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Re: Scouring the globe...
Posted by: NellyWellyWaspy
Date: 03/10/2017 12:53
Rob Smith
Just use the Academy options and build from the bottom up.

We have Eastgate and Umaga, and Dai obvously rates Eastgate at 10 over Umaga (who he has pushed out to 12 for now), but Eastgate is not ready. He needs another year or two.

In the flanker role, we only have James Seabrook sort of ready and not yet being used. He is on one of our 'University contracts' I think, in his first year at Warwick Uni, so I doubt that he would be ready for first team action.

What we face now, lack of depth, is the pigeons coming home to roost as we have failed to invest in the academy over successive years.

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