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Re: NEWS: Teams Up AW Cup Exeter v Northampton Saints
Posted by: Nath-coys
Date: 04/11/2017 11:16
I see where your coming from buddy.

But we pay coaches a lot of money too make hard decisions and make decisions for the best of the Club.
Surely the essence of the Academy is to provide players that can challenge and ultimately earn places in the First team.

I just think there are better ways than we do it at the moment.
Really you want your best 15 players ready and fighting fit for the big games.
So just by little bits of rotation you can get the Wandie players more game time and keep your senior players fresh.
For example Luther and Horne is our best Centre partnership atm. And you want them out there against the likes of Sarries and Exeter.
So why don't we against other teams without disrespect like Irish, Worcester and a few others we play Luther and Hutch at 12/13.
Or Stepho/Horne at 12/13.
Means the top players don't get flogged and the up and coming players are building experience and confidence.

exeter as an example do this very well.
With players like Simmonss as just one instance they were doing this with him last season. Now he is in the England set up.

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