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Super Rugby 2018 final round: Sharks vs Jaguares


Written by Udo Lütge (pastorshark)

Posted in :Original Content on 14 Jul 2018 at 16:40

Soooo…the Sharks have their destiny in their own hands. A win against the Jaguares in Durban today will seal their spot in the playoffs. Can they do it?

The clash is scheduled for 17:15.

Teams:

Sharks

15 Curwin Bosch, 14 Kobus van Wyk, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Jacques Vermeulen, 6 Philip van der Walt, 5 Ruan Botha (captain), 4 Tyler Paul, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Akker van der Merwe, 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 John-Hubert Meyer, 19 Hyron Andrews, 20 Wian Vosloo, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Marius Louw, 23 Makazole Mapimpi

 

Jaguares

15 Ramiro Moyano, 14 Bautista Delguy, 13 Matias Moroni, 12 Bautista Ezcurra, 11 Sebastian Cancelliere, 10 Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, 9 Martin Landajo, 8 Juan Manuel Leguizamón, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Pablo Matera (captain), 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Matias Alemanno, 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Julian Montoya, 1 Javier Diaz

Substitutes: 16 Agustin Creevy, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 19 Guido Petti, 20 Javier Ortega Desio, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Nicolas Sanchez, 23 Emiliano Boffelli


111 Comments

  • Question is, do they want to play in the play-offs? Let’s hope so.

  • Comment 1, posted at 14.07.18 16:43:21 by T-Shark Reply
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  • Ledesma has not gone quite as far as Mauger, but he has moved a couple of his big guns to the bench.

  • Comment 2, posted at 14.07.18 16:44:25 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • With conditions unlikely to be great I reckon it will still be a tough game. Please pitch Sharks!!

  • Comment 3, posted at 14.07.18 17:04:41 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Here they come. Wet and drizzling…

  • Comment 4, posted at 14.07.18 17:13:57 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Ball slipping around and being knocked on all over the place in the first phase of play…

  • Comment 5, posted at 14.07.18 17:17:04 by pastorshark Reply
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  • A great first scrum by the Sharks and they earn a penalty…

  • Comment 6, posted at 14.07.18 17:23:41 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Good penalty kick by Rob du Perez from out wide and it is 3-0…

  • Comment 7, posted at 14.07.18 17:24:42 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Another good Sharks scrum earns a penalty advantage but a wonderful break by Dan means it’s advantage over by the time the Jaguares intercept it…

  • Comment 8, posted at 14.07.18 17:28:03 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Rasta allows zero advantage, but the penalty makes it 6-0 after 16 minutes…

  • Comment 9, posted at 14.07.18 17:32:38 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Dan gets yellow for a grass cutter tackle…

  • Comment 10, posted at 14.07.18 17:35:51 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Dan needs to start cutting out those grass cutters.

  • Comment 11, posted at 14.07.18 17:35:55 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • 6-3 after 19 minutes…

  • Comment 12, posted at 14.07.18 17:36:20 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Acker scores…

  • Comment 13, posted at 14.07.18 17:38:34 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Brilliant from Akker

  • Comment 14, posted at 14.07.18 17:39:07 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • 13-3 after 22 minutes…

  • Comment 15, posted at 14.07.18 17:39:13 by pastorshark Reply
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  • That was important being a man down…

  • Comment 16, posted at 14.07.18 17:39:41 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Bad missed tackles by the Sharks before Esterhuizen crunches the Jag…

  • Comment 17, posted at 14.07.18 17:40:38 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Lucky for the Sharks Jags loose the ball with an open tryline

  • Comment 18, posted at 14.07.18 17:43:35 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Jake White being vindicated 😛

  • Comment 19, posted at 14.07.18 17:45:14 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Not clever play by vd Walt running the ball up on the wrong side of the scrum squeezed on the line.

