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bathsupporter
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Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 11:45
I am sure this rumour has already been addressed, but Mark Tainton recently stated that Hurrell will remain in a Bris shirt even if it is to play championship rugby. Really? Surely if he has any ambition as a rugby player, he doesn't want to be messing around in 2nd division; competing for a place in a good prem team competing for trophies would be better for him, gaining recognition etc. Not necessarily our own club but similar.

Recruitment in the front row is vital. We have quality players (Auterac, Kane has improved) but lack an experience lad who can form the central point of success in the pack. An Azerza type player. Bath need to sign, not world stars, but people who can offer experience, passion, desire, leadership. And most important, know how to close a bloody game out! Discuss?

 
Rolfs_Cartoon_Club
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Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 11:51
Briz have lots of money to be able to afford good wages in the Championship.

 
bathsupporter
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Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 11:55
True fair point, but Bristol have enough cash to spill on new players too.

 
Mike the Taxi
Mike the Taxi (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 12:31

 
cb2
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Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 12:48
Mat Protheroe was once tipped as a star of the future. He just hasn't kicked on.

 
HamishMilner
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Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 16:44
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cb2
Mat Protheroe was once tipped as a star of the future. He just hasn't kicked on.

He's only 20... Hardly over the hill! A move to Bristol where he may get more game time would perhaps help him.

Mind you though I look at someone like Auguy Slowik who is a fullback/wing with similar fleet of foot as Protheroe and was a Bristol academy player. He moved to Worcester in January having not got gametime at Bristol and has now been released into the wilderness from there too...

 
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FourSticks (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 17:33
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BathSupporter
Surely if he has any ambition as a rugby player, he doesn't want to be messing around in 2nd division

The same could have been said about Chris Ashton when Northampton were relegated a while back. As it turned out, he spent the year scoring tries for fun and came back to the prem the following year as a significantly better player.

Iím sure the same will apply to Hurrell.

 
incastrowetrust
Ayerza wannabe (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 19:01
Lam is coming in they have signed players like Madigan and Luatua and have loads of cash....Why not? Now if they fail to come up next season then i can see why he might leave.


Also An Azerza type player. Bath need to sign, not world stars, but people who can offer experience, passion, desire, leadership. And most important, know how to close a bloody game out

Are you saying that Ayerza wasn't a world star, a guy who many would say (Mainly me) that for a large majority of his career he was the top 3 LH in the world (If not THE best).

 
Ali1969
Ali1969 (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 23:05
I am sorry to say this Kane is not good enough for the premiership and any that think he is are deluded, he is a great clubman as is Guy Mercer but if you are not good enough you never will be, no time for setiment. What we need is a world class tight head and some nastiness in the pack.

Unfortunately all the latest issues has highlighted is the other clubs opinions that we are a bunch of " hooray Henry's" and do not have the fight. A far cry from the days Jack Rowell built. We have a lot of work to do.

 
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BathMatt53 (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
09 May, 2017 23:49
Bear in mind that Hurrell only came to the prem this year from the lower divisions and that he is 27 years old. So he has done his time there. London Welsh, Coventry, Bedford, Doncaster....

[www.meltontimes.co.uk]

 
bathsupporter
bathsupporter (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
10 May, 2017 09:34
Good point Azerza was world class player but he was a loyal too. My worry is that signing 25 ish year olds from New Zealand SA or indeed here is that we'll lose em soon after

 
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BathMatt53 (IP Logged)

Re: Will Hurrell and others!!
10 May, 2017 09:39
Like 25 year old Francois Louw?

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