Colts under microscope in major SRU revamp

COMING off the back of what many are saying was the most successful season in Shute Shield history, the Sydney Rugby Union are considering some major structural changes that it hopes will make their competitions even better. Heading the list of change is a major revamping of the colts competition that has been dominated by Sydney University for much of the past two decades. SRU chiefs are keen for their clubs to run two U20 colts teams and also run an U18 side under their banner and use their points qualification system and all other levers to make the competition as even as possible. Clubs for many years have run three colts teams - two U20 side and another playing U19 laws. Sydney Uni have won 16 of the past 17 first grade colts competitions and this year they defeated Eastern Suburbs 63-15 in the grand final as well as taking out the second grade title and featuring in the thirds. There has been considerable unrest throughout the rest of the competition for some time
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