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Harry Thacker
Anonymous User (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 16:38
I've not seen him play (or even make the squad) for the Tigers, since he signed for us. Has he been punished, for leaving? I maybe wrong, but it's a very strange situation, and hasn't played 1st team rugby for months?!

 
Re: Harry Thacker
Since 1888 (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 17:05
Tigers signed Polota-Nau mid season so demoted him to 3rd choice. With 2 internationals ahead of him it was always going to be him missing out after his signing for us was announced.
Hopefully it will mean a fresh and hungry player come September.

 
Re: Harry Thacker
Cunning Stunts (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 17:06
He's hardly had a look in for their first XV for ages. I think they want to play the power game and he doesn't fit the bill for that. Polota-Nau signed for them in December and pushed Thacker even further down the pecking order (Tom Youngs is the club captain).

The Tigers fans that I know are pretty annoyed that Thacker hasn't been played as he's a local lad and a genuine talent but just doesn't fit with their game-plan.

I think he's right up Pat Lam's street but the likes of Malton will be needed in a lot of games for a tougher stronger option.

 
Re: Harry Thacker
Ayerzawannabe (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 17:16
With TPN arriving I believe the call was made for Thacker to get surgery on a issue he has been having and has since been recovering, (And then TPN had bedded in so tough to break through with so little time left) that's from what I have heard.

 
Re: Harry Thacker
Anonymous User (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 17:50
Cheers guys, great knowledge!

If our props and Locks are firing, I'm sure Thacker will be great

 
Re: Harry Thacker
Knowle Blue (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 18:13
Thacker is an outstanding young player, I have seen him play. The key word being young, I feel under Pat we will see this powerful player develop into something very special. He has (in my opinion) similar qualities as Shalk Brits

 
Re: Harry Thacker
Field marshall (IP Logged)
05 May, 2018 23:51
He's very, very good. We're lucky to have him and it seems like another "Goneva" decision from Tiggers.


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