Sydney Uni’s country boys excited for homecoming clash against Eastwood

By Matt Findlay Sydney University president David Lyons spoke of his club's strong affinity with country NSW and in particular the Central West region earlier this week, and you need look no further than the students’ Shute Shield side for proof of that connection. The likes of Wellington's Mitch Whiteley and Bathurst's Rory Suttor will both line-up in the fabled blue and gold at Glen Willow Sporting Complex against Eastwood on Saturday in a homecoming of sorts, even more so for Mudgee's Matt Sandell. Admittedly it's not quite the burrow at Jubilee Oval where he began his career with the Wombats but that's a mere detail, because there's simply no denying how excited the latter is to return to his old stomping ground. "I'm really looking forward to it, it'll be good to get back out there," Sandell, who was born in Wellington but spent his formative years in Mudgee, said. "My parents still live locally and they'll be there, I haven't played out at Mudgee since I was mayb
Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Continue reading this story for free

Create a free account to continue reading and get more of Rugby News' top stories directly to your inbox.

Or, subscribe for unlimited access

error: Content is protected !!