The Intrust Super Shute Shield is the premier grade rugby trophy in NSW and was struck in honour of the late Robert Elliott Stewart Shute.
NSW Premiership Rugby is contested in Sydney across four senior grades and three colts competitions between 12 clubs: Eastern Suburbs, Eastwood, Gordon, Manly, Northern Suburbs, Parramatta, Penrith, Randwick, Southern Districts, Sydney University, Warringah and West Harbour.
The Intrust Super Shute Shield’s Saturday match-of-the-day will be seen live on the Seven Network on 7TWO and regionally through the Prime Network and 7 Digital.
Rugby has been recognised across four categories in the 2016 New South Wales Sports Awards.
In a sharing of resources initiative to build rugby in the local Penrith community, Shute Shield winning Norths head coach Simon Cron, and his grade teams are heading to Penrith Rugby Club this Saturday 10 December, running an innovative training day with newly appointed Penrith Emus head coach Julian Huxley.