COOGEE ELECTORATE RUGBY PLAYERS
Dr MARJORIE O'NEILL (Coogee) (13:27): The Coogee electorate has a long tradition of producing rugby union royalty.
None other than former member Michael Cleary was a Wallaby. Ben Donaldson and Will Harrison continue this tradition, as two Randwick rugby playmakers spearheading Australia's campaign at the World Rugby under-20s Championship in Argentina, now headed to the finals against France.
While the two boys kicked off their rugby educations at rival Eastern Suburbs junior clubs—the Coogee Seahorses and the Clovelly Eagles—they are both products of Randwick Rugby Academy and are now playing for the Randwick Rugby Club, and both have also been signed by the Waratahs. I take this opportunity to congratulate Ben and Will on their stellar careers to date and say to them, best of luck in the finals on Sunday. "Up the Wicks!"
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