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Drew Hickey

Postby Shafted » Fri Jan 25, 2008 1:08 pm

Irish qualified backrower, currently playing for Worcester is rumoured to be coming here
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby mikerob » Fri Jan 25, 2008 2:16 pm

Interesting.... a Williams connection?

Drew Hickey
DOB 16th May 1978
Height 1.93 m
Weight 101 kg
Position Back Row

Drew Hickey played for the Sydney University XV team, where he was coached by former Worcester coach Anthony Eddy, before signing for the Australian Super 12, NSW Waratahs.
In 2002 Drew came over to England and signed on with National Division One outfit Orrell, before joining Worcester Warriors the following season.

Back row star Hickey has played for the Australian Sevens side and also qualifies to play for Ireland thanks to an Irish father.


http://www.wrfc.co.uk/1466_76.php
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Freddie Benson » Fri Jan 25, 2008 9:22 pm

Red Hand Hero wrote: iirc.



you do not
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby GerryO' » Sat Jan 26, 2008 11:51 am

Red Hand Hero wrote:He's not very good.

Wilson gone, Bowe leaves today and McMillan meant to be joining the exodus. We're now reputed to be signing a ZP squad player who has struggled to start over the last two seasons iirc.

Arghhhhh!!

In McMillan we are losing a player who has struggled to start for the last 3 seasons. It depends what way you look at it.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Freddie Benson » Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:12 pm

Hickey is a regular starter for the Warriors, a solid player, never sets the world alight, grafter. Who does that sound like??
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Rooster » Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:47 pm

Freddie Benson wrote:Hickey is a regular starter for the Warriors, a solid player, never sets the world alight, grafter. Who does that sound like??

Direct replacement for Roger, by the look of his stats, see link on mikerobs post, he has played most if not all games and scored a few trys.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Freddie Benson » Sat Jan 26, 2008 5:20 pm

Rooster wrote:Direct replacement for Roger


Pass directly to 'go' and collect £200.

Think offering him a deal good enough to stay would have been the better option mind you. But as noted elsewhere, the lure of the 'white shirt' was never only enough for Wilson.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby browner » Sat Jan 26, 2008 5:45 pm

U/R site states that Tommy turned down a new offer.

Did Wilson receive an offer or indeed McMillen, maybe they had no other options?
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Sat Jan 26, 2008 7:41 pm

I suspect Roger did, but not Neil. Cannot substantiate that though.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby browner » Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:11 pm

I suspect Roger did, but not Neil. Cannot substantiate that though.



Agree with your suspicions..............just thought it strange that they didn't mention an offer of a contract to Roger.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby browner » Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:17 pm

Hadn't seen that YM. :oops:
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby mikerob » Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:18 pm

mikerob wrote:
Back row star Hickey has played for the Australian Sevens side and also qualifies to play for Ireland thanks to an Irish father.


Just noticed this... playing for the national 7s side disqualifies you from playing from any other country.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:28 pm

Did they not change the rules TOO that a couple of years ago.

Did he last play BEFORE that?

If so, is he still disqualified?

Does it really matter?

Is he a serious contender for an Irish shirt anyway?

Does anyone really care?

Is he Denis's long lost brother?

These questions and more, will be answered on the next episode of "Soap"
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Rooster » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:17 pm

Even he is Irish qualified Eddie won't pick him so does it really matter, I think that bit is a total red herring.
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Re: Drew Hickey

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:27 pm

Rooster wrote:Even he is Irish qualified Eddie won't pick him so does it really matter, I think that bit is a total red herring.

So true, "Soap" :wink:
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