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Bath Squad 2019/20 updated 31 Jan 2020
Discussion started by Comeonmylovers.co.uk (IP Logged), 01 June, 2019 18:29
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01 June, 2019 18:29
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Edited 6 time(s). Last edit at 31/01/2020 17:01 by CoochieCoo.

opti
Optimist
01 June, 2019 22:52
All units apart from half-back look good enough. Desperately hoping there willl be a rabbit from the hat in that area. Also wish we could swap Roberts for something younger and funkier. Need Willison to stay fit and find his best form.

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Clarkey3k
02 June, 2019 06:14
Pleasantly surprised by the number of EQP in both the squads and supports the home grown commitment from Hoops et al. It's not a squad to win the Prem but it should produce some entertaining rugby in 19/20 & I'll settle for that at this stage...



Adopted players: 2019/20 T Faletau; [19] M V Vuuren; [18] T Faletau; [17] D Denton; [16] H. Agulla; [15] L Houston; [14] W Spencer; [13] F. Louw

Family . Community . Nation - [sdp.org.uk]

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
02 June, 2019 07:02
Lucas Noguera Paz spelled incorrectly. I really like the way Max Wright developed this year and think that he could be our 12 for a while.



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]

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CoochieCoo
02 June, 2019 07:36
Thanks, corrected.



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gaz59
gaz59
02 June, 2019 09:50
Quote:
Optimist
All units apart from half-back look good enough. Desperately hoping there will be a rabbit from the hat in that area. Also wish we could swap Roberts for something younger and funkier. Need Willison to stay fit and find his best form.

Roberts only has a year left I think from a chron article I read recently - if so will do for a season while the double Max-factor develop

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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 10:34
Quote:
Optimist
All units apart from half-back look good enough. Desperately hoping there willl be a rabbit from the hat in that area. Also wish we could swap Roberts for something younger and funkier. Need Willison to stay fit and find his best form.

I wonder if SH (in conjunction with with Tcool smiley has deliberately concentrated on the forwards getting the full complement in place so Bath can be dominant up front first then strengthen the weaknesses in the backs later. Both were ex forwards after all.

I wouldn't mind that, thats what Exeter and Sarries have done and thats were we need to be, though I recognise it might not be pretty.



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Beno Obano Age 25 years, Loosehead prop, 5ft 8ins 18st 12lbs 'Mauls are like Transformers' they change form to become more powerful!

opti
Optimist
03 June, 2019 10:14
I'm sure you're right SW - but i'd like to them to include 9 as the means to dominate up front too.

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shipwrecked
03 June, 2019 11:35
Couldn't agree more Opti, when you see the likes of Hougaard, Rheinacht and Heinz poaching the flat ball with intercepts and Mitchell on Sunday clearly lively its clear we are missing a trick.

NB. Quite amused that B followed by a bracket ends up as the emoticon cool smiley The initial post was a refererence to TB.



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Beno Obano Age 25 years, Loosehead prop, 5ft 8ins 18st 12lbs 'Mauls are like Transformers' they change form to become more powerful!

dcsh
dcsh
03 June, 2019 13:18
Cook has made that type of interception several times.

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shipwrecked
03 June, 2019 13:38
Last season? He only started 2 premiership games.

Reinach seemed to get one every game!



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Beno Obano Age 25 years, Loosehead prop, 5ft 8ins 18st 12lbs 'Mauls are like Transformers' they change form to become more powerful!

dcsh
dcsh
03 June, 2019 17:52
Quote:
shipwrecked
Last season? He only started 2 premiership games.
Reinach seemed to get one every game!

Yes, vs Sarries in October, 1:21 in the highlights.
[www.premiershiprugby.com]

Granted the other I was remembering was longer ago vs Toulouse [mobile.twitter.com]

john fox
johnnyf
16 June, 2019 12:57
Yes, that senior squad shows a very real commitment to developing England Rugby.
Not a bad representation in the senior academy as well.
There must surely still be a surprise to come!

Bepetas
Bepetas
12 July, 2019 20:04
I just had a look at the Bath squad on the Bath website, Will Britton, Jack Davies, Tom Doughty, Ollie Fox and Levi Davis are all listed in the first team squad. Have I missed their promotion?

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shipwrecked
12 July, 2019 20:29
Very true, nothing in their twitter accounts to indicate a change but its clearly recently happened, academy looks a bit empty now!

There will be a baptism of fire for some!



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Beno Obano Age 25 years, Loosehead prop, 5ft 8ins 18st 12lbs 'Mauls are like Transformers' they change form to become more powerful!

