Shute Shield Playoff Picture: Where will your team finish the regular season?
With just three rounds remaining, there is still a lot to be decided before the end of the 2019 Shute Shield regular season. Warringah, Eastwood, Norths and Sydney Uni are all in a tight battle for the minor premiership and home ground advantage on the opening weekend of the finals. Below them, Manly, Gordon, Easts and Randwick all still have work to do to secure their spot in the playoffs. Ahead of round 16, we thought we’d take a look at how many games each side needs to win in the coming weeks to give themselves a genuine shot at winning this year’s flag. Warringah (52pts) - Manly (H), Western Sydney (H), Southern Districts (A) The Rats control their own destiny but could still finish anywhere from first to fourth. Saturday’s derby is a flip of the coin, while a trip south to play Souths will also be tough. Three wins will likely secure Warringah a top two finish, which will see them avoid a difficult date with a top four side in the first week of the fi