Change the gameplan!

2012-09-17 13:54
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The boks played their giving gameplan I think to the best of there abbilities, but still Ruan Pienaar is not a base kicker at all. I don't really blame him, because at his English club he hardly kicks except for goal kicking. He is a running scrumhalf with that needed flair, but he had to stuck with the gameplan. Morné will have to be permanently subbed from the starting 22. He is not on form at all! Bad kicking missing 4! If this is his so called speciality Heyneke could choose Dean Greyling to kick at goal, but he is only causing penalties instead of getting penalties. He had the most awfull game any international player could have had costing us a much needed bonus point. Agree with Nick Mallet - I also didn't understand why HM subbed Beast, because he played really well and not doing what he did last Saturday. HM should do less coaching on a gameday and do the coaching in the week's training. Heyneke is not a Bok coach especially not for these oaks. They have too much running talent. We saw it when Habana scored a brilliant try and when Goosen came on he immediatly attack the All Blacks line. When that happened we got fast front foot ball to our centres and wings. Our forwards also then automaticly run into space dragging in defenders. My players for the clash was surely Francois Louw, he did extremely well to slow down the AB attack, but got pinned occasionaly(some I think a bit harsh) and then the rest of the loose trio Alberts and Duane did extremely well! Then surely Adriaan Strauss have played a solid game with his ball carrying. Juandré Kruger have surprised me with his play, giving him no critizism at all in the lineouts! He is stiil young just as Matfield were. We can't expect him to do Matfield's job allready! Bekker played really well and also did Coetzee with his blistering energetic game. Jean once again dissapointed me with his role as captain. Didn't think he were up for the task, but if the backline can run more they'll get better. If the Springboks can change their gameplan and be more mobile I think we could've beatan the Kiwis on Saturday. It was the perfect day for Heyneke also to realize that Kirchner is not the guy to play on fullback only doing his one dimensional so called kicking game. By rating him with Dagg I would give him... Let's say about -10. We can beat every side in the world with this team week in and week out, but we have to change the gameplan! Its crucial that we leave the kicking and run more, much more. Every team in the world is working on their defence more than ever, but that doesn't make you a world class rugbyteam. You are world class when you beat an AB or Wallaby defence by running and not airial route. I think its save to say that only two changes in the starting line-up can make a huge difference, giving the nr.10 to Goosen and the nr.15 to Lambie. Then with Aplon also coming on the bench we have a bench that is just as good as the starting line-up except for Steyn. One dimensional rugby is costing us the preparation we need for the up coming world cup, because that's what we're building for, to be the best in the world. So its basicly 3 points that's wrong with the Springboks, 1- their flyhalf 2- their style of rugby and that brings us to 3- Heyneke is not the right coach. If he can't see there is something wrong well then SARU must give him his resignation papers already.

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