The NSW Country Cockatoos have named their squad set to square off against the Australian U20s in their clash at Chatswood Oval this Saturday night.
The Intrust Super Shute Shield tossed up a few more surprises over the weekend with the competition leaders suffering a defeat at the hands of 8th ranked Northern Suburbs at North Sydney Oval on Saturday.
With just six points separating the top six sides in the competition heading into Round 10, this Saturday could prove a crucial turning point in the fortunes of a number of teams.
Over the weekend the Trytons practiced many new skills including kicking and tackling all designed to help improve their co-ordination and mobility.
The Sydney Women's team had a resounding win over ACT in a trial match, defeating their rivals 38-12 on Sunday afternoon.
Manly have won the Mounties Cup for the eighth consecutive year, defeating Warringah in a nail-biter at Manly Oval, with the Rats storming back in the second half to almost cause an upset.
One of the biggest battles on the Intrust Super Shute Shield calendar is finally here as the Manly Marlins prepare to take on the Warringah Rats this Saturday.
Illawarra and Newcastle Hunter have successfully retained their Caldwell Cup and Rowlands Colts Cup Country Championship Titles, but they both had to pull out all stops in their respective finals.