Round 14- Crusaders v Brumbies

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by Dumbo, May 8, 2006.

  1. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    Crusaders (ranked number 1) take on the Brumbies (ranked 4th) at home. The Brumbies are really going to have to pull finger for this one… the Sharks and Bulls are coming up from behind are will be motivated to get a spot in the semi’s.
    Haven’t heard of any injuries in the Crusader camp but the Brumbies have lost little Gregan for this one…

    There’s a lot of interest in the outcome of this game… South Africa will be watching closely.
     
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  3. Rassie

    Rassie Guest

    Yeap, go on Cantab`s! No point for Brumbies
     
  4. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    Hope the Crusaders smash them!
     
  5. Rassie

    Rassie Guest

    Yeah, big hope here too for this to become reality hehehe
     
  6. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    ahh back to the crusaders ranked number 1, all must be right with the world :D
     
  7. The TRUTH

    The TRUTH Guest

    Brumbies by 1

    dont ask me how
     
  8. aussie1st

    aussie1st Guest

    Well it won't be with Giteau seems like we are resting him :)
     
  9. The TRUTH

    The TRUTH Guest

    They must be pretty confident of making the semis if there willing to rest players
     
  10. kaftka

    kaftka Guest

    Crusaders to win 99-3
     
  11. The TRUTH

    The TRUTH Guest

    It's been confirmed that the Brumbies will be without 4 of there best players in Gregan,Larkham,Giteau and Heenan for this weeks match with the Crusaders.
     
  12. aussie1st

    aussie1st Guest

    Lol it's basically de ju vu of the Tahs but the Brumbies are actually in 4th place not 2nd.
     
  13. esoj

    esoj Guest

    yeah giteau is being rested so that he can be right for the semi. heenan has had a bad dose of the flu and is on the bench.

    brumbies will be doing it tough this week without some of their better players. they still have a decen forward pack but the backs have been decimated.
     
  14. esoj

    esoj Guest

    well here is the crusaders line-up.

    Crusaders: 15. Leon MacDonald, 14. Scott Hamilton, 13. Casey Laulala, 12. Aaron Mauger, 11. Caleb Ralph, 10. Dan Carter, 9. Kevin Senio, 8. Mose Tuiali'i, 7. Johnny Leo'o, 6. Richie McCaw (capt), 5. Reuben Thorne, 4. Chris Jack, 3. Greg Somerville, 2. Tone Kopelani, 1. Wyatt Crockett. Res: 16. Corey Flynn, 17. Campbell Johnstone, 18. Ross Filipo, 19. Tanerau Latimer, 20. Andrew Ellis, 21. Cameron McIntyre, 22. Rico Gear.
     
  15. Gay-Guy

    Gay-Guy Guest

    Man the Brumbies are clever....

    ....they know they are probably going to be in the semi so they are not showing their hand when they play the Crusaders in the final round robin. Instead they are watching what the Crusaders will turn up with and then in the semi they will present their real game plan to counter it when they bring on their big guns......
     
  16. esoj

    esoj Guest

    they may not see much for next week if the crusaders walk all over them and win by a huge margin this week
     
  17. Ripper

    Ripper Guest

    Will they be really clever when they are watching it at home next week?

    You would've thought Nucifora's craptacular coaching with the Blues would've diluted your mancrush on the Brumbies a little bit.
     
  18. Candyman

    Candyman Guest

    This will a right royal thrashing the crusaders will dish out.

    See woosah i do back the crusaders when needed :D
     
  19. Zambaman

    Zambaman Guest

    YES!!! I've got tickets for the match! Should be pretty good.
     
  20. QKXV

    QKXV Guest

    ...and the brumbies :

    Brumbies: 15 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 14 Clyde Rathbone, 13 Stirling Mortlock (captain), 12 Joel Wilson, 11 Mark Gerrard, 10 Gene Fairbanks, 9 Patrick Phibbs, 8 George Smith, 7 Julian Salvi, 6 Adam Wallace-Harrison, 5 Mark Chisholm, 4 Alister Campbell, 3 Nic Henderson, 2 Jeremy Paul, 1 Bill Young.
    Replacements: 16 James McCormack, 17 Guy Shepherdson, 18 Radike Samo, 19 Daniel Heenan, 20 Luke Burgess, 21 Francis Fainifo, 22 Ben Batger
     
  21. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    yep its going to be an ass kicking :D

    go the crusaders :D
     
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