Shute Shield: Night grand final at Brookvale Oval on the agenda as SRU looks to expand


The Sydney Rugby Union are working towards playing the Shute Shield grand final at night in a radical move that is designed to appeal to a larger television audience.

Brookvale Oval is the likely venue on Saturday October 31 and if all things come together all grades could be played there throughout the day in what will be a genuine festival of footy.

“All things being equal it will be at Brookvale Oval and it will be at night,” SRU chairman Phil Parsons told SWR Sports this week.

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