11 11:42:16 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 20) : 😆 Your welcome Boet. Pretty interesting to see a few not really appreciate that kick which I feel is one of the best I have witness all my life.

  • Comment 21, posted at 02.09.11 11:44:54 by PaarlBok Reply

  • Here is the link to the kick

  • Comment 22, posted at 02.09.11 11:47:52 by PaarlBok Reply

  • Hey guys,

    Need some help from the sharks experts!!

    Rugby Challenge (Rugby game) is being in released in SA next week, and because there is no SA license (We gave it to that crappy World Cup came)the team players names are incorrect. Please help me identify the players. The teams are from the Super 15 so no Freddy, or Butch for the lions etc.

    I have done the easy ones!

    Thanks in advance.

    1 SMITH 72 Smit
    2 B.DU PONT 83 B. Du Plessis
    3 J.DU PONT 67 J. Du Plessis
    4 SKUSE 61 Sykes
    5 HARCOURT 65 Hargreaves
    6 DANILLER 76 Daniels
    7 ALBERTSON 83 Alberts
    8 KOLISI 88 Kankowski
    9 MCLAREN 64 Mcleod
    10 LAMB 81 Lambie
    11 PETERSEN 82 Pieterson
    12 BOSHOFF 75 Bosman
    13 TERRAIN 68 Terblanche
    14 MABETA 79 Mvovo
    15 LUCAS 66 Ludik
    16 JACOBSON 69 Jacobs
    17 BURDETTE 50 Burden
    18 MJEKEVU 71 ?Beast
    19 MORLAND 56
    20 DASAN 72 Deysel
    21 PORTER 62
    22 HOBSON 46
    23 NEMSADZE 77
    24 MURPHY 70
    25 BATES 64 Botes
    26 R.CRONJE 66 Ross
    27 G.CRONJE 67 Guy
    28 HERBST 64 Herbst
    29 NDLOVU 70
    30 STEENSON 52
    31 SWAINSTON 64
    32 VUNISA 64
    33 MERCEY 46
    34 VAN TONDER 48
    35 NGUYEN 44
    36 BRUMMER 50
    37 SKELETON 49
    38 GROVE 54
    39 COMBEZOU 47
    40 RICKARDS 53 Richards

  • Comment 23, posted at 02.09.11 12:26:36 by Gaff Reply

  • @Gaff (Comment 23) : How good is this game and where can one buy it in SA

  • Comment 24, posted at 02.09.11 12:31:37 by beet Reply
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  • @Gaff (Comment 23) : I think most of the junoir players are unregistered so they have used their real surnames like Kolisi and Brummer.

    Porter – Potgieter
    Mruphy – Murray
    Steenson – Steenkamp
    Swainston – Swanepoel
    Hobson – Hougaardt

  • Comment 25, posted at 02.09.11 12:36:46 by beet Reply
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  • @beet (Comment 25) : Concerning blommetjies i might be harsh on the dude its his size that i am worried about maybe he will be a gio aplon.

    But he was brilliant ant under 19 level stepping sooo many players i have not seen that this year yet.

    Take Ulrich Beyers he was an unknown quantity we had to sign him he has a big boot…very strong in the air and he is not afraid to hit the line a brilliant free flowing player with a good attitude.

  • Comment 26, posted at 02.09.11 12:43:50 by Muzi Reply

  • @beet (Comment 24) :
    It’s being released on Thurs I believe, just in time for the world cup!

    It’s not without it’s flaws, but I’ve done a lot a research into it, and it looks much better than the Rugby 2008 (oops, world cup) edition. The commentary seems to be a weakness, but I prefer to listen to music anyway. The general game play seems to be much better, but the main advantage is that it has the super 15 (or Rugby 15 due to lack of SA license), Aviva, top 14 everything. Also all the international teams etc. It also has a very detailed player model, so that you can create and update players as you see fit. It seems to invoke the rugby atmosphere better than WC 2011 also.

    Obviously it comes down to personal choice, but for me, I would rather spend the time (or getting you guys to!!) to get a polished and realistic game that has a much longer lifespan than the old 2008 rehash. Although 2011 WC has the SA license, most players are only seen from behind, and there is little likeness. Also the gameplay is ok, but hasn’t evolved enough from 2008. Lineouts and scrums aren’t really a contest.

    I think it should be available at most retail outlets, I have pre ordered from take 2 (or whatever they are called now) and I believe it comes with a signed ball and book from Percy (with the pre order)

    Hope that helps

  • Comment 27, posted at 02.09.11 12:51:44 by Gaff Reply

  • @PaarlBok (Comment 22) : Barefoot nogal….monster kick.

  • Comment 28, posted at 02.09.11 13:10:31 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Go Baby Sharks!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 29, posted at 02.09.11 13:15:11 by Pokkel Reply
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  • Wow – I see the Bulls have contracted Jan Serfontein en Dries Swanepoel for two years….very clever move imo by the Bulls…Sharks was sleeping here…

  • Comment 30, posted at 03.09.11 10:35:14 by Ice Bokkie Reply
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  • @Ice Bokkie (Comment 30) : Trust me Ice. Hans Scriba did work very hard to get Jan and Dries to join the Academy.

    Jan Serfontein is hot property. Altho he’s still at school, just getting him to wear branded headgear would have set a well known sponsor I know back quite a bit of dough.

    There is a lot of compo for the signatures of top SBR players. As a result, most of the best ones are signed up in Gr.11 these days.

  • Comment 31, posted at 03.09.11 12:42:29 by beet Reply
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