2021 Shute Shield Season Review: West Harbour

By MARK CASHMAN

West Harbour ended their season in 10th spot and a few wins wins out of the top six but the yard yards done by departing coach Mark Gudmunson undoubtedly set the the foundations for success in 2022.

Gudmunson believes that the Pirates were poised to play some sort of role in the composition of the Shute Shield playoffs - that wasn’t to be and the baton has been handed over to new boss Joe Barakat.

Work commitments have meant that 'Guddo' will work under Barakat with the Shute Shield squad in 2022 and he firmly believes that several of their stars should get a chance at Super Rugby sooner rather than later