Sharks player ratings v Brumbies

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super Rugby on 18 Mar 2013 at 09:28
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In a shocking team performance that barely got much above 3/10 (and was even lower in the first half), the Sharks succumbed to the Brumbies at Kings Park on Saturday. While not wanting to make matters seem worse than they are, we need to give accurate ratings to the players, knowing full well they can (and will) only improve this week.

1. Beast Mtawarira. Redeemed himself somewhat in the second half as his play improved along with the rest of the pack. Can’t be forgiven for a first half which saw the Sharks scrum annihilated, though. 4/10
2. Craig Burden. Disappeared along with the rest of the tight five in the face of an unrelenting Brumby onslaught. 3/10
3. Jannie du Plessis. Despite a lot of talk during the week, was bested by a rookie. You can’t really put it much more plainly than that. 3/10
4. Anton Bresler. Made his fair share of tackles, but not much else to write home about. 4/10
5. Franco van der Merwe. Won a few line-out balls but wasn’t to be seen otherwise. 3/10
6. Marcell Coetzee. A shocking game. Poor hands, poorer options and fell off tackles like we’ve not seen him do before. 2/10
7. Keegan Daniel. The captain was anonymous and doesn’t look anywhere near fit. More concerning was that he failed to instill any sort of calm or leadership. 2/10
8. Ryan Kankowski. Compared to his fellow forwards, he actually had a semi-decent game, particularly in the second half where he appeared to be one of the few who seemed able to make some sort of progress with ball in hand. 5/10

9. Charl McLeod. Played under relentless pressure the whole game, due to the strain the forwards were under, but turned in an error-strewn and indecisive performance that will have the coach wondering where to look next for a scrumhalf. 3/10
10. Pat Lambie. No flyhalf looks good when forced onto the back foot and Pat was the same this week. Did his best impression of a startled bunny caught in the headlights a few times and will certainly want to improve on this showing. 3/10
11. JP Pietersen. Saw no ball – not even a little bit. 3/10
12. Frans Steyn. As vice captain, one would have expected him to stand up, take charge and lead the back line. Instead, he went walkabout in the worst possible way and appeared indecisive, unimaginative and, at times, just plain disinterested. 2/10
13. Paul Jordaan. Tackled himself to a standstill, but must surely by now be wondering whether his talents wouldn’t be better displayed in a better back line… 4/10
14. Odwa Ndungane. Got nothing resembling attacking ball and struggled no less than anyone else in the back line. 3/10
15. Louis Ludik. Did his best to remain composed at the back and looked reasonable with ball in hand. Fell off a few tackles, though, which was costly. 4/10

16. Kyle Cooper. Showed that there is perhaps life yet in the Sharks hooking ranks. Cooper was one of a handful of players who refused to cower and was quite simply breathtaking. 8/10
17. Wiehahn Herbst. Showed that benefit of playing with his head in the here and now, rather than in France. The scrum steadied when Wors came on and he weighed in with a few fine touches in open play too. 7/10
18. Pieter-Steph du Toit. Delivered a performance that lives up to his big reputation. The Sharks look rudderless without a big ball-carrier and Steph provided just the sort of go-forward that was needed. A great game. 8/10
19. Jacques Botes. Was brought on very late – and for the wrong guy – and really battled to add anything in a loose trio that lacked balance and impact. 3/10
20. Cobus Reinach. Appeared to bring the incisiveness and energy that McLeod lacked. A decent cameo. 6/10.
21. Meyer Bosman. Did some decent things on defence, but failed to spark much of anything with ball in hand. 3/10
22. Lwazi Mvovo. Tried to run everything he could and made a bit of ground, but it was really too little, too late. 4/10


  • Was easily the worst performance over the last few years. They were horrible. I was sure that bringing Daniel straight into the starting lineup was a bad idea.

    Speaking of scrumhalf, any idea when Hoffman will be fit to play.

  • Comment 1, posted at 18.03.13 09:42:53 by PTAShark Reply
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  • I have rated always Cooper over Burden, except that Burden seemed to be the better line out thrower of the two. However on that showing I really think Cooper should be starting from now on.

    Same with PSDT – he needs more time on the field.

