the Challenge and Champions Cup team of the week
the Challenge and Champions Cup team of the week
I see Dud Allende, but not Hands of Stone:
15. Michael Lowry (Ulster)
14. Alex Wooton (Connacht)
13. Chris Farrell (Munster)
12. Damien De Allende (Munster)
11. Keith Earls (Munster)
10. Billy Burns (Ulster)
9. Conor Murray (Munster)
8. Paul Boyle (Connacht)
7. Sean Reidy (Ulster)
6. Gavin Coombes (Munster)
5. Jean Kleyn (Munster)
4. Ultan Dillane (Connacht)
3. Stephen Archer (Munster)
2. Rob Herring (Ulster)
1. Eric O’Sullivan (Ulster)
Start thinking for a bit for a change, The selections you quote are fir players from Irish teams only, Du Preez does not play for any of those teams. - he is playing for an English club.
Good point...now that we have broadened our horizons I’m not spotting Dud nor Hands of Stone:
Nice one Moz as ignorant as ever - Irish side
No JL du Preez in the Irish side - I wonder why?????
I was looking for a side that had either Dud or Hands of Stone....the only one I found was the Irish team that had Dud. But in the all participant team I found neither. You apparently did, could you give us the reference.
Dumb Luc Dupreez is a flat track bully, as is his brother.
Good players below test level, but they do not have the all-round games for international rugby- especially if they both started in the same backrow.
I saw it on Facebook - one of the rugby sites on Facebook
Shark, wake the fuck up and smell the roses - you clearly are as fucking ignorant as ever.
The du Preez twins have been awesome playing for Sale, not only playing it hard but also plenty of subtle added to the equation
When last did you watch them huh? Fuck sake move on from your pathetic ignorant take on them based on the odd dropped ball some 5 years ago
The du Preez twins would be awesome together in the Bok side - freakish strength is a huge asset in the modern game - it’s why de Allende and Marx are such assets, the du Preez twins are the same
Let me guess you still ignorantly think JVR is fat
Your pack of creatine donkeys would struggle to get around the paddock.
Well that’s hardly grounds for the string Dave, especially as it can’t be resurrected. I’m with Shark here on the Hands of Stone twins ....they seem a bit thick.
Shark your ignorant takes on rugby are sooo pathetic
So in your little mind, the du Preez twins are slower than the likes of Vermeulen and PSDT huh
It’s not the job of a blindside and 8 to compete at the breakdown you ignorant fool
But if you knew anything about their form for Sale you would know that their turnover counts are up there with Curry and the highest in the side
But you keep beating that out of touch and ignorant drum of yours
Moz your take on any player is of little consequence to anyone as you don’t rate most of our players and nor our coach - must be so boring watching the game with your take on our players - negativity prevails, but take comfort in the fact that omelette is even worse than you
I don’t know why you lot bother watching SA rugby
Dan du Preez was one of the most effective carriers in 2019's Super rugby. He was just a tad beneath Thor. I do believe he would significantly bolster the Boks. He is an upgrade on Steph in every facet of the game. Had we Thor, Dan and Louw in the WC... we'd have been a much more imposing side. Probably would have edged NZ even with the inferior game plan.
Louw was always as average as they come
I’m shocked you see merit in the du Preez’s, geez what has happened to you
But you have to be fucking stupid wanting to leave the world player of year out of your starting side
Plain stupidity but highlights your rugby ignorance and I mean that sincerely
@Saffex your unbalanced back row of creatine specimens would be beaten with ease.
Kolisi is only okay because he is in a dominant pack....Dud Toit is functional because we play about 70% of the game under Erasmus. We don’t offload, we have no backline complexity.
It all works because we turn the game into a physical battle with our defence and then dominate with the weapons we have. Actually it’s hard to argue against it, except if rugby means more to you than 5 metres and a cloud of dust.
Sharktwat what part of the du Preez twins being amongst the best breakdown achievers on par with Curry have you not grasped huh?
Read slowly next time - and pay fucking attention
Your rugby ignorance is astounding much like your conservative inability to move on from an initial take on a player not that those initial takes are ever accurate
Do you actually watch rugby games before you write BS on site? Your take on Erasmus is opposite to the truth - we beat teams because we play a better all-round game than the opposition do.
No off-loads is what Meyer instructed the team to do - Erasmus did the exact opposite. The Springboks used their backline more often than any of their opponents bar the AB's did in the 2019m WC. You only have to look at the tries scored in the 2007, 2015 amd 2019 and compared the number of tries scored and by whom it as scored. tos ee that you are talking your standard crap/
Nonsense....we have no structured attack/ none. None of the wing cuts we saw under Snor against the Lions. None of the long range tries from set pieces we saw Habana score after Louw’s brilliant offload...against the ABs under HM.
We have crash ball and defence and then when that forces an error we have counter attack. As I so correctly said, we play 70% of the game under Erasmus.
The hilarious thing is I was telling you for years if we simply beefed up our pack and defence we would be back on top. You disagreed but I was totally right. What I didn’t anticipate is that we would also lose our backline game and play this boring stuff that was the whole Welsh semi.
Crash ball and defence???? - but made more metres, beat more defenders and scored more tries than any other side in the WC
Add that to the best defensive record as well
Result = best side on the planet thanks to Rassie
But Moz we can rely on you and omelette missing out on the facts
May I suggest you give that Billy Beaumont article a read again
We did a bit of everything...nothing was set in stone...the players were given permission to play what was in front of them...Rassie just brought a tiny bit of variation to our game.
He fixed the easy things to start building from a solid base... for 2 years we constantly grew as a team to peak in the final...we lost a few battles along the way, but we won when it mattered and we won tbe war...no slight achievement.
Actually, Rassie eliminated any variation. There's zero. It's the most backward, stunted game in world rugby. A return to the days of Straeuli, but with kicking right up to the opposition 22. Shallow kicks with pressure on the ground. When we do go wider, Willie and our strike runner are most often caught well behind the gain line. Wings need to kick to create space. Wing participation has dropped alarmingly.
Card, we are playing a much simpler game than under Coetzee or Meyer, but it's still less predictable...and there is much more focus on getting the basics right...I said slight variation...slight but effective.
PS, we've never played more predictable rugby than under Meyer after the loss to Japan..."laer trek" if ever I saw it in rugby...predictable but effective.
BTW, I am not and never has been a Meyer-basher...
Omelette speaking utter horseshit for a change