Shute Shield: Hungry Woolf Helps Norths Produce Their Sunday Best

by Paul Cook - With a player called Woolf on one side and a prop with enough facial tape to resemble a mummy on the other, this always had the potential to be a horror show and unfortunately for Gordon, that’s exactly how it played out, a local derby that rapidly turned into a nightmare as they went down to Northern Suburbs 44-15 at North Sydney Oval. Coming into the game on the back of some improving form, if not the results to show for it, the Highlanders never got out of the traps in this one as a sharp and clinical Norths struck early, built a gap on the scoreboard and never looked like being reeled in. 24-3 at half-time was a pretty fair reflection of the Shoremen’s dominance, their forwards doing the hard yards to lay a platform for a backline that finally cl
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