Coaches Call: Who the 11 Shute Shield coaches think they’ll play in this year’s grand final

Coaches are optimistic people, at least they are at this point of the season. So ahead of the opening round of the 2019 Shute Shield season, we asked all 11 who they thought they’d be playing in this year’s grand final.  Eastern Suburbs - Pauli Taumoepeau “It’s got to be Sydney Uni. They’ll have a young team again but Rob (Taylor) just has a way of getting the best out of players and I think he’ll do that again this year. “They went on a two week tour of New Zealand and they probably didn’t get the results they wanted on the field, but I think more importantly, they got to spend two weeks together as a group focussing on rugby full time. The amount of detail you can get in during that time without all the usual distractions is huge, so I think they’ll start the year very well. “It’s going to be a tight comp again, unfortunately. You try and find easy weeks or easier games and there aren't really any anymore. But it’s great for the competition and
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