Around The Traps: Speed dating launch, coach musings, Stan’s Shute team, vale ‘Flash’

By MARK CASHMAN

We’re not far from the start of the 2021 Shute Shield season 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:

Big wraps out there from all concerned about the official launch of the Shute Shield this week and the welcoming on board of Charter Hall as new naming rights sponsor.

Club footy is run largely by volunteers and that means they need to work and with the comp a little over a week away the “get in and get it done” nature of the launch was much appreciated.