Shute Shield guns star for Waratahs A in dominant win over Brumby Runners
A Waratahs A side led by Shute Shield guns Jack Bowen, Hunter Ward and Sateki Latu ran in six unanswered first half tries against the Brumby Runners on Friday afternoon just hours before the Tahs’ top squad kicked off their 2023 Super Rugby Campaign.
With Tahs coach Darren Coleman running water and Wallabies coach Eddie Jones an interested onlooker, the young Tahs’ were close to perfect in the first 40 minutes and led 36-0 at the break.
The Brumby Runners worked their way into the match in the second half, but were clearly outclassed, with NSW winning comfortably.
Standout Performers - NSW A
Mosese Tuipolotu (Eastern Suburbs No.12)
After several injury interrupted seasons, 22-year old Easts centre Mosese Tuipolotu looks ready to become a dominant force in the Shute Shield and potentially work his way into the Tahs top squad.