Posts Tagged ‘ Tri-Nations 2010 ’

The abandoned blueprint

December 6, 2010
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Much has been debated this week about our approach to winning. Peter seems intent on using the 2007/2009 blueprint in favor of his own 2008 concoction.
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Wallabies 21, All Blacks 22

September 11, 2010
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New Zealand and Australia have both dismissed the notion that their final Tri-Nations match, in Sydney on Saturday, is a dead rubber.
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Nothing that can’t be fixed

September 7, 2010
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How does a team that came of such a high in 2009 hit such a low in 2010, more importantly, can it be fixed?
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Springboks 39, Wallabies 41

September 4, 2010
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The Wallabies and the Springboks have a choice of trophies this weekend – the Mandela Plate or the Wooden Spoon.
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Prediction Comp: Last chance saloon!

September 3, 2010
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Well guys and girls, the curtain is about to come down on the Springboks Tri-Nations campaign but there is still a small matter to see how will be declared the winner in our prediction competition.
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Boks have platform to build from – Smit

September 3, 2010
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Springbok captain John Smit believes last weekend’s victory over Australia in Pretoria has given his team a platform to build on for this weekend’s follow-up Vodacom Tri-Nations clash at Vodacom Park in Bloemfontein.
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Spies not intimidating

September 3, 2010
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Wallaby No 8 Ben McCalman is not at all intimidated about the prospect of facing Pierre Spies in Saturday’s Tri-Nations Test in Bloemfontein.
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Fourie is the best ever – Genia

September 2, 2010
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The Springboks’ problem in this year’s Tri-Nations is not so much down to fatigue or Irish referees as it is a case of simply missing Fourie du Preez.
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Aussies change 3 for Boks

September 1, 2010
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Winger Drew Mitchell and hooker Stephen Moore will make their 50th Test appearances after being named today in the Qantas Wallabies side for Saturday’s Mandela Plate Test against South Africa at Bloemfontein.
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‘It’s my fault’ – Ashley-Cooper

September 1, 2010
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Adam Ashley-Cooper balmes himself for Australia’s loss last weekend at Loftus.
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Some people missed a good test match

August 31, 2010
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Am I the only one that thought the test at Loftus over the weekend between the Springboks and Australia was actually pretty good?
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Boks change two only

August 31, 2010
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The Springbok team to face the Wallabies in the Nelson Mandela Challenge Shield decider in Bloemfontein shows two changes to the one that beat Australia in Pretoria last weekend.
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Springboks 44, Wallabies 31

August 28, 2010
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The battle for second place is on, which is also the battle to avoid the wooden spoon.
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Prediction Competition – Two more chances

August 27, 2010
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That’s right folks, there are two more games in which you can stake a claim and walk away with the spoils in our Tri-Nations prediction competition.
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SA Rugby spooked by ‘Whingers’ tag

August 27, 2010
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The trouble with being branded whingeing losers and the like is that when there is actually valid reason to whinge, you suddenly stop doing so.
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Schalk IS a fetcher

August 27, 2010
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Well to David Pocock at least he is…
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Steyn, PDV issues sorted

August 26, 2010
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Frans Steyn says he is ready to give his best for the Springboks when they face the Wallabies in a Vodacom Tri-Nations Test at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
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Steyn too good to leave out – Smit

August 26, 2010
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Springbok fullback Frans Steyn is too good a player just to leave on the sidelines and therefore it wasn’t a difficult choice to include him the starting line-up for Saturday’s Vodacom Tri-Nations Test match against Australia at Loftus Versfeld.
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Wallabies team named

August 26, 2010
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The return of Quade Cooper to the flyhalf position represents the only change to the Wallabies starting XV for Saturday night’s Tri Nations Series match against South Africa in Pretoria, from that which appeared against New Zealand earlier in the month.
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Frans’ big boot got him the nod

August 25, 2010
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Frans Steyn’s booming boot and ability to kick long-range goals has seen him rushed straight back into the Springbok team to play Australia at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.
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PDV had to make tough choices

August 24, 2010
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Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says he had to make some tough choices when selecting the starting XV to face the Wallabies in a Vodacom Tri-Nations clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
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Frans and Mossie back for Boks

August 24, 2010
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The Springboks have made two changes to their starting line-up for the Vodacom Tri-Nations Test against Australia at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.
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Victor to captain Boks against Wallabies?

August 23, 2010
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Earlier today we mentioned that there might be some revelations from within the Bok camp, unfortunately the press conference delivered very little but the biggest surprise might only come when the team is named to take on the Wallabies.
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Kankowski called up to Boks

August 23, 2010
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Flanker Juan Smith is the only injury concern in the Springbok camp following the weekend’s last-gasp 22-29 loss to the All Blacks at the FNB Stadium.
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Deans worried about wounded Bok

August 23, 2010
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Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has warned his players of the dangers of confronting the wounded South African beast after the Springboks lost in the final minutes to the All Blacks in Soweto on Saturday.
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Steyn joins Boks

August 22, 2010
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Closer co-operation, behind the scenes, between the South African Rugby Union and French club Racing Metro has opened the door for the speedy return of Frans Steyn to the Springbok team.
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One tackle breaks 90 000 hearts

August 22, 2010
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South African captain John Smit was left ruing a missed tackle which saw New Zealand grab a last-minute victory in their Tri-Nations encounter in Soweto on Saturday.
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Springboks 22, All Blacks 29

August 21, 2010
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It’s going to be a great occasion, even greater than a rugby Test between South Africa and New Zealand always is, even more exciting, even a bigger occasion.
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