Weekend rugby impressions
August 25, 2013 in Uncategorized
A weekend of mixed fortunes, surprise results and disappointment for some, jubilation for others. I didn’t watch all the games that won’t stop me from making a few comments.
Currie Cup: 2/3 (bloody Cheetahs)
Rugby Championship: 2/2
Cheetahs vs Sharks
One of the matches I didn’t watch. The Sharks have managed to scrape through their matches so far with two wins and a loss but it’s the Cheetahs that must be worried as they find that winning on grass a lot tougher than winning on paper.
Griquas vs WP
A stop-start affair but that could have been due to the poor livestream feed I had. It looks like the trip to Durbs have taken the toll on Griquas but they seem to have achieved what they planned for this year.
A game that was heading in the same direction as the previous two Lions games until Morne Mellet got carded and the Lions took control, a control the never again relinguished while running in 42 unanswered points. For their performance the Blue Bulls deserve the Blue Cow Ice Cream Award for their melt down.
Full match review: http://lionspride.co.za/blue-bulls-vs-golden-lions-sweet-revenge
If you didn’t watch the game you can get the full episode of the Blue Bulls’ humiliation here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra6JFV6RcOY&feature=c4-overview&list=UU4WLUAZBAN7d_6o97sNb7xw
All Black vs Wallabies
I didn’t watch the match but Aussie rugby is in real trouble.
Pumas vs Springboks
Well done to the Pumas for a great come back after last week but Sjoe Bokke! Daai was close!