Rebels and Rats look to secure finals berth

Saturday’s clash between Southern Districts and Warringah will feature two of the competition’s most exciting backlines, with both teams averaging more than 30 points a match in 2015. Despite that, it’s defence and the battle up front that will decide Saturday’s match, according to coaches Matt Barr and Greg Marr. Although Warringah sit just five points below the Rebels in fourth place, the Rats have flown under the radar for most of this season. Coming off a big win over Gordon last week, Warringah take confidence into the match of the round, but are still looking to complete an 80 minute performance. “At the beginning of the season we were slow starters, but would come home with a wet sale,” Rats coach Greg Marr said. “Now its sort of swung back the other way, we seem to start really well and then we slacken off mentally as the game progresses.” Southern Districts were also guilty of complacency against Parramatta last weekend, leaking four tries against the 11th
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