By MARK CASHMAN
Newington College Director of Rugby Lachlan Fear believes that the draw will help them work their way into their campaign for a GPS rugby competition that is being touted as the closest for a number of years.
Newington got their season off to a good start with a 36-21 win over Shore last Saturday running in six tries to three in a willing encounter at Stanmore.
They scored five of those tries in the first 25 minutes with a number of them coming off practised attacking shapes from set play, both scrum and lineout.
“It was great that the boys were able to execute a lot of the things that we had been practising coming into the season,” Fear said.
“Traditionally we have always had a big tight five and we like to be able to do is to maximise how we work off that strength.
“These two areas don’t always complement each other perfectly but the playing group and the coaches are working hard at making the team the best it can be..