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Kick off: 12h15

Tokio Stadium

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Capacity: 49,970

Teams:

Japan

15 Ryohei Yamanaka, 14 Kotaro Matsushima, 13 Timothy Lafaele, 12 Ryoto Nakamura, 11 Kenki Fukuoka, 10 Yu Tamura, 9 Yutaka Nagare, 8 Kazuki Himeno, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Michael Leitch (captain), 5 James Moore, 4 Luke Thompson, 3 Koo Ji-won, 2 Shota Horie, 1 Keita Inagaki

Substitutes: 16 Atsushi Sakate, 17 Isileli Nakajima, 18 Asaeli Ai Valu, 19 Wimpie van der Walt, 20 Amanaki Lelei Mafi, 21 Fumiaki Tanaka, 22 Rikiya Matsuda, 23 Lomano Lava Lemeki

South Africa

15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 RG Snyman, 20 Franco Mostert, 21 Francois Louw, 22 Herschel Jantjies, 23 Frans Steyn

Wayne Barnes will be assisted by his countryman Luke Pearce and New Zealand's Ben O'Keeffe, with England's Rowan Kitt the television match official (TMO).

Springbokke history in RWC quarter finals:
1995 beat Samoa 42-14
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Late Chessie scored 4 tries.

1999 beat England 44-21
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Jannie de Beer kicked 5 dropgoals.

2003 lost All Blacks 9-29
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Kamp Staaldraad.

2007 beat Fiji 37-20

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2011 lost Wallabies 9-11
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2015 beat Wales 23-19
https://youtu.be/ANWnevo0Vho

Weather:
Tokyo Stadium (Ajinomoto Stadium), 376-3 Nishimachi, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan
Sunday
Cloudy periodically clear

25degrees

with a Box kick Bokstorm
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If there's one thing we need to be wary of it's their speed of play. Our setpiece and general physicality should be to our advantage, but these guys will hurt us off turnover ball.
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Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
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Good stuff oom on the matchfred, but you're way off on your prediction. Will be close for 20 minutes, then we will run away with it.
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We will smash them....by 20 at least....

They had their final yesterday.
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OomPB wrote:Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
Japan is weak under the high ball.
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SA vs France in 1995 was the Semi Final. Please save that bit for the coming semi.
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OomPB wrote:Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
I'm with Oom on this. Rassies limited Boks kick and pray strategy will work in Japan's favour.
The Boks need to starve them of the ball, but Faf [under Rassie's guidance] will kick the ball to them all night and they will run it back at us at pace. Our recovering Cap'n will mean that we are 1 player short on defense and BOOM they will score.
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Surely those posters punting Japan for the victory will be up for a flounce bet? Say a week.
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Chilli wrote:
OomPB wrote:Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
I'm with Oom on this. Rassies limited Boks kick and pray strategy will work in Japan's favour.
The Boks need to starve them of the ball, but Faf [under Rassie's guidance] will kick the ball to them all night and they will run it back at us at pace. Our recovering Cap'n will mean that we are 1 player short on defense and BOOM they will score.
Jesus, this routine is getting mighty old

Japan are clueless under the high ball, there is a difference between just kicking nothing burgers at them like the Scots did, and a constestable uppie, where we have the advantage in the air
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Big Nipper wrote:
Chilli wrote:
OomPB wrote:Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
I'm with Oom on this. Rassies limited Boks kick and pray strategy will work in Japan's favour.
The Boks need to starve them of the ball, but Faf [under Rassie's guidance] will kick the ball to them all night and they will run it back at us at pace. Our recovering Cap'n will mean that we are 1 player short on defense and BOOM they will score.
Jesus, this routine is getting mighty old

Japan are clueless under the high ball, there is a difference between just kicking nothing burgers at them like the Scots did, and a constestable uppie, where we have the advantage in the air

The solution is starting Reinach....he was spot on in the last match..... :nod:

I see Rassie ranks him 3rd.....I rate him as first if we are going to box kick
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Sards wrote:

The solution is starting Reinach....he was spot on in the last match..... :nod:

I see Rassie ranks him 3rd.....I rate him as first if we are going to box kick
In a running game. That wasn't a knock-out. Against Canada. With 14 men.
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Agreed that Reinach's box kicking has been 10000000000000x better than Faf's for some time though.
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I wonder who the neutrals will be supporting :uhoh:
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Sards wrote:
The solution is starting Reinach....he was spot on in the last match..... :nod:
You've been waiting almost 10 days to post this, haven't you? :lol:
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For most part neutrals always support the smaller nations against the bigger teams. Anyways a lot negative things gets said about tactics but I don't really care to much as long as we win. If we play kak boring rugby but still win it means that kak boring rugby was the right tactic on the day.
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assfly wrote:I wonder who the neutrals will be supporting :uhoh:
Always the underdogs, go Bokke!
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Hopefully Japan are a bit moeg from that epic encounter on Sunday.

Think we will have them in the last 20mins, but this is not a foregone conclusion
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Hopefully we don't under estimate them because of that warm up game. These guys just topped their pool. They've beaten every team that they faced so far and we're not talking about piss-ant teams only here. They thrashed Ireland and Scotland for the most parts. Puts that 2015 loss into perspective a bit.
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Average Joe wrote:Hopefully we don't under estimate them because of that warm up game. These guys just topped their pool. They've beaten every team that they faced so far and we're not talking about piss-ant teams only here. They thrashed Ireland and Scotland for the most parts. Puts that 2015 loss into perspective a bit.
Hopefully?

There is no way we're underestimating them.
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Sydvicious wrote:
Average Joe wrote:Hopefully we don't under estimate them because of that warm up game. These guys just topped their pool. They've beaten every team that they faced so far and we're not talking about piss-ant teams only here. They thrashed Ireland and Scotland for the most parts. Puts that 2015 loss into perspective a bit.
Hopefully?

