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Academy documentary series
SK 88 (IP Logged)
14 April, 2019 20:37
22 minute documentary on RugbyPass, the first of a series

Interesting to watch and see how they do it.

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SK 88 (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 19:04

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Jon T (IP Logged)
22 April, 2019 10:06
Thanks SK, really interesting, links useful too, couldn't seem to play ep 2 going direct but could via your link.

Much appreciated.

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SK 88 (IP Logged)
22 April, 2019 10:43
No problem at all Jon, I thought they might prompt a bit more discussion than they have!

Will be really interested to see which players firstly get kept on but secondly develop in the future.

Physically Martin and Steward really stand out at that level, while Ilione and Costelow seem to be the leaders on the tactical side of the game.

Which week did we play Wasps at U-18? I thought it was interesting Kalamafoni trained with them, seemingly in a red (non-contact?) bib. I wondered if that was getting a session in for HIA protocol reasons?

Re: Academy documentary series
Jon T (IP Logged)
22 April, 2019 11:11
5th Jan, and quite possibly.

Yeah, its good to see the potential we have coming through.

Always knew of, and about the younger home grown players having watched their rise through the ranks. But I've become a bit detached from the progress of younger players, I always watched the extras/dev team games but since they started moving them all away from Welford road and filling them with guest players I've just stopped.

Maybe a few trips to oval park to see the Academy more often should be next seasons goal.

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Ayerzawannabe (IP Logged)
22 April, 2019 11:57
Considering Ilione is only U17, he seems a massively impressive leader.

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