Shute Shield: Fired Up Students Smash Under Par Norths

by Paul Cook - Sydney University have illustrated their desire to retain the Shute Shield title with a comprehensive 41-13 dismissal of Northern Suburbs under the lights at University Oval No.1. Cheered on by a healthy Friday night crowd, the Students were keen to assert their presence onto this year's competition after struggling to ignite in the opening five rounds and their five try performance was easily their most cohesive to date. Tim Davidson led by example with two tries on the back of an uncompromising shift and it was no coincidence that the passion, desire and sheer bloody minded will to win shone through on a night when the stalwart skipper and his erstwhile offsider Tom Carter, returned to the Students cause after a couple of weeks absence. Norths’ famed defence was simply blown away as Uni went back to basics and
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