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by Midfieldmaestro
Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

Zakkie en Grobbies, two Klein Gimmies, same age group doing it for the Brutes good players produced by Paarl Gym. JW identified them e.g. Burger at Griquas Perhaps have a top 3 list on which school produced the most Springboks ? Grobbies now in the Bok squad. He has been good for a long time. JW wo...
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

OomStruisbaai wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:11 pm Zakkie en Grobbies, two Klein Gimmies, same age group doing it for the Brutes

good players produced by Paarl Gym. JW identified them e.g. Burger at Griquas
Perhaps have a top 3 list on which school produced the most Springboks ?
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

OomStruisbaai wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:11 pm Zakkie en Grobbies, two Klein Gimmies, same age group doing it for the Brutes

good players produced by Paarl Gym
Perhaps have a top 3 list on which school produced the most Springboks ?
by Midfieldmaestro
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 128
Views: 4569

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

his hatred for the Springbokke seems a bit unhealthy constant hate swear words afterall its just a game his reason is unascertained What are your thoughts on Muslims? If you don’t like swear words, let me give you some advice and fudge off from this place. I have Muslim friends. Why I ask him the q...
by Midfieldmaestro
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 128
Views: 4569

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

his hatred for the Springbokke seems a bit unhealthy constant hate swear words
afterall its just a game
his reason is unascertained
by Midfieldmaestro
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 128
Views: 4569

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

I strongly suspect that the Springboks will pull out of this year's tournament, citing player safety or some other fabricated claim. Tbh it's pretty clear that they have checked out of SH Rugby and ] the sooner they f**k off altogether the better. Of course, like last year, they will demand their c...
by Midfieldmaestro
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4552
Views: 205120

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

sorCrer wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:04 pm
terryfinch wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 6:45 pm
Quins89 wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 6:43 pm Smith at times is mesmerising
He’s had a superb game to be fair. Incredible given the situation for a 20 year old to play like this.
A lot of the WP team were 20.
they still have to learn to tackle :lol:
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 17, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4552
Views: 205120

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Rankings
1. Springbokke
2. Bulls
3. SA A
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4552
Views: 205120

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Goose played himself into the Springbok team
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: South Africa
Replies: 30
Views: 1691

Re: South Africa

ok so there is looting, nothing too out of the ordinary in South Africa, but what of the claims that water treatment plants and telecommunications were attacked? Orchestrated political campaign . Ramaphosa has come down on corruption hard and this was a dying effort by those that will lose everythi...
by Midfieldmaestro
Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4552
Views: 205120

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Can one expect the best Lions team to come out on Saturday against the Western Province ?
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

no they won't deduct from Bulls
think it will be like a draw 2pts each
O enjoyed Pumas Cheetahs. They climbed in and excellent defense unlike one saw thus far on the Lions tour
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4552
Views: 205120

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

what happens if a player gets seriously injured in this series? Are there private hospitals for the wealthy that aren't being impacted by COVID? The laws reduced the risk of hospitalization as in the older days. The third wave is prevalent in the Gauteng area. The tour move away from Gauteng to Cap...
by Midfieldmaestro
Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

and WP had the homeground advantage
by Midfieldmaestro
Mon Jul 05, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

Less than 5 is failed
Should see Moernaai on the bench
Frans Steyn out Luk Am in
Mapimpi Kolbe Faf should get the start aswell
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 03, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

takties goeie beplanning , dink ons kan dalk nader aan toetspan sien afskop volgende week dan
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jul 03, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

Good to see Springbokke scoring some tries again after 20 months
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

What's the feeling in the Republic and the wider diaspora, will the Bokke be competitive against the Lions? I think it will take some time to be back close to 2019 levels if at all. I wouldn't read too much into this game. Most of the players were a bit rusty when they came on but there should be a...
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

Lions are the definite favourites. In some areas the Springbokke are getting there. Lots of work to do still before Springbokke can compete against best in the UK. Specially in the scrums we need to improve a lot. a Positive was Pollard's 100% penalty kicks and from time to time we started putting p...
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

After 2 years of not playing one didn't expect wonders
Great for the Lelos who play rugby since ancient times. They defended well
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jul 02, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

Good for Lions they got a sponsor!
I won't be surprised if Jaco Kriel get a offer from across the jukskei though
by Midfieldmaestro
Thu Jul 01, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

