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A tribute to Ugo Monye by Bloggers’ Bench member Emma Thurston

Last night at The Twickenham Stoop Ugo Monye signed off for the final time at home, writes Bloggers’ Bench member Emma Thurston.

In today’s modern game one club men are few and far between, alongside thirteen successful domestic seasons Ugo donned the shirt of England and the most coveted of them all, that of the British and Irish Lions. It has been an illustrious career  and it is a mark of the man that with all of his achievements the part that he is most proud of is the fact that he has been a one club man. 

When the final whistle is blown at Kingston Park next weekend Ugo will hang up his brightly coloured Adidas boots for the last time, prior to last night's game Adidas themselves set the hashtag #Monyemental trending and his domestic career has been just that. The statistics on his Harlequins' player profile page speak for themselves…

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