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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ladram Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 September 2014 at 8:43pm
Originally posted by reesytheexile reesytheexile wrote:

Some of the unbalanced  negativity seems to eminate from them coming from the dreaded Ospreys and then portrayed as their rejects - unfairly. They are entitled to a clean slate when they and indeed  any players join us. If they came from Burry Port or similar they would be cut some slack. They haven't played worse than some of the others although KP seems to have dropped down the pecking order under Pivac and GO has gone up the pecking order over Warren and Shingler. Not sure what Mark Jones is saying about all this and would love to know! 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote OwainLlanedi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 September 2014 at 8:56pm
Originally posted by reesytheexile reesytheexile wrote:

Some of the unbalanced  negativity seems to eminate from them coming from the dreaded Ospreys and then portrayed as their rejects - unfairly. They are entitled to a clean slate when they and indeed  any players join us. If they came from Burry Port or similar they would be cut some slack. They haven't played worse than some of the others although KP seems to have dropped down the pecking order under Pivac and GO has gone up the pecking order over Warren and Shingler. Not sure what Mark Jones is saying about all this and would love to know! 


Obviously we're all being Osprey bashers with no objectivity. There's a reason they ended up here.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Mike Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 September 2014 at 9:23pm
I very much doubt any of the criticism of GO and KP comes from the fact that they played for the Ospreys. We're desperate for players to do well for us.

Both of these players have ability, but their error count is consistently far too high for professional rugby. That doesn't mean they'll make errors in every game or they won't have really good moments, just that they're  unlikely to ever be a first team solution for us.

I think it's fair to say that in the cases of both players, their lack of development since they were promising youngsters is disappointing.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote scarlet_rob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 September 2014 at 10:14pm
Gate12, Llanedi, Mike and Gofer all joining in on this thread. Struggling to find the link there!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote OwainLlanedi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 September 2014 at 10:18pm
Originally posted by scarlet_rob scarlet_rob wrote:

Gate12, Llanedi, Mike and Gofer all joining in on this thread. Struggling to find the link there!


It doesn't happen often but it's agreement I think on this one
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gate12 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 September 2014 at 8:57am
It is odd, it's not as if we post that often.
 
As for people not giving them a chance because they're Ospreys I don't buy that, we're not good enough to be that pedantic about where they are from.
 
And I'll change my opinion of them as players when they give me a reason to.


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Pitman was an Osprey
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote reesytheexile Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 September 2014 at 12:04pm
Originally posted by BlackwoodScarlet BlackwoodScarlet wrote:

Pitman was an Osprey
 
Rory has had more clubs than Owain Llanedi has pints on a Saturday night !  (but yes your correct !LOL
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