Boks' win unimpressive

2013-11-11 11:30

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The game that was played on Saturday between the Boks and Wales was not very convincing by the Boks, I think that if there is one way of beating the Boks it’s the tactic that is emplyed by the All Blacks. They know that they cannot beat the Boks by purely playing rugby, they do not play better, nor do they out muscle the Boks, but there is one way to beat them and that’s exactly what the All Blacks do everytime, and Wales tried it yesterday, and that is by getting under their skins, playing the phycological game, getting into their faces and spoiling thier game. Once the Bokke get pissed off they totally forget the rules and they loose thier cool, then they loose the plot with the game plan and give away stupid penalties. Then there’s the ref, I mean common. the refs get negative with the boks attitude and that’s the end of the game for the Bokke, When are the Boks going to mix a little brain with the brawn, if they want to beat the likes of the All Blacks, then they need to be smart and stay cool under incoorect decitions and teams that do little things to anger them and drive them into the mind game match. Wales with thier New Zealand coaching connection definately tried this in yesterdays game and almost succeeded.
Lastly, a word about the match officials. When a player makes a incorrect dicision they suffer disciplinary action, but when a referee continuously makes poor decisions there is no repocussions, Why? refs including the touch judges and TMO should be rated by both teams couching teams and the media and if they have made poor decisions and incorrect calls they need to also suffer some sort of penalty of inquiry. Some refs just should not be allowed to blow international games. Alain is one of them, he should not even be a ref. The TMO system has too much power and has not had a positive imput into the games, they are just too technical and the ref in the middle should make the call

Proud supporter of Rugby and the Bokke

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