Grand Final Preview: Woods Have “One More Job To Do”

by Brendan Bradford – Two heavyweights face off in the Shute Shield Grand Final this Saturday, but a telling disparity remains. Sydney University and Eastwood have created history in becoming the only two clubs contesting Grand Finals in all four grades, but while the Students will field a first grade starting side littered with Super Rugby players, Eastwood boasts just one – Benn Robinson. Make no mistakes, it’s a battle of the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots.’ “Yes it is,” agrees Eastwood coach John Manenti. “But then you could probably say that with us against most clubs in the comp really. We run on the sniff of an oily rag and you just can’t knock the joint. I know it’s probably par for the course for Uni to be in four Grand Finals, but for Eastwood, it’s certainly something special and it goes t
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