Sam Lewis says sorry to Dragons after transfer debacle

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NEWPORT Gwent Dragons say young flanker Sam Lewis has apologised after last week committing to join the Rodney Parade region before then reversing that decision.

The Dragons announced the signing of Lewis from Welsh rivals the Ospreys but were forced into an embarrassing climbdown when the player changed his mind.

A Dragons statement released this afternoon reads: "Sam Lewis has personally apologised to Newport Gwent Dragons for the contractual confusion caused last week.

"Lewis gave his initial commitment to Gwent Dragons, but then signed a full contract with the Ospreys allowing him to remain at the region."

Director of rugby Lyn Jones said: "Sam is a young man who now realises the seriousness of any future actions.

"It's been an unusual episode and as a region we are now drawing a line under this event and moving forward.”

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7:26pm Mon 6 Jan 14

emlynkide says...

i think he used the dragons to create a better deal with the osprays.
i think he used the dragons to create a better deal with the osprays. emlynkide
  • Score: 3

8:47pm Mon 6 Jan 14

Keith Barnett says...

He's a dipstick
He's a dipstick Keith Barnett
  • Score: 4

9:17pm Mon 6 Jan 14

franklee64 says...

funny are the above 2 comments however you woudnt be saying that if he signed
funny are the above 2 comments however you woudnt be saying that if he signed franklee64
  • Score: -3

9:24pm Mon 6 Jan 14

Keith Barnett says...

Well he didn't sign!!
Well he didn't sign!! Keith Barnett
  • Score: 4

9:31pm Mon 6 Jan 14

franklee64 says...

he be better of staying were he is, but if he is that bad why did Gwent try sign him
he be better of staying were he is, but if he is that bad why did Gwent try sign him franklee64
  • Score: -3

9:47pm Mon 6 Jan 14

corpardguy says...

At least the lad had the B@lls to apologize. That is one good sign out of the debacle. I hope he has learned something to his and all our advantage
At least the lad had the B@lls to apologize. That is one good sign out of the debacle. I hope he has learned something to his and all our advantage corpardguy
  • Score: 5

12:56am Tue 7 Jan 14

franklee64 says...

ahw so cos he didn't sign for gwent then he I deemed to be not worthy??

pmp as you thumbs down me - what a suprise
ahw so cos he didn't sign for gwent then he I deemed to be not worthy?? pmp as you thumbs down me - what a suprise franklee64
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