GETTING back to country rugby nurseries was no doubt on the minds of NSW Rugby when it sent out 43 Waratahs and four coaches to the Central West earlier this week.
But, no matter what reason, hundreds of rugby juniors benefitted from their experience in 18 towns from Sunday to Wednesday.
Four Waratahs visited Wellington Redbacks junior rugby on Tuesday afternoon and evening including Sam Wykes originally from Yeoval.
NSW Rugby development manager for the Central West and Far West, Gus McDonald, was with Sam Wykes and three colleagues, Sio Tatola, Angus Bell and James Ramm, who took the junior through their training paces and showing some finer points of the game’s techniques.
Mr McDonald said bush footy was pretty healthy.
“Country rugby is…