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Randwick has thrashed arch rivals Eastern Suburbs 33-10 to claim victory in the opening round of the Shute Shield.
It's the first match that Randwick players and fans alike search for when the draw is released, but this early season encounter had a little bit of extra spice, with a number of players swapping jerseys over the off-season.
In a high rise overlooking picturesque Sydney Harbour, Randwick held their season launch on Wednesday with guest of honour Sir Nicholas Shehadie. Sir Nicholas was joined in the Bell Potter Board Room by Club Patron Jeffrey Sayle, Randwick President Bob Dwyer, the Randwick Board including Simon Poidevin who acted as MC, UNSW representatives and a host of other special guests.
Making his first grade debut at just 15 years of age, Sir Nicholas personifies what it means to play for the Galloping Greens. Tough, proud and always humble – he represents exactly what Coach Wade Kelly has been working to instill within the current playing group.
If 2012 was a year to forget in Randwick's illustrious history, 2013 was about picking themselves off the floor, dusting themselves off and putting in place the foundations that would see them return to their rightful seat on Australian club rugby's top table.
Randwick Rugby Club and NSW Country, in conjunction with Eastern Suburbs Rugby Club have formed a partnership which will compete in the NRC under the banner of NSW Country.
Randwick is pleased to be working together with our fierce historic rivals Eastern Suburbs in partnering with NSW Country. Both clubs have enduring links to country Rugby and have seen young country players come to the "Big Smoke" and forge fabulous careers in the game.
Good luck to the Lloyd McDermott Rugby Development Team
Hong Kong 10s Update!
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A few Galloping Greens boys there - we wish them all the best this week for the 10s.
Australian Rugby Union today announced nine teams will compete in the inaugural season of its new domestic Rugby competition, the National Rugby Championship, which will kick off in August this year. (View the annoucement interview-click here)
The competition will include two teams from Queensland, four from New South Wales and one each from the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Western Australia, and as part of a deliberate strategy to re-engage with passionate Rugby supporters in regional Australia it will include teams representing Queensland Country and NSW Country.