Shute Shield: Eastwood out to show they aren’t one-trick pony against Easts

By MARK CASHMAN

Eastwood coach Ben Batger reckons his side turned a bit of a corner last week when they beat West Harbour but they will have to be much more complete when they take on Eastern Suburbs on Saturday.

The Woodies rolled in four tries off the back of their maul, but will travel to the east aware that they cannot be a one-trick pony if they are to come away with some reward at Woollahra.

“Easts are a very dangerous side especially at home,” coach Batger said.

“I think their backline in particular are very dangerous with good speed and footwork, while their forwards are well led by Sam Shires and are very hard working .