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CoochieCoo
13 July, 2019 06:34
I checked the Offy when TdeG was announced and saw that the Lis t above was correct above except Wil Partington and Ethan Hutt. I tend to wait for the official announcement but will up date the list sometime today. Thanks.



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CoochieCoo
13 July, 2019 09:43
Squad updated with the promotions from the academy. Surprised no announcement. Thanks for the heads up!



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BathMatt53
BathMatt53
26 October, 2019 13:57
Two need updating CC - both were on 2 years when they joined.

[www.somersetlive.co.uk]

Roberts, who has arrived on a two-year deal...

[www.somersetlive.co.uk]

Willison has joined on a two-year deal and has moved to Bradford-on-Avon



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 26/10/2019 14:01 by BathMatt53.

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CoochieCoo
26 October, 2019 16:03
Thank you.



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BathMatt53
BathMatt53
13 December, 2019 06:18
Would really like to see some contract extensions announced soon tbh. Underhill, L Douglas etc.



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]

charlieboa
charlieboa
13 December, 2019 16:38
Quote:
BathMatt53
Would really like to see some contract extensions announced soon tbh. Underhill, L Douglas etc.

Agree on those 2. Cant think of any others off contract i would be desperate to keep.

Must be one or two more!

opti
Optimist
13 December, 2019 16:47
I reckon all of these are in play one way or another - 3-4 will get replaced by Academy promotions, a couple will extend, but there's got to be room for 3-4 signings.

Henry Thomas
Noguera
Garvey
Willison
Roberts
Homer
Clark
Levi Davis
Atkins
Alex Davies
Freddie Burns

charlieboa
charlieboa
13 December, 2019 17:20
Also i wonder if these are also off contract?

Flo
Cook
Green
Chudley
Wright

Would be keen to keep homer personally. Top notch stand in, versatile, good kicker....looks in decent form and injury record improved last few years a bit.

As you say i imagine 8-10 will go. 4 or so upgraded from academy, 4 or 5 new signings. I would target 9/10, 2 centres and maybe replace henry

dcsh
dcsh
13 December, 2019 18:07
It was reported that Burns was after assurance from Bath/Hooper that he would getaway run of starts before resigning. [www.somersetlive.co.uk]
While I like the story of him returning to his boyhood club, there has been little to get excited about his performances unfortunately.

Other than Green, Levi and Atkins as they are young with potential and possibly Clark or Wright for backup. I really wouldn’t be that concerned about keeping any of the other out of contract players, they are generally at the wrong end of their careers or unfortunately plagued with injury.
The squad building approach that other teams have taken is to bring in a bus load of South Africans, they seem to be reasonable value, highly available and often very impressive athletes. I’m not sure if this is what Bath need, we have plenty of bulk, we seem to need smart rugby brains, so a young James Wilson/Jimmy Gopperth type or two would seem to be the requirement.

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
13 December, 2019 20:07
For James Wilson, Gopperth type they could do worse than Lozowski, as was noted on another thread. Quality player, just under the England radar and versatile.

I think that Chudley has another year. Max W is young and plays both centre positions so if JR and JW are off he is a must keep IMO.



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]

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shipwrecked
19 December, 2019 09:35
Remind me why we let James Wilson go was it just his age, I don't remember him performing badly?



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Beno Obano Age 25 years, Loosehead prop, 5ft 8ins 18st 12lbs 'Mauls are like Transformers' they change form to become more powerful!

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
19 December, 2019 10:24
he was injured an awful lot towards the end.



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]

B4thB4ck
B4thB4ck
19 December, 2019 13:23
I thought Wilson understood positioning and attack play as well as anyone when at 10 in recent times, would have made a good backs coach IMO.

Did we let him go because we had too many Wilsons and Willisons?

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CoochieCoo
16 January, 2020 13:27
Busy day today updating the squad!



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hemington
16 January, 2020 16:45
When I look at the top of the thread the first comment is:

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I am already registered - how do I get to see the squad please?

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CoochieCoo
16 January, 2020 17:01
If you enter the thread from a previous thread you will see only the initial thread post. If you click the story on the menu listing you will see the squad.



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BathOtter
BathOtter
16 January, 2020 18:50
For me, looking back through when extensions have been signed, in the past it looks like majority of contracts sorted in January with the odd one or two sorted outside of that window. Midway through Jan now, we’ve had 4 extend which is great. Few more to come hopefully?! If not done by Feb then maybe they’re off?

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hemington
16 January, 2020 21:55
Quote:
CoochieCoo
If you enter the thread from a previous thread you will see only the initial thread post. If you click the story on the menu listing you will see the squad.

Thanks CC

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CoochieCoo
31 January, 2020 17:02
Levi Davis on loan to Ealing.



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