THE Shoalhaven Rugby Club will host the NSW Country Junior Rugby Championships at the Shoalhaven Ricoh Rugby Park this weekend.
Saturday and Sunday will see some of the state’s most talented young rugby union players competing in the under 12, under 13 and under 18 age groups in their quest to be crowned country champions.
Teams representing the Illawarra, Central Coast, Mid North Coast, Central West, Far North Coast, New England, Central North and the Hunter will each be fielding sides in the tournament.
Over 500 players, coaches, officials and spectators are expected to descend upon the Shoalhaven as part of the event.
Former Wallabies and state representatives have begun their careers by representing their district in the Country Championships.