Shute Shield: Defence Key For Uni In Bonus Point Win Over Souths

by Felicity Nethery - Despite an attacking display from the Students backline, solid defence and a well executed set-piece proved the difference for Sydney University as they defeated Southern Districts 30-18 at Forshaw Park. University coach Chris Malone paid homage to his side’s diligence, “It was really our defence that won us the match. I thought it was a tight game of first grade footy and in the first half it was really an arm wrestle for a while but we just had to keep being diligent and keep trying to hold them out.” “We knew we had to defend really well as they’ve [Southern] got some dangerous footballers right across the park, but it was also that our whole set piece functioned a lot better today and as we know you’ve got to win your ball to be able to compete at this level.” Malone told
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