No recruiter has a better than 50% strike rate over their tenureIt’s not clutching at all. It highlights that list managers make mistakes, especially when they think they know more than wily, experienced coaches like Sheedy and Williams. Rumour has it that Clarkson gets very involved in the recruiting decisions. He doesn’t allow the recruiters to sideline him. And he is a 4 time premiership coach.
As for Clarkson, his involvement is limited. He doesn't want names of draftees, just their attributes