Shute Shield 2021: Two Blues get on the front foot to prepare for new home ground


There were some frank and honest conversations at the end of the 2020 Shute Shield season at the Western Sydney Two Blues.

After all one win from 12 outings that saw them finish second from bottom above only Penrith wasn’t the most successful season and with a new home ground on the horizon there was appetite for change.

And the line pushed by head coach Joel Rivers to the club’s board was that they would have to add to the first grade pool of talent to get a major uptick in performance.

He felt that the club couldn’t sit back and wait for the necessary talent to walk in the door.

“If we didn’t have the players we wouldn’t be going anywhere this year,” Rivers told Rugby News of the conundrum.

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