2019 Shute Shield Season Preview: Sydney Uni

In his first year coaching the top grade, Rob Taylor did what most considered impossible. He picked a backline of young stars fresh out of colts, mixed them with some experienced and talented forwards and won a Shute Shield premiership.  This year, the Students find themselves in a similar situation with a host of big names moving on.  But if history tells us anything, it’s that Sydney Uni know how to replace talent and if they can do so up front, they’ll be hard to stop again in 2019.  Overview with Rob Taylor:  “It was a great season. We started the year quite well and then had a few bumps in the middle but I think we improved in every game from that point on, then had somewhat of a dream performance in the grand final,” Taylor told Rugby News.  “We really just focussed on one match at a time. We had a very young and new team and we were trying to play a new way as well and introduce a lot of new concepts so we really didn’t know if it was all going to
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