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Further players still looking for contracts
Discussion started by tatthecraic3 , 02 October, 2020 15:16
Further players still looking for contracts
tatthecraic3 02 October, 2020 15:16
Article with Ruck says the below are still looking for a new club

[www.ruck.co.uk]

Kyle Eastmond - anyone know if we're still linked?

Joe Tomane - another aussie and a centre from leinster. Surely we can entice him over as competitive squad member

Gordon Reid. - worth another season with us?

DTH van de merwe - 34 years old. Probably don't need him

Ian McKinley- Italy International who lost an eye. I thought he's quite a good player. Maybe worth a punt for cover over Jackson?

Re: Further players still looking for contracts
Exile_Dave 02 October, 2020 15:31
Apparently we are heavily linked with Eastmond. I Would prefer Joe Tomane over Eastmond.

Agreed I would give Ian McKinley a punt, the games Iíve seen heís been solid.

Re: Further players still looking for contracts
Lazyboy346 02 October, 2020 15:48
I'd definitely take McKinley if he's available. Cracking player who would give us more options in the backs to get a heads up handling game going, which seems to be what we want to do. Eastmond would do a job but his injury and discipline records have worsened and he's lost the spark that made him work at Bath.

Really need a decent lock as we have Coleman as our only out and out senior lock (Mafi and Nott are back rowers who can play there, likewise Donnell) with Simmons with Australia until probably January.

Re: Further players still looking for contracts
shimmieandshake 02 October, 2020 15:48
I expect we'll be looking to sign a centre - which is looking likely to be Eastmond - and nothing else. For what it's worth, I'd also prefer Tomane.

Given the circumstances, there's no way we'd be looking at getting in a fourth loosehead or a specialist 10 as a back-up.


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