2020 SHUTE SHIELD SEASON PREVIEW: Western Sydney Two Blues with Joel Rivers

Two wins in a season usually signals a winter of discontent but the Western Sydney Two Blues have come through well and are in good shape for the start of the Covid-19 affected 2020 Shute Shield. They have kept the vast majority of their playing roster from last year, have recruited in some crucial area and have been going about things a lot smarter. Finals would be the over-achieving goal for the Two Blues in 2020 but the realities will be to be a side that leaves nothing on the field and the acknowledgment from opposition sides that they have been in a game. Rugby News spoke to Two Blues head coach JOEL RIVERS earlier this week. WHAT LIES AHEAD: Even though the team finished the 2019 season off with some really positive performances against the top ranked teams, finishing last in any competition is tough to handle. It certainly took the wind out of the sails for the core of the playing group, who had worked very hard the entire year. Pre-season started well with th