You can’t take the hipster out of Newtown: City Tahs battle the bush

Most of the Waratahs squad have felt at home on their Beach to the Bush pre-season tour through Central West NSW this week. In fact, nine players in the 37-man squad grew up in regional NSW. But not Jake Gordon. The talented Sydney Uni halfback may be on track to make his Super Rugby debut in a few weeks time, but he's faced some new challenges this week as the team travelled through Bathurst, Orange and Dubbo on route to Mudgee for a trial game against the Brumbies on Saturday. According to Dubbo boy Tom Robertson, Gordon has had quite an education this week.   “He’s a guy who grew up in the middle of the city, Newtown. He hardly sees grass unless it’s on a footy field so he’s quite out of his element," the Wallabies prop from told Nick McGrath from the Central Western Daily. “We drove past a few kangaroos on our way out here (on Monday) and he said ‘boys, did you see those kangaroos, I was so scared’. “He’s a bit of a city boy.” But, Waratahs head
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