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Squad 2017/2018
Discussion started by Falcons_Thunder , 11 January, 2017 18:31
Squad 2017/2018
Falcons_Thunder 11 January, 2017 18:31
Squad list for 2017/2018 season

Prop-
Jake IInicki
Bobby Vickers
Jon Welsh 2019
Sami Mavinga
Scott Wilson 2018
Davy Wilson
Sam Lockwood
Adam Brocklebank (A)
Trevor Davison (A)

Hooker-
Scott Lawson 2018
Kyle Cooper
Ben Sowery
Santi Socino (A)
Jamie Blamire (A)

Lock-
Tevita Cavubati
Evan Olmstead
Calum Green
Andrew Davidson
Will Witty
Sean Robinson 2018
Harrison Orr
Nick Civetta
Josh Williams (A)
Glen Young (A)
Max Davies (A)

Back row-
Mark Wilson 2020
Will Welch 2020
Nili Latu 2018
Opeti Fonua
Gary Graham
Ryan Burrows
Callum Chick
Ally Hogg 2019
Simon Uzokwe 2018

Scrum half-
Sam Stuart
Micheal Young 2020
Tane Takulua 2021
Ruaridh Dawson (A) 2019
Dan Taylor (A)

Fly half-
Toby FLOOD
Craig Willis 2018
Joel Matavesi
Joel Hodgson
Brett Connon (A)

Centres-
Juan Pablo Socino 2018
Dom Waldouck
Maxime Mermoz
Josh Matavesi
Chris Harris
Fred Burdon ?
Ben Stevenson (A)
Tom Penny

Back three-
Sinoti Sinoti
Niki Goneva
Beli Agulla
Cameron Cowell (A)
Zach Kibirige
DTH Van Der Merwe
Adam Radwan - 2018 (A)
Alex Tait
Simon Hammersley full back 2018



Edited 32 time(s). Last edit at 22/04/2018 17:13 by Monkey1.

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
Falcons_Thunder 11 January, 2017 18:33
A lot of the other threads are around recruitment so it seems easier to put things into perspective if we've got the 2017/2018 squad list

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
Kingston Parker 11 January, 2017 19:18
Thought Tameilau never signed and was last seen in France?

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
Falcons_Thunder 11 January, 2017 19:25
Quote:
Kingston Parker
Thought Tameilau never signed and was last seen in France?

Updated cheers

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
GeordieFalcon 12 January, 2017 09:51
Harry Snowdon (A) - Lock
Joe Craggs (A) - Back Row
Adam Redman centre (A)

Not with the club anymore...by all accounts.

Max Davies is an academy lock of great promise
Andrew Davidson Scotland u20 lock / 6 very good prospect.

No Tom Catterick?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/01/2017 09:53 by GeordieFalcon.

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
Falcons_Thunder 12 January, 2017 11:03
Quote:
GeordieFalcon
Harry Snowdon (A) - Lock
Joe Craggs (A) - Back Row
Adam Redman centre (A)

Not with the club anymore...by all accounts.

Max Davies is an academy lock of great promise
Andrew Davidson Scotland u20 lock / 6 very good prospect.

No Tom Catterick?

Updated cheers

According to the last thread TC's contract expires this year

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
Running Rugby 12 January, 2017 11:04
Catterick is out of contract at the end of this season, and I believe that Falcons_Thunder has only involved those in contract for the 2017-2018 season.

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
Falcons_Thunder 12 January, 2017 11:09
This as things stands is our squad for 2017/2018
Cheers RR

Re: 2017/2018 SQUAD
GeordieFalcon 12 January, 2017 11:43
Ooh that's interesting about TC.

Do you think it'll be renewed?

Re: Squad 2017/2018
Running Rugby 15 January, 2017 18:22
Looking through last seasons list, it would seem to leave these players with contracts running out at the end of the season......

Jon Welsh
Ben Harris
Alex Rogers
Paddy Ryan
Ally Hogg
Joshua Chisanga
Tyrone Holmes
Micky Young
Tom Catterick
Chris Harris
Adam Powell
Dom Waldouck
Tom Penny
Nick Reynolds
Marcus Watson
Alex Tait

That is quite the list.

I would be looking to keep hold of, and offer new contracts to, Jon Welsh, Joshua Chisanga, Chris Harris, Tom Penny, Adam Powell, Alex Tait, Marcus Watson and Ally Hogg.

