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Friday, May 16, 2008

Friday Funnies - CJ shows us why he's not a scrumhalf

Friday Funnies - CJ shows us why he's not a scrumhalf

Cheetahs and Springbok prop CJ Van Der Linde shows us all this fine example of why props are props, and scrum halfs are scrum halfs.

Despite some of the bigger boys having great hidden talents, and on occasion having absolute blinders, such as John Afoa a few weeks back, clearing from the back of a ruck under pressure is clearly something CJ isn't too good at.

He's a talented guy who's a World Cup winner and at times has come up with some classics, including his incredible tries against the Stormers and then the Bulls a week later. But, he's no number nine, as seen in this short but funny clip from a couple of weeks back in the Super 14.

The look on his face said it all.

Posted at 10:09 am | 15 comments

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Rawling May 16, 2008 10:26 am

Hah, nice throw there. Who was the other player who also wanted the ball from the ruck?

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Pedro May 16, 2008 10:39 am

Great and Classic!

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tim May 16, 2008 10:45 am

This looks like a pass in EA sport's Rugby 08 when you hit the wrong button... CJ, you poor bastard! And to add injury to insult, scrum on 5

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nesian rugby May 16, 2008 11:38 am

bahaha..sorryboutdat!

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Anonymous May 16, 2008 11:43 am

No calm at all.

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No.7 May 16, 2008 12:09 pm

The tackle just before that ruck looked a bit crunching, number 8 got his feet and 2 others took his body!lol at the rugby 08 comment!

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david May 16, 2008 12:43 pm

lol I feel for him, a number 9 he aint.

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Cheyanqu May 16, 2008 1:55 pm

Like a snap over the punter's head in gridiron.

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Anonymous May 16, 2008 3:50 pm

thats gold!

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Don May 16, 2008 4:03 pm

HAHAHAAHAHAHAHA!!!!

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Bill May 16, 2008 5:11 pm

Oh, man, poor guy, hehe. That was one of those passes you know is going pear-shaped the instant it leaves your hands...

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dakota May 17, 2008 12:47 am

HAHA! I have to agree with tim, that looks exactly like the pass when you hit the wrong button.

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Anonymous June 25, 2008 5:05 pm

I knew it was going to be a prop the seccond i saw the name of the clip!

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Harry Oliver O'Neill July 19, 2008 6:46 am

i laughed out loud then. but oh how embarrising

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Cheapop December 15, 2008 4:41 pm

Terrible pass he knew Tevas Tebrain is a small guy!

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