There is no way we're underestimating them.
Rugby players are a bit fickle sometimes. Beating them in the warmups might make a player think they're not as good.
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Average Joe wrote:
Sydvicious wrote:
Average Joe wrote:Hopefully we don't under estimate them because of that warm up game. These guys just topped their pool. They've beaten every team that they faced so far and we're not talking about piss-ant teams only here. They thrashed Ireland and Scotland for the most parts. Puts that 2015 loss into perspective a bit.
Hopefully?

There is no way we're underestimating them.
Rugby players are a bit fickle sometimes. Beating them in the warmups might make a player think they're not as good.
There are still a fair few in the squad from 2015 - I am sure they are warning everyone about complacency
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From this point on everybody wants the big threats taken down by somebody else.

Neutrals will want ABs, Boks and England out before they meet their own sides if they remain. After that they will base support on who has the biggest dickheads on this forum.
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Comic Bok Guy wrote:SA vs France in 1995 was the Semi Final. Please save that bit for the coming semi.
Cheers Boet, corrected.
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Sards wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:
Chilli wrote:
OomPB wrote:Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
I'm with Oom on this. Rassies limited Boks kick and pray strategy will work in Japan's favour.
The Boks need to starve them of the ball, but Faf [under Rassie's guidance] will kick the ball to them all night and they will run it back at us at pace. Our recovering Cap'n will mean that we are 1 player short on defense and BOOM they will score.
Jesus, this routine is getting mighty old

Japan are clueless under the high ball, there is a difference between just kicking nothing burgers at them like the Scots did, and a constestable uppie, where we have the advantage in the air

The solution is starting Reinach....he was spot on in the last match..... :nod:

I see Rassie ranks him 3rd.....I rate him as first if we are going to box kick
You pushing Sharks players are a kak habit. Reinach had one good test against Kleingim and now you want to start him. :lol:

Stick with the tattoos postings.
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OomPB wrote:
Sards wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:
Chilli wrote:
OomPB wrote:Faf will box kick all night long, giving Japan enough possession to play their running rugby.

Japan by 13
I'm with Oom on this. Rassies limited Boks kick and pray strategy will work in Japan's favour.
The Boks need to starve them of the ball, but Faf [under Rassie's guidance] will kick the ball to them all night and they will run it back at us at pace. Our recovering Cap'n will mean that we are 1 player short on defense and BOOM they will score.
Jesus, this routine is getting mighty old

Japan are clueless under the high ball, there is a difference between just kicking nothing burgers at them like the Scots did, and a constestable uppie, where we have the advantage in the air

The solution is starting Reinach....he was spot on in the last match..... :nod:

I see Rassie ranks him 3rd.....I rate him as first if we are going to box kick
You pushing Sharks players are a kak habit. Reinach had one good test against Kleingim and now you want to start him. :lol:

Stick with the tattoos postings.
Can we please stop this trolling each other on match threads. There are plenty other threads were we can vloek mekaar.
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Average Joe wrote: Can we please stop this trolling each other on match threads. There are plenty other threads were we can vloek mekaar.
Actually this is a good point! Let's all try to be united against the rest of the Bored for the rest of the tournament, rather than fighting each other like little sisters. :thumbup:
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Nobody would be underestimating Japan now after their recent performances. And in contrast to Heyneke Rassie is too intelligent to be thinking we could only bully japan off the field. Boks by 25.
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Sandstorm wrote:
Average Joe wrote: Can we please stop this trolling each other on match threads. There are plenty other threads were we can vloek mekaar.
Actually this is a good point! Let's all try to be united against the rest of the Bored for the rest of the tournament, rather than fighting each other like little sisters. :thumbup:
Meaning I have to united with you lots ref bashing? Sorry vokof.
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Vokken Stomps......vok....sick and tired of their provincialism......can just piss off
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We're in the knockouts know. Let's hope our posters can stand behind the Bokke, players, captain and coach.
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Fudge the Mockers. The blossoms are going to get trampled :twisted:
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Sandstorm wrote:
Average Joe wrote: Can we please stop this trolling each other on match threads. There are plenty other threads were we can vloek mekaar.
Actually this is a good point! Let's all try to be united against the rest of the Bored for the rest of the tournament, rather than fighting each other like little sisters. :thumbup:
Except for Sards, obviously
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You guys must be ecstatic with the draw as it is now
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Fok tog! some fokkors are just so fokkon hard headed. Regte fokkon knopkoppe.
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OomPB wrote:
Sandstorm wrote:
Average Joe wrote: Can we please stop this trolling each other on match threads. There are plenty other threads were we can vloek mekaar.
Actually this is a good point! Let's all try to be united against the rest of the Bored for the rest of the tournament, rather than fighting each other like little sisters. :thumbup:
Meaning I have to united with you lots ref bashing? Sorry vokof.
Don't be a poes. ;)
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brat wrote:You guys must be ecstatic with the draw as it is now
The draw is what it is. We can only play what's in front of us.
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Average Joe wrote:Fok tog! some fokkors are just so fokkon hard headed. Regte fokkon knopkoppe.

Its vokken sickening....You suggest a player and the vokken Stomps go on about him being a Sharks player ad vokken nauseum........
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brat wrote:You guys must be ecstatic with the draw as it is now

We thank you for taking the harder route..... :nod:
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handyman wrote:
brat wrote:You guys must be ecstatic with the draw as it is now
The draw is what it is. We can only play what's in front of us.
If we win the whole thing and don't beat the ABs, it'll probably be another * victory like 2007 :roll:
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