  • Comment 2, posted at 18.03.13 09:46:02 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @PTAShark (Comment 1) : I think Hoffman left. Never ever seen the team booed off the field. horrible

  • Comment 3, posted at 18.03.13 09:50:18 by West Indies Cricket Board Reply
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  • Actually the stats from rugbystats (however accurate they may be) do not reflect your rating of Van der Merwe relative to the other forwards. Franco made as many tackles as Bresler (10).

    Coetzee was not the worst culprit in missing tackles (2 against 4 from Daniel) – however 4 of the tackles he made were seen as ineffective.

  • Comment 4, posted at 18.03.13 09:53:10 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @West Indies Cricket Board (Comment 3) : correct, Hoffmann is no longer around

  • Comment 5, posted at 18.03.13 09:57:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • Sharks supporters for boo-ing their team off the pitch at half-time? -10 πŸ˜₯

  • Comment 6, posted at 18.03.13 09:57:10 by diablo Reply

  • @Bokhoring (Comment 4) : Bresler made as many in 45 minutes as Franco did in 80

  • Comment 7, posted at 18.03.13 09:57:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • @diablo (Comment 6) : Supporters? Bollocks.

    Good-time braaiers is what those people are.

  • Comment 8, posted at 18.03.13 09:57:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : True – did not take that into account

    Although after half time the Sharks came more into the game on attack, and the Brumbies took the foot of the pedal.

    That said I generally agree – splitting hairs really

  • Comment 9, posted at 18.03.13 09:58:06 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @Bokhoring (Comment 9) : Pleaase give me one defensible reason for giving Coetzee a higher rating than I did? Please, I’m actually really looking for one.

  • Comment 10, posted at 18.03.13 09:59:15 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 10) : The guy kept trying, made the most metres of all the forwards. Personally I thought he was as bad as any of the rest of the starting pack – not that much worse.

    Again though this is all splitting hairs really

  • Comment 11, posted at 18.03.13 10:04:05 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @Bokhoring (Comment 11) : true. I tend to look at individual moments that stick in my mind when deciding on these ratings – they’re not purely stats-based. Both Marcell and Charl knocked on attacking ball in situations that completely snuffed out positive moves. We had so few of those that each such indiscretion was frankly criminal.

  • Comment 12, posted at 18.03.13 10:07:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • Jordaan and Steyn are not a good combo. They don’t seem to be able to read each other. We are really missing Whitehead in my opinion.

  • Comment 13, posted at 18.03.13 10:09:37 by Orelando_G Reply

  • That said the Sharks were not that much worse than the games against the Kings, Stormers and Cheetahs. They just came up against a really well coached team and the wheels that were threatening before, finally came off in a spectacular fashion.

  • Comment 14, posted at 18.03.13 10:14:10 by Bokhoring Reply
  • Think you are a bit harsh Bobby, but I understand why.

    Looking at how the scrum improved with Cooper on (he was sublime), I think Beast and Jannie were caught out by the lack of a scrumming hooker.

    I felt Pat had a very good second half, once he found the desperation to play his own game. He was much flatter and really threatened the line.

    Bosman was pretty good and his passing game has consistently been overshadowing Frans’ for a while.

    Finally, I thought Botes was nothing short of superb. Two tackle steals and a few good runs deserves a bit more respect.

  • Comment 15, posted at 18.03.13 10:14:36 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Orelando_G (Comment 13) : They are still quite a new combo, give them time to gel. Steyn/Lambie also not gelling as good as they should.

    On this performance, no one gelled with anyone. They were all quite horrible. And the Brumbies with their sideways tackle passes made our defence look like idiots. There were massive holes.

  • Comment 16, posted at 18.03.13 10:16:26 by PTAShark Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 15) : must admit I forgot about the tackle steal from Botes… I only saw one though, not too.

  • Comment 17, posted at 18.03.13 10:17:59 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 15) : Yep Botes was brilliant. I’ll never understand that the coaches think that picking two monster ball carrying flanks is a good idea when the other team has a good pack. We gave them free reign to get fast ball the whole first half and they ran us ragged.

  • Comment 18, posted at 18.03.13 10:18:40 by PTAShark Reply
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  • JPP, Paul Jordaan, Lwazi Mvovo, even Odwa, all great runners, great attacking players. All wasted talent with Frans Steyn on the pitch

  • Comment 19, posted at 18.03.13 10:25:52 by Die Kriek Reply

  • @PTAShark (Comment 18) : explain which “monster ball carrying flanks” we had in our team on Saturday?

