Colin Caird Shield Final: Rampant Marlins Put Uni To the Sword

  by Paul Cook - Manly's 2nd Grade have given their loyal followers some consolation for missing out on a Shute Shield Premiership with a comprehensive 34-13 dispatching of Sydney University at Concord Oval. A tight, tense 1st half ended with both sides locked at 6-6 after defences ruled supreme. But a subtle tactical shift from the Manly coaching think tank saw Shaun Treweek move into flyhalf and the change opened the door for the weapons in Manly's backline to shine through. Four second-half tries took the game away from a Uni side that could have no complaints at the final whistle. Manly head coach Dan Brown felt that the experience in his side contributed to their second half demolition of the Students. “After that first half where we really didn’t have the ball, I was pretty happy to be six-all at half-time to be honest,” he told Rugby News. “The message at
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