Match Report: Round 13 – Southern Districts v Eastwood

by Paul Cook - Last weekend’s weather affected round 12 meant a week’s hiatus for Southern Districts, while Eastwood were forced to toil in the wind and rain to earn an impressive comeback win over Sydney University. Just who would benefit most from their differing circumstances lent an even more intriguing air to a fixture that has become one of the more definitive Shute Shield rivalries in recent seasons. A couple of early penalties had the visitors on the backfoot and when a rolling maul got the Rebels inside the Eastwood 22, they went hard and fast for the jugular, Chris Nay darting his way close before the elusive Dewet Roos threw a textbook dummy to snipe his way home after only three minutes. A kick out on the full from Johnathan Malo soon had the home side back on the charge, and a couple of quick phases later they were under the posts through a rampaging Rahboni Vosayaco. However, referee Richard Goswell called play back for his own unintentional impediment of Rob Lagud
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