Intrust Shute Shield: Round 1 Match Previews

By Sam Ryan CLICK HERE: ROUND 1 TEAM LISTS Sydney University v Eastwood - Live on 7TWO Sydney University host reigning premiers Eastwood in the feature match of the opening round, to be broadcast live on 7TWO from 3pm on Saturday. Former Australia Sevens and Waratahs recruit Brad Wilkin will start at No.8 for the Students with Jim Stewart and Tom Carter forming a strong pairing in the midfield of an exciting University backline. Eastwood beat Uni in a pre-season trial just weeks ago, however new Woodies coach Stu Woodhouse said his side isn't looking too much into that result and will need to be at their best if they are to start 2016 with a win. “We need to show more aggression in our defence compared to what our trial form has shown and need to try and out enthuse Uni, which is always fairly difficult,” Woodhouse said. Eastwood will be without veterans Hugh Perritt and Ben Batger for the first time tomorrow, but have named new recruit Jerome McKenzie on the wing for the open
Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Continue reading this story for free

Create a free account to continue reading and get more of Rugby News' top stories directly to your inbox.

Or, subscribe for unlimited access

error: Content is protected !!