Randwick rob Rebels at Coogee

By Henry Jacobs Randwick put consecutive defeats behind them to defeat a highflying Southern Districts 25-23 in the Shute Shield round nine clash at Coogee Oval on Saturday. After a heavy defeat to Manly last week Shannon Fraser’s side rallied in the second half to snatch victory from the Rebels with a converted try at the death. “We spoke during the week about keeping our intensity up for the full 80 minutes,” Randwick assistant coach, Jayson Brewer, said. “The game plan was hopefully to come over the top of Southern Districts in the back end of the second half and the boys did that.” The Rebels will lament bad decision-making after a 70th minute red card to Randwick winger Chris Taripo looked to have handed the Rebels victory. “It was disappointing, we should have closed the game out,” Southern Districts head coach, Matt Barr, said. “We had a couple of opportunities we didn’t execute at the line out and a poor option was taken.” Randwick started the match on
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