Rossouw leading Bulls charge

2011-05-31 09:23

Brenden Nel - SuperSport

Johannesburg - The Vodacom Bulls were missing confidence at the beginning of the season as things just didn’t want to click. But now that they have found their confidence, it makes them a dangerous animal with an eye on the target of defending their Vodacom Super Rugby title in the next six weeks.

While it can take one loss to kill all those plans, the focus in the Bulls’ eyes is apparent of late, and so much that their senior players have rediscovered form at a crucial time, especially after weeks of critics writing them off ahead of this year’s Rugby World Cup.

One of the mainstays, the stars in recent weeks has been the bullocking form of Danie Rossouw. The big Springbok, bearded and rampant on the run is certainly enjoying his time on the field, so much so that it was a surprise not to see him get the man of the match award against the Cheetahs after an inspired performance off the bench.

Asked what superfood had inspired him to his refound form, Rossouw – not a man normally of many words, just smiled and said: “Biltong”.

But jokes aside, while he may be the unluckiest player in rugby, always moved around from flank to lock because of his versatility and struggling both at Super Rugby and Springbok level to find a permanent run in the starting line-up, Rossouw is certainly the type of player you would go to war with.

Humble, but honest, Rossouw credits the confidence in the team ranks for his growing form, and wants to make it a memorable year as he prepares to depart Pretoria for Japan after the World Cup.

“Its nothing really, I have got a lot more game time of late, and this is my last year at the Bulls. You never want to finish off on a low note, so I have been giving my all so that people can remember you,” Rossouw said. And with four straight wins giving the team momentum, the final mentality is working for the Bulls, with Rossouw crediting the confidence for their form.

“The next game is like a final for us, it is vital. The coach keeps it in our heads the whole time and we keep focused. While the pressure never comes off us, you can see how the confidence has grown in this squad, and rugby is a confidence game. It definitely helps to have a couple of good wins under the belt,” he added.

Asked if he had unlocked the secret for the poor start to the competition, Rossouw was honest in his assessment.

“No hell, I leave that for the technical guys,” he laughs, “But it has much to do with confidence and the little things click into place when you have it. You can see we are a confident side now and it tells on the field in our execution.”

While Rossouw’s versatility has sometimes counted against him, he believes that with increased competition for places in this year’s squad it could work in his favour.

“The versatility has actually counted in my favour. For me, I have been lucky that I can play in a few positions, and it has actually helped me in my career. To me though, it’s all about the team, and if the coach feels I am needed on the bench, then it is okay, I want to make my contribution in any way possible,” Rossouw explained.

“I hope that I am part of the World Cup squad, and that I get a chance to play at the World Cup. There are so many good looseforwards and locks at the moment. For me if I can get into that squad and play a few games it would be perfect for me.

“There is a lot more competition at the moment for places in the squad than there was in 2007. Guys like Willem Alberts, who is an exceptional player, are knocking at the door, while at lock a guy like Andries Bekker is playing great rugby. It makes it very tough and means I have to be at my best to make the squad.”

On a parting note, Rossouw just laughs when asked to compare his offload – one of the best in Super Rugby – to offload king Sonny Bill Williams. But it is clear it is a skill the big forward has worked on in his career and which has been one of his trademarks after bursting through tackles.

“Sonny Bill is still the master of the offload and he gets a lot of ball on the front foot with which he can show off,” Rossouw jokes, “But you know here at the Bulls we’re not a team that likes to show off, and we’re not a team that likes to offload, rather we just run straight.”

A veteran of two World Cups already, Rossouw’s form and versatility are an asset for his Bulls side. Springbok supporters will be hoping his continued run of form extends to a third World Cup, as it has for the Bulls.


  • gooinat - 2011-05-31 09:32

    Glad there confidence is coming back,don't want excuses when we beat them at Newlands,bring it on,Newlands is sold out for that one!!!!!!!!!!

      watalife - 2011-05-31 09:38

      @gooinat thanks to SAFFA I have tickets. I cant wait to irritate those planks from plebtoria with my Vuvuzela.Go Stormers...bulls...suck

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 09:46

      @Watalife,cool,enjoy the game,blow the sh@t out of them,hopefully Alwyn or Lloyd sits in front of you, thats onlyif you can get them away from there computers!!!!!!!

      Lloyd - 2011-05-31 11:36

      What's a vuvuzela?

