Match Preview: Sydney Uni (1) v Eastern Suburbs (6)

Minor premiers Sydney Uni head into Saturday’s qualifying final against Eastern Suburbs as short priced favourites. Uni beat Easts 27-19 in round seven and 36-29 in round 14, but coach Rob Taylor said both of those matches easily could have gone either way. “We had to work really hard for both wins against Easts this year,” he told Rugby News. “They try to move the ball around and that’s something you need to prepare for. We are also expecting a bit more kicking from them this game.” While Waratahs Jake Gordon and Paddy Ryan have both been named to start, the Students are relatively inexperienced across the park however Taylor doesn't think that will be an issue on Saturday. “I’m expecting big things from the lesser experienced guys to be honest. They’re quite a relaxed bunch and they’ve learnt some harsh lessons throughout the season that has made them all better players.” Easts will play finals footy for the first time since 2013 but they also
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