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David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by RagingBull » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:26 pm

Signed a 2 year deal with Tigers as a academy coach (or so I have heard at least)

Deal with Austin rugby apparently fallen through.

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by Scott1 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:37 pm

Loved him as a player ,another flanker at times :smt005

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by RagingBull » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:39 pm

Had heard he might also be doing some scrum half coaching with the senior as well. (Guessing with Simmons, White, and potentially both JVP and Law we could have a lot of young 9's so would make sense.

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by sapajo » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:53 pm

Unbelievable yet another recruit to the retired ex Tigers coaching team. Seems the BOD are in complete and utter denial as to why our great club is in such a disgraceful state. These appointments are regressive and in my opinion are at the heart of Tigers downfall.
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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by RagingBull » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:00 pm

1. It's a academy position.
2. He's been away from Tigers for 4 years.....

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by Cagey Tiger » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:17 pm

3. He was only here for 2 seasons
4. If we rule out every player or coach with a previous connection to Tigers, how many would that rule out? A large number.

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by sapajo » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:30 pm

Cagey Tiger wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:17 pm
3. He was only here for 2 seasons
4. If we rule out every player or coach with a previous connection to Tigers, how many would that rule out? A large number.
Its should only ever be about the very best candidate for the job and nothing else.
Sadly the opposite is true when it comes to coaching appointments at Tigers.
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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by WhitecapTiger » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:41 pm

sapajo wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:30 pm
Its should only ever be about the very best candidate for the job and nothing else.
How do you know he wasn't the best candidate available?
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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by RagingBull » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:43 pm

WhitecapTiger wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:41 pm
How do you know he wasn't the best candidate available?
They don't...

although being a academy scrum half coach for a prem side should only attract the best coaches...

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by FrontRowUnionMember » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:03 pm

Then should we have ruled out Boris too, given the negativity towards ex players.
It should be about what the coach brings to the club, not their playing history.
In this instance, he’s starting with the academy, so what’s the big risk?

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by CitizenSmiff » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:17 pm

As with all thing in life these days people like to swing a big brush and tar anybody they can reach with it. He's played predominantly in another league for a couple of successful teams and will bring new ideas with him, I don't see the problem myself.

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by Mark62 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:24 pm

Outcry that another ex tiger has been appointed, and yet wailing and gnashing of teeth that we haven’t appointed Rowntree.

Double standards anyone

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by sapajo » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:34 pm

Mark62 wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:24 pm
Outcry that another ex tiger has been appointed, and yet wailing and gnashing of teeth that we haven’t appointed Rowntree.

Double standards anyone
Certainly not from me I have never advocated any Ex Tiger coaching appointment.
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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by Dangerous4 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:36 pm

Very sensible move methinks. :smt023

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Re: David Mele to return to Tigers?

Post by sapajo » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:39 pm

CitizenSmiff wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:17 pm
As with all thing in life these days people like to swing a big brush and tar anybody they can reach with it. He's played predominantly in another league for a couple of successful teams and will bring new ideas with him, I don't see the problem myself.
Just yet another lazy Old Boy appointment. That said, it seems others welcome and indeed are more than happy for this revolving doors gravy train to continue to drag us down.
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