Intrust Super Shute Shield Final Match-Ups: Gordon v Dowsett

by Paul Cook - Sydney University halfback Jake Gordon comes in to his first grand final off the back of his most consistent season to date. A key component in the Students high-octane attacking mantra, the 23-year-old has spent the year training with the Waratahs, and his level of performance and 16-try contribution, are a clear indication that he is heading firmly in the right direction marked Super Rugby. Standing alongside Gordon at scrumtime and competing for chirps into the ref’s ear is Michael Dowsett. Fresh off a couple of years with the Brumbies, the quickfire 24-year-old returned to his red and black roots for last week’s semi-final and barely skipped a beat. Clearly happy to be back amongst his former team mates, a frustrating lack of game time down in Canberra means he is revelling in the chance to play a major role in helping them to a historic victory. Rugby News got the views of both players and their respective head coaches ahead of what looms as a thrilling conte
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