Horstman's said he's Exeter bound to a few Exe people.
Saw a couple of vids of Tom on youtube so he's obviously looking for next season.
I'm not sure how much further back we should go regarding players?
I know Middleton probably didn't have anything to do with TA, AJ, LE, RP leaving the club (or to put it another way, he didn't have the power or the means to make them stay), so obviously he rates them.
In my opinion Tom suffered from lack of service after his first season, considering the centres we had that doesn't surprise me.
I cannot recall if he came in of the wing like Robbo did to look for work (not a slight at him, I just cannot remember)
He would benefit from the more open style we had been playing at the beginning of the season, but he offers no more than Williams, Watkins or Tovey. Also McIlwaine can play on the wing, so he would have to fight really hard for a spot if he returned.
If we need to bolster the squad I'd gladly see him back - good solid player with loads of positives. I too have vivid memories of the look on his face after the Exe defeat, and I think he's got unfinsihed business here.
A bit like Robinson (sometimes for the wrong reasons!) Lemi, and George W these days, whenever he got the ball there was a sense of anticipation that something great was going to happen, and we need a bit more of that from our wingers.
He's still only 25, and as others have said LM could bring out the best out in him.
I will always remember the Wasps game at the mem when tarscott tormented Van Gisbergen and got two tries out of nothing and made VG look like a schoolboy. Fantastic, but for some reason (was it their press defence?) the Wasps games have always been fantastic games home and away. The opposite to (lets see how 9 points from Charlie is enough to win a game) Sale!!
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