Intrust Shute Shield Round 8: Match Previews

Southern Districts v Gordon Southern Districts face Gordon in the match of the round live on 7TWO from 3pm on Saturday. The Rebels held on for a tight one point victory over Parramatta at Merrylands last weekend in one of their worst performances of the year and will be eager to bounce back on Back To St George Day at Forshaw. “We started well against Parra, but then we went away from our structures, had lapses in concentration and dropped off our intensity and you can’t do that in this competition,” Souths coach Matt Barr said. “Gordon will come at us hard so we will need a greater effort from last week and a lot more detail in the execution of our plays.” Fili Tufui replaces Jake Douglas in the Rebels starting forward pack. The Highlanders tough season was made even tougher last week with a big loss to rivals Norths, as Gordon continue to struggle through an injury plagued season. Flyhalf Terry Preston will play his first match of the year and will need to inspire a y
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