• 2019 Jack Scott Cup Grand Final: Meet the Teams – Sydney University

    Reigning champions Sydney University take on newcomers Randwick Magic in the Jack Scott Cup Final at Pittwater Rugby Park tomorrow, for the chance to claim back-to-back Premiership titles. They take us through their matchday 23…

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  • 2019 Jack Scott Cup Grand Final: Meet the Teams – Randwick Magic

    Randwick Magic will line-up in the Jack Scott Cup Final tomorrow for a chance to lift the trophy in their inaugural season in the competition. They take us through their matchday 25 in alphabetical order for the showdown against Sydney University…

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  • NRC Season 6 Kick-Off: Squads, Draw, Coaches & Captain’s Previews

    The sixth season of the National Rugby Championship (NRC) kicks-off today, with eight teams battling it out again for supremacy in the country’s newest domestic competition. Fijian Drua are the holders, having lifted the title in some style last year. But a look across the squads suggests that there are plenty of pretenders to their throne this time around, with a heavy Super Rugby presence balanced nicely with the cream of the crop from clubland.

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  • 2019 Shute Shield Grand Final: Sydney University

    Sydney University’s coaching team of Robert Taylor (backs) and assistant Joe Horn-Smith (forwards) take us through their 23 man squad for Saturday’s Intrust Super Shute Shield grand final showdown…

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  • 2019 Shute Shield Grand Final: Warringah

    Warringah head coach Mark Gerrard takes us through his 23 man squad for this afternoon’s Intrust Super Shute Shield grand final showdown against Sydney University…

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  • Grand Final Key Match-Up – Rohan O’Regan v Sam Ward

    There are plenty of players you would’t fancying run at in this afternoon’s Intrust Super Shute Shield grand final. But two of the toughest on the field, are also two of the nicest blokes you could hope to meet off it, in Sydney University Football Club’s Rohan O’Regan, and Warringah Rats Official Supporters Page’s Sam Ward. Behind the Ruck caught up with club rugby’s Jekyll and Hyde persona’s this week to reflect on the season so far, see how they rate each other, and their team’s chances of glory.

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  • 2019 Colin Caird Shield Grand Final: Eastern Suburbs

    Eastern Suburbs 2nd grade head coach Ed Brenac takes us through his 23 man squad for today’s Colin Caird Shield grand final showdown against Sydney University…

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  • 2019 Colin Caird Shield Grand Final: Sydney University

    Sydney University’s flying winger Henry Clunies-Ross takes us through his side’s matchday squad for today’s Colin Caird Shield grand final showdown against Eastern Suburbs…

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  • Grand Final Key Match-Up – Harry Jones v Harry Potter

    When you want to talk about pace, skill, and finishing ability in the Intrust Super Shute Shield, the conversation has to come around to the two Harry’s pretty quickly. Behind the Ruck spoke to Harry Jones and Harry Potter ahead of their grand final clash tomorrow.

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  • Grand Final Key Match-Up – Jake Gordon v Josh Holmes

    One look at the opposing number nine’s for tomorrow’s Intrust Super Shute Shield grand final, tells you not to look away anytime they are within sight of the line. Two of the most potent halfbacks in the game, Jake Gordon and Josh Holmes both have the pace, vision and finishing prowess to strike from anywhere, but in particular off the back of a scrum. Behind the Ruck caught up with them both to gauge their views on the battle ahead.

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The Final Word: Exclusive Grand Final preview by Darren Coleman

Expert analysis on the title decider from Darren Coleman. Having guided the NSW Country Eagles to an NRC grand final in 2015, Coleman led Warringah to back-to-back Intrust Super Shute Shield grand finals, and lifted the Premiership in 2017. He is currently overseeing an incredible revival at Gordon, who have risen from 9th to 2nd on the Club Championship ladder since his arrival.

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