Around the Traps: Two Blues to celebrate the life of Eric Tweedale before Gordon clash


THE Two Blues are getting many things right as they search for that elusive spot in the Shute Shield playoffs but Around The Traps reckons honouring Eric Tweedale in round one is a beauty.

Five games from colts through to the first grade game against Gordon will be played on the one field on Saturday, weather permitting, and it’s being marketed as Eric Tweedale Round.

Lots of new faces and lots of talent at the Two Blues this year and they will all be on show.


LITTLE wonder that the Shute Shield is considered to be one of the major proving ground for the professional game.

At the competition launch at the magnificent North Sydney Oval earlier this week SRU chairman Phil Garling reported that over the past three years a whopping 256 players have progressed through to the professional ranks.

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