Ellis retires due to injury

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by Mr_Ben » Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:26 pm

Sorry news.

Thanks for so many good memories over the years.

Good luck with whatever you do next Harry.

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by markymark » Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:45 pm

thanks for all the memories harry and i wish you all the best for the future, it would be great to see you coaching the young lads in the academy.
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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by mothy » Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:54 pm

Harry I know it has all been said you were a super star and represented all that is the Tiger spirit !!! All we can say is thank you form all who have watched you in all forms of the game

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by Duncan B » Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:33 am

So sad for Harry, injury came just when he was establishing himself as englands number1, and one of the worlds best 9s, so really pleased you at least got your lions caps! Fantastic player. Top bloke.

Would it kill Cockerill to gush a bit when a player like Lewis, Harry or Ben Kay leave!?!

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by wee-young'un » Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:51 am

Really sad to hear that injury has forced another talent from the game. Opposition clubs are running threads on their pages in relation to the retirement, showing how much of a thorn in their side Ellis was and how he was help in such high regard.
Smashing little player, everything you'd want in a Scrumhalf, quick, sharp and exceptionally annoying and in your face.
From an Irish and Munster fan, I wish him all the best and hope that the Tigers hold on to him in some capacity as he really was a true son of the club.

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by crumbie_captain » Fri Jul 09, 2010 2:27 pm

Saw Harry in Leicester soon after he announced his retirement. He looked pretty glum but content. :smt009

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by POSTIGER » Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:44 pm

:smt010 :smt010 Just got back from my holiday and hadn't heard the news. I'm absolutely gutted for him. It's a shame when any player retires but, injury permitting, Harry could have gone on to be the best in the NH, maybe the world.

All the best mate :smt023
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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by wolverhampton_tiger » Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:23 am

Harry you are a superstar, no more needs to be said. Yesterday was a sad day.

Tigers, England and the Lions will miss you.

Hopefully see you on the terrace some time soon.

Thanks for all the good times.

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by Rykard » Sat Jul 10, 2010 8:34 am

HI,
just read the merc headline from Thursday 'Ellie Quits' - absolutely dusgusted with it - he didn't quit he was forced to retire - very different. I am thinking of complaining to them...
cheers
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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by WelfordRoadGirl » Sat Jul 10, 2010 2:09 pm

:smt022 What a sad day. Thank you Harry, for everything you have given to Tigers - you have been awesome. You will always hold a special place in my heart. Good luck for the future :smt039

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by MJ Chairman » Sat Jul 10, 2010 3:19 pm

Rykard wrote:HI,
just read the merc headline from Thursday 'Ellie Quits' - absolutely dusgusted with it - he didn't quit he was forced to retire - very different. I am thinking of complaining to them...
Glad you've got so much time on your hands :smt023

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by hww27 » Sat Jul 10, 2010 5:06 pm

I originally posted this over on the WR Chit Chat forum but I hope that its ok to post it here - I deleted the original post.

This is my tribute to Harry - it was only done yesterday and looks a bit strange here as it was only an hour and a half old when this pic was taken - but it looks really red and angry at the minute so this one is a better pic anyway!

http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll30 ... 580f53.jpg
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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by harry_rocks_yes_he_does » Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:19 am

Have to say I'm probably just as gutted as hww27 by this news... whilst it wasn't entirely unexpected it's still incredibly sad and doesn't make these words any easier to write. A huge thanks and well done to Harry on a career to be very proud of - even though it was unfairly cut short there are still many good times to remember. I only met him once but he seemed a top bloke, totally genuine and very patient and understanding with all the swooning fans! Wishing you all the very best for the future Harry, I'm really sorry we won't have the pleasure of seeing you pull on the Tigers or England shirt again.

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by silverfish » Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:56 pm

such sad news. My nomination for top Ellis moment: the Munster away game in the 06/07 HC - he made the break that led to Geordan's try (I think), running straight through O'Gara.

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Re: Ellis retires due to injury

Post by tigers fan » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:19 pm

Sad news indeed.
Gutted to read that Harry has had to retire due to his injury.
You were a great player a super star and it has been a great pleasure to watch you play over the years.
I have had the pleasure of meeting you a few times you were a true gent.

Harry I wish you well for your future in what ever you decide to do.

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