Northern Suburbs 2017 Shute Shield Season Review – With Simon Cron

After claiming a breakthrough premiership in front of a packed house at North Sydney Oval in 2016, Northern Suburbs continued their winning ways into the 2017 season and after a mid season form slump, found themselves back on the main stage on the final Saturday of the season. While the Shoreman couldn't repeat the heroics of a year earlier in the decider against Warringah, Norths didn't lose any admirers in 2017, with a number of players picking up professional contracts on the back of two strong seasons. Head coach Simon Cron joined the Waratahs coaching staff after the grand final, but caught up with Rugby News to look back on the Shute Shield season and his time at Northern Suburbs. Overview with Simon Cron: “This year was a great learning experience for the boys and the group coming off the premiership in 2016. The ability to back up was a new challenge and you have to make sure you avoid things like complacency and ensure you stick to what you’re good at. As a gro
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