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Originally posted by ousbappvic ousbappvic wrote:

Nick Thompson set to be a surprise pick in Pivac's squad. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/nick-tompkins-wales-six-nations-17568763 ;
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Tompkins gets mentioned on the bbc website. That has to be some great detective work, if it’s so.
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considering Saracens financial situation, he should be a good addiction for Scarlets too..
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Originally posted by Mr Ian Mr Ian wrote:

considering Saracens financial situation, he should be a good addiction for Scarlets too..

Decent player and would complement our set up. 
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Richard Wiggleworth spoke very highly of him on this weeks rugby pod saying it was a classy player ready for international standard. 
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Looking at his highlights tape, he has all the skills at both centre positions. He's good in traffic and difficult to get to grips with and then to put on the floor. We're the opposition in quite a few clips with him scoring a couple of tries and also Jake and Foxy struggling to put him on the deck. He seems to have all the skills to make the step up.
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Originally posted by John John wrote:

Looking at his highlights tape, he has all the skills at both centre positions. He's good in traffic and difficult to get to grips with and then to put on the floor. We're the opposition in quite a few clips with him scoring a couple of tries and also Jake and Foxy struggling to put him on the deck. He seems to have all the skills to make the step up.

Yes he has done some damage to us over the years. Our exiles programme continues to work. Get him and Ress-Zammit capped and wind fast Eddie up. Further down the line he would be a great replacement for Foxy along with Baldwin & Joe Roberts we will start to build some Welsh depth at 13. Get Owen Williams back along with GriffRhys - not too much to ask is it? 
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He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.
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Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?
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Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.
He isn’t 
I still wake up late at night and think of what might have been when tim stimpson hit that jammy penalty1
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Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?


Probably got from the same source who told him Webb wasn't going back to the Ospreys.
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Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?


Probably got from the same source who told him Webb wasn't going back to the Ospreys.

No, I didn't make this one up, it's in the main body of one of the articles about the squad. Says Blues are looking to sign him.
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Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?


Probably got from the same source who told him Webb wasn't going back to the Ospreys.

No, I didn't make this one up, it's in the main body of one of the articles about the squad. Says Blues are looking to sign him.
No it says they tried to sign him last season. He has two years left on his Saracens deal.
I still wake up late at night and think of what might have been when tim stimpson hit that jammy penalty1
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Originally posted by scarletnut scarletnut wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?


Probably got from the same source who told him Webb wasn't going back to the Ospreys.

No, I didn't make this one up, it's in the main body of one of the articles about the squad. Says Blues are looking to sign him.
No it says they tried to sign him last season. He has two years left on his Saracens deal.

Ah right I thought it said they were trying.


Martyn Phillips gone then, I wonder if it had anything to do with your Gyppo article? Good journalism there well done!


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote aber-fan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 January 2020 at 8:53am
Originally posted by scarletnut scarletnut wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?


Probably got from the same source who told him Webb wasn't going back to the Ospreys.

No, I didn't make this one up, it's in the main body of one of the articles about the squad. Says Blues are looking to sign him.
No it says they tried to sign him last season. He has two years left on his Saracens deal.

But with relegation for Sarries now a real possibility, they will be looking to offload players ASAP.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote scarletnut Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 January 2020 at 9:00am
Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by scarletnut scarletnut wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by aber-fan aber-fan wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

He's going to the Blues

As per everyone else.

Official?

Strong rumour?

Speculation?


Probably got from the same source who told him Webb wasn't going back to the Ospreys.

No, I didn't make this one up, it's in the main body of one of the articles about the squad. Says Blues are looking to sign him.
No it says they tried to sign him last season. He has two years left on his Saracens deal.

But with relegation for Sarries now a real possibility, they will be looking to offload players ASAP.
Yes I would have thought that would lead to Tompkins and Care coming to Wales.
I still wake up late at night and think of what might have been when tim stimpson hit that jammy penalty1
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