Loose Forwards, Best Combination?

Discussion in 'Super Rugby' started by kojack, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. kojack

    kojack Guest

    I just Want your opinions Of Who you would play in 6,7,8 in a world IV team?



    I would say, 6-Schalk Burger 7-Richie Mcaw 8-Pierre Spies



    Infact Pierre Spies No.1 Loosie In world.
     
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  3. otagoxv

    otagoxv Guest

    McCaw - Collins - Burger Would be a great combo
     
  4. melon

    melon Guest

    6.Burger
    7. McCaw
    8. Smith/Collins/Spies
     
  5. munross

    munross Guest

    The best loose foward trio

    6.Schalk Burger/Jerry Collins
    7.Richie McCaw/George Smith
    8.Pierre Spies
     
  6. Bull

    Bull Guest

    For the Boks in the WC I would pick 6. Burger 7. Van Heerden 8. Spies
     
  7. big_P

    big_P Guest

    You guys really seem to be rating Spies, il save my opinion till after the world cup when iv seen him more.

    As it stands

    6. Juan Smith/Jerry Collins
    7. Mccaw
    8. Soialo
     
  8. Bull

    Bull Guest

    Yes we really do rate him, but my loose forward combo is for the Boks at the WC. Not for the best in the world at the moment.
     
  9. Caledfwlch

    Caledfwlch Guest





    spies is NOT the no1 loosie. not by a LOOOOOOOOOONG shot. he's still behind mccaw n smith. spies is just a 'talent to watch', and 'very talented'
     
  10. mj44

    mj44 Guest

    Well we're very strong in the south when it comes to loosies. SA, Aus and NZ could probably each put together multiple international quality backrows.
     
  11. mclaren

    mclaren Guest

    I will pick 6. S.Burger 7. R.Mccaw 8. P.Spies
    They will be the best and the hardes
     
  12. melon

    melon Guest

    I believe the question who is the best combination, not who will be the best :p

    Nah but hopefully Spies has a great World Cup (not against Australia of course if the game arises) and cements his place as one of the best loosies, but at the moment I don't think he would be in in top 4.
     
  13. shazbooger

    shazbooger Guest

    Well while we seem to be sticking to our own hemisphere's, I'll be equally objective and go for Chabal, Leamy and White.
     
  14. Caledfwlch

    Caledfwlch Guest

    6) my 1st uncle

    7) my dad

    8) my 2nd uncle



    :p
     
  15. Rockstar

    Rockstar Guest

    Juan Smith, Rossouw and Burger
     
  16. melon

    melon Guest

    You could change your flag to a North Korean one, change your name to Japanese and we'd still notice you're a South African! :p
     
  17. Rassie

    Rassie Guest

    The best ever loose forward ever was Rassie Erasmus! No one was able to match him and trust me, i`m watching rugby since your mothers were virgins!
     
  18. melon

    melon Guest

    Come on Rassie, tell us how old you are.

    Isn't Erasmus coaching some semi-pro team in SA at the moment?

    Oh and don't worry, that email will be coming within the next 12 hours or so. I need to sleep.
     
  19. TRUE LEGND

    TRUE LEGND Guest

    Nice selection :)

    id agree with this "BUT" 2 open side flanker's mean there both going to be too quick to the breakdowns. Meaning both openside players will be caught on the bottom of every ruck and your going to be left with just the number 8 as a loosie. As shown by Australia when they experimented with Waugh and Smith...Clealy didn't work out... Which is why NZ never used MaCaw and Holla...

    I do like the look of Spies this guy is a number 8 in the making and Burger is 1 of my favorite open loosie besides MaCaw, To be quite honest Ive never seen so much mongrel in a pair of white boys :cheers:

    my selection wouId go...

    7.MaCaw 6. Collin's

    8. Spie's at the rear

    Id go Burger or maybe Juan Smit reserve for both flanks & because of the very high work rate of Rodney id chuck him at the rear, Sorry Aussie no selection spaces left for your country and Georgie boys gone to fat
     
  20. InsaneAsylum

    InsaneAsylum Guest

    are you sure you've been watching rugby for that long.... my mother was quite an active lady :p

    good call rugby's a religion.... rockstar must be wearing those aviator sunnies that filter out everything except green jerseys :wall:
     
  21. darwin_23

    darwin_23 Guest

    6. Jerry Collins
    7. Richie McCaw
    8. Sergio Parisse

    Number 8 is the only position that I'm not sure on, with Denis Leamy, and Rodney So'ioalo very close. Spies is a very talented player however I would suggest he is nowhere near the top number 8 in the world - maybe he will be in a few years. Hopefully he will recover from the clots in his lungs and we will get to see just how good he can be.....
     
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