    The only monster I saw was the Brumbies number 8, although George Smith also punched above his weight in the ball-carrying department.

  • Comment 20, posted at 18.03.13 10:33:05 by robdylan Reply
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  • Steyn and Jordaan is not working. Steyn might breach the advantage line but he does not offload. Jordaan crabs across the field instead of straigtening the line – no wonder the wingers aren’t involved in the game.

    One small tweak will change a helluva lot there – the Steyn offload will put Jordaan in space. He can then rocket ahead, draw the cover defense and put the wing away. Simple in theory…

  • Comment 21, posted at 18.03.13 10:41:48 by King Shark Reply
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  • To me Bresler and Kanko were the only 2 that looked to really impose themselves .The rest , particularly our midfield, loosies and tight 5 should be disgraced at how they covered themselves in cowardice…

    One thing is clear ;that while we put huge emphasis on our set piece here at the Tank ,we don’t put emphasis on the analytic aspects of defensive play. They used rush defense ,like Im sure anyone who has followed Rugby over the last decade could have told was going to happen, and we tried to play flat. When we defended we had no composure or trust in our systems(3 players to tackle one is a recipe for disaster). When you use generic drift defense you cannot fall off from marking a man and tackle inwards because of the overlaps and gaps it causes in defense-and that’s what we saw happen.

    I have made a concerted effort to get my family and friends,even those who don’t watch rugby, down to the tank which is hard to do on a student budget. In the rain, it was insulting that they dished up that apathetic drivel.

  • Comment 22, posted at 18.03.13 10:59:38 by Talent Reply
  • I do agree that it was one of the worst games that i have ever seen of the Sharks but i was ashamed of the crowds behaviour towards the Sharks i do think not any one of us will go on the field to lose , everyone of us do get a bad day at the office as an ex Bull supporter i have never witnessed such behaviour of a crowd , i am sure those boys will hit back with avengance and will make us proud again , i do like your blog but some off the comments are really out of line i really do think we must build these boys and keep it positive and not get personal just one last comment Coetzees rating ,maybe u must just check the stats Rob of the kid 20 tackles 13 balll carrys and gained 68 m with ball in hand.

  • Comment 23, posted at 18.03.13 11:31:47 by underdog Reply

  • @underdog (Comment 23) : which stats are you looking at? That’s not what mine say…

  • Comment 24, posted at 18.03.13 11:34:25 by robdylan Reply
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  • Ok, clearly everyone’s upset.

    I wouldn’t have given any of the players a 3 and if I did I would have given them all a three, because one three will create a ripple effect and influence the rest.

    I watched the game 3 times. Once at the game, where I didn’t move from my spot in the rain, once directly after the game and again last night, with pen and paper.

    It was that bad, but no worse than previous weeks, just with opposition who had a coach you knew how to play against us and snuffed out all our weaknesses (not the hardest thing to do btw).

  • Comment 25, posted at 18.03.13 14:14:51 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 25) : “no worse than previous weeks” – could not agree more

  • Comment 26, posted at 18.03.13 14:16:24 by Bokhoring Reply
  • Rob, Marcell, like always got over the advantage line. But he’s getting in the way, when the opposition defense is tight he needs to learn not to ask for the ball and rather draw defenders and if he does ask for the ball, he needs to look up, see what’s in front of him and offload the ball quickly to players in behind him.

    Why he’s not getting coached these stuff, I don’t know, but it’s been an issue since day one. It’s just Jake White won’t just let it go.

    We all know our game plan is predictable, I don’t get why more coaches aren’t defending tight against us and cutting of our ball outwide by shooting up in defense.

  • Comment 27, posted at 18.03.13 14:18:37 by Letgo Reply
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  • How much of a positive impact did spencer have at the sharks? I am sure this is the problem with bringing in guys for a week or so. The coach involved doesn’t want to look like an idiot who doesn’t know anything so instead of using what the specialist taught he throws it away as soon as the specialist has gone. Our attack was awful.our defence was kak and our handling was horrid. You would think that a team who lives and breathes humidity can handle it better than a visiting team. And I read the supporters were kak for booing the sharks. Now look at it from their point of view,they pay this money to come watch a bunch of amateurs play rugga. Wouldn’t you be mad too?????

  • Comment 28, posted at 18.03.13 14:19:55 by shaniboi Reply

  • Also, even though the scrum was pushed of once or twice, if you kept the game, watch their loosehead scrumming on the angle against Jannie. When the scrum stead up, it also stayed square on this side.

