Shute Shield Match Preview: Easts v Randwick – “There’s Not Gonna Be Any Love Lost”

by Brendan Bradford – The ABC cameras will be down at Woollahra Oval as old foes Eastern Suburbs and Randwick kick the season off in style with another battle of the beaches. There’s almost a century of rivalry between the two teams but recent developments, including player movement and the revelation they’ll be playing together in the NRC, gives this match a heightened degree of intensity. “I think if you go through Randwick’s side, they seem to be a whole new team and their recruitment processes have incorporated a lot of players from other clubs. That’s their prerogative,” said Easts coach Mark Bakewell. “We’re happy to have a few guys from Randwick too. We’ve got Seilala Lam and Keith Mesema who I don’t think were really wanted at Randwick, but we didn’t deliberatel
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