Super Rugby: New Recruit Metcher Enjoying Life At the Rebels

Melbourne Rebels Media Release - With the Christmas break looming nearer for all at the Club, RaboDirect Rebels prop Tim Metcher admits that his first ever pre-season block at the Club has been taxing; but he wouldn’t have it any other way! Metcher signed his first ever professional contract when he joined the Club from Southern Districts in Sydney’s Shute Shield for the 2015 Asteron Life Super Rugby season, a competition where he has been a standout performer in recent years. And as Metcher explains, some of his friends and family didn’t realise quite the commitment required to be a full-time professional athlete; he’s happy to point it out to them now! “It’s funny, I speak to people who think it’s a pretty nice job to lift some weights and then go for a run around, but it’s a lot more work than that!” he says. “There are a lot of meetings and there’s so much knowledge to acquire, and then also preparing your body for training and the learning about and imp
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