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 11:43

      @Lloyd,a vuvezela makes a sound that resembles the sound you make when you squeeze those two fat ass cheeks of yours together:):):)

      Niekie - 2011-05-31 11:55

      Nice one @fox, you retarted moron! Tipical wp mentality! Just as few brainsells as front teeth my broechie! You bokom eating, vaaljapie drinking baboon!

      The_Fox - 2011-05-31 11:58

      @Niekie, jy's morsig.

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 12:06

      @Niekie - for a chap questioning the cranial capacity of Stormer fans, your spelling does very little to convince us that you are any clever-rer ek se. "BrainSell??????" - new cellular service provider old chap? "Tipical" - a new calcium supplement? Yes Niekie, you are indeed an intellectual.....

      watalife - 2011-05-31 12:24

      @ niekie Is that the real Niekie in the picture or just a mug shot of your wife?

      watalife - 2011-05-31 12:34

      @Nikie, you must be very dof, what is a vaaljapie?

      Niekie - 2011-05-31 12:38

      @saffa-cat, you old spell checker you! Well done on finding the mistakes oh spelling wonder! To bad your knowledge doesn't extend to rugby! Pitty!

      Niekie - 2011-05-31 12:40

      @gettalife, actually it's a picture of your mom. We like to play dress-up when she stays over!

      watalife - 2011-05-31 12:54

      @ Niekie sorry for you but my mother is a lady and she would moer you silly. wats a vaaljapie niekie?

      GraemeBB - 2011-05-31 14:02

      @watalife - you must be the most stupid person on this site! "my mother is a lady, and she would moer you silly"? Does this sound like a lady? Now, this speaks volumes about where you come from, and explains your low-class posts. wata-low-life indeed!

      watalife - 2011-05-31 14:35

      @graemebalbrein, Now lets see, are you afrikaans? is you mother a lady? did you mother ever give you a klip or 2 around the ear when you acted dof at some stage of your wanker life? You must be the biggest wanker on this site who acts all high and mighty. You still live on skuld bult in the East? Are you a migrant worker from transkei looking for some garden work? Ask Lloyd he will help.

      GraemeBB - 2011-05-31 15:00

      @watalife - hahaha. Your responses always amuse me! They are so stupid! An afrikaans migrant garden worker from the Transkei living in the East with "skuld"? Your mother should have moered you harder!

      Niekie - 2011-05-31 15:20

      @wannalife, I think it best you just shut-up now! You are giving yourself away, you low-life moron! I agree, your comebacks always amuse me! Your stupidity is epic! Thanks for the laughs!

      Uncle - 2011-05-31 21:05

      Ding Ding Ding! Round 1 to Watalife!

  • Blougroen - 2011-05-31 09:54

    Must say - something clicked for Danie this year - somewhere he realised that he doesnt necessarily have to go to ground if four players try to tackle him - and when you sit next to the park - you can hear him hitting the opposition this year - no one close to him at the moment - and Bulls should start and finish with him at seven.

  • SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 09:55

    As I said on a previous thread: Danie Rossouw is my fave Bulls player of all time. In a league of his own. It just saddens me (seriously) that he hasn't always received the acclaim he has deserved over the years. It has always been about Vic, Bakkies, du Preez and Spies. I would trade all of those players for ONE Danie.

      Hannes - 2011-05-31 10:08

      You sound seriously in love. lol I'm certain it's unintended, but it does. You know the gang's gonna jump on this like flies on a crapper

      watalife - 2011-05-31 10:13

      @SAFFA I hate to say this but he is by far the best bulls the flo nulle have had for years.bulls...suck

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 10:16

      @Hannes - lol - The gang of half-wits plus 1 bottle blonde, should appreciate that I actually rate one of the Bulls players.... :) I fail to see why he doesn't enjoy the same support from the 'gang' as what Tinkerbell does. Boggles the mind.

      watalife - 2011-05-31 10:17

      @SAFFA .... I hate to say this but he is by far the best the flo nulle have had for years.bulls...suck

      Grunk - 2011-05-31 10:24

      Saffa, All time is a bit thick but I agree with you if you stick to the last 10 years. There have been at least another 10/15 Rousseaus in the the previous 30 years that are in the "hero" class.

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 10:29

      @Grunk - Danie is just MY all round fave from up north of all time. There have been many great players, some far better than Danie (technically) but they don't tick all the other blocks.

