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Re: Borthwick - official
Posted by: KevinR
Date: 21/01/2020 17:30
I'm very tired of all the Geordan bashing from a group of 'fans'. I look at various criteria:
Results: not what we'd like yet, but showing improvement.
Team spirit: seems excellent, to judge from player comments and spirit in games under pressure. Young players given opportunities, squad rotated, not so much sign of 'in' players and 'out' players.
Recruitment: mostly excellent cf Taufua, Liebenburg, Lavanini.
Coaching (judged on seeing the team on the pitch): Forwards have improved and we've seen the odd glimpse from the backs, but there's way too much reliance on individual talent rather than team patterns. This is where we need to improve IMO.
Looks to as if GM is ticking the DoR boxes and I'd hope that Borthwick's appointment addresses the coaching weakness.

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