Well that is another season over for the West Wales Raiders. 2019 was better in terms of results than 2018 but it was still a season which saw us finish bottom of the league again. It will be interesting to see what the club have planned for 2020 and what Kim Williams plans to do. Hopefully the forum and message board will have positive things to talk about over the comming weeks and months...
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Close season for the West Wales Raiders
Posted by: South Wales RL (IP Logged)
Date: 23/09/2019 09:25
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2019:09:23:22:46:05 by Rogero.
I wasn't going to post on here again,but I was shocked to discover the half back from the 2019 campaign,Tyler Hunt,who operated without a recognised half back partner,has left the club to return to Australia.
Also,one of the forwards from the start 2 years ago,of West Wales Raiders in the semi-professional ranks,Dalton Desmond-Walker,has also left the club,perhaps to another club in League 1.
There are not many on,or off-field staff,left at the club from 2 years ago.
It really isn't good for continuity and stability purposes;which are generally regarded as pointers to success.
There again,Whitehaven won the League 1 title with a new head coach and a new squad of mainly local players.
The recruitment for the club,over this closed season,will be very interesting;and vital.
Tyler went home because he was homesick nothing more the club done everything to persuade him to stay but he’s just turned 19 years old and living the other side of the world without his family was too tough for him to do another season. Mickael Sabour has gone back to France also
hello CI. I would just like to to echo Rogeros' sentiments above. I have very much enjoyed your invaluable contributions to this forum. On behalf of all WWR fans and supporters of Rugby League in South Wales, thank you, and very best wishes for the future. You will be missed.
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