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August 2013

Eastwood and Easts rugby fans will get the chance to get up close to a trophy that Australian and New Zealand Rugby teams have fought over for the last 80 years this weekend, when the Bledisloe Cup travels to Woollahra Oval.

Michael Hooper has blown away the opposition to become Australia’s Super Rugby Player of the Year for 2013, with Israel Folau crowned Rookie of the Year.

Eastern Suburbs coach Mark Bakewell has urged his team to focus on the performance not the result as they take on competition leaders Eastwood on Saturday. 

Michael Cheika has today confirmed the signing of Bulls’ hard-man Jacques Potgieter on a two-year contract.

A last-minute penalty goal was all that separated the NSW Barbarians from an experienced Argentina side in the teams’ first encounter in La Planta today, with the Pumas snatching victory with the last kick despite being outscored by four tries to three.

The Students have made it 12 wins on the trot, with the reigning champions bulldozing their way to a 48-6 win over third-placed Southern Districts.

Shute Shield stars Usaia O'Sullivan and Tolu Latu will represent NSW for the first time this weekend, after being selected in the starting team to face the Pumas in Buenos Aires.

Two of the top three-placed teams will this weekend battle for bragging rights, as the Shute Shield competition nears the finals stages. 
 

July 2013

NSW Waratahs winger Peter Betham has attributed his maiden Wallabies call-up and stellar Super Rugby form to an off season spent playing club rugby.

Volvo has today expanded its support of the NSW Waratahs, announcing that it will step up to become the team’s Principal Sponsor from next season.

Uncapped duo Bernard Foley and Peter Betham are amongst 11 HSBC Waratahs players included in the 40-man Qantas Wallabies training squad for the upcoming Castrol EDGE Rugby Championship.

 A bonus-point try in the closing minutes has helped Eastern Suburbs overturn a 12-point deficit to record a victory over West Harbour yesterday. 

Dave Dennis and Rob Horne have become the latest players to re-commit to the HSBC Waratahs.

Michael McDougall has today been called into the NSW Barbarians squad for next month’s two-match tour of Argentina.

NSW try-scoring machine and local hero Cam Crawford was a fan favourite when the HSBC Waratahs travelled to his local Chatswood for the last leg of their Tahs Junior Clinic series.

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