Springbok Champions

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by Bokpower, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. Bokpower

    Bokpower Guest

    The father of South African rugby - Doc Danie Cruyven - said:
    The Springboks will always beat the All Blacks when the Bulls are strong. The Bulls won the Super14 this year...
     
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  3. stormmaster1

    stormmaster1 Guest

    so the boks will lose out to th frogs then??
     
  4. knuble

    knuble Guest

    yes they can win
     
  5. DNAPlay

    DNAPlay Guest





    Was this not the same Doc Craven who said "I am the walrus"?



    And did the Boks not lose both matches this year to the All Blacks, AFTER the Super 14?



    Don't get me wrong - I certainly hope the Boks win, and they have the potential to do so, but I'm not for a second basing it on a comment made by someone who passed away during a time when rugby was entirely amateur and casual sex was en vogue.
     
  6. There used to also be a saying the the ABs were strong when Auckland rugby was strong. But this maybe applied 15-20 years ago.

    The way most Intl teams have improved in the last 4 months (including the BOKKE) shows that the old rules anbd measuring sticks are well and truly out the window.

    Welcome to a true WC where it is too tight to pick a clear favourite. 7 days and counting ......
     
  7. Duckz

    Duckz Guest

    id like to see them win, but i reckon it'll be the all blacks this time.
     
  8. john

    john Guest

    My grand mather said, French will be world champion whan their president will be called Nicolas and the summer would have been awful....my grandmather never was wrong, except when she predicted a saturday that the next day would be a tuesday.... :)
     
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