Neil Mitchell has lambasted former Stourbridge tighthead prop, Steve Taylor, and branded him an "unwanted journeyman" after the Australian left the National Two club without agreeing his release.
The Stourton Park director of rugby has accused Taylor of walking out on the club and failing to honour the contract he signed when he joined just after the start of the season.
He has also vowed not to allow the ex-Parramatta front-row forward to move to another outfit unless Stour are handsomely compensated for their loss having heard that the 22-year-old has been approached by French club Auch.
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"As far as I am concerned he is an unwanted journeyman and there will be no more of those playing at this club," Mitchell said last night.
"He is 22 years old, in this country for the first time. I got him a car sorted out and took him in when he needed it -anything to make him feel at home - and this is how he repays us."
Mitchell claimed when he found out about Taylor's intention he reminded that him he was under contract until April 2006 and is now adamant that he should not be allowed to move on without consequence.
"I will not be releasing him so if he does go to another club there will have to be a sizeable amount of cash on offer and if he goes to a Premiership club I mean a serious amount of money."
Taylor had done well since he had arrived in the Black County having had a trial at Northampton Saints in the summer but things broke down irreparably last week.
Mitchell maintained that reconciliation is out of the question: "I don't care if he turned round tomorrow and said he had been a bit silly," he added. "I wouldn't have him within miles of the club. I am sick of journeymen.
"I am used to being messed around but the guy he has been staying with has not even been told anything. The first he knew was a bin bag of rubbish had been left out."
But speaking to The Post last night Taylor, who is staying with family in London, said that he had not done anything wrong and accused Stourbridge of failing to honour contractually agreed commitments.
"None of the things that have been promised me have been given - such as payment and things that I don't want to go into," Taylor said.
"I had an agreement that if I went to a higher level they would release me. I could have had that written into the contract but I trusted them.
"I have not been given everything I was supposed to but that is not the issue, the issue is the level of rugby I am playing. They have not honoured their contract so they cannot hold me back," he said.