  • Comment 20, posted at 14.07.18 17:47:42 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Good defense by the Sharks near the tryline

  • Comment 21, posted at 14.07.18 17:49:13 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Still 13-3 after 31 minutes…

  • Comment 22, posted at 14.07.18 17:49:38 by pastorshark Reply
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  • We have to thank these jags, they are playing as if to give us a shot. The boys are putting everything on the line on defence, well done

  • Comment 23, posted at 14.07.18 17:49:50 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Solid scrumming by the Sharks…

  • Comment 24, posted at 14.07.18 17:51:04 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Sharks having to make a lot of tackles…

  • Comment 25, posted at 14.07.18 17:51:52 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Tackle count now already 62-12…

  • Comment 26, posted at 14.07.18 17:52:45 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 26) : We need to get Louis “pasta” to pass the ball

  • Comment 27, posted at 14.07.18 17:54:28 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • I fear that if we give the crusaders these territory and possession advantage, we might see 100 points against us

  • Comment 28, posted at 14.07.18 17:57:09 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Sharks need to keep the mistakes down – they not getting a lot of ball to play with

  • Comment 29, posted at 14.07.18 17:57:11 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • So a shoulder to a player without the ball is no longer foul play, interesting………..

  • Comment 30, posted at 14.07.18 17:59:37 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • 13-3 at halftime as the Sharks have the odd lucky escape…

  • Comment 31, posted at 14.07.18 18:00:49 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 30) : Very high arm there as well.

  • Comment 32, posted at 14.07.18 18:01:32 by coolfusion Reply

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  • Sharks need to make hay while they play the second stringers. Having Sanchez and Boffelli running at tired bodies from making so many tackles can mean problems for the Sharks

  • Comment 33, posted at 14.07.18 18:03:01 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @coolfusion (Comment 32) : Also seeing the jags crossing and running players across at breakdown. Cynical at best. Ref however seeing what he wants to.

  • Comment 34, posted at 14.07.18 18:04:43 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 33) : The thing about hay is that it’s tough to make in the rain… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 35, posted at 14.07.18 18:05:17 by pastorshark Reply
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  • And England goes home without the football, a trophy or a medal :mrgreen:

  • Comment 36, posted at 14.07.18 18:06:12 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 36) : I had France from the start just cause they had the best team cohesiveness. But flair could beat that.

  • Comment 37, posted at 14.07.18 18:09:34 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 36) : Shame…

  • Comment 38, posted at 14.07.18 18:10:06 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 36) : You sound distraught……;)

  • Comment 39, posted at 14.07.18 18:10:15 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 36) : @pastorshark (Comment 38) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 40, posted at 14.07.18 18:10:35 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @coolfusion (Comment 39) : Not as much as the Pom fan who had an “England World Champions 2018” tatoo after the quarter final 😛

  • Comment 41, posted at 14.07.18 18:11:57 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 41) : kakaka…

  • Comment 42, posted at 14.07.18 18:14:05 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 41) : In circles I frequent England is like the stormers of WC no one likes them except their own fans. They would rather have the car guards win those matches…..

  • Comment 43, posted at 14.07.18 18:14:36 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 32) : Some very dodgy cleaning out at ruck time the whole game

  • Comment 44, posted at 14.07.18 18:14:40 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • @jdolivier (Comment 44) : Jags doing what the jags do so well….negative off the ball play.

  • Comment 45, posted at 14.07.18 18:16:01 by coolfusion Reply

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  • Rather take the penalty

  • Comment 46, posted at 14.07.18 18:18:08 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • DStv just went for a ball shit. Have rely on you guys for a play by play.