      Hannes - 2011-05-31 10:31

      More like peroxided crack hair blonde, where the hell did she crawl out from all of a sudden?

      bullincapeto - 2011-05-31 10:50

      Hi are you starting to get nervous, Bulls going to clap you in your own backyard.Mark my words, Im open for bets, please reign in your little helper watalife, he is the most tiresome little twerp on this forum.I hear Kurt is now injured, maybe Paul Roos u19 flyhalf can help, oh forgot you got you have Earl, HAHAHAHJAHAHAHA

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 11:08

      @Bullincapto - I am nervous of one thing RE: the 11th of June, and that would be the airborne viruses the visiting Bulls fans bring to Newlands from up north.......I have arranged for masks to be distributed which does make me feel a little better. Jokes aside - will be a great game. Will you be going?

      bullincapeto - 2011-05-31 11:30

      Does a frog have a waterproof butt.Looking forward to it big time

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 11:35

      @bullincapto - will you be painted blue? Will your attire include nose ring, horns and a plastic mug filled with brannas, along with the compulsory fanny pack?

      watalife - 2011-05-31 12:33

      @bullincapeto you should not joke about the u19 flyhalf he is just as good as steyntjie who plays kicker for the flo nulle. Dont bet oke you dont have the cash and just remember you cant sell you false teeth the still belong to the dental technician.

      bullincapeto - 2011-05-31 13:14

      Nope, I will be donned in regular civvies with a Bluebull shirt, I will not adorn myself with any paraphenalia besides a quiet confidence.Are you going to throw naartjies and wear an All Black jumper which has a special compartment to store your two litre honneyblossom papsak?

      bullincapeto - 2011-05-31 13:19

      Are you seriously going to spend an entire game next to watalife??? By the way which cape school do you support? I often watch schools rugby (live 5mins from Newlands)

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 13:27

      @Bullincapto - I will be dressed like the princess I am. My thigh pack will hold all the essentials for a traditional North/South showdown: - knife/Anti-venom/rope/C4/MP3player loaded with Hofmeyer/Amore Vittone songs which will be used to hypnotise any potential attackers. See you there :)

      Paul - 2011-05-31 13:28

      SAFFA. Bring daai maskers en dra hulle sodat julle jul gesigde kan weg steek na die venedering. Oh JA. Hallo Saffa. Hoe gaan die dinge in die Suide hm.

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 14:04

      @Bullincapto - I answered you RE: the schools on the other thread. :) Watalife is a great dude! Sadly I won't be seated next to him and his wife. I have season tickets, but I was given a few extra tickets way back and I gave them to him. Be on the lookout for a huge group of us pre-game :) @Paul - Hello :) Dit is koud en mislik hier. Baie water geval die laaste paar dae jong. Ek is oortuig daar is sneeu in Ceres, want ons voel dit hier. Niks wat goeie "osbloed" nie kan regmaak nie.

      Paul - 2011-05-31 14:33

      SAFFA, nou praat jy my taal jong. Hoeka Sondag gesit en prawn eet met n botteltjie osbloed om "lekker" te maak. En lekker was dit. Het jy dalk vir Lloyd vermoor, hy is erg skaars.

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 14:52

      @Paul - I think Lloyd has been 'raptured'.......the sad thing is, that means all of us have been left behind.....(which doesn't say much about us)

  • Marx - 2011-05-31 09:55

    One word on Danie: LEGEND !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 10:17

      Agree with you Marxie,smile my friend we can agree on some things!!!!!!!

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 10:32

      Ditto......and this is why the sun has just broken through the clouds.

      Kaapie - 2011-05-31 10:48

      He may be playing well but the coaching staff dont select him WTF.. he is clearly better than Spies, Potgieter and Botha presently.

      Raka13 - 2011-05-31 12:55

      Danie is the most consistent bulls rugby player(maybe even of all rugby players) I also rate this guy. He is miles better than Spies...

  • jontheb - 2011-05-31 09:58

    Janee - one loss and it's all over for the Bulls. With the likes of Rossouw, Du Preez, Bakkies and Matfield hanging up their boots or moving abroad at the end of the year, it looks like it may be over for quite a while as they look to rebuild...

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 10:17

      @jontheb - I think these loyal blue servants deserve a huge send off from the Newlands faithful on the 11th. I'm thinking flour bombs?

  • - 2011-05-31 10:16

    Mark my words The Bulls will NOT make a wild card position they dont have the talent or the Strength , the Stomers will end there hopes next week, Bulls Powder Puff Defence don't stand a chance and there No skill backs WILL not break the unbreakable defence of the Stomers. (Just for you LEGEND) hahahaha. Bulls will have a long wait before they see silverware again.

