Give him time to settle in, he's only been here a month.
It's a horrible way to think, but I'm working on the basis that Josh Ovens is a Bath player, and will probably be a Bath player next season.
So whichever league we are in, we have Grieve & Merriman as 6 & 7. If Vanderglas & Pennycook sign on for next season then I can't see any problem with our flankers. Coupled with Mama getting ever better. Very competition, keeping all 4 players honest and playing at their best as they know there is someone waiting behind them.
Regarding the captain, it's the way he leads the team that merits his inclusion. Grieve is a good 6 & a good 8, but not quite Ovens or Monty. But can you really leave him out if he can inspire the team etc?
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