It was a vastly different Australian team that turned out against New Zealand in Game 2 of the Oceania Series at Bond University. Minor changes in personnel in numbers 1 -15 on the field, but major changes in the space between the ears. Motivated by Head Coach Adrian Thompson’s assessment of the first game on Tuesday night, as ‘unacceptable’, the Australian U20 team, took advantage of a great start, to record a final minute 25-24 win over the New Zealand U20s team.
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The boys trained well during the week in preparation for our match against Warringah at Pittwater Rugby park. The boys were well aware that Warringah in 2nd grade is a formidable team but we remained quietly confident in our ability to overcome them.
Unfortunately, this is about as good as it gets for 2nd grade, our performance being the worse of 2016.
NECKSAFE, Australia’s premier NFP Charity (1) dedicated to the elimination of preventable head and neck injuries though advocacy, awareness, research and education has launched a new
NECKSAFE RUGBY APP to complement its existing suite of iOS products.
This month, Headsafe begins a landmark study into Concussion Biomarkers in rugby players.
Biological markers or "biomarkers" are compounds which are released from damaged nerve cells in the brain. When they move from inside the brain outwards into circulation they can be detected in blood, urine, breath and also saliva. They reflect damage to cells and may eventually be diagnostic for concussion and of use in knowing when an injured sportsperson can return to play safely.
R.06 1st Grade Highlights Randwick V Manly
R.07 Colts 1 Highlights Randwick V West Harbour
7 Players 7 Questions Randwick and West Harbour Colts
England coach Eddie Jones has recruited Glen Ella as skills coach during England's three match tour of Australia.
Ella will be responsible for England's attacking play and providing backs skills coaching.
It’s round 7 and we are facing West Harbour at Concord Oval.
Wests kicks off towards Parramatta road end and after 2 phases, Wests are penalised and Randwick opts for line out 55 metres out. Ball goes straight to backs with some crisp passing and after 3 phases Chris Taripo in No. 14 crosses the line in the corner for Randwick’s first try. Tom Hiddleston fails to convert.
Randwick 5 Wests Nil.
Welcome Home Dear Sir
It’s been a while old mate. Your journey has been long and your masters many. It’s time to kick off your weathered boots and rest your weary head. You’re home now Sir.
Great effort across the board on Saturday as the Club managed to record another clean sweep with all grade and colts teams registering wins against Wests at Concord Oval.
Fourth grade got things underway with a convincing 36-13 win over the Pirates which was aided in no small way by Jack Musgrove who crossed the line twice, before third grade ran away with the game at the back end to rack up a 45-7 score on the back of big performances by Dave Green, Ryan Powter and Sam Connor.
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