Android app on Google Play

recent posts

Like Sharksworld?

We'd love a contribution towards the running costs...
How much do you like Sharksworld?
Message to the webmaster

recent comments

Currie Cup Log

Team Points
Premier Division
Xerox Golden Lions 10 10 48
Vodacom Blue Bulls 10 8 39
DHL Western Province 10 7 35
Toyota Free State Cheetahs 10 3 24
Cell C Sharks 10 4 22
Steval Pumas 10 3 17
Eastern Province Kings 10 2 12
ORC Griquas 10 1 8
Full log




© 2008-2012 Sharksworld.

Originally based on a design by Upstart Blogger.

Sport Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory My Zimbio

Error: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2020/05. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

Prelims passed; Finals to come

Written by Austin (The Sharks Sharkie)

Posted in :All Blacks, Original Content, Reader Submissions, Springboks, The Rugby Championship, Wallabies on 1 Oct 2012 at 08:19
Tagged with : , , , , ,

The country is overjoyed right now. The Springboks played the game of rugby without the silly up-and-unders, kicks down field and one dimensional (predictable) gameplan that they usually employ. They ran in five tries, attacked from within their own 22m area, offloaded in the tackle, dummied, defended like champions too… AND Lambie, Jantjies and De Jongh all got to show what they’ve got!

I am taking nothing away from the Bokke. They were superb, however, I feel that the real test is going to come next week against the All Blacks. The Wallabies went into the match crippled by injuries to key players. They were then decimated in the game by more injuries, eventually finishing the game with 14 players. The odds were stacked against the Aussies and South Africa duly thrashed them.

Of course it remains to be seen how the All Blacks are going to approach Saturday’s game in Soweto. They’ve secured the inaugral Rugby Championship title and Steve Hansen may give some fringe players gametime and rest veterans like Richie McCaw. The All Blacks boast some incredible depth though, and I have a feeling that no matter whose name is on the team sheet it will take an effort nothing short of perfect to beat them.

The real test, therefore (for youngsters like Goosen, and also for the new gameplan) will be at 17:00, Saturday in Soccer City.


Add Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.