With the exception of Hawkebury Ag - all of the teams named have healthy junior clubs of their own that they nurture as a feeder system to their colts and senior programs. You could add Hills to the list.
How they then feed into the Shute shield program is a more vexed question (and a different...
I understand the decisions made last night around the 16s comp should further ensure decline in Sydney Junior Rugby.
If the mail is to be believed, at least two teams set to forfeit this weekend and one ready to fold on back of decision.
Blacktown might not get their next game for some weeks...
There were certainly some large humans across the grades for Penrith (and not in a good way).
It is worth noting that the colts are improving. Last year they weren't allowed to have a firsts team as they were losing so badly. Yesterday the firsts colts put 4 tries into Uni. Small steps but...
By the way Emu Burger.
The Emu Burger was a bit off point today.
Do you have inside knowledge of this? The gravy wasn't is usual deliciousness and the rissole more chewy.
Usually I'd concur on the wonderfulness of the burger
He must have been tired. Usually a champ
Hope your nephew got Skelto's signature.
It does look like Wests are struggling. Hope the Emus still have some spring in step after month of fire. Quite a few dropped today and depth might get tested before you get a go at Wests.
Emu Burger. Bit early in the season to start trash talking Wests and Parra I would think. Unless it was your intent to motivate them.
So a win today (and for the next month) is out of the question?
Should you tell Jeremy Paul not to bother?