Around The Traps Column: Easts do the numbers, Noddy Sawtell Cup and Souths big move

By MARK CASHMAN We’re into the 10th round of the Shute Shield competition and the phone has been ringing hot with all the news and views from the greatest club competition in Australia. Here’s what we are hearing: Eastern Suburbs seem to have got through their clunky start to the season and have now had a rush of Super Rugby talent head their way to Woollahra Oval. The latest recruit for head coach Pauli Taumoepeau to get his hands on is ROB LEOTA from the Melbourne Rebels. Leota has some family links already at the club and will be a veru handy addition. That’s on top of the likes of Alex Newsome, Tom Staniforth and Lalaki Foketi returning last week from the Waratahs Super Rugby bubble. Not sure how the points work out with all those big dogs but you’d want to have your calculator with you as you unleash the bench late on a Saturday afternoon. After all one slip and points will be lost! ****** There’s a bit happening at Rat Park on Saturday with Jos

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