Shute Shield: Round 14 Wrap Up

Photo: AJF Photography The race for a spot in the 2017 Shute Shield finals is well and truly alive following a number of surprising results in round 14. Southern Districts 37-33 Northern Suburbs Southern Districts held on to claim a tight 37-33 win over Northern Suburbs after taking their foot off the pedal late in the match. The Rebels were brilliant in the opening 60 minutes and led 37-12 halfway through the second half, but a desperate Norths side refused to go away and scored three unanswered converted tries in the final 15 minutes to set up a grand stand finish. Attacking against 14 men, Norths had a chance to steal an unlikely victory but the Rebels defence held strong. The win sees Souths jump to fourth spot, while Norths remain sixth with just one win from their last eight matches. Sydney Uni 30-30 Manly Sydney Uni have kept their finals hopes alive with a 30-30 draw against Manly at University Oval. Following a seesawing opening 60 minutes, the
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