Nine Shute Shield expats to cheer on during the Rugby World Cup

There is Shute Shield talent aplenty to keep on eye on over the coming months as the Rugby World Cup kicks off on Saturday morning Sydney time.  Some won’t feature in gold jerseys though but will have plenty of support from the club rugby community.  Otu Mausia - Western Sydney Two Blues - Tonga This is a pretty cool story. After making his debut for Tonga late last year, Mausia chose to play his way into a star studded Tongan squad via a season with the Two Blues in the Shute Shield.  He was close to untouchable throughout the first half of this season and did enough to earn his spot ahead of numerous rivals playing in professional competitions around the world.  It shows if you play well enough in the Shute Shield, you will get noticed.  Jack Dempsey - Gordon - Scotland It feels like only yesterday when Jack Dempsey was in a Gordon jersey, leading the Stags to a breakthrough premiership at the end of the Covid interrupted 2020 season.  Now he plays in
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