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Super Rugby 2017

Post by Neill_M » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:58 am

S18 is back this weekend:

Thu 23rd February
08:45 Melbourne Rebels v Blues Sky Sports 3

Fri 24th February
06:35 Highlanders v Chiefs Sky Sports 3
09:00 Reds v Sharks Sky Sports 3

Sat 25th February
04:15 Sunwolves v Hurricanes Sky Sports 5
06:35 Crusaders v Brumbies Sky Sports 5
08:45 Waratahs v Western Force Sky Sports 5
13:05 Cheetahs v Lions Sky Sports 3
15:15 Southern Kings v Los Jaguares Sky Sports 3
17:30 Stormers v Bulls Sky Sports 3

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by BaggyTrousers » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:40 pm

Ulster interest Saturday afternoon Southern Kings & Blue Bulls.
Support the team and coaching staff. Forget the rest,BUT NEVER MOVE ON.

FIRFU - FU'CK YOU ONE AND ALL, CAVING IN TO SPONSORS, SACKING THE INNOCENT FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE, SHAMEFUL BASTA'RDS. YOU'VE LOST MY SUPPORT & I HOPE MORE ULSTERMEN & WOMEN

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by Dave » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:23 pm

BaggyTrousers wrote:Ulster interest Saturday afternoon Southern Kings & Blue Bulls.
Arno isn't fit yet. He is set to return in three weeks.
I have my own tv channel, what have you got?

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by lw7 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:49 am

Shame many of the later PM games in Africa on busy Saturdays are only on the red button.

Regarding the Bulls: Liebenberg is the Super vice captain and possible starting 8. From what I saw last year he's more likely to keep his balance through contact than the quicker Arnie Botha.
Can Jacques Potgieter replicate any of his 2014/2015 Waratahs form (Competitions best blindside)?
Roelof Smit stood out against the BaaBaas. Love the squat frame. Back in 8 weeks. A successor to Frannie Louw for the Boks openside?

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by damianmcr » Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:35 am

Anyone up watching Crusaders v Brumbies? First live game this season.

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by damianmcr » Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:41 am

Wow Crusaders. Really like their 9.

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Post by Russ » Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:27 am

damianmcr wrote:Wow Crusaders. Really like their 9.
Buckable?

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by damianmcr » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:31 am

Not my type but he has quick hands

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by againstthehead » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:19 am

Enjoyed the first half but too many errors in the second half for my liking. Thought Dagg was different gravy in the 1st 40 - unplayable at times. Vardy was very impressive as well.
Thought the high-tackles were being reffed more leniently than in some NH games I've seen. Lots of choke tackling that were marginal but the ref let it go.
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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by againstthehead » Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:23 am

Blues V Chiefs was a cracker until a red card just B4 half-time. Late and high so fair enough. Shame as it was looking like a good one.
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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by damianmcr » Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:17 pm

Missed the Crusaders game but caught the Sharks game. Good win in the end against a good Brumbies team. We should have a few of our forwards watch that a few SR games.

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by Neill_M » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Sunwolves v Stormers is a try fest. Defence is optional it seems


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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by againstthehead » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:25 am

Australian rugby seems to be in serious decline. http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/sport/201 ... ralia.html
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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by damianmcr » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:12 pm

Fantastic Stormers v Chiefs game early. Stormers players celebrated like they had win the whole thing but its some change to getting stuffed by the Chiefs in the play-offs last season.

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Re: Super Rugby 2017

Post by Neill_M » Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:07 pm

Fun to watch but has big issues. Several sides getting cut for next year.

Best Aus side has same points as worst NZ side


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