Intrust Shute Shield: Southern Districts coach credits brave second half performance

Southern Districts coach Matt Barr says his side’s second half performance against Randwick on Saturday was one of the best he’s been involved in as head coach. “It was similar to last year when we were down at half time against Uni and had a lot of work to do. I was confident that if we could control the ball, the points were there because we had a lot of opportunities in the first half and didn’t convert,” Barr said. “Thankfully we held onto the ball in the second half and made the most of our opportunities, so I was really pleased. It was great to be a part of.” With a huge wind behind them, Southern Districts were unable to capitalise, despite dominating possession and territory in the first half and went to the break down 12-5 against a Super Rugby stacked Randwick side. “The effort was certainly there but we just lacked a bit of composure and that happens when you’ve got guys trying hard to create opportunities. “At half time we weren’t negative, we jus
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