Shute Shield: All the coaches have their say about how derby week will pan out

By MARK CASHMAN

The big northern beaches derby between Manly and Warringah heads up the offerings in Round Eight of the Shute Shield competition on Saturday.

The Rats v Marlins derby is the 7TWO TV match of the round on Saturday but another one, the western Sydney showdown between the Two Blues and Penrith at Lidcombe Oval, will be streamed live from 5pm by Cluch TV.

Numerous other games had the makings of a TV game with Randwick taking on Gordon at Coogee and Northern Suburbs up against Eastwood at Pittwater Rugby Park.

The other games on Saturday are Sydney Uni v West Harbour and at Forshaw Rugby Park Southern Districts take on Eastern Suburbs.

Here’s what all the coaches think of the games: