Simon Cron and Julian Huxley to host joint training session in Penrith this Saturday

Shute Shield premiership winner and recently appointed Australian U20s coach Simon Cron will head to Penrith with his Northern Suburbs players this weekend to take part in a joint training day alongside new Penrith Emus coach Julian Huxley. Cron and Huxley will put both Norths’ and Penrith players through a combined training session at Nepean Rugby Park on Saturday morning and host a short presentation about the opportunities rugby can offer. “There is a huge talent pool in Penrith and it will be great for our boys at Norths to get to know the Penrith players better and visa versa,” Cron said. “Penrith can sometimes feel isolated as a club geographically, so the key for us is to make sure their players don’t feel that way as they add so much to rugby. “We need to combine forces and spell out the advantages of the game over other popular codes.” Former Wallaby Julian Huxley will coach Penrith in 2017 and said Saturday’s session with the 2016 Shute Shield premiers wi
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