With just four rounds remaining, the race to the playoffs is well and truly on with points at a premium as the end of the regular season approaches.
A number of big names have returned to their clubs following a break after Super Rugby adding further intrigue to a bumper round of Shute Shield rugby.
Eastern Suburbs v Sydney University
Eastern Suburbs (1-15)
Callum King, Lindsey Stevens, Archie Hall, Ryan McCauley, BJ Edwards/Jack Turley, William Harris, Rowan Perry, Tim Buchanan, Angus Fowler, Archie King, Henry Paterson, Ned Yeomans, Sam Fogarty, William Paterson, Daniel Donato.
Sydney University (1-15)
Matt Sandell, Tom Horton, Harry Johnson Holmes, Lachie Swinton, Matt Phillip, Nicