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Tait Retires

Post by kpj tiger » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:04 pm

A great Tigers servant who gave his all, thanks for the memories Mat

https://www.leicestertigers.com/news/ti ... ing-career

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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Scott1 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:07 pm

Cheers Matt,was having an Indian summer too! Good luck for the future!

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Re: Tait Retires

Post by aslongaswebeatsaints » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:13 pm

kpj tiger wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:04 pm
A great Tigers servant who gave his all, thanks for the memories Mat

https://www.leicestertigers.com/news/ti ... ing-career
+1 :smt023 That cover tackle he did in the Wasps game last year ranks near the top my best memories at Welford Road.

https://www.rugbyworld.com/news/watch-m ... -91032/amp

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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Rykard » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:16 pm

aslongaswebeatsaints wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:13 pm
kpj tiger wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:04 pm
A great Tigers servant who gave his all, thanks for the memories Mat

https://www.leicestertigers.com/news/ti ... ing-career
+1 :smt023 That cover tackle he did in the Wasps game last year ranks near the top my best memories at Welford Road.

https://www.rugbyworld.com/news/watch-m ... -91032/amp
+2 one of the best bits of defensive play you could wish to see. (from an old 'un too)
cheers
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by strawclearer » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:17 pm

Thanks for the memories, Mat - a true Tiger!
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Baz » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:25 pm

Many thanks Matt; sorry it had to end this way. That try-saving tackle on Jimmy Gopperth was the greatest I have ever seen!
All the best for the future.

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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Chobbsy » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:56 pm

kpj tiger wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:04 pm
A great Tigers servant who gave his all, thanks for the memories Mat

https://www.leicestertigers.com/news/ti ... ing-career
A fantastic alround asset just a shame he didn't come to us earlier in his career
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by JerryGas » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:00 pm

His performance in the play-off semi v Quins was extraordinary. Still on You tube so worth another look.

Good luck Mat!
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by chewbacca » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:00 pm

A very good player in his time with us. Would have had more England caps were it not for injury early in his career. Best wishes for the future and thanks Matt.
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Jose » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:03 pm

Always a name I was happy to see on the team sheet. Top quality player, who may well have been even better with more luck re injuries.
Agreed re that tackle - one of the top 3 defensive pieces of play I've seen at Welford Road since I began watching games in 1989!
Best of luck to him for the future.
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by voice of the crumbie » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:11 pm

Will be sorely missed.

Mat, you may not have started out at Welford Road but you certainly played like a true Tiger once you joined and continued to do so throughout your time here. Thanks for the memories. All the best with whatever you decide to do next.

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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Scuttle » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:27 pm

aslongaswebeatsaints wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:13 pm
kpj tiger wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:04 pm
A great Tigers servant who gave his all, thanks for the memories Mat

https://www.leicestertigers.com/news/ti ... ing-career
+1 :smt023 That cover tackle he did in the Wasps game last year ranks near the top my best memories at Welford Road.

https://www.rugbyworld.com/news/watch-m ... -91032/amp
Me too. When I think of good times at WR that comes to mind. Thanks Matt.
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by mol2 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:40 pm

Fine player but sooner or later one of the many injuries he suffered was going to end his career.

Good luck for the future.

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Re: Tait Retires

Post by Smudge » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:57 pm

Sad news. Always thought he played for and took pride in the shirt. Good luck Matt.
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Re: Tait Retires

Post by wellstiger » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:26 pm

voice of the crumbie wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:11 pm
Will be sorely missed.

Mat, you may not have started out at Welford Road but you certainly played like a true Tiger once you joined and continued to do so throughout your time here. Thanks for the memories. All the best with whatever you decide to do next.

:smt038 :smt038 :smt038
+1 :smt022 :smt022

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