Good old Morne
June 24, 2012, 12:53:48
Does this useless plodder have a god given right to stay on the field. The guy has got progressively worse every test culminating in a shocking performance yesterday. His decision making is pathetic and execution even worse. What he is doing in a Bok jersey is beyond me.
Does Meyer really think this very average rugby player, our pivot, is going to win us games against Oz and in particular the Kiwi's?
What really pissed me off, is that while Morne continued to fluff things, we had Jantjies sitting on the bench. How much worse did he have to perform in order to be subbed??
As for the rest, as predicted Aplon was poor at the back, the guy is far too small for test rugby and just not up to it. He added no value at all and had the Poms had more sense they would have targeted him more.
JP was once again good, Habana at best solid. Jean was average, Olivier was our best back, Hougaard had a very average test. The forwards as a whole were ok, with Coetzee being the best.
Bottom line is, the backline selected is not good enough to give us the edge. We have the forwards to dominate proceedings if they play like they did in the first half of the second test, but our backs are way off the mark.
The only backs that should be retained of this current crop are Lambie, JP, Habana, Frans, Hougaard and Pienaar.......we need to find another centre with clout and most importantly a flyhalf to ignite our backs.
I hope by some miracle, I never see Morne in the Bok side again - ever, he is useless