      Jacques Claasens - 2011-05-31 10:31

      @ I've heard that story so many times, the Bulls suck, the Bulls this the Bulls that. If we where that horrible would we have been able to turn a season around. If anything the Stormers should be slightly worried having to play the Bulls the week after they come back from tour and then the Cheetahs away the week after. Bad results their and they start dropping down the log. So be overconfident but don't cry it was the ref when it doesn't go your way, I'm not picking a winner, as I believe it's going to be a tight one and should be very entertaining. I still believe even though we have 3 possible sides going thru, not one of the SA sides have truly dominated this season.

      pcpcoetzee89 - 2011-05-31 10:56

      @VALLEMJ@24.COM - my girl ... are you one of the bergbaber [briesie] supporters who have yet to see a SUPER RUGBY CHAMPION silverware ... even after 17 years! Shame ... must say ... you girls from the viskop town are really "vasbyters!" Not to worry ... next year the mighty BULLS will not play SUPER rugby ... to give you also runs [for the past 17 years!] a better chance - don't you think this is a sporty gesture ... my girl?

      JJRR - 2011-05-31 11:40

      Shame! feel sorry for you. No cups for yeeeeeeaaaars and the fact that the Bulls have 3 must kill you inside. Your wannabee team will again have NOTHING to show this year and the next to come. This "hate the Bulls" attitude is the cause of your own team demise!

  • Jerry - 2011-05-31 10:25

    See, biltong IS a super-food !

  • chrismtb007 - 2011-05-31 10:26

    hahahaha, all you stormers, the pressure is becoming bigger and bigger, I for one is just waiting for the excuses on the 12th again... You gotta love the way you guys always find excuses when the Bulls win!!! hahahahaha Stormers = Losers - 2011-05-31 10:46

      Ummmm we beat the bulls no excuses there but I remember allot of Bulls supporters crying foul play , pfftt Fortress Loftus what a load of Bull. Enjoy the time off losers hahaha.

      Jacques Claasens - 2011-05-31 10:53

      @ Fortress Loftus what a load of Bull? It was the Bulls first home defeat since Aprill 2008, I think that says enough!

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 11:37

      @Chrismale(topandbottom)007inches - I thought you had been removed.

      Oukoos - 2011-05-31 11:39

      @chrismtb007, hou op om jou naam verder gat te maak. 'n Paar feite, jou dom poephol: * Nadat die Stormers die S14 eindstryd verloor het, het Schalk hulde gebring aan die Bulls, 'n beter span. * Ons Stormer ondersteuners het deur die bank erken dat ons span deur 'n beter span geklop is. * Na die Bulls se verloor teen die Stormers (nogal op die heilige Loftus) het Victor hulde gebring aan 'n goeie Stormerspan * 'n Komp van die Bulls ondersteuners (mense wie se mentaliteit net so laag soos joune is) het histeries geraak oor swak skeidsregterskap. Jy is pataties!

      GraemeBB - 2011-05-31 14:15

      @Ou Koos - not true. It is fact that Burger and AC were upset with Joubert, and made statements after the game about the way the game was handled. As for supporters, it has been a constant defense some of the Stormers have used - the ref, the ref. If you want to speak for yourself, that is fine. As I speak for myself when I say that the Bulls were beaten by the Stormers, and not the by ref at Loftus.

      chrismtb007 - 2011-05-31 15:13

      Oukoos, vir iemand wat maak asof hy van alles weet is jy nogal n regte poepol, ek praat nie van die spelers nie, maar van julle komentaar gewers hier op news 24, elke week wanneer die bulle wen huil julle met ander redes oor hoekom die bulle gewen het, en dis waar wat Graham se, Schalkie het getjank!!! Ek wonder nou wie die regte pateet is?? En WIE se mentaliteit jy nou eintlik van praat, jou eie?? het ek Jou ooit aangevat in enige iets?? wionder hoekom jy so vinnig op jou perdjie spring?? Dom poepol!!!

      chrismtb007 - 2011-05-31 15:15

      @ Siffcat, nope china, havent been removed, you must beg more to get me removed. Funny how quickly you cry when someone respond to your useless statements!! I hope you will be ok after this comment..... dont cry, its ok!! really!!

