2019 Shute Shield Season Review: Sydney University

The defending premiers had no shortage of challengers in 2019 but as the finals approached, Sydney Uni were clearly the best team in the Shute Shield competition. Rob Taylor added some new faces to an experienced and classy starting XV this season which helped the Students produce a brilliant second half of rugby to come from behind to beat Warringah in this year's decider. Overview with Rob Taylor: “I was really happy with how everything panned out and with the original plan that we put in place at the end of 2018. We worked hard through the summer and throughout the season and it paid off at the end of the year,” Taylor told Rugby News.  “In round one, we were beaten fairly comfortably by Easts but even after that we were reasonably comfortable that we’d be able to get to where we needed to get to by the end of the season. “Post 2018, we knew we’d be losing a number of guys to different opportunities and we had others that needed surgery so we did a lot o
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