Emirates Western Force star James O’Connor has claimed the Wallabies Rookie of the Year Award after a stunning first 12 months at international level.
WA’s Debby Hodgkinson and Steve Gann were rewarded for their service to rugby over the past year at last night’s John Eales Medal, held in Sydney.
Star Emirates Western Force back Cameron Shepherd is confident of being 100 per cent ready for the start of the 2010 Super 14 season and is hoping a strong campaign can see him back into Wallabies contention.
Emirates Western Force pre-season training has commenced for the 2010 Super 14 season and coach John Mitchell senses excitement and nervousness in the new-look group.
Emirates Western Force captain Nathan Sharpe is hoping to be fit for the blockbuster Investec Super 14 2010 season-opener against the Brumbies after undergoing surgery on his shoulder earlier this week.
The Emirates Western Force has built on its reputation as a breeding ground for future Wallabies after the inclusion of two Perth-based newcomers in the Wallabies Spring Tour squad announced today.
Cottesloe overpowered minor premiers Palmyra by an unexpected 27-6 at Members Equity Stadium today to win the 2009 grand final of the WA rugby club competition, sponsored by KWIK Crane and Transport Hire.
Emirates Western Force squad members Richard Brown, Mark Swanepoel and Filipe Manu will be looking to drive their teams to glory when ME Bank Stadium plays host to the 2009 KWIK Senior Competition Premier Grade Grand Final between Cottesloe and Palmyra on Sunday.
Minor premiers Palmyra meet Cottesloe in the Grand Final at Members Equity stadium on Sunday, in the conclusion to an unusual season of club rugby competition, sponsored by KWIK Crane and Transport Hire.
A second half resurgence took Cottesloe through to a gritty 18-13 win over Nedlands at McGillivray Oval today in the Rugby WA club rugby competition first grade preliminary final, sponsored by KWIK Crane and Transport Hire.