Rimmer
Posted by: fatheralice (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 07:56

Sad to read in TRP today that Rims has been forced to retire after his stroke in January.

Great servant who has got better and better over the years.
At least he is healthy as things could have been far worse.

Good luck for your retirement, and in your new career Carl, and thanks for the memories



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/07/2018 07:56 by fatheralice.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Boldeagle (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 09:04

+1
Always liked watching Carl play,all the best for the future Carl.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Brent1 (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 11:38

+2
Nice bloke and although not a star ... The team never looked weaker when he was on .... Proper club player
Good luck for the future big fella

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Chiefs (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 12:46

Good luck with whatever you do Carl, a real gent and great clubman.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Chief Fire Water (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 16:03

Proud to watch Carl play. Not just a class play but a class gent off the pitch.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: andy15 (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 20:11

What a shame simply a great club man 100% effort and one of very best scrummagers- he will be missed.

Just goes to show what a tough game this is - a legend thanks Carl and very best wishes for the future.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Zyder head (IP Logged)
Date: 08 July, 2018 22:01

Gutted for him and personally a bit disappointed to read this in the paper first rather than having the club make announcement first.
His attitude to this massive setback has been first class and the best of luck to him in his future.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: OggyMan (IP Logged)
Date: 09 July, 2018 18:56

Thanks Carl for your massive contribution to rugby at Exeter Chiefs. Will always remember you cutting a great angle and crashing over for a try against ??? I am sure someone will remind me who the oppo were.

Best wishes for your new career

Oggy

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Blackwater Tribe (IP Logged)
Date: 09 July, 2018 21:16

Great memory away to Connacht, late in the evening after the game, on a Chiefs boys night out there were Rimmer and Scaysbrook deep in conversation, oblivious to all the mayhem going on all around them! Great times,good luck Rimmer.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: ballsout (IP Logged)
Date: 09 July, 2018 23:51

Quote:
OggyMan
Thanks Carl for your massive contribution to rugby at Exeter Chiefs. Will always remember you cutting a great angle and crashing over for a try against ??? I am sure someone will remind me who the oppo were.
Best wishes for your new career

Oggy

Presenting for his forwards

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Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Seany_Boy0511 (IP Logged)
Date: 10 July, 2018 12:50

From a Sarries fan, best wishes to Carl and his family, what a truly shocking way to end a career, but I guess his health has to come first, I have enjoyed watching him over the past 6 years, all the best for another close season

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: broadwaychief (IP Logged)
Date: 10 July, 2018 18:44

The wifes fave chief after stopping for a chat with her on the High Street last pre-season.......

& as for the Kai & Rims show at Steeno & Friends - priceless !!!

Good luck with the future Carl, wishing you the very best

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Bathovalballer (IP Logged)
Date: 10 July, 2018 21:20

Great servant and 110% trier, allways giving his best when I have seen him. Very best of luck in whatever you do Carl to you and your family.

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Shouting Prarie Dog (IP Logged)
Date: 22 July, 2018 17:00

I always looked forward to watching Carl, usually from the bench. The scrum was never weakened and he made an impact around the park.

Good luck for the future Carl.



Just a farm team from Devon.
We know who we be!

The lowest depth to which people can sink before Truth is defined by the word 'God'.

Pawel Vygot. 2018

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Shouting Prarie Dog (IP Logged)
Date: 22 July, 2018 17:05

Just a thought: Could'nt the club do a fund raiser in some way for Carl. Northampton and Leicester have agreed to play at Twickers which will raise cash for Rob Horne.

Ideas?



Just a farm team from Devon.
We know who we be!

The lowest depth to which people can sink before Truth is defined by the word 'God'.

Pawel Vygot. 2018

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Clyst Colt Chief (IP Logged)
Date: 22 July, 2018 19:49

Well Done PD

This has been niggling me hard over the last few weeks ....

The big question for me, was why was no one suggesting we do something for him as such a great team player and good buhy.

I'll gladly go to a specified event to mark Carl's great contribution to the team or pay an extra match day fee on my season ticket ... the club can make this happen and we don't know what arrangements they have made with Carl... but nothing has come out yet.

I don't want to upset anybody in the club and was aware of sensitivities when we did Blue Feathers tribute ..but we should / must do something.



"Get on Exe"

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Shouting Prarie Dog (IP Logged)
Date: 22 July, 2018 21:52

Thanks CCC. Could I ask any posters who have contacts at the club to raise this suggestion?

I will gladly do whatever I am asked to do if it helps Carl.



Just a farm team from Devon.
We know who we be!

The lowest depth to which people can sink before Truth is defined by the word 'God'.

Pawel Vygot. 2018

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Chief Fire Water (IP Logged)
Date: 23 July, 2018 11:28

What about donating the money from the per season game to Carl

Re: Rimmer
Posted by: Jehovas Sandals (IP Logged)
Date: 29 July, 2018 19:38

Very sad to here that Carl has had to retire.
A decent bloke who I've had the pleasure of meeting and known. It would be a fabulous gesture if the club were to arrange something for him or maybe even a bucket collection at the ground?



I drink and forget stuff!

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