NRC: Sydney Rays v NSW Country Eagles – 5 Key Match-ups

Saturday’s top of the table NSW derby between the Sydney Rays and NSW Country is set to be an absolute cracker and some of the individual battles will be just as good. With bragging rights and potentially Waratahs jerseys on the line, we’ve selected a handful of key match-ups ahead of tomorrow’s match. Damien Fitzpatrick v Tolu Latu With Tatafu Polota-Nau’s NSW departure expected to be announced in the coming weeks, hookers Damien Fitzpatrick and Tolu Latu get an opportunity to go head to head in front of Daryl Gibson and Cam Blades tomorrow. While recently signed Fitzpatrick has more experience, Latu has been brilliant for the Eagles in the opening three rounds. Could go either way. Will Miller v Rowan Perry Miller and Perry both come from the same mould. Hard nosed openside flankers that play well above their weight with little to no regard for their own bodies. Both the Rays and the Eagles will be eager to play off quick, front foot ball and both flankers will be lookin
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