  • watalife - 2011-05-31 10:44

    My apology for my harsh comments and joke’s earlier about old Danie. What was a joke for me back fired and I was left all red faced. I retract my joke and do apologize to all those I offended.

      molefeP - 2011-05-31 10:55

      Takes a big man..... Respect.

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 11:04

      @Watalife - mate, you are better than most. I wait with anticipation to see if old Plesierspier, Marcell Krugga and co will ever apologise about their comments RE: Duane (which were far more offensive than what your was).....but I won't be holding my breath. @Molefe: You must be the happiest man at the moment :) Will you be coming to CT on the 11th for the Bulls game?

      Jacques Claasens - 2011-05-31 11:12

      Not that I saw the comment but good on ya! Does say allot about your character...

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 11:13

      Hey Boet,you deserve a Bells,your comments was not nearly as bad as when Alwyn was throwing he's tantrums and telling Saffa and Sparky there Ma se ........Chin up and heres to a Stormers win this Friday,go you good thing:):)

      molefeP - 2011-05-31 11:33

      @SAFFA, I wish! Unfortunatly, I have the worst boss in the world. Myself! And I have a huge project running over that time. But I will be sitting onsite with my iPad and my Drifta!

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 11:51

      @MolefeP - those Driftas have changed the world :) What a pity you won't be coming down! I will buy you a huge mug of brannas and cola when you make it down here for a game :) All bosses suck - ask me, I am my own boss.

      molefeP - 2011-05-31 12:06

      @SAFFA, lol, Isn't it funny, how you guys produce the stuff(Worchester), buy most of it (Ask anybody at Distel) and then rag us about drinking it? I prefer to distill my beer and keep my wine as it was meant to be. But then, who would want Glenfidich beer in anycase!

      watalife - 2011-05-31 12:17

      @Molefe, Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet.... but the bulls still suck

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 12:43

      @Molefe :) - lol. I don't touch the stuff to be honest (brannas) Seriously don't know how anyone can drink it.

      molefeP - 2011-05-31 13:02

      @SAFFA, Don't knock Brandy! It is GREAT for starting braai fires and it has been helping ugly people get laid for a couple of thousand years allready!

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 13:29

      @Molefe - ROTFLMFAO - "helping ugly people get laid for centuries"...OK, I am officially in fits, hysterical laughter. Classic dude!

      ZAPMAN - 2011-05-31 14:22

      And this bunch of Stormers again showed us how a low class comment should look,well done keep it up

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 14:43

      @Zap,pick a finger,you tosser,talking of low class wheres Lloyd,ask him about he's low class comment on the Rhodes article,have not heard from him since.

      ZAPMAN - 2011-05-31 14:58

      Lloyd only emulated you and the rest of the lowclass DHL Chokers keyboard queens,no harm in that

  • Juggernaut - 2011-05-31 10:46

    Bulls much better but yet to click. They leave at least 2 tries back in the dressing room every game and more in bonus points. Bulls are simply t

  • Oukoos - 2011-05-31 11:30

    Danie, Victor en Bakkies, al drie legendes van dieselfde kwaliteit as Frik du Preez. Jammer die ouderdom stap aan en dat SA binnekort van hierdie ou grotes moet afskeid neem.

      Foes - 2011-05-31 13:07

      @gooinat, Diekie comes from Lloyds pants.

  • watalife - 2011-05-31 12:25

    @Nikie, you must be very dof, what is a vaaljapie?

      Niekie - 2011-05-31 12:35

      @gettalife, it's the stuff you and your boyfriend drink from a "papsak"!

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 12:47

      @watalife,where does Diekie come from now all of a sudden?????

      watalife - 2011-05-31 12:59

      @gooinat He was just realeased form prison after he was found with all the child porn, you see some people never learn. Pappa joe will have to send his mates ie, Lloyd, krugga,pappiel,rene to help this oke on the staright and narrow.

      Foes - 2011-05-31 13:08

      @gooinat, Diekie comes from Lloyds pants.

      SAFFA-CAT - 2011-05-31 13:34

      @Gooinat - they have all been in a bunker in Pretoria West. (Tinned food the works....) Now that the Bulls have won a few, open sesame and the bunker is slowly cockroaches crawling to the surface. DOOM.

      gooinat - 2011-05-31 13:58

      LMFAO,stop now you ou's are cracking me up here,love it!!!!!!!!

