Cron backs new recruits to impact Waratahs squad in 2018

New Waratahs assistant coach Simon Cron believes his side’s new recruits will be able to have an impact on the Super Rugby squad in 2018. After their worst season in several years, Cron and head coach Daryl Gibson announced the signings of Norths pair Will Miller and Nick Palmer, former Easts and Western Force back Alex Newsome, Lalakai Foketi and a host of Australian U20s players including Harry Johnson-Holmes, Lachlan Swinton, Cody Walker and Shambeckler Vui. “Obviously I've had a lot to do with Will Miller and Nick Palmer and I’m excited by the fact that Will has already played Super Rugby and Nick has played over in the Mitre 10 Cup. I think they’ll both add a competitive element to the squad because they are real competitors,” Cron said. “I think I coached five of those boys in the Australian U20s this year and they’re real up and comers. “The message to them is that they’ve got to make themselves genuine options at Super Rugby level, which means they
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