  • Comment 47, posted at 14.07.18 18:18:58 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @jdolivier (Comment 44) : yup…all night…

  • Comment 48, posted at 14.07.18 18:19:13 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Sharks turn down an easy 3 points and then lose the lineout 👿

  • Comment 49, posted at 14.07.18 18:20:54 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Sharks should have scored in that whole last phase of play somewhere…I would have taken the 3…

  • Comment 50, posted at 14.07.18 18:21:11 by pastorshark Reply
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  • 9 handling errors for the Sharks already vs 7 for Jaguares. Scary when you consider possession has been 70% for the Jags

  • Comment 51, posted at 14.07.18 18:22:08 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 50) : Could have put us almost 2 scrores ahead…

  • Comment 52, posted at 14.07.18 18:22:51 by coolfusion Reply

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  • Good scrum by the Sharks – now a much more difficult kick for Robert

  • Comment 53, posted at 14.07.18 18:23:10 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 53) : Which hits the post. Still 13-3

  • Comment 54, posted at 14.07.18 18:23:48 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • What a try van Wyk!!!

  • Comment 55, posted at 14.07.18 18:26:03 by pastorshark Reply
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  • 20-3 after 53 minutes…

  • Comment 56, posted at 14.07.18 18:28:01 by pastorshark Reply
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  • That arm around the throat deserved a yellow as well

  • Comment 57, posted at 14.07.18 18:28:09 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 55) : Big Andre made that possible, he really has improved his overall performance. And van wyk is his usual hardworking self, that man bleeds black and white

  • Comment 58, posted at 14.07.18 18:28:32 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Brilliant work by Esterhuizen and van Wyk!!!

  • Comment 59, posted at 14.07.18 18:28:39 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 57) : Agreed

  • Comment 60, posted at 14.07.18 18:28:47 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • @Bokhoring (Comment 57) : definitely…but Rasta hasn’t called numerous neck high tackles on the Sharks!!

  • Comment 61, posted at 14.07.18 18:29:36 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 61) : Or shoulder only clean outs, or off the ball niggle.

  • Comment 62, posted at 14.07.18 18:32:19 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Jaguares wings cut the Sharks defense to shreds, but fortunately our defense tightens up as soon as they get close to the 22

  • Comment 63, posted at 14.07.18 18:32:48 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Helter skelter!!

  • Comment 64, posted at 14.07.18 18:34:14 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 62) : plus tens of off the ball clean outs…but Rasta…

  • Comment 65, posted at 14.07.18 18:35:01 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 62) : You still reckon Peyper is the worst ref we have?

  • Comment 66, posted at 14.07.18 18:36:13 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Cam on now

  • Comment 67, posted at 14.07.18 18:36:41 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 66) : Peyper would’ve penalised us for their mistakes, so yes

  • Comment 68, posted at 14.07.18 18:36:47 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Jags are really good at keeping the ball, but so far not going anywhere

  • Comment 69, posted at 14.07.18 18:39:50 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Louw to run them ragged last 15

  • Comment 70, posted at 14.07.18 18:39:55 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • @Bokhoring (Comment 69) : Give the boys a lot of credit for their efforts on defence

  • Comment 71, posted at 14.07.18 18:40:25 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Damn…

  • Comment 72, posted at 14.07.18 18:41:54 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 72) : Thought there was a forward pass in that move

  • Comment 73, posted at 14.07.18 18:42:21 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • 20-10, 13 minutes to go…

  • Comment 74, posted at 14.07.18 18:42:29 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Jags scores after a clever kick back in field. 20-10

  • Comment 75, posted at 14.07.18 18:42:59 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Creevy on

  • Comment 76, posted at 14.07.18 18:43:34 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • First box kick that works for the Sharks

  • Comment 77, posted at 14.07.18 18:44:19 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 75) : That was done masterfully

  • Comment 78, posted at 14.07.18 18:44:25 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • @Bokhoring (Comment 77) : Marius really pushing for big Andre’s spot

  • Comment 79, posted at 14.07.18 18:45:06 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Bosch takes a penalty from halfway but pulls it wide

  • Comment 80, posted at 14.07.18 18:45:45 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • 10 minutes – 10 points to defend

  • Comment 81, posted at 14.07.18 18:46:14 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Am has really lost his composure the latter half of the season

  • Comment 82, posted at 14.07.18 18:46:21 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • @jdolivier (Comment 82) : But why the long pass in wet weather with 10 minutes to go, 10 points up in a game we have to win?!? Some brain dead tactics from the Sharks…

  • Comment 83, posted at 14.07.18 18:48:09 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Not the best game of the season, but we can pull this off. Next weekend game of the season, we like playing kiwis in their backyard

  • Comment 84, posted at 14.07.18 18:48:16 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • The Jag backline starting to test our defense with clever moves.

