There was a couple of posts around the start of the year saying that the Brook Street clubhouse had reopened. What happened to that?
Last time I was at Coogee oval, the post game festivities were at the Coogee Bowlo. That seemed to be a fairly decent and convenient venue. Roof, walls, floors, doors, beer, dunnies. What more does the discerning rugby fan need?
I'm not sure he's too familiar with that liquid.
And this year is the 50th Anniversary of Eastwood's first First Grade Grand Final appearance against guess who. J. Sayle was on the side of the scrum for the guess who's.
What a club side. Brass, Smith, Reubner, Bob Lay, John Francis, Tony Moore, Mick O'Gorman, Dennis O'Callaghan, Denis "Hambone" Cleary, John Weber, Mick Rosenberg, Bill Outterside and of course Peter Johnson and Mr. C.
I remember the state of feverish excitement we also-rans were in when Chris Wheadon crashed over for his second try. 17 - 14!!!! We were in it!!!
Then Tony Moore did the most un-Randwick thing of kicking a field goal. (I hope Cheika reads this),
20 - 14. All over, except for two late converted tries.
Tom Hill has been away in europe as well. That bloke knows how to play.Dunno about Barry. He did play earlier in the season IIRC, but did not make much impact.
Of all the players we have lost, Pat Sio is the one we miss the most.
Ed Craig has covered very well for Roach.
What is Alofa Alofa's story just decided to have a run with Randwick with the aim of getting a contract? The Rebels have him on some kind of short term deal?
Any reports on how these fellows performed in the lower grades?Going to be good fun for Gordon's 4th graders having Kevin Locke playing tomorrow!
Pete Samu. Good player. Not sure I can forgive him going to The Filth though Mind you, under my "support your local team" philosophy I should support the Crusaders for at least part of the Mitre 10 Cup as I will be down that way for a while.Alaalatoa went to Manawatu and didn't come back. Now a Crusader.
Will Skelton's bro, Cameron, went to Chiefs Development after Samoa U20's. Not seen since.
Peter Thingy (? - flanker) from Wix played with Nelson Makos, now a Crusader.
Any reports on how these fellows performed in the lower grades?
Hearing stories of some Shute Shielders heading off to NZL to try to land a spot in their ITM Cup. I thought that NRC was supposed to stop that happening.
Jarred came off the bench in 2s against us on the weekend. It would be fair to say he looked a little 'under done' without being disrespectful.
Alofa Alofa played well (2 tries) in 2nds for Wicks but considering the quality (or lack thereof) of the opposition it wasn't hard to look good. He could be a chance of playing 1sts with Horwitz, Kellaway and Robinson presumerably not available and Lachie Anderson missed the game with injury.
Interesting. Sad that he didn't head back to the Pirates because it sounds like they need Super Rugby calibre players more than Randwick 2nd Grade do.
I see on Wikipedia that he was capped for Samoa in late 2014. This would then make him a marquee player at any Oz Super Franchise, and thus I would think that it make it a bit more difficult to land a gig here.