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Re: Jamie Roberts
Posted by: TeddingtonQuin
Date: 07/11/2017 22:47
Well, I like the way he has finally come round to playing for Quins, but I have to agree - he's not been value for money. Obviously Duncan Saville is willing to spend nearly 400K on a marquee player - I just think we can do better than the performances we've seen from Jamie Roberts. Sorry - I know that sounds brutal, but it's how I see it.

Completely agree DOK, & I'd even be a bit harsher and say that Robert's occasional good performances seem to coincide very neatly with the selection windows for either Lions tours, AIs or 6NS. But he has played well for us in the last 3 or 4 games so please may it continue.

Agree with all this and I'll add that Dr Who has stepped up somewhat this season which I'd say is for one reason - that he now has competition for the 12 shirt in the form of Sailli, something he's not really had before. For Roberts to just show up when there is either a selection battle or he sees his shirt being taken away shows that he isn't playing for the club, his team mates or the fans. I'd be quite happy for him to do a Marlene.....

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