Shute Shield Season Preview: WEST HARBOUR with Matt Briggs

by Paul Cook - West Harbour have some pretty big shoes to fill in 2014 in terms of outdoing their exploits from last season. Their season ended in a premature finals defeat but a 5th place finish on the ladder was still their highest since 2007. Their trademark élan with ball in hand remained but was underpinned by a solid set-piece, one of the best scrums in the competition and an improving – if still a work in progress – defence. Their feats were duly noted by those at the next level, a recognition that brought opportunities for some of the club’s leading talents and one that – in the case of Waratahs tyro Alofa Alofa – has been grabbed with both hands. Head coach Matt Briggs was in his first year at the club and while understandably pleased with the fruits of his initial 12 months labour at Concord Oval, he wants and expects more in 2014. Rugby News caught up wi
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