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Round 5 done and dusted and the only real surprises of the week would have been the Force beating the Highlanders and perhaps the Brumbies beating the Waratahs. The Brumbies win did not please Waratahs coach Michael Cheika too much and he took his frustrations out on the window in front of him. Take it easy Cheika, what were you thinking? “This scene is not what I want, I will destroy this view! Cheika Smaaash!” The official line coming out of the Waratahs camp is that the “glass door shattered when he opened it in frustration.” Riiiiight

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Last week dished up a few surprise results with the Force’s impressive win over the Rebels, the Bulls comfortable win over the Blues and the Brumbies relatively breezy win over the Hurricanes in Wellington causing the most frustration on SuperBru. Indeed the Stormers getting so close against the Crusaders would have destroyed most SuperBru margin points too but hey ho, that’s why we bet our salaries on watch Super Rugby

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Apologies for late post, I was going to have this up earlier but Eskom shed it’s load all over my morning. Round 4 of Super Rugby already and it is the showing of pre-season favourites, the Crusaders and Reds that will be worrying their respective unions. Could this simply be a matter of slow starts and taking a bit of time to settle or are there deeper issues at hand? I reckon it is probably too soon to properly gauge but both will be desperate for improved displays this week at home

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