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Woooo hoooo, Go Argentina!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted 13:35 13th August 2012
@melkdave: None taken.
Posted 13:02 13th August 2012
agree with you @Dingbat32. suddenly pdv is not looking too bad at all. wish the coaching tenure was reversed if it had to be these 2.
Posted 12:52 13th August 2012
Sorry dude put it down to my assumption that many bokke would be pluralised as bokkes,Im english after all and thats how it usually works in the english lNo offence intended
Posted 10:48 13th August 2012
I agree - if Kirchner gets on the pitch then Meyer looks like joining a long list of poor coaches.
When the Boks have a good coach who is not one eyed in their selections then they tend to do very well - Christie, Mallett, White.
When they revert to type and have a one province coach then it all goes wrong. Suddenly PdV doesnt look so bad.......
Posted 10:38 13th August 2012
I must admit the selection of Kirchner baffles me as well. Joe Pieterson, Hennie Daniller, Luis Ludik or Bakkies Botha would be better options. Kirchner is a good provincial player but thats all.
Posted 10:00 13th August 2012
I dread the continued selection of Zane Kirchner. Neither he nor Ricardo Loubscher should be allowed into a rugby stadium even as spectators!! By allowing them into the Springbok set-up leads me to doubt the abilities of Heineke Meyer as a leader. I truly hope I will be proved wrong in the long term as SA rugby must not be allowed to lose its strength. Thankfully there are many promising youngsters coming through so please don't let them be lost by poor selections as has happened to so many in the relatively recent past.
Posted 02:20 13th August 2012
Well, melkdave, that strategy has stood them in good stead more often than not so bring it on! Go Bokke!
Posted 00:50 13th August 2012
and @melkdave: Dude it's 'bokke' not 'bokkes', in the same way that it's 'All Blacks' and not 'All Blackers'. Haven't we had this conversation before?
Posted 22:44 12th August 2012
"We have a gameplan, but if the conditions are different from what we're expecting, then we'll switch to a plan B," said Loubscher on Sunday.
I'm surprised no one else has commented on the absurdity of this statement. Articulation is, in my experience, a measure of competence. And you don't need a 'gameplan' in rugby, you just have to score more points than your opponents.
Posted 22:41 12th August 2012
Plan A: kick and chase
Plan B: kick further and hope for touch
Plan C: revert to Plan A
Plan D: pick a squad for continuity, with more bull(s) in it
Plan E: recall PdV and try baffle the opposition with wit and repartee
Posted 15:28 12th August 2012
Hope I live long enough to see Morne at his best again!!!
Posted 14:31 12th August 2012
The bokkes have a plan B ??I wonder how that will vary from plan A of kick it high and chase and hope for a turnover,at the breakdown ,and run it hard with huge forwards .SA have never had a plan B since the 70s imho if not for longer
Posted 14:23 12th August 2012