Joeys and Knox meet in Bankwest blockbuster to open schoolboy season

After falling one win short of claiming their third straight GPS premiership, Joeys will begin their 2021 campaign with a blockbuster clash against CAS rivals Knox at Bankwest Stadium.

The match will be played as a curtain raiser to the Waratahs and Rebels clash on Saturday evening and couldn’t be further from the empty sidelines schoolboy rugby players played in front of last season.

“We were really happy with our boys last season considering all the disruptions throughout the season,” Joeys first XV coach Tim Andersen told Rugby News.

“From training in pairs, to training in groups of ten. Then the season was called off, then it was back on again.

“For it to come down to the very last game of the season against Kings for the premiership, it was a great effort from all involved

“Kings were a great side and played very well on the day and while we were unhappy to lose that one, as you can expect, we were pleased with the season overall.

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