Adam Thomson eager to help Rebels fulfill potential

He's won a World Cup, Bledisloe Cup and Tri Nations glory with the All Blacks but now Adam Thomson is in Melbourne, looking to help transform the Rebels from a side full of promise to Super Rugby contenders. Something, the 33-year old former Queensland Reds flanker thinks will be a reality sooner rather than later. “It’s been a change of scene obviously, but it’s a really good group of guys in Melbourne with a strong culture and good direction so it’s great to be a part of it,” Thomson told Rugby News. “There are a lot of young guys here and no out and out superstars, but what they do have is a clear direction in where they want to go. They are a hard working group so it has been great to come and join in and go along with them.” Thomson played 29 Tests for the All Blacks and 68 Super Rugby matches for the Highlanders over seven years, before joining Japanese club Canon Eagles in 2013. After two seasons in the Top League, Thomson returned to Super Rugby and joined the
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