Castle Lager Rugby Championship 2014

Status
Not open for further replies.

MickeyD

RIP
Joined
Oct 4, 2010
Messages
139,117
Fixtures

August 2014
16 - Australia v New Zealand (ANZ Stadium, Sydney) - 12:05
16 - South Africa v Argentina (Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria) - 17:00
23 - New Zealand v Australia (Eden Park, Auckland) - 09:35
23 - Argentina v South Africa (TBC, Argentina) - 21:10

September 2014
6 - New Zealand v Argentina (McLean Park, Napier) - 09:35
6 - Australia v South Africa (Patersons Stadium, Perth) - 12:05
13 - New Zealand v South Africa (Westpac Stadium, Wellington) - 09:35
13 - Australia v Argentina (Skilled Park, Gold Coast) - 12:05
27 - South Africa v Australia (Newlands, Cape Town) - 17:00
27 - Argentina v New Zealand (TBC, Argentina) - 21:10

October 2014
4 - South Africa v New Zealand (Ellis Park, Johannesburg) - 17:00
4 - Argentina v Australia (TBC, Argentina) - 21:10
 

MickeyD

RIP
Joined
Oct 4, 2010
Messages
139,117
Squads

Australia

Forwards: Wycliff Palu, Ben McCalman, Scott Higginbotham, Michael Hooper (captain), Matt Hodgson, Scott Fardy, James Horwill, Rob Simmons, Will Skelton, Sam Carter, Ben Alexander, Pek Cowan, Sekope Kepu, James Slipper, Scott Sio, James Hanson, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Nathan Charles.

Backs: Israel Folau, Rob Horne, [-]Henry Speight[/-] Peter Betham, Joe Tomane, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Pat McCabe, Tevita Kuridrani, Christian Leali'ifano, Matt Toomua, Kurtley Beale, Bernard Foley, Luke Burgess, Nic White, Nick Phipps.

New Zealand

Forwards: Dane Coles, Keven Mealamu; Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Ben Franks, Owen Franks, Tony Woodcock/Joe Moody; Dominic Bird, Brodie Retallick, Patrick Tuipulotu, Sam Whitelock; Richie McCaw (capt), Sam Cane, Jerome Kaino, Steven Luatua, Liam Messam, Kieran Read.

Backs: Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Aaron Smith, TJ Perenara; Beauden Barrett, Dan Carter, Aaron Cruden; Malakai Fekitoa, Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith; Israel Dagg, Cory Jane, Charles Piutau, Julia Savea, Ben Smith.

South Africa

Forwards:
Willem Alberts, Bakkies Botha, Schalk Brits, Marcell Coetzee, Lodewyk de Jager, Bismarck du Plessis, Jannie du Plessis, Eben Etzebeth, Francois Louw, Frans Malherbe, [-]Victor Matfield,[/-] Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje, Tendai Mtawarira, Trevor Nyakane, Juan Smith, Gurthrö Steenkamp, Adriaan Strauss, Duane Vermeulen

Backs:
Damian De Allende, Jean de Villiers (c), Bryan Habana, Cornal Hendricks, Francois Hougaard, Patrick Lambie, Willie le Roux, Lwazi Mvovo, Ruan Pienaar, Handré Pollard, Cobus Reinach, Jan Serfontein, Morné Steyn
 
Last edited:

OrbitalDawn

Ulysses Everett McGill
Joined
Aug 26, 2011
Messages
46,607
Feel bad for Matt Todd that he's missing out on selection. Quality player.
 

MickeyD

RIP
Joined
Oct 4, 2010
Messages
139,117
The SA squad:

