Bath: Gone fishing Stephen Donald gets second SOS

2011-11-02 00:00

AUCKLAND — Called from the banks of the Waikato River by the All Blacks during the Rugby World Cup, another planned fishing excursion will be cut short as Stephen Donald’s new employers Bath have issued an urgent call.

Bath Director of Rugby Ian McGeechan said they were looking forward to getting their new acquisition up to speed, especially after current flyhalf Sam Vesty missed three crucial kicks against London Irish — although he did kick what was eventually the match winning penalty, with Bath successful 13-12, said the All Blacks website.

McGeechan said Donald did deserve some time to celebrate, but said it was now time for him to come over.

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