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Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Barty II (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 14:13
As with last year I've put the current squad list together, with all the latest new deals - this time including contract dates where known...

Obviously a focus on the Final this weekend but as players have already started to come and go its worth a look! Big year for contract renewals too...


Players Out
HK - Schalk Brits - Retired
TP - Kieran Longbottom - Western Force
LK - Mark Flanagan - Bedford Blues
LK - Danny Cutmore - Cornish Pirates
FL - Matt Hankin - Retired
FL - Blair Cowan - ex Loan
SH - Nic Stirzaker - ex Loan
WG - Nathan Earle - Harlequins
WG - Mike Ellery - England Sevens
WG - Chris Wyles - Retired


Players In/Academy Promotions
HK - Tom Woolstencroft - London Irish
LK - Nick Isiekwe - Academy
N8 - Ben Earl - Academy
WG - Alex Lewington - London Irish
WG - David Strettle - Clermont Auvergne


2018-19 Squad
Loosehead Prop
Mako Vunipola (1 Yr)
Richard Barrington (1 Yr)
Hayden Thompson-Stringer (1 Yr)
Ralph Adams-Hale (3 Yr)

Hooker
Jamie George (3 Yr)
Christopher Tolofua (1 Yr)
Scott Spurling (1 Yr)
Tom Woolstencroft (Contract Unknown)
Tadgh McElroy (Contract Unknown)

Tighthead Prop
Juan Figallo (3 Yr)
Vincent Koch (4 Yr)
Titi Lamositele (1 Yr)
Billy Walker (Contract Unknown)

Lock
Maro Itoje (1 Yr)
George Kruis (3 Yr)
Nick Isiekwe (2 Yr)
Will Skelton (1 Yr)
Dominic Day (1 Yr)
Joel Kpoku (Contract Unknown)
John Kpoku (Contract Unknown)

Flanker
Schalk Burger (1 Yr)
Mike Rhodes (1 Yr)
Calum Clark (2 Yr)
Joel Conlon (Contract Unknown)
Jack Nay (Contract Unknown)
Andy Christie (Contract Unknown)

Number Eight
Billy Vunipola (1 Yr)
Jackson Wray (Contract Unknown)
Sione Vailanu (1 Yr)
Ben Earl (Contract Unknown)
Sean Refell (Contract Unknown)

Scrum Half
Ben Spencer (2 Yr)
Richard Wigglesworth (1 Yr)
Henry Taylor (Contract Unknown)
Tom Whiteley (Contract Unknown)
Alex Gliksten (Contract Unknown)

Fly Half
Owen Farrell (4 Yr)
Alex Lozowski (2 Yr)
Max Malins (2 Yr)

Centre
Brad Barritt (2 Yr)
Marcelo Bosch (1 Yr)
Duncan Taylor (3 Yr)
Nick Tompkins (1 Yr)
Tom Griffiths (Contract Unknown)
Dominic Morris (2 Yr)
Reuben Bird-Tulloch (Contract Unknown)

Wing
Sean Maitland (2 Yr)
Liam Williams (2 Yr)
Alex Lewington (Contract Unknown)
David Strettle (1 Yr)
Rotimi Segun (1 Yr)
Oli Morris (Contract Unknown)
Elliot Obatoyinbo (Contract Unknown)

Full Back
Alex Goode (Contract Unknown)
Matt Gallagher (Contract Unknown)
Alastair Crossdale (Contract Unknown)



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 04/06/2018 13:23 by Barty II.

