He might be the youngest member of the Parkes Rugby Club Under 7s team but running out in front of 22,000 rugby fans on Saturday night didn’t faze Henry Rice.
This weekend, HSBC Waratahs winger Drew Mitchell will become the 25th Australian to celebrate his Super Rugby century.
Round 12 of the Shute Shield gets under way this Saturday (July 14) and for the next five rounds, the top six of Sydney University, Eastwood, Northern Suburbs, Manly, Southern Districts and Eastern Suburbs will battle it out.
The HSBC Waratahs have suffered another agonising defeat, going down to the Brumbies 15-19 despite outscoring their rivals by two tries to one.
Norths’ flyhalf Dave Harvey has helped his side take a gutsy win against a favoured Eastern Suburbs side, kicking four second half penalty goals in a tryless 12-6 win at Woollahra Oval.
HSBC Waratahs’ prop Sekope Kepu has been ruled out of tomorrow night’s FxPro Super Rugby match with the Brumbies due to a calf injury.
A broken thumb sustained at training earlier this week has ruled replacement hooker Josh Mann-Rea out of the match day 22 for Saturday’s clash with the Brumbies. Southern Districts’ John Ulugia will take his place on the bench.
The final match of round 11 of the Shute Shield takes place this Saturday (July 7) with Eastern Suburbs hosting Northern Suburbs at Woollahra Oval. The match will be telecast live on ABC TV at 3pm and is the final fixture to be played before the competition splits in round 12.
Grayson Hart will make his NSW debut when the HSBC Waratahs take on the table-topping Brumbies at ANZ Stadium this Saturday evening (7.40pm).
Former Brumby Adam Ashley-Cooper will be looking to put one over on his former team mates next weekend when the HSBC Waratahs take on the Brumbies in their penultimate game of the 2012 season.