    Plum said Kaplan would blow their scrum up, he didn’t and I think he should have.

    The also went of their feet way to much at the break down, and disrupted our ball by not rolling away, Stephen moore once pushed Charl right into kaplan, never getting behind the last feet, and Kaplan just waved it on.

    I don’t want to complain about the contact area, because that’s another area where the Sharks were their own worse enemy. Kaplan might have gotten one or two wrong in the second half, but that was after we was so dominated in the first that he could not perceive how we could have the upper hand at the breakdown.

    I blame the sharks.

    Look at the Brumbies and how they did it, they’re over the ball carrier pushing him another meter forward even before he goes to ground, or deep enough to take the offload.

    Our cleaning is a joke and just flooding the breakdown with players is a bigger joke. Get it together. These things gets coached to school boys.

  • Comment 29, posted at 18.03.13 14:25:29 by Letgo Reply
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  • @shaniboi (Comment 28) : You can’t expect the backs to do anything with the swill they are getting from the forwards. Week after week, we’re complaining that there’s no flair in the backs.

    Why do you think it is that one of the best flyhalfs this country has produced in a while, probably one of the best wings in the world, arguably one of the most sought after players, not just centers and two guys with huge explosive speed and flair are looking like crap?

    I’m sorry but the forwards have to take accountability here. How can the back do anything when they are not making proper yards, and when they are, they lose it at the break down, or the back have to come in to clean, because their not around to do it.

    I don’t have to check to stats, I know our forwards are far behind on meters made, but not so far behind on carries.

  • Comment 30, posted at 18.03.13 14:31:34 by Letgo Reply
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  • Then also, why do our forwards wait on their heels for the ball and only start running when the opposition is a meter away? Is it because they know McLeod will pass the ball behind them anyway?

  • Comment 31, posted at 18.03.13 14:32:38 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 30) : Our tight five is especially poor in taking the ball up – compared to all the other teams we played this year. The only one in the starting tight 5 taking up the ball to some extent is Beast – the rest contribute little in that dept.

    At least Cooper and PSDT are trying to actively contribute in that department.

  • Comment 32, posted at 18.03.13 14:37:56 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @Die Kriek (Comment 19) : agree completely

  • Comment 33, posted at 18.03.13 14:56:02 by Ludz Reply

  • Hi guys…

    1st Id like to say that I mentioned this many times before…Frans Steyn is not the player people think he is!!! for Sharks sake I hope he proves me wrong, but he has been poor all season like it or not.

    More pressing in my mind is the management system. The Sharks have had the “star under-achievers” (phrase it as you wish) for a fair few years now!!! This is why…
    – Culture
    – Egos
    – Commitment
    – Passion
    – Discipline

    And these aspects are delivered by the leadership group – Coach, Captain and co. I dont want to coach bash like so many do but Plum has had his chance and repeatedly failed with a bunch of the most talented players in the business.

    So forget selections and tactics and so on for now…For me this is the pressing issue that must be resolved!!!

  • Comment 34, posted at 18.03.13 15:14:05 by pienaar111 Reply

  • The Frans Steyn bashing is pathetic really. Yes, he didn’t have a good game but no-one really did as the Sharks were outclassed and had an off day. Brumbies must be given a heck of a lot of credit, they were smart and are a very decent side.

    You can’t blame Steyn for the backline not firing. It’s a collective thing and they all need to look at themselves. I’m a BIG JPP fan but look at the video and he was caught out defensively for at least 2 of the Brumbies tries. He had a stinker…but yet Steyn gets all the blame. Don’t know why Steyn is always made a scapegoat for poor Sharks performances.

  • Comment 35, posted at 18.03.13 19:44:43 by Villie Reply
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  • The Brumbies showed us exactly how to play great basic rugby. If they did not take the foot off the old accelerator we would have suffered humiliation beyond our wildest dreams.

  • Comment 36, posted at 18.03.13 19:53:11 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Villie (Comment 35) : he was caught out because the Brumbies had more numbers.

  • Comment 37, posted at 19.03.13 05:35:38 by GreatSharksays Reply

  • Still no team culture with the Sharks, every man plays for himself.

