Shute Shield: Edmed comes of age as Woodies beat Easts and shake up finals

Subscribe to Stan Sport to watch every Shute Shield and Hospital Cup match live and on demand Eastwood flyhalf Tane Edmed came away from Pittwater Rugby Park with even more admirers after he helped to engineer the Woods somewhat unexpected 29-20 win over Eastern Suburbs on Sunday. On a weekend where the Shute Shield pecking order was given one hell of shake up Eastwood showed that they were not just there to make up the numbers in this year’s finals series. The Woodies went at the Beasties at their strengths and gave as good as they got at scrum time and also at the advantage line where the likes of skipper Pat Sio, Sione Tau and Ratu Tuisese were magnificent. Eastwood’s intentions were signalled early and they kicked a penalty goal and notched up a try from Lachlan Anderson. All the while Edmed was tinkering away at the edges, kicking to space and constantly taking the right option in both attack and defence. Edmed moved across from the celebrated Randwick colts

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