Brown and Shepherd return for the Force

The struggling Western Force have been boosted by the return of internationals Richard Brown and Cameron Shepherd to their starting line-up for Friday’s Super Rugby game against the Hurricanes. The experienced pair’s return is a welcome relief for the Force, who have started the campaign with losses against the Brumbies and Reds. Brown’s return to … [Read the full story]

Western Force coaching staff are the key to success

26-year-old Cameron Shepherd is full of praise for new Western Force head coach Richard Graham and his assistants, but in particular Charlie Higgins, the new strength and conditioning coach. Shepherd said Western Force’s pre-season training had been ruthless and tough, but results were already showing. “Speaking from my own experience, it’s been really refreshing,” Shepherd … [Read the full story]