Intrust Super Shute Shield: Round 13 Match Previews

Sydney University v Eastern Suburbs Sydney Uni let a 19-5 lead slip last week and surrendered top spot on the Shute Shield ladder to Manly after a disappointing loss to the Marlins at Manly Oval. “It was a lost opportunity, particularly after we had played ourselves into a good position,” Uni coach Rob Taylor said The Students have now lost three of their last four matches but will be looking to turn things around tonight when they host Easts under lights in a Friday night blockbuster. A loss could see Uni drop as low as fifth, but Taylor said his side wasn't feeling too much pressure and were solely focussing on tonight’s clash. “There is always high expectations at Uni, but we’ve just got to take it week by week,” he said. “We’ll need to execute our set piece extremely well and keep playing for the whole 80 minutes if we want to beat Easts.” Easts scored 41 unanswered points after a sluggish start against West Harbour to claim their third win on
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