Halfpenny heads home

Discussion in '2017 British & Irish Lions Tour' started by Cymro, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. Cymro

    Cymro Guest

    Leigh Halfpenny is to return home after a reoccurrence of a thigh injury ruled him out of the rest of the British and Irish Lions tour.

    The Wales winger was a late arrival on the tour, having remained in Cardiff to receive treatment on the problem.

    After joining the tour, Halfpenny played against the Cheetahs on Saturday and was due to be on the bench to take on the Sharks on Wednesday.

    The Lions, who already have Gordon D'Arcy as part of the squad as cover, will not be calling up a replacement for Halfpenny.

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  3. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    What a wuss! Seriously though, the guy has 2 more Lions tours in him. Good luck to the youngster.
  4. shazbooger

    shazbooger Guest


    They are all starting to clock up now. We could start to put a fantasy team together of players that WONT be available for the tests.
  5. Sir Speedy

    Sir Speedy Guest

    Could've been worse. He could have left the tour uncapped. As Jericho says, he'll have more chances in the future.
  6. shazbooger

    shazbooger Guest

    Quick .............. someone mention Eric Miller!

    Oh its okay I'll do it.
  7. Sir Speedy

    Sir Speedy Guest

    Yeh, but Halfpenny's Welsh.

    And we all know God loves the Welsh.
  8. dullonien

    dullonien Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Sir. Speedy @ Jun 10 2009, 10:55 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Except Gavin Henson............
  9. Cymro

    Cymro Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (dullonien @ Jun 10 2009, 11:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Except Gavin Henson............

    There's always an exception to the rule!
  10. Meh

    Meh Guest

    Gutted for the lad. I feel he deserved his place.

    It's a shame things haven't transpired for him.
  11. dundeesmiffy

    dundeesmiffy Guest

    Thom Evans.
  12. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    What about him?
  13. dundeesmiffy

    dundeesmiffy Guest

    Thom Evans should be been picked to replace him, fair enough he's not needed but I'd like to see him.

    Thom Evans.
  14. Cymro

    Cymro Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (dundeesmiffy @ Jun 10 2009, 07:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Read the article ... or the 4th line ....

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE </div>
  15. Meh

    Meh Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (dundeesmiffy @ Jun 10 2009, 07:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Thom Evans.

    Thom Evans. I do like his name too I must say.
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