Shute Shield: Manly’s late heroics give them perfect end to season against Souths


Manly Marlins coach Matt McGoldrick has spoken consistently through this year’s Shute Shield about the need for his side to keep working and to play games out.

The Marlins have been pretty damn good at different times and at other stages they have veered away from the task at hand as their ninth place on the competition table indicates.

But the ability and the desire to keep the work rate up and get lucky was there on Saturday when they swooped late to defeat Southern Districts 43-39 for a grand victory at Forshaw.

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