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Ruaridh McConnochie signs new 4 year deal with Bath
Discussion started by dcsh (IP Logged), 05 June, 2019 12:01
dcsh
dcsh
05 June, 2019 12:01
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Great news!

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hasta
05 June, 2019 12:05
Excellent news!

dr.bath1865
dr.bath1865
05 June, 2019 12:10
Superb.

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CoochieCoo
05 June, 2019 12:23
Excellent news and what a statement. I am sure his stock has risen considerably after his splendid first season, so a big feather in the caps of all concerned.



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gaz59
gaz59
05 June, 2019 12:25
Well I know his statement will have been corporately drafted but it is true that a player with his potential signing a 4 year contract at this stage is an indication of belief that club can deliver to his aspirations and the coaching set up can enable him to perform at the very highest level

Nice one!

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plong
05 June, 2019 12:39
Superb - undoubtedly the star of the show this season...



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shipwrecked
05 June, 2019 12:57
My favourite player and I think there are a few others on here who give him the same label. Only a matter of time before he gets a cap, to have him with Anthony Watson, Joe C, Brew and Roko is a luxury.



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cb2
cb2
05 June, 2019 12:59
He looks to have a lot of tools in the box and had a great season but it is hard to see him getting into the England back 3 at the moment. There just aren't any spaces available.

Bath Supporter Jack
Bath Supporter Jack
05 June, 2019 14:39
Great news as said above the stand out improved player last season.......which is why he won all those awards!

Now we just need a pack and half backs focused on getting the ball and then getting it to our back 3.....whoever they are at the time.

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OutsideBath
05 June, 2019 15:10
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plong
Superb - undoubtedly the star of the show this season...

+1

Even more of a star given that our wingers don't get to see much of the ball.

Well done to ever was responsible for getting him to commit long term.

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
05 June, 2019 16:44
Another mistake by Hooper and Rock.



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spongey
05 June, 2019 19:05
Ruaridh has been so good this year however...

Giving a 4 year deal and probably a good wage to a 27 year old who had only 1 good year really in less of a fan of. Especially for a winger when really you can find decent wingers anywhere. I mean if anything our winter Corps last year of Ruaridh, Roko, Aled Brew and Cooper Vuna are kind of proof of that.

Assuming we are sticking to the salary cap, I'm not sure this is the wisest decision. I think the supply of wingers is greater than the demand.

That doesn't mean he's not earnt it though, he's been phenomenal.

Substitute
Substitute
05 June, 2019 19:34
Great news. We really have been lucky with our wingers and with RM, Roko and Cockanasiga... Nice,

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
05 June, 2019 20:53
The fact that he can play centre and fullback is ideal tbh



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