2021 Shute Shield Season Review: Randwick

By MARK CASHMAN

Randwick were well in the mix to play finals when the pandemic called the Shute Shield off and at different stages of the year threatened to be a major force.

They finished the years in seventh spot but with a wave of Super Rugby and Sevens stars about to populate their ranks they were heading home with a full main sail.

Coach Ben McCormack says the 2021 season will be remembered for the emergence of another flush of good players who have come through their juniors and colts system as well as the leadership shown by Mitch Short, Ben Houston and Jamie Rickward.