Possession the key for Norths, according to match winner Richard Woolf

It’s an image Northern Suburbs fans will never forget. In front of a packed house at North Sydney Oval, winger Richard Woolf dived over in the corner to seal a historic victory over Sydney Uni to claim the club’s first premiership in 41 years. “I get a lot of credit for that try but it you watch it, I didn't really do much,” Woolf joked. “I just stayed on the wing and waited for the ball to come to me, I think it was Angus (Sinclair), Hugh (Sinclair) and Will Weeks that did most of the work and I just dived over and got all the glory.” On Saturday, Northern Suburbs will host Warringah in their second straight Shute Shield grand final, something Woolf admits even he started to doubt was possible after the Shoreman lost seven of eight matches through the middle of the season. “We’ve had the same side for a few weeks now and that chemistry has helped a lot. We had guys coming in and out for a while and that made it difficult through the middle of the year,�
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