Heart tat­toos 25 Dave Den­nis Whit­gift School. French Jersey

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“My is in two places. I grew up in South Lon­don and my par­ents still live in West Dul­wich, and that whole area re­ally does it for me. Then I love it down here (in Ex­eter)

as well.” “I have

and I’m go­ing to get an­other foot tat­too. I want to get a sev­ered head! I like tra­di­tional tat­toos but none of mine mean

any­thing.” “is the fun­ni­est bloke in the Ex­eter squad and makes me laugh a lot. I live with

Alec Hep­burn and James Free­man, who are char­ac­ters. We have a good sys­tem and each cook at least once a week,

so ev­ery­one does their bit.”

“I was in the same year as Mar­land Yarde and Ge­orge Mer­rick, and the year above Elliot Daly, at We won the (Daily Mail Cup) fi­nal at Twick­en­ham in 2010. Ev­ery­thing came to­gether and I could leave with

no re­grets.”

“I’m try­ing to learn this sea­son, to stim­u­late the mind a lit­tle bit. A few of us (at Ex­eter) are tak­ing a class on a Wed­nes­day evening. It’s a beau­ti­ful

lan­guage.” “The year I had at was re­ally good for my de­vel­op­ment and my tech­ni­cal scrum­mag­ing. I was in a full-time en­vi­ron­ment for the first time and I could put all my en­ergy into it. Some­times go­ing straight into the Premier­ship doesn’t sit that well with a player.”

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