Had a few days to ponder over the loss against the All Blacks and it did not make it any better.
I see there has been allot of talk from the coach, his assistants and some players and even the media on the so-called positives out of this test.
Are we going mad? Positives?
Only positive was that they only got 57 points and not more.
Want to hear some positives Allister? Well it is easy get your blerrie selection right firstly and secondly pick the blerrie right game plan against the teams you playing.
Just maybe then we will have something positive to talk about…
His team is not the best we have and in a time when transformation is always being thrown around why the hell do we not pick the black players who are far better than the some players we have in this squad.
Let’s first look at the backs….
Hougaard must just go back to England and go and make his money because that is the highest level he will be good at now. I know Paige is not the greatest nine we have every seen but he is a shitload better than Hougaard.
Agree with the comments over the weekend that Jantjies does not get his support and cannot produced the same level as he did at the Lions with players around him just not good enough.
Serfontein is a good player but need someone that will complement his game. This is were it is beyond me why Kriel is in this team when you sit with a great player like Am.
Combination of Am and Serfontein will not just bring more attacking play but surely will bolster the defence as well.
The wings have been dreadful with Rhule definitely not a test player, he is barely a Super Rugby player. With players like Combrinck, Nkosi, Senatla and Kobus van Wyk just to name a few why is he still in the team?
At fullback we have not found the answer in Andries Coetzee. He has been dreadful under the high ball and has offer nothing on attack really against the Aussies and All Blacks. We sit with a Gelant who has been great in Super Rugby and Currie Cup.
He is by far the best 15 in the country and has been all year.
I can just imagine a backline with Cronje/Paige, Jantjies/Pollard, Serfontein, Am, Nkosi, Skosan with Gelant at Fullback.
That will be something to be positive about, Allister.
While we at it tell Brendon Venter to bugger-off and get Jacques Nienaber in this system to sort out our defence. We do not need people who does not want to commit 100% so we do not need Venter.
It is also time for Van Graan to go back to his daddy at the Bulls and leave Springbok rugby alone, he has been crap with Meyer and has done nothing since joining Coetzee.
Against the only two better test sides we have played this year we were crap. We should have won by plenty against the Aussies and it would have even been nice to score a point against the All Blacks.