West Harbour 2017 Shute Shield Season Preview – With Todd Louden

Todd Louden’s reign at Concord Oval didn't get off to the best start, with a heavily rain affected preseason derailing the Pirates early. But by the midway point of the season, things started to turn for West Harbour. Led by 2017 Catchpole Medal winner Tayler Adams, the Pirates won their last seven matches and fell agonisingly short of an illusive finals berth. While Adams has signed with the Melbourne Rebels in 2018, Louden still has an exciting, young group at Concord, hungry for more consistency and success. Overview with Todd Louden: “At the end of the day, we didn't make the finals this year so we really didn't win anything. For a lot of our players and coaches, missing out on the finals is what is driving us going forward. We’ve retained the majority of the group for next season so we’re all pretty hungry, hunger is the word we are all using at the moment, to be better in 2018,” Louden told Rugby News. “Our preseason was a shocker. We pretty much didn't
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