Around the traps: Shute Shield back on TV; Latu return & sleeping near the enemy

By Mark Cashman I LOVE THE COVERAGE OF the Shute Shield that Stan Sport has brought to the table and it’s about to go up a notch as we head towards the finals. One game a week will be telecast on free to air - Channel Nine’s GEM the likely landing pad - starting from Round 16 on July 23. They are throwing the “big dogs” at the telecast too with Sean Maloney on the microphone for the first game scheduled, the Battle of the Beaches game between Manly and Warringah at Manly Oval. When Maloney has duties on the Test scene Andrew Swain will fly down from his luxury mansion in Brisbane to add his particular style to the telecast. The extra coverage will continue right through to the Shute Shield grand final on Saturday September 3 at Leichhardt Oval. The move expands the competition’s already considerable footprint and can only be good for the game. ****** Coaches and Rugby players are superstitious at the best of times but I’m sure that Randwick coach Ben McC
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