Shute Shield: Second Half Surge Sees Pirates Home Over Randwick

by Brendan Bradford - West Harbour scored three late tries to pull off a remarkable 28-26 bonus point win over Randwick at Concord Oval in the first round of the Shute Shield this Saturday afternoon. In a hard fought, entertaining match, the Pirates trailed by 15-points with 25-minutes to play before kicking into overdrive as the Galloping Greens switched off, seemingly with the game in the bag. Two quick tries set the platform for a tense last ten minutes and it was outside centre Alofa Alofa who levelled the scores on fulltime before his midfield partner Winston Wilson nailed the conversion and secured the win. “To come back from 15 points and score three tries to win in the last 20 minutes is very pleasing,” said West Harbour coach Matt Briggs. “That was a really high quality rugby matc
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