Best of the best landing for Shoremen’s Legends Day Battle of the North

By Mark Cashman Norths versus Gordon, North Sydney Oval on a sunny Saturday afternoon in July, Legends Day - as ‘ScoMo’ would say, how good is that!? It’s a great coming together of the Norths faithful as the current day heroes battle it out on the field against one of the club’s traditional foes. While Manly and Warringah's Battle of the Beaches has got all the media headlines in recent years the Battle of the North has a real sense of history, and with the Highlanders far and away the big improvers of the 2019 Shute Shield there is certainly a welcome edge to this game. Leading into the big day Norths Legends Club convenor Keith Coassin estimated that there will be close to 8000 games of grade experience watching on by the time first grade runs on to the field at 3pm. “It’s a great time  to come together, compare waist lines as well as hairlines and talk about not only how good we were but to revel in the way that the club has evolved over the years to whe