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Old 07-06-2007, 12:13 AM   #1
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Tonight!

Springboks vs Wallabies.

Big match....only one winner.

Go the Aussies !!!!!
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Old 07-06-2007, 02:21 AM   #2
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Help !

Does anyone know of a way to receive Aussie rugby via satellite, internet, or any other means ?

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Hi John, welcome and thanks for the nice PM. I can understand anyone who wants to see the 'Boks go down. ( sorry Bob) I don't know much about internet TV, but this link should provide you with a good starting point to see the game. http://www.mediazone.com/channel/rugby/jsp/2006/faq.jsp . For further details of the games, google 'trinations rugby'.

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Carn the Ozzies..oy..oy..oy!

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PS.. John, go to the above link, then on the sidebar click 'trinations', and individual matches are $9.99. This is Rugby Union, not Rugby League (proper rugby)...But it is still good old fashioned bashemupfooty!
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Thanks David,

Bloody sensational link mate! Really good footy even though primarily Union, and not 'proper' Rugby League. Had some of the guys here in the yard where I'm doing a refit on Pomaika'i come over and start knocking on the hull wanting to know what all the yelling was about (I was down below watching The Rugby Channel's "Plays and Tries of the Week" and got carried away. And I hadn't even gotten into the XXXX stash).

... now if I can just find an Eels or Lions match.

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Last night I saw a brilliant game between the Warriors (NZ) and the Tigers. Almost up there with the State of Origin level. The Parramatta Eels..my alltime favourite team....especially back when Sterlo had hair.
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Ahh-haaa..Half time and the Springboks have fallen into our cleverly laid trap.....
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South Africa = 17

Australia = 25

Not bad for the SA "2nd" team.

Something to think about?
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That's a cop out Bob. It was your national team. Your selectors need to be spoken with.

Good win OZ.
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It certainly was a good win for Oz. Congratulations!

The "2nd" team refers to all the press hype in Australia and New Zealand about SA not sending a full strength team on the tour (for various reasons). The hype is such that they are calling for SA to be expelled from the Tri-Nations AND the Super 14 competitions. This team (labelled "under strength) I felt never disgraced themselves or SA in today's test - test-match rugby it was, at it's best. The match certainly did not downgrade the credibility of test-match rugby.

In fact, today's test was hard-fought by both sides and could have gone either way. Australia the eventual deserving victors. Well done!

The team on this tour augers well for the depth of SA rugby leading up to the World Cup.
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Agreed Bob. Once again, I think the media have a lot to answer for. Sometimes I feel a little ashamed to be a part of it in OZ. I think in areas that count...ie the players and the supporters, the great spirit of the game was well observed. Its the sports' politicians who need the rocket.

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Oz vs All Blacks tomorrow (Saturday) - should be a cracker.
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Please excuse this Sepo’s naiveté on the subject, but are they playing Aussie rules?
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Rugby Union.
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