    But as per usual it takes one game where everybody sees just how individually rubbish they truly are that they decide to pull together and play as a team. πŸ™„ Every year the exact same scenario 😑

  • Comment 38, posted at 19.03.13 08:03:02 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • What a pity we did not play the Brumbies for our first game – to wake up the team and especially the coaching staff.

    The fact is we did not play much worse than we did against the other 3 teams so far. In fact for a short period leading up to Kanko’s try we constructed the best attacking play I have seen from the Sharks this year. It was laboured but eventually we managed to pull it off.

    I am tired of excuses for this team. After the Kings game it sounded like we just played the S15 champions. Yes – the Kings defended manfully against the Chiefs and made them work for their 5 points, but the fact is the Chiefs still bagged the 4 tries in the end.

  • Comment 39, posted at 19.03.13 08:18:57 by Bokhoring Reply
  • I am sorry but Pat need to pull up his socks he plays a typical MS game these days, and really offers nothing on attack.

  • Comment 40, posted at 19.03.13 08:42:54 by Uli Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 39) : If we played them in the first game of the season, it would have been chalked up as lack of match fitness etc.

    No, I think this wake-up call came at the right moment. Last year we only woke up after we lost to the Chiefs which was almost halfway through the season.

    Just pathetic that highly paid professionals requires a humiliating defeat and getting booed off the field for them to get some motivation going. Once again, lack of team spirit.

  • Comment 41, posted at 19.03.13 08:44:46 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • I think Plum is technically a good coach, but he lacks that something special that is required to build a team.

    I think a guy like Jimmy Stonehouse will be the guy necessary to install team culture with the Sharks.

    He built the Pumas from being ordinary to being pretty darn competitive simply through team culture and basics.

  • Comment 42, posted at 19.03.13 08:48:31 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • @Villie (Comment 35) : I agree, no one ever seems to see any fault in the fact that Lambie is terrible at flyhalf these days, that KD is a terrible captain and obviously not fit, who cuold not even cement his place in the starting lineup, untill he got made captain. All critics seem to always point to the afrikaaners in the team before making a good assessment of what is actually going on. Think the Sharks need to play a more Victorian style then these critics might be happy.

    @pienaar111 (Comment 34) : Yes FS has not been the best this season , but who has? show me one played who has actually stood up this season.

  • Comment 43, posted at 19.03.13 08:49:10 by Uli Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 41) : I agree, I would also rather lose this game and let us really catch a good wake up.

  • Comment 44, posted at 19.03.13 08:50:02 by Uli Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 42) : Something the Bulls did…

    It goes to show team culture is a really big thing to be a super team and a good ordinary team.

  • Comment 45, posted at 19.03.13 08:51:30 by Uli Reply
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  • @Uli (Comment 43) : 😯

  • Comment 46, posted at 19.03.13 08:53:55 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Uli (Comment 43) : Uli, I think you’re overreacting and that sort of comment is only likely to inflame tensions.

    I think criticism of Steyn is warranted based on his shit rugby at the moment – whatever language he chooses to speak at home is of no relevance whatsoever.

    In fact, if you look at the ratings above, you’ll see that Keegan Daniel got the same one as Steyn.

  • Comment 47, posted at 19.03.13 10:05:38 by robdylan Reply
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  • β€œWe spent all day on Sunday analysing the Brumbies game and coming up with solutions and we now have this week to put all the plans we have come up with into place,” Sharks assistant coach Grant Bashford told the website. Reactive!

  • Comment 48, posted at 19.03.13 10:16:12 by GreatSharksays Reply

  • @robdylan (Comment 47) : You right. My apologies. I think we all just very frustrated.

  • Comment 49, posted at 19.03.13 10:16:53 by Uli Reply
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  • Come on guys. Rugby is a team sport. It is pretty difficult for one player to shine when a whole team is playing this badly.

    Both defence and attack requires total team work. You can hardly blame an attacking runner getting turned over if there are no support runners working with him. Neither can a flyhalf conjure up magic if he does not have multiple options to pass to.

    So this team as a whole need to get their act together. Maybe a few changes here or there, e.g. some players on the bench starting, etc.

  • Comment 50, posted at 19.03.13 10:18:44 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @Uli (Comment 49) : Did you pull the “dutchman” card? 😈

  • Comment 51, posted at 19.03.13 10:19:00 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 51) : hehe

  • Comment 52, posted at 19.03.13 10:20:40 by Uli Reply
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  • @Uli (Comment 49) : we definitely are… hells bells, I was starting to wish we could chuck them all out, English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, the lot!

