Dewar Shield: Mick Snowden making the most of Melbourne opportunity

Things haven’t quite gone to plan for Mick Snowden in 2016. The former Eastwood and NSW Country halfback joined the Melbourne Rebels extended playing squad ahead of the Super Rugby season but has struggled for game time, playing behind Nic Stirzaker and Ben Meehan. The 28-year old Tamworth junior earned two Super Rugby caps earlier this year and has spent most of the season playing with Melbourne in the Dewar Shield. Tomorrow, Snowden and the Unicorns face defending premiers Harlequins in the grand final. “Obviously I would have liked to play a bit less Dewar Shield and a bit more Super Rugby but that’s just the way the cards fell. I’ve really enjoyed it though and was pleasantly surprised by the standard of the competition,” Snowden said. “There is a really good bunch of guys at Melbourne, we’ve got a really good coach so that has made things a whole lot easier.” While Snowden admitted it had been a frustrating season, he was confident his rugby had improved thro
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