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  • @pastorshark (Comment 83) : No arguments here

  • Comment 86, posted at 14.07.18 18:48:43 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Unlucky call there

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  • Vermeulen falls over his own feet as he goes down to pick up the ball. Try scoring opportunity missed.

  • Comment 88, posted at 14.07.18 18:52:49 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • No touch from Vermeulen, but Rasta calls it a knock. Then after a replay clearly shows there was no knock Andy Cap confirms there was a knock. My word!! What a dog show…

  • Comment 89, posted at 14.07.18 18:52:49 by pastorshark Reply
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  • 2 minutes to defend 10 points

  • Comment 90, posted at 14.07.18 18:54:06 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 89) : Sharks off to Christchurch, let’s do this boys

  • Comment 91, posted at 14.07.18 18:54:13 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • Well, after all that we are now in the knockouts!

  • Comment 92, posted at 14.07.18 18:54:53 by pastorshark Reply
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  • The conditions were never going to make this a classic!! And after an uninspiring performance we at least don’t have to beat our hoodoo of playing two good games in a row!!

  • Comment 93, posted at 14.07.18 18:56:52 by pastorshark Reply
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  • Sharks manage to not slip on the banana peel. Not sure if after all this tackling they will have any energy left in Christchurch.

  • Comment 94, posted at 14.07.18 18:57:20 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • Uninspiring is probably a bit harsh. We did well to win a real scrap…and our defence was very good even if our ability to play intelligently wasn’t always…

  • Comment 95, posted at 14.07.18 18:58:32 by pastorshark Reply
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  • 20-10 final score…

  • Comment 96, posted at 14.07.18 18:59:29 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 91) : That would be the upset of the last 10 years.

  • Comment 97, posted at 14.07.18 19:00:49 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @pastorshark (Comment 95) : Hats off to the boys, didn’t let the niggle and foul play distract them. Also we have enough tackling practice to be sure of stopping the saders. Bad game behind us, now for the good one

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  • Akker is the MotM…AGAIN!!

  • Comment 99, posted at 14.07.18 19:01:05 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 97) : We’ve done it with 13 men, we can do it again

  • Comment 100, posted at 14.07.18 19:01:32 by jdolivier Reply

     
  • @jdolivier (Comment 98) : come oooon…

  • Comment 101, posted at 14.07.18 19:02:05 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @jdolivier (Comment 98) : Rasta did nothing to address all that off the ball stuff…

  • Comment 102, posted at 14.07.18 19:02:44 by pastorshark Reply
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  • What a gentleman old akker. Always humble

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  • @pastorshark (Comment 102) : Definitely

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  • @pastorshark (Comment 102) : Yup. From the start saw only what he wanted to. Makes you wonder why even play a clean game…

  • Comment 105, posted at 14.07.18 19:08:38 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 105) : If you’re south African, you will get pinged.

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  • Well good on the lions for showing composure. The only team with some consistency.

  • Comment 107, posted at 14.07.18 19:15:27 by coolfusion Reply

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 107) : They need to take some penalties in the next games though.

  • Comment 108, posted at 14.07.18 19:35:14 by Bokhoring Reply
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  • @Bokhoring (Comment 108) : Yes this is knockout stuff. Someone needs to send them a memo that bonus points mean nothing anymore.

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  • @coolfusion (Comment 109) : Send the memo to sharks as well while you’re at it.

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  • Match report up…

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