Intrust Super Shute Shield: Why the six finalists can and can’t win the comp

There’s nothing quite like finals footy and this weekend we begin with three bumper qualifying finals. Like last year, there isn't a whole lot between the six teams that have earned a spot in the playoffs, so we thought we’d take a look at some reasons why each side can and why each side can’t win the comp. Sydney Uni Why they can win they comp - Consistency After missing the finals last year, the Students have been the most consistent side all year under Rob Taylor and rightfully claimed the minor premiership. T hey’ve got the best attacking and defensive records and they did that with the least amount of ball. It’s an unusual formula, but it’s worked consistently all year. Why they can’t win the comp - Experience While rival fans like to think this Uni side is stacked full of Super Rugby talent, the reality is they are still a very young and relatively inexperienced side. While a few players from the 2016 grand final side are back, the majority of th
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