Richard Ferguson

Currie Cup 2012 – Western Province (36) vs Cheetahs (15) F/T


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Cheetahs, Currie Cup, Original Content, WP on 13 Oct 2012 at 16:00
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The last round of Currie Cup action continues as we head down to Newlands, where Western Province host the Cheetahs, in a winner takes semi-final spot match.

WP coach Allister Coetzee has not held back with the selection of his returning Springboks, and who blames him with so much on the line. This team now sees a healthy mix of youth and experience, but one has to wonder what the effect of all the changes will be on the fluency of this team.

The Cheetahs have also selected all of their Springboks with both Coenie Oosthuizen and Adriaan Strauss featuring in the starting line-up, with Coenie selected on the tighthead side of the scrum, in his new preferred position.

Should be a cracker of a match, so hold onto your seats.

Western Province: 15 Joe Pietersen, 14 Gerhard van den Heever, 13 Juan de Jongh, 12 Jean de Villiers (captain), 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Don Armand, 6 Deon Fourie, 5 Andries Bekker, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Tiaan Liebenberg, 1 Steven Kitshoff.

Replacements: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Brok Harris, 18 De Kock Steenkamp, 19 Jebb Sinclair, 20 Louis Schreuder, 21 Marcel Brache, 22 Gio Aplon.

Free State Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Nico Scheepers, 13 Robert Ebersohn, 12 Andries Strauss, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Francois Uys, 6 Hendro Scholtz, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Marcel van der Merwe.

Replacements: 16 Hercu Liebenberg, 17 Ross Geldenhuys, 18 Waltie Vermeulen, 19 Davon Raubenheimer, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Philip Snyman, 22 Ryno Benjamin.


60 Comments

  • Kings 23 – 13 Pumas
    Dont know how much time is left in the 2nd half.

  • Comment 1, posted at 13.10.12 16:10:51 by JarsonX Reply
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  • FULLTIME
    Kings 26 – 25 Pumas

  • Comment 2, posted at 13.10.12 16:21:27 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Cheeeeeeeeeeetaaaaaaaaaaaahs

  • Comment 3, posted at 13.10.12 16:22:00 by klempie Reply

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  • @JarsonX (Comment 2) : Kings had 40% possession and played 62% of the game in their own half. Sadly, the Bulls are going to kill them.

  • Comment 4, posted at 13.10.12 16:26:06 by klempie Reply

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  • Why do I want to punch Cheeky Watson in the face?

  • Comment 5, posted at 13.10.12 16:27:03 by klempie Reply

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  • well done to the kings for winning the first division, unfortunatly for them they will get klaped in the promotion/regulation match

  • Comment 6, posted at 13.10.12 16:32:41 by BR Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 4) : I don’t think the Bulls will lose today.

  • Comment 7, posted at 13.10.12 16:33:52 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 7) : Come on dude. Think positive!

  • Comment 8, posted at 13.10.12 16:35:26 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 8) : Did you see the Lion’s line-up? I’m being realistic but I will be supporting the Lions nonetheless.

  • Comment 9, posted at 13.10.12 16:39:01 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 9) : Obviously. 😛

  • Comment 10, posted at 13.10.12 16:40:32 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 5) : No idea :mrgreen: 😉

  • Comment 11, posted at 13.10.12 16:40:41 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 5) : why does anyone want to do that?Think there is a looong line

  • Comment 12, posted at 13.10.12 16:45:25 by Dunx Reply

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  • Have you guys seen the Sharks anti-bullying ad? Good on them. 😎

  • Comment 13, posted at 13.10.12 16:46:20 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 13) : Not yet.

  • Comment 14, posted at 13.10.12 16:52:39 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Go Cheetahs.

  • Comment 15, posted at 13.10.12 17:01:52 by Mutley Reply
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  • Wp 8 – 0 Fs

  • Comment 16, posted at 13.10.12 17:18:05 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Coenie injured 🙄

  • Comment 17, posted at 13.10.12 17:36:11 by JarsonX Reply
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  • 24mins
    WP 8 – 3 FS

  • Comment 18, posted at 13.10.12 17:37:43 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 18) : Thanks for the updates!!

  • Comment 19, posted at 13.10.12 17:39:26 by Argex Reply

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  • Bekker try!
    13 – 3

  • Comment 20, posted at 13.10.12 17:40:23 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @Argex (Comment 19) : I’m trying my best 🙂 Getting updates from SS.

  • Comment 21, posted at 13.10.12 17:42:00 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 21) : It is much appreciated;-)

  • Comment 22, posted at 13.10.12 17:43:55 by Argex Reply

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  • Converted!
    Weepee 15 – 3 Vrrrrystaaaat
    31mins

  • Comment 23, posted at 13.10.12 17:45:06 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 17) : Must add that he was subbed

  • Comment 24, posted at 13.10.12 17:46:07 by JarsonX Reply
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  • 1st try was by Capo de Villiers

  • Comment 25, posted at 13.10.12 17:49:09 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Fourie try!
    Cheetahs get ready to play the Kings!

