Round 12 - Stormers v Crusaders

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by Dumbo, Apr 24, 2006.

  1. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    The Stormers (ranked 12) take on the Crusaders (top of the ladder)… after the Crusaders last effort against the Force (and if that form continues) the Stormers should be able to take this one out without raising a sweat. I’m serious… I may have a gay sig but I’m serious.
     
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  3. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    your sig is way 2 gay
     
  4. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    True... but do like like it?
     
  5. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    i am considering turning all sigs off just because of it :)
     
  6. That is the shakiest I have seen the Crusaders all year when they played the Force. They are heading to the home of the Stormers, who may have just found some belief and confidence in themselves just before they head back to play under the watchful eye of some of the most fickle yet die hard fans in the Super 14 competition (I can never figure them out).

    I feel that this one may get close, But I'd say the Crusaders by less than 9 points.
     
  7. Bull

    Bull Guest

    Easily the Crusaders!
     
  8. Gay-Guy

    Gay-Guy Guest

    Well this may be the Cryusaders first defeat this year.....

    They are only getting their wins because a lot of the teams have not been up to standard this year.....any other year and the Crusaders would probably be in third place at the moment.

    I see worrying signs for the Crusaders up ahead............they look like they are yet to play a whole 80 minute performance that reaches their past standards. I fear that another team may "click" first before the playoffs and carry that winning edge all the way to the title.
     
  9. esoj

    esoj Guest

    the force was a bump in the road. that was proabbly the crusaders worst performance all year. there is no possible way they can play that badly again. crusaders to bounce back from last week and get a comfortable win by about 10 points or so
     
  10. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    http://stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3649955a1823,00.html
     
  11. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    Head to Head:
    Vodacom Stormers: 15 Joe Pietersen, 14 Rayno Benjamin, 13 Marius Joubert, 12 De Wet Barry (captain), 11 Jean de Villiers, 10 Peter Grant, 9 Neil de Kock, 8 Joe van Niekerk, 7 Schalk Burger, 6 Luke Watson, 5 Andries Bekker, 4 Ross Skeate, 3 Eddie Andrews, 2 Schalk Brits, 1 JD Moller.
    Replacements: 16 Hanyani Shimange, 17 Neil Fullard, 18 Gerrie Britz, 19 Adri Badenhorst, 20 Bolla Conradie, 21 Naas Olivier, 22 Chumani Booi.

    Crusaders: 15 Scott Hamilton, 14 Rico Gear, 13 Casey Laulala, 12 Aaron Mauger, 11 Caleb Ralph, 10 Cameron McIntyre, 9 Kevin Senio, 8 Mose Tuiali'i, 7 Johnny Leo'o, 6 Reuben Thorne (captain), 5 Brad Mika, 4 Chris Jack, 3 Campbell Johnstone, 2 Corey Flynn, 1 Greg Somerville.
    Replacements: 16 Tone Kopelani, 17 Wyatt Crockett, 18 Craig Clarke, 19 Tanerau Latimer, 20 Andrew Ellis, 21 Daniel Carter, 22 Leon MacDonald.
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    What going on? the Crusaders almost get pumped byt he Force and they field this line up?
     
  12. Rassie

    Rassie Guest

    Despite the way it sounds and unbelieveable as it might be, Crusaders can finish seventh and Stormers fourth at the end of the regular season! It`s statistics! Crusaders can lose all remaining games while Stormers can win all! They can start from this game! Yeap, it`s pure theory, it`s math chances but, if there is still a hope, let`s play the ball ! :D
     
  13. Serge

    Serge Guest

    Last weeks hiccup for the Crusaders is just going to make them stronger. Deans would have given them a right kick up the arse. I'm picking the Crusaders will pass 50 this week.
     
  14. dobrien7

    dobrien7 Guest

    Bold call 50+, but Crusaders never play badly two weeks in a row, easy enough bonus point victory here I think.
     
  15. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    1:36 7-0 to stormers

    thats why hookers dont pass intercept try to de wet barry

    edit

    28:30 13 - 3 stormers

    these commentators suck took them 7 minutes to realise that senio came off for some unkown reason, then when he came back on they are calling him ellis after calling ellis senio

    crazy
     
  16. :zzz: Yawning my head off watching the game. Twice in two days. 13 - 3 Stormers Half Tyd.
     
  17. The TRUTH

    The TRUTH Guest

    18-3 Stormers...... if only Peter Grant could kick
     
  18. The TRUTH

    The TRUTH Guest

    Stormers win 28-15 :lol: ........ was i the only one who picked the Stormers to win?

    I think teams are starting to figure out how to beat them...... they seem really predictable and struggle without turnover ball

    This result gives the Tahs a great chance to finish in top spot and get that all important home final.













    Crusaders tonight = [​IMG]
     
  19. phoenix

    phoenix Guest

    For those who watched the game; did the crusaders play as poorly as the score suggests?
     
  20. aussie1st

    aussie1st Guest

    Woooohooooo go you Stormers!!!
    Serves them right for resting players.
    The Tahs are in with a shot at a home final this year.
     
  21. nik

    nik Guest

    tough road home for the crusaders now....they will be playin the bulls and brumbies away from home.....

    but the crusaders are a champion team and im sure they will bounce back against the bulls....
    we still havent seen a complete performance from the crusaders this season...we might see it against the bulls....deans is surely livid at the moment.
     
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