Archive for March 8th, 2014

The real Bull….story?

March 8, 2014
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The real Bull….story?

An interesting article by Brenden Nel. It was just under a year ago that I happened to be sitting at Trademarx, the restaurant next to the Vodacom Bulls’ training field and overheard a conversation. It involved two of the young stars at the union, discussing their futures. One was loose forward Jean Cook and...
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Cell C Sharks 37, Lions 23

March 8, 2014
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Cell C Sharks 37, Lions 23

The Lions can make a big statement to their detractors this week, as they look to leap-frog the Sharks on the South African Conference standings. The Sharks, despite their bye last week, remained the conference pace-setters courtesy of the Bulls’ win over the Lions. The men from Durban have looked the most settled and...
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Vodacom Bulls 38, Blues 22

March 8, 2014
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Vodacom Bulls 38, Blues 22

It is likely to be two very contrasting styles, as the Bulls hope to rain on the Blues’ parade. In their four-try demolition of the Crusaders last week the Blues showed just how dangerous they can be.However, the weather predictions suggest conditions may not favour their free-running game – mostly cloudy, with a couple...
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Stormers fall short again

March 8, 2014
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Stormers fall short again

I think there is a song called “The one that got away” from that girl with the purple hair, but this song will ring in the ears of the Stormers and their supporters. The Crusaders stole this one from the Stormers with a 14-13 win as both teams could only score one try in...
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Western Force 32, Rebels 7

March 8, 2014
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Western Force 32, Rebels 7

The struggling Western Force, stuck at the foot of the competition table, will look to mark Matt Hodgson’s 100th Super Rugby match with their first win of the season. The Western Australian captain becomes the first player to represent the franchise in 100 tournament matches, having begun his career in the Force’s first Super...
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Crusaders 14, DHL Stormers 13

March 8, 2014
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Crusaders 14, DHL Stormers 13

The Crusaders have lost the services of one of their most valuable warriors, Richie McCaw. The Stormers have gained the muscle of one of their most battled-hardened players, Schalk Burger. And while the loss of one player can be overcome, given the Crusaders’ rich resources among the loose forwards, the return of Burger is...
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