  • Comment 26, posted at 13.10.12 17:50:33 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Province lead 22-3

  • Comment 27, posted at 13.10.12 17:51:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • Bekker injured, subbed.

  • Comment 28, posted at 13.10.12 17:52:53 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 27) : Thank you sir!

  • Comment 29, posted at 13.10.12 17:53:14 by Argex Reply

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  • Halftime
    WP 22 – 3 FS

  • Comment 30, posted at 13.10.12 17:54:13 by JarsonX Reply
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  • I wonder how low will the Cheetahs have to go before Naka gets dropped.

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  • And a diabolical decision by tmo, Bekkers, was not a try. And looks like Kaplan trying to ensure wp a victory.

  • Comment 32, posted at 13.10.12 17:58:00 by Bayshark Reply

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  • “Should be a cracker of a match, so hold onto your seats.”
    The only thing cracking here, is the Cheetahs’ defence 😈

  • Comment 33, posted at 13.10.12 17:59:58 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Is it just me or is WP one of the most boring sides in the modern game? 🙄 After the brain-numbing performances in Super Rugby now we have to sit through this… Snore zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Wake me up when it gets interesting, please. hehehe 😆

  • Comment 34, posted at 13.10.12 18:04:36 by Shaz Reply
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  • Please tell me Vermuelen is always illegal when pilfering the ball. Are you you allowed to go over the ball on your elbows…………..

  • Comment 35, posted at 13.10.12 18:07:41 by Bayshark Reply

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  • @Shaz (Comment 34) : Heya Shazza. They’ve been using WP games as a sedative in old age homes for quite some time now :mrgreen:

  • Comment 36, posted at 13.10.12 18:07:50 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Super Sarel injured, subbed.

  • Comment 37, posted at 13.10.12 18:08:44 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 36) : hehehe… better a sedative than an enema I suppose! 🙂

  • Comment 38, posted at 13.10.12 18:09:57 by Shaz Reply
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  • @Bayshark (Comment 32) : @Bayshark (Comment 35) : Cant really comment as I cant really see 😈

  • Comment 39, posted at 13.10.12 18:10:25 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @Shaz (Comment 38) : I took a enema and a valium together once. Shat my pants but I didnt worry about it 😳 😛

  • Comment 40, posted at 13.10.12 18:12:45 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Still 22 – 3.

  • Comment 41, posted at 13.10.12 18:15:33 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Fourie try no2!

  • Comment 42, posted at 13.10.12 18:17:27 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Converted!
    WP 29 – 3 FS
    51mins

  • Comment 43, posted at 13.10.12 18:20:16 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Liebenberg en Habana subbed.

  • Comment 44, posted at 13.10.12 18:22:56 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Anyone but Vermuelen noooooooooo…………slit wrists time

  • Comment 45, posted at 13.10.12 18:25:24 by Bayshark Reply

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  • Lots of subs!
    Vermeulen try!
    Converted!
    Province 36 – 3 Vrystaat
    60mins

  • Comment 46, posted at 13.10.12 18:27:27 by JarsonX Reply
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  • A few more subs

  • Comment 47, posted at 13.10.12 18:35:43 by JarsonX Reply
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  • 36 – 3
    72mins

  • Comment 48, posted at 13.10.12 18:38:18 by JarsonX Reply
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  • Has it gotten interesting yet? Oh… No… Back to sleep… zzzzz

  • Comment 49, posted at 13.10.12 18:38:57 by Shaz Reply
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  • Will the promotion relegation game be over two legs?

  • Comment 50, posted at 13.10.12 18:41:03 by Argex Reply

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  • @Argex (Comment 50) : Ja, think so. Home and Away.

  • Comment 51, posted at 13.10.12 18:41:49 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 51) : Have they released the dates for the games yet?

  • Comment 52, posted at 13.10.12 18:43:43 by Argex Reply

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  • More substitutions 🙄

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  • Uys try!!! Stop the press!
    Conversion missed.
    WP 36 – 8 FS
    77mins

  • Comment 54, posted at 13.10.12 18:45:30 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @Argex (Comment 52) : No idea, suppose it will be soon.

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  • Snyman Try!

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  • FULLTIME
    PROVINCE 36 – 15 FREESTATE

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  • John Mitchell made a good point on this week’s Reunion… Said that because Australia has too many teams in Super Rugby the mediocre players have lowered the benchmark for the good players (ie: the Wallabies)and made them mediocre too. It’s a well known fact that by playing better opponents mediocre players improve their game. This is why it is essential to have Springboks playing in the Currie Cup as much as possible. Otherwise the whole competition is going to go down the pan, and with it the unions who rely on it for their income. We are never going to consistently produce world-beating talent if we dumb our provincial competition down like this. Not only is it boring to watch but it’s slowly killing the game.

  • Comment 58, posted at 13.10.12 18:51:43 by Shaz Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 55) : Thanks man! Best bet would probably be next two weekends.

  • Comment 59, posted at 13.10.12 18:52:07 by Argex Reply

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  • @Shaz (Comment 58) : Agree. And they should dump all the provinces into 1 competition as well.

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