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Seany_Boy0511 (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 14:26
Always Interesting,

I expect Burger, Strettle, Bosch and possibly Wiggy may retire end of next year, Brad Barritt who knows he may also retire, as for the Props we need to get them re-Signed pretty damn Quick, hoping we can keep the Billy Vunipola (mako comes under the props), Kruis, Rhodes, Vainula, and Itoje, I'd like us to Keep Nick Tompkins also, Segun may depart along with Skelton and Day.. but you never know

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Duncan96 (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 17:49
On the surface we look light of 10s in international windows but I guess we have Alex Goode and Marcello Bosch

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Seany_Boy0511 (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 18:08
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On the surface we look light of 10s in international windows but I guess we have Alex Goode and Marcello Bosch
yeah agreed, need someone who isn't going to get International recognition... Because eventually Malins will get called up for England

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Adey (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 18:17
Before Faz, Ford, Smith, Lozowski and also now Cipriani? I think Malins will be ok for a few years yet.

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Seany_Boy0511 (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 18:40
Ford isn't that good, Cipriani may or may not have s future with England, so that only leaves Lozowski and Farrell for the.next 5 years.. only takes a couple of Injuries and Malins may well get called upon...

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Sara'sman (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 18:52
Great work Barty, very clearly presented too.

I think both Earl and Refell are flankers(7) - Jack Nay played at 8 ahead of Ben I think, though I agree with your placing Nay as a Flanker(6) (/Lock for u20). Any idea when Junior Academy promotions will be announced?

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
ninjafez (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 22:48
That's a lot of contract renewals comming up...



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Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
AP (IP Logged)
24 May, 2018 23:59
There are several names there I'd like to see with longer contracts against their names, please.



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Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
#wolfpack (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 10:06
We had entered into negotiations with Mako and Billy earlier this year (with Billy saying he would take less cash to play less). Has nothing come of that?


Maro is an interesting one -- no doubt he could command any figure and there are lots of clubs that would break the bank to make it work with him. We have a lot of players we need to keep and have some very useful and very young second rows at the club. There may be a bit of opportunity cost analysis there.

(note - obviously I hope not and he realises he's onto a great thing with us, but there is no doubt what he wants other clubs will pay)

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Wayoutwest (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 13:16
I think we might lose Billy and Mako next year. There was an article a few weeks ago that said Billy would consider a move to Aus after the world cup.

All things come to an end so lets enjoy tomorrow at HQ

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
CT (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 13:40
He also said he wants to stay here after the World Cup and maybe the rest of his career. There should be a decent amount of cap space with Brits and Wyles retiring this season and potentially a few more retiring next season, so I'd be surprised if any big names leave.

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
TonyTaff (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 14:10
Excellent Barty, thanks.

If we get an injury crisis at Full Back, we could always scrape the barrel and play the Lions Full Back there winking smiley



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Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Barty II (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 07:43
Edit No.1 of the first post - Brad Barritt to continue until at least 2020!

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Barty II (IP Logged)
30 May, 2018 11:54
Edit No.2 - Alex Gliksten off the list of leavers and back in the squad for now; was part of the list mentioned at the Big Bash, however is not mentioned as leaving in the club's communication on The Fish

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
JO'G (IP Logged)
30 May, 2018 12:35
I understand from the Guardian that all of the coaching staff have extended for another 2 years

not least it makes Alex sanderson's compensation to the club from the RFU more



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Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Barty II (IP Logged)
30 May, 2018 15:37
Quote:
JO'G
I understand from the Guardian that all of the coaching staff have extended for another 2 years
not least it makes Alex sanderson's compensation to the club from the RFU more

Certainly believe Mark McCall's contract has gone from 2019 to 2021... can only assume the rest of the magnificent 7 are the same. Maybe I need a separate heading for the coaches then!

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
ninjafez (IP Logged)
30 May, 2018 19:12
Thought Ali crossdale was a wing?



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Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Barty II (IP Logged)
31 May, 2018 08:45
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ninjafez
Thought Ali crossdale was a wing?

Like many he's played all across the back 3. The Fish currently lists him as a full back, although his handful of appearances have been on the wing. Plenty of players in that list can play in more than one position of course

 
Re: Squad and Contracts 2018-19
Barty II (IP Logged)
04 June, 2018 13:22
Edit No.3 - and good news. Koch and Kruis extend their contracts to 2022 and 2021 respectively


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