      ZAPMAN - 2011-05-31 14:20

      Wow The vulgar Stormers Supporter Chirps,Well done impressive,keep it up,good style if you live in the flats

      Niekie - 2011-05-31 15:25

      @saffa-cat you wanker! Why would I be hiding from the fact that the Bulls are the most successful team in recent history! More cups in the last twenty years than any other team! Beat that you fool! Losers always whine about the best while the best go home and shagg the promqueen!

  • Foes - 2011-05-31 13:05

    As stated on previous forums, he is my first choice 8th man for the Boks at the WC with Duane as back-up. Wet and windy NZ is no place for pussies, and who knows, the heavy fields and resulting slower pace of the game may even suite some of the old Bulls legs in the Bok team. With reference to the 11th, it will be the Stormers by a nose, the monkey is off the back, for good!

  • Paul - 2011-05-31 13:25

    @watalife. n Vaaljapie is n Stormer supporter wat verlief is op sy eie susie.

      watalife - 2011-05-31 13:46

      @paul thats very funny, Barry Hilton once described a vaaljapie as somebody who comes from the north who lives on the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam and attends/attended the Dom Skool and you my friend were the leader of the pack ne?

      Paul - 2011-05-31 14:08

      watalife, I supose he also described the Stormers as a winning team hey.

      ZAPMAN - 2011-05-31 14:18

      Moenie n Vaaljapie so beledig deur hom met n DHL Choker te vergelyk nie,

      Paul - 2011-05-31 14:29

      Sorry ZAPMAN. Sal nie weer nie.

      watalife - 2011-05-31 14:38

      @ZAPMAN(Alwyndooswyn) welcome back you are very quite for a change, were you busy with Sofie in the outside room again?

      ZAPMAN - 2011-05-31 15:00

      No Getalife unlike you i do have to work and can only comment when i do have time,being a car gaurd can be hectic at month end

      ZAPMAN - 2011-05-31 15:01

      Getalife,the Sofie remark only again proves that you are a low class individual,and a Stormer Supporter type

      The_Fox - 2011-05-31 15:41

      @watalife Hey pal, take it easy! You are starting to be an embarrassment on here.

  • The_Fox - 2011-05-31 15:36

    Well well well, I guess Ludeke has listened! Even as a huge Stormers fan I have to say the Bulls will be extremely tough to beat. Very solid, BMT, flyers on the wings. I'm afraid we looking at a Bulls-Reds final

      The_Fox - 2011-05-31 17:17

      Hey!! Stop stealing my nic! Who's this Brannas & co? @watalife, some spammer stole my nic.

  • The_Fox - 2011-05-31 17:17

    Hey!! Stop stealing my nic! Who's this Brannas & co?

  • JoeStormer - 2011-05-31 18:03

    Who wants to bet me: This Bulls team will take the trophy ONCE AGAIN!

      Jaco - 2011-05-31 19:28

      How much?

      JoeStormer - 2011-05-31 20:53


      Hannes - 2011-06-01 02:25

      Jaco, flip jy's darem onnosel, wat gfaan met jou aan man? Het jy op jou kop geval?

  • JoeStormer - 2011-05-31 18:36

    Poor Waratahs, Stormers, Sharks, quarters opponent, semi's opponent, finals opponent!

  • watalife - 2011-05-31 20:35

    Well, with Rossouw starting, the option of vd Heever at wing/fullback, the pack totally dominating again even us Stormers have to admit this is a different Bulls team from 2 months ago. I can't see anyone really stopping the Bulls from taking their 4th cup in 5 years.

  • crocowild - 2011-05-31 22:33

    Now that the Bulls is hitting their straps all the other teams will be looking over their shoulders.The Waratahs stands no chance at all against this Bulls team and i expect a runaway victory.Bulls will put them away and win by 30 to 40 points.The Sharks can post the points to Loftus and save themselves another humiliation.If they do decide to go i expect them to bleed at least 50 points.Stormers confidence can count against them,seeing that they think they are already in the playoffs.Injuries might also play a role.

      JoeStormer - 2011-05-31 22:45

      @CROCOWILD You couldn't have said it any better

      watalife - 2011-06-01 00:32

      @crocowild I can't disagree with that

  • Hannes - 2011-06-01 00:57

    Hello almal!! Ek wil net se go die Stome!! Kyk soos julle almal seker kan sien ek's so dom soos 'n kolhaas maar ek skrou blou, of sorry stome. Ek weet die Bulle gat os see maak, ma ek skrou stome steeds

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