Intrust Shute Shield: Final round hypotheticals

With one round remaining, seven teams are still in contention for a top six finish and a spot in the Intrust Shute Shield playoffs. Regardless of this weekend’s results, Sydney Uni, Northern Suburbs, Southern Districts and Randwick will play in week one of the finals, leaving Warringah, Manly and Eastwood to battle for the final two spots. If two teams finish the regular season with the same amount of competition points, the team with the most wins will finish ahead. The format for the opening week of the finals is (highest ranked team at home): 1 v 6; 2 v 5; 3 v 6. Here’s how things could play out: 1st) Sydney University (64pts,12w): Parramatta (H) Sydney Uni can claim the minor premiership with a bonus point win over Parramatta at Camperdown on Saturday. If they win without a bonus point, they could finish anywhere from first to third, while a loss could see the Students drop as low as fourth. 2nd) Northern Suburbs (63pts,13w): Manly (H) Norths can secure a top three f
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