  • Comment 53, posted at 19.03.13 10:22:27 by robdylan Reply
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  • @GreatSharksays (Comment 48) : I hope they also look at what the Brumbies did right and try and emulate some of that.

    But it is going to take more than a week to put right what is wrong with the Sharks. Could they not see the warning signs during the first 3 games and start earlier?

  • Comment 54, posted at 19.03.13 10:23:13 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @Uli (Comment 43) : Jannie and Beast were on song. There you have two players who stood out.n πŸ˜€

  • Comment 55, posted at 19.03.13 10:27:12 by King Shark Reply
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  • One major thing has stayed exactly the same, we ALWAYS lose to the Brumbies at the breakdown. We just have a total ineptitude when it comes to the ruck and tackle area – STILL!

  • Comment 56, posted at 19.03.13 10:28:51 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • The positive thing to take from this game is that we last lost to the Brumbies at home in 2007.

  • Comment 57, posted at 19.03.13 10:33:20 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 56) : I saw our loosies trying to get their hands on the ball, but the only one that managed to spoil was Botes. The others had no clue – Kanko giving away a penalty for doing it incorrectly, Coetzee and Daniel simply cleaned off the ball. To me that is a skill that can be taught. Some players like the Brussow, Smiths and McCaws have a natural aptitude for it and will always shine above the rest, but I am sure our guys can improve through some skills coaching in that area.

  • Comment 58, posted at 19.03.13 10:33:33 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @Salmonoid (Comment 57) : that one occurred to me as well…

  • Comment 59, posted at 19.03.13 10:44:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 56) : Sorry but I have lost all belief in Plum. The Sharks must first have a big hiding for him to fix problem area, the same problem areas year in and year out. The basics are the Sharks are non-existent, our guys can’t ruck and the lineout doesn’t always function, hell, it cost us the CC last year. When will Plum take this team to the next level when during a competition he needs to focus on the basics? What does he do during the off season? Which coach doesn’t know that you need the ball to play rugby, you can only keep the ball if you are able to scrum, ruck, catch, pass and tackle..only once you’ve perfected these can you focus on strategy and tactics.

  • Comment 60, posted at 19.03.13 10:48:37 by GreatSharksays Reply

  • @Salmonoid (Comment 57) : @robdylan (Comment 59) : So this year might be the year that we again lose in the final πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 61, posted at 19.03.13 10:55:50 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • @GreatSharksays (Comment 60) : Oh yeah, 100% in agreement, we’re just not moving forward under him.

    We are doing the same thing over and over again, it’s getting old now.

  • Comment 62, posted at 19.03.13 10:57:11 by FireTheLooser Reply

  • @GreatSharksays (Comment 60) : I personally think he is trying to do too many roles at once, and ending up not executing any of them properly. I assume Plum acts as the forwards coach as well as head coach? What are the roles for HRE and Bashford BTW?

  • Comment 63, posted at 19.03.13 11:35:44 by Bokhoring Reply
  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 61) :

    πŸ™ πŸ˜₯ very sad really i thought we had it in us to win the brumbies but then i was wrong. As all no ratings i don’t think i will love to rate at this moments because if i do it won t be good at all.
    FTL: I don’t talk this lose good but maybe if we look at it in a different way i’d rather loose now than later maybe this is a good wakkening for the team so they can pull up those sock as my mom would say.
    No really Sharks you can win this year, in 2 finals within years so get up there and get what we want which is the SR Trophey

  • Comment 64, posted at 19.03.13 11:42:43 by chaz Reply

  • @GreatSharksays (Comment 60) :

    Well i for one think its time for a change, this is old news every year we have this same old story which never really gets us anywhere

  • Comment 65, posted at 19.03.13 11:44:50 by chaz Reply

  • quite honestly I would dock 1 point maybe even two from JP’s rating. I was literally metres from him on the field (best box seats in the house in my opion on the 22 m line) and he looked like he couldn’t give a fing continental!

  • Comment 66, posted at 19.03.13 19:02:41 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

    Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette
  • @GreatSharksays (Comment 60) : I miss the “LIKE” button…..Have to agree with you. With the talent we have in our side we should be wiping the floor with any opposition….but each week we are crossing our fingers to hope that we win….

  • Comment 67, posted at 20.03.13 07:39:44 by Just a Fan Reply

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