Rugby News Poll: Shute Shield Sharp Shooters

by Brendan Bradford – In honour of the recently retired Jonny Wilkinson, the next Rugby News poll wants to find out who the best kicker in the Shute Shield is. Wilkinson revolutionised the place-kick and spawned thousands of copy-cats with his unique routine (you know you’ve all tried it at the park). He’s the ultimate professional who trains relentlessly, kicks with either foot and is cool under pressure. But this survey is about more than just potting goals. It’s also about tactical kicks coming out of your own half. It’s the deftness of a chip behind the line or the ability to shave off an extra couple of metres when sending a penalty to touch. So, we want to find out who has the best all-round kicking game in the comp. Is it the guy who nails sideline conversions with ease? The halfback whose box-kick lands just as you’re arriving to belt an opposition winger? The flyhalf whose restarts drop just outside the ten with pin-point accuracy? The winger who can find touch un
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