It was worth every minute! I had predicted a 10 point win.
I sat up with cold pizza and warm Milo until 3.30am on Sunday morning watching the Boks beat the All Blacks! It was a bit of revenge for the 19-0 drubbing handed to us at Newlands last year. I didn’t think that the Boks played magnificently, but they did enough to beat the Kiwis. They held onto the ball when it counted, with the forwards having a great game. I just wish that they had tackled a bit more – what’s with that missed tackle count?
Anyway, the win takes us back to the IRB number 1 team position, so let’s see if we can hang onto it in Durbs.
Players of note: Heinrich Brussow (of course), Pierre Spies, Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn all had great games. Ruan Pienaar had an OK game except for his place kicks.
On a less exciting note, the Misifts lost again on Saturday but it was definitely an improved performance against a team that beat us by 60 points last time. The final score was 36 – 21 and no, I never scored any tries this week but I made some thumping tackles. We’ll wait for the match report before I say any more.
Terri(29 July 2009 - 05:56)
Aye, ’twas a wonderful thing to watch indeed…! I love it when we beat the All Blacks ‘cos my Irish colleagues are always going on about how unbeatable they are and yet we seem to do it with a fair bit of regularity. hehehe 🙂
Bosbefok(29 July 2009 - 23:33)
Cant wait to see if we can pull it off two weeks in a row ! It sure would shut up a lot o my mates !! I see they have thrown in a new front ranker to beef up their pack and add some “Mongrel” …. As if that is gonna scarethe beast…. 🙂
Only 17 days to go now …..
Del(30 July 2009 - 11:10)
@Terri: And hopefully we can do it again this weekend!
@Dave: Counting them down mate!
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