2018 Shute Shield Season Review: Gordon

It was always going to be a tough year at Chatswood Oval and that’s pretty much the way things played out for Gordon in 2018. The Highlanders started the season badly with big losses to Randwick and Eastern Suburbs but a win in Round Three over Penrith may well have just papered over many of the cracks that were apparent. It didn’t get any better from there and with rumours of troubles in the camp, big losses to Sydney Uni, West Harbour, Southern Districts and finally Northern Suburbs meant action had to be taken. First grade boss Mark Philp and many of his aligned coaches at the club were moved on and Kolose Feaunti was tapped on the shoulder to get the club through to the end of the 2018 season. Things did rally under the new regime but even now it obvious that there is a lot to do to get the Highlanders back to where they were for so many seasons. Here’s what interim coach Feaunti had to say about their season: With hindsight, how do you look back on the seas
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