Intrust Super Shute Shield Final Key Match-Up: Miller v Hickey

by Paul Cook - It’s been a heck of a year for Norths captain Will Miller. Awarded the Ken Catchpole Medal as the best player in the Shute Shield last Monday, the gun 23-year-old has led his side into their first grand final in 18 years, his level of influence was illustrated perfectly in last weekend’s semi-final win over Southern Districts where he scored two tries and was named man-of-the-match. Standing directly in the way of Miller and a chance to lift a first Premiership title for the Shoremen since 1975 is David Hickey. Featuring in his third grand final, the abrasive 25-year-old is hoping to complete a hat-trick of titles after his role in the back-to-back wins of 2012 and 2013. But he comes in after a disruptive season of injury and the frustration of an on-off move to Narbonne in France - factors that leave him champing at the bit to rip in and make a difference. Rugby News got the views of both players and their respective head coaches ahead of what should be an intrig
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