David Flatman calls out Andy Goode over controversial Tweet

Sam Smith is holding their head high after being dragged on social media over their quarantine ‘meltdown’ and is all about love.

Critics, including Andy Goode, used Sam’s post to show the contrast against Captain Tom, who has become a national treasure and hero after successfully completing 100 laps around his garden to raise money for the NHS fighting on the coronavirus frontlines. 

The former England fly-half tweeted: “This picture absolutely sums up what’s wrong and right about our society right now! An attention seeker v’s an inspirational hero!”

But David Flatman responded, reminding Goode that he had been supporting the #Bekind movement in the weeks prior to this outburst.

Flatman tweeted: “Whatever happened to #BeKind Goodey? Didn’t last long.”

When challenged, the former Bath prop added: “Goodey is a good man and we have been friends for a long time. We all make mistakes and say things that, on reflection, we wouldn’t say again, me included.

“I think this might be one. I could be wrong.”

Remember #bekind


LIST | 4 signings that can transform Bristol Bears into Champions

Bristol Bears have swiftly gone from Gallagher Premiership new boys to genuine title contenders in double quick time – but who available would transform them into future champions?

Having already signed up Fijian superstar Semi Radradra, England tighthead Kyle Sinckler, Mitch Eadie and Saracens duo Ben Earl and Max Malins, the Bears are looking in good shape for the 2020/21 season.

Here we look at four available players who’d give them the extra bit of quality to guarantee pat Lam’s side end the season as champions.

1. Logovi’i Mulipola

He is expected to leave Newcastle Falcons at the end of the season. The Samoan prop, who can play on both sides of the scrum, is now weighing up his options as he looks for a move elsewhere according to The Rugby Paper. His versatility, experience and scrummaging pedigree would make him a fantastic addition.

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