Willem Alberts (Cell C Sharks) Loose forward, 32 Test caps
Bakkies Botha (Toulon, France) Lock, 79 Test caps
Schalk Brits (Saracens, England) Hooker, 7 Test caps
Marcell Coetzee (Cell C Sharks) Loose forward, 16 Test caps
Damian De Allende (DHL Western Province) Centre / Wing, uncapped
Lodewyk de Jager (Toyota FS Cheetahs) Lock, 3 Test caps
Jean de Villiers (captain, DHL Western Province) Centre, 96 Test caps
Bismarck du Plessis (Cell C Sharks) Hooker, 60 Test caps
Jannie du Plessis (Cell C Sharks) Prop, 54 Test caps
Eben Etzebeth (DHL Western Province) Lock, 23 Test caps
Bryan Habana (Toulon, France) Wing, 97 Test caps
Cornal Hendricks (Toyota FS Cheetahs) Wing, 3 Test caps
Francois Hougaard (Vodacom Blue Bulls) Scrumhalf, 28 Test caps
Patrick Lambie (Cell C Sharks) Flyhalf / Fullback, 32 Test caps
Willie le Roux (Toyota FS Cheetahs) Fullback / Wing, 15 Test caps
Francois Louw (Bath, England) Loose forward, 30 Test caps
Frans Malherbe (DHL Western Province) Prop, 2 Test caps
Victor Matfield (Vodacom Blue Bulls) Lock, 113 Test caps
Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje (Toyota FS Cheetahs) Loose forward, 1 Test cap
Tendai Mtawarira (Cell C Sharks) Prop, 55 Test caps
Lwazi Mvovo (Cell C Sharks) Wing, 9 Test caps
Trevor Nyakane (Toyota FS Cheetahs) Prop, 4 Test caps
Ruan Pienaar (Ulster, N Ireland) Scrumhalf, 76 Test caps
Handré Pollard (Vodacom Blue Bulls) Flyhalf, 1 Test cap
Cobus Reinach (Cell C Sharks) Scrumhalf, uncapped
Jan Serfontein (Vodacom Blue Bulls) Centre, 12 Test caps
Gurthrö Steenkamp (Toulouse, France) Prop, 51 Test caps
Morné Steyn (Stade Francais, France) Flyhalf, 56 Test caps
Adriaan Strauss (Toyota FS Cheetahs) Hooker, 34 Test caps
Duane Vermeulen (DHL Western Province) No 8, 19 Test caps
 
Last edited:

MickeyD

RIP
Joined
Oct 4, 2010
Messages
139,117
Props
Tendai Mtawarira
Jannie du Plessis
Frans Malherbe
Trevor Nyakane
Gurthrö Steenkamp

Hookers
Bismarck du Plessis
Adriaan Strauss
Schalk Brits

Locks
Eben Etzebeth
Bakkies Botha
Lodewyk de Jager
[-]Victor Matfield[/-]

Loose forwards
Willem Alberts
Marcell Coetzee
Francois Louw
Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje
Duane Vermeulen
Juan Smith

Scrumhalves
Francois Hougaard
Ruan Pienaar
Cobus Reinach

Flyhalves
Morné Steyn
Handré Pollard
Patrick Lambie

Centres:
Damian De Allende
Jean de Villiers
Jan Serfontein

Wings:
Bryan Habana
Cornal Hendricks
Lwazi Mvovo

Fullback:
Willie le Roux
 
Last edited:

Agent_Smith

Honorary Master
Joined
Dec 3, 2010
Messages
15,704
Argies to be the honourable whipping boys again. I can't see them competing (particularly away from home). Our chances of a win have also taken a serious hammer blow with the withdrawal of Fourie du Preez. IMO, final table to read...

NZ
SA
AUS
ARG
 

OrbitalDawn

Ulysses Everett McGill
Joined
Aug 26, 2011
Messages
46,607
I think there's a serious chance of Aus hammering us. The bulk of their team will come from the Waratahs who are on fire.
 

Badprop_za

Expert Member
Joined
Jun 20, 2012
Messages
1,460
Oupa Mohoje, really?

Ruan Pienaar, really?

What worries me is that we have 3 12s in Jean, Jan and Damian. Guess this is due to the styles teams and Bokks will be playing. Crash Ball 12s. If we play wide, skip the 12 to Willie coming into the line.
Well Habana played 13 when he was at the Lions!
 

Albereth

Honorary Master
Joined
Apr 26, 2005
Messages
15,860
Is there wheel chair access onto the field? Why are we persisting with some of the toppies? And Adriaan Strauss?
 

GreGorGy

BULLSFAN
Joined
Jan 18, 2005
Messages
15,282
MyBB Pool "pegscase"


MickeyD - use your new supa powas to sticky this, CC and unsticky SB.
 

Devill

Damned
Joined
Mar 25, 2008
Messages
26,820
Is there wheel chair access onto the field? Why are we persisting with some of the toppies? And Adriaan Strauss?

:erm: Strauss is most likely under the top 4 hookers in World Rugby.
 
Last edited:

MickeyD

RIP
Joined
Oct 4, 2010
Messages
139,117
Don't think he can sticky/unsticky threads. Modding powers contained to CA.
I can do so in CA only :p

I did request that the S15 thread be unstickied and the Currie Cup one be stickied. Will ask for this one as well...
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top