I will always miss the atmosphere of Newlands but this is a World Class stadium. Drainage is excellent. There wasn't any mud. Roof and pitch drainage pumping. It's hanging roof structure shielded the game from the elements. It was an exciting running game to watch and excellent tries. Roos that carr...
by Midfieldmaestro
Sun Jun 27, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Schalk Burger & Jean de Villiers youtube Podcast
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

Re: Schalk Burger & Jean de Villiers youtube Podcast

Dougie Heymans strongest player Os du Randt said he scrummed against succumbed to covid. He was 48.
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

Oranges ?
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

I missed ol' Bushy
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

his first Springbok try, on debut 2018 in nz
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

Cartman wrote: Sat Jun 26, 2021 3:37 pm Cant recall now, has Kolbe actually played in SA for the Boks yet?
Yes, he scored against nz at Loftus 2018
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

ZuluBoy wrote: Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:25 am
Midfieldmaestro wrote: Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:12 am impressive speed he has, how could wp scouts possibly let such talent slip out of their hands?
that's why the Sharks pulled in Neil Powell. Same as Jimmy he can see a player's potential
With the United coming up you need that
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

impressive speed he has, how could wp scouts possibly let such talent slip out of their hands?
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

their Pumas backline not too shabby either
Vorster made a diffs to bulls midfield the chip an score all class
by Midfieldmaestro
Sat Jun 26, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

ZuluBoy wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:05 am Kolbe is out of the first test against Georgia
He plays for Toulouse in the T14 final this weekend and then he goes for his second jab
Kolbe in the final

https://youtu.be/IARFCql7-yk
by Midfieldmaestro
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread
Replies: 209
Views: 5453

Re: 2021 Carling Currie Cup Official thread

Jensrsa wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:57 pm FT: Lions 38 - 32 WP

Lions playing with 13 men for 10 of the last 12 minutes

Next Lions game is vs the BILs. It going to be a slaughter, unfortunately.

But hopefully not as bad as the 10-74 in 2009 when the (Joburg) Lions players were on strike
Was it Red or Yellow?
by Midfieldmaestro
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Springbokke thread
Replies: 89
Views: 4390

Re: 2021 Springbokke thread

theyr'e all eating sardines
on their toast
by Midfieldmaestro
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Rainbow Cup (Pro16) 2021
Replies: 245
Views: 17027

Re: The Rainbow Cup (Pro16) 2021

Will be interesting, the last time I properly used to watch super rugby was around the time the bulls had that ridiculously good team with bakkies and matfield so my view of SA rugby is probably clouded by that , I thought they would come and seriously challenge every single team and beat most home...
by Midfieldmaestro
Sun Jun 20, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Rainbow Cup (Pro16) 2021
Replies: 245
Views: 17027

Re: The Rainbow Cup (Pro16) 2021

the bulls had so many knockons I was worried they win the thing but knock the Cup on when they hold it in their hands and it breaks into pieces
by Midfieldmaestro
Fri Jun 18, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: United Rugby
Replies: 122
Views: 5483

Re: United Rugby

Why would the saffas be in the European cup? Yep, it certainly males a mockery of the 'European' aspect of the comp. I'm not a fan either. It solves their financial issues They're trying to get into 6 Nations as well. That has to be stopped It will be almost impossible to stop them joining the 6N n...
by Midfieldmaestro
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: United Rugby
Replies: 122
Views: 5483

Re: United Rugby

Whilst I applaud the lack of conferences, that means that the South African teams will be travelling a lot more than they did in the most recent SR formats. Teams like the Lions qualified for the final in 2017 without playing a single NZ team. That won't happen in this comp. Enjoy your regular 15 h...
by Midfieldmaestro
Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: United Rugby
Replies: 122
Views: 5483

Re: United Rugby

The United Championship organizers tapped into SA's experience in Super and its demise and the old Pro14 and came up with a one log table and every team play the other teams which is excellent!
by Midfieldmaestro
Wed Jun 16, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: United Rugby
Replies: 122
Views: 5483

Re: United Rugby

ZuluBoy wrote: Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:32 pm I am so happy now we got kicked out of Super by the nzru after a feeling of despair right after we got the boot. Feel for the Jaguares who also got the boot
after finally starting to realise their potential, their future was suddenly stolen from them by them booting them out
by Midfieldmaestro
Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: United Rugby
Replies: 122
Views: 5483

Re: United Rugby

Bulls and Sharks already have extended squads of 50-60 players for this.