Chris Bell on how a season at fullback made him a better Eastwood No.10

From the outside, anyone watching Eastwood in 2020 would have been immediately impressed by the Woodies new recruit at fullback.

A pale skinned, blonde kid with a funny accent was one of Eastwood’s best most weeks, particularly towards the backend of the season.

It appeared to be a recruiting and strategic masterstroke from the Woodies and coach Ben Batger.

To bring in an experienced fullback over the from UK to help young flyhalf Tane Edmed manage the game in his first full season of first grade.

Turns out though, that that wasn’t the case at all.