Edmed labelled a ‘future Tahs captain’ as he makes up for lost time with Eastwood

By Jon Geddes EASTWOOD five-eighth Tane Edmed has been labelled a future Waratahs captain as he quickly makes up for lost time on his return to the Shute Shield after a frustrating Super Rugby campaign. In his first game back for the Woodies, Edmed stood out leading his side to their decisive 50-28 win over Hunter Wildfires last Saturday. “By his own admission he had a disappointing Super Rugby season because he missed 10 weeks with a back injury,” Eastwood coach Ben Batger told Rugby News. “Once people see how good he is, I think Tane will be on the fringes for the Australia A or even World Cup squad.” It is a measure of the high regard in which Edmed is held that while he was only able to train on the Thursday prior to the Hunter game, Batger had no hesitation naming him skipper straight away.             “He was our captain at the back end of last year and he is a leader through and through,” Batger said. “He will captain the Waratahs one day in my

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