Intrust Shute Shield: Five players to watch in 2016

Photo: SPA Images By Sam Ryan With the opening round of the Intrust Super Shute Shield just days away, Rugby News has picked a few new and returning faces to feature ahead of what is expected to be one of the tightest competitions in recent memory. Rowan Perry - Eastern Suburbs 22-year old flanker Rowan Perry spent the preseason training with the Waratahs after impressing for the Canberra Vikings in the NRC over the last two years. The NSW Far North Coast junior is strong at the breakdown and a consistent ball runner and will add plenty to the Beasties forward pack this season. Joel Luani - Eastwood Former Australian Schoolboys No.8 Joel Luani was one of Australian rugby’s most exciting prospects a few years back after helping Newington claim the GPS title undefeated in 2010. He was picked up by the West Tigers straight out of school and played nine NRL matches before returning to rugby in 2016 to play with Eastwood. The Woodies have named Luani at inside centre in second gr
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