Difficult to say given the amount of rumoured signings but assuming the lions share of the squad stay and most of the rumoured players do join the position I still have concerns about is outside centre.
I'd really like to see an experienced, quality centre to make that position their own going forward...
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Starting Lh Prop (reid rumoured) should court retire we need quality to replace him.
Starting HK (Faiinga rumoured)
back up TH prop (Du plessis rumoured)
Starting Second Row (Hamilton & Filo paulo rumoured) we need scrummage power and muscle
starting No. 8 need someone very large to carry can't all be down to Trev.
Outside centre - A top quality experienced player would be Ideal (AAC rumorued but unlikely)
Basically we need some more muscle in the pack to stop us being bullied and some cutting edge in the backs. No drastic changes just some quality additions to raise us to the next level. Firmly believe we have the makings of a very good team with the likes of Hobbs - Aweyomi, mcnally, lovejoy, marshall, bell, lewington and big Joe.
If 2 or three of the rumoured signings came i'd be very happy.
Our pack held their own in the prem last year and so I'm confident we can do the same if not better. Front row and second row looks okay, looks like we've signed the big Georgian number 8 as well so hopefully the pack is complete
Definitely need a quality outside centre however...
When I spoke to Nick Kennedy in Jersey, he confirmed that 8 or 9 were leaving and all the people he had sined were an improvement on those leaving. He also said he had missed out on a couple of signings to Bristol because they had been offered quote obscene money
Margin_Walker Interesting. Perhaps Alapati Leiua was one with the Trev connection. Could have been useful at 13
Yea he's the one I thought of. Maybe Piutau as well, although he was already there I guess. Not sure if we ever would have been in for Luatua or Madigan (although think there were vague rumours of the latter).
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