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A Grand Final replay between Sydney University and Randwick highlights Round 18 of the Tooheys New Shute Shield to be played out across Sydney tomorrow.
Teams have been announced for the round 18 of the 2009 Tooheys New Shute Shield to be played on Saturday 1 August.
Wallaby star Berrick Barnes has committed to Australian Rugby through to the 2011 Rugby World Cup and will link with the HSBC Waratahs from 2010.
Drew Mitchell has signed with the HSBC Waratahs and Australian Rugby Union for a two-year deal which takes the Wallaby back through to Rugby World Cup 2011.
Eastwood have shown they are genuine contenders for the 2009 Tooheys New Shute Shield with a 39-14 victory over Warringah at Pittwater Rugby Park.
Mosman have competed in every Grand Final of the NSWRU Under 85kg competition and on Wednesday night claimed their second title with a 27-10 victory over the Lloyd McDermott Development team at Rawson Park.
Following the submission of expressions of interest which closed yesterday, the New South Wales Rugby Union is excited by the expansion of the Super Rugby competition in 2011, saying it will be a win for the entire Rugby community.
Teams have been announced for the round 17 of the 2009 Tooheys New Shute Shield to be played on Saturday 25 July.
The Lloyd McDermott Development Team will attempt to win their first NSWRU Under 85kg title when they face Mosman tonight at Rawson Park.
Local derby round provided passionate and hard-fought Rugby in round 16 of the Tooheys New Shute Shield which has seen Manly drop from top spot on the ladder.
The second local derby round of the 2009 Tooheys New Shute Shield takes place on Saturday 18 July with important and traditional clashes being played across Sydney.
Saturday night's Tri Nations opener sees the return of Wycliff Palu, with the HSBC Waratahs No.8 the only addition to the Wallabies starting XV from the side which started in the 22-6 win over France in Sydney last month.