Which would mean letting go of, Ben Harris, Alex Rogers, Paddy Ryan, Tyrone Holmes, Micky Young, Tom Catterick, Dom Waldouck and Nick Reynolds, which would mean a few bodies required again next season.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 15/01/2017 18:24 by Running Rugby.

Re: Squad 2017/2018
falconsfan07 15 January, 2017 18:51
We haven't even seen Nic Renoylds play yet.

I'd keep all above. Plus TC and Dom. I've been rather impressed Dom. And TC is one of those guys you have to keep, local lad through and through and has shown what he can do. And he's one of the academy products.

Apart from a little bit of inconsistency doms been pretty good. I thought he was fantastic against bath. Put in some cracking tackles,

Re: Squad 2017/2018
GeordieFalcon 18 January, 2017 13:18
Theres a few key players that need to be kept!

I haven't heard much else about the Wasps-Watson link...wonder what will happen there? Is DTH the ready made replacement?

Re: Squad 2017/2018
Monkey1 19 January, 2017 14:49
We have no idea yet if Chisanga will make the grade but Deano spoke pretty favourably of him quite recently so I assume he is starting to impress on the training pitch.

Re: Squad 2017/2018
GeordieFalcon 20 January, 2017 09:08
Monkey

That is an odd one ...in the few outings ive seen of Josh he looks raw but huge potential...yet he's barely played....

Is he on a dual registration with Blaydon or Tynedale?

Re: Squad 2017/2018
ColinCharvis8 21 January, 2017 10:18
Tad harsh there Running, I think one of the reasons we've done so well this year is due to the standard of our back up players. I'd be looking to retain:-
- Welsh who has been a quality signing and who doesn't want to see a man at 19 clem running through holes in the defensive line and having a 40 yard dash!
- Harris being so unlucky with injury, but in the brief appearances so far notably of the bench against Bath was willing to carry and made a big impact on us getting that match winning try. I just feel bigger things are coming for this lad!
- Rogers play both side of the scrum and has done well in the euro campaign, if he was let go we'd need to replace him with a loosehead and there isn't many about
- Ryan looks like he's been hammering the cardio of late and looking a lot leaner, done great for lad because he looks a half decent scrummager. Again if jettisoned would need replacing
- Hogg has to stay, FULL STOP.
- Chisanga looks promising, not fussed though
- Young, another preseason working his boxing kicking and I'm happy. Some of his performances from the bench have been great this year and has Welsh's navy for a line break. I think it be a real shame if Young left
- TC for me has to stay, id like to see him reconcentrate on the back three again. He's a modern day Tom May, TC's versatility and skill are worth keeping
- C.Harris again unlucky with injury, but he's a quality 13 when fit. Just ask Pisi after his performance against him at the Gardens last year!
- Tait same as Hogg, sign him up for as long as possible!
- Penny from what I've seen a canny player
- Waldouck/Powell one of these boys if not both, both experienced and solid in defence which they're always vocal in organising
- Watson in the same category as Tait and Hogg but unfortunately think he's gone

Re: Squad 2017/2018
Falcons_Thunder 26 January, 2017 14:43
Smithy any signing or re-signing news coming soon?

Re: Squad 2017/2018
Monkey1 26 January, 2017 20:57
Quote:
GeordieFalcon
Monkey
That is an odd one ...in the few outings ive seen of Josh he looks raw but huge potential...yet he's barely played....

Is he on a dual registration with Blaydon or Tynedale?

It is the 'raw' bit that they were working on last I heard. He certainly seems to have plenty of potential and I will be surprised if he doesn't start to get game time at one of the local clubs soon, but pretty sure he isn't registered anywhere yet. Maybe Smithy can bring us up to date?

Re: Squad 2017/2018
markismith50 27 January, 2017 14:06
Josh has been working very closely with Micky Ward about a potential conversion to prop, and has had a couple of run-outs at a lower level for Blaydon to see how he goes. It's a work in progress, but he is still also in consideration as a back-row player.

Re: Squad 2017/2018
NorfolkFalcon 27 January, 2017 16:32
That's interesting. Any news on signings/re-signings as Thunder asked?

Re: Squad 2017/2018
markismith50 28 January, 2017 01:16
I'm not going to pre-empt any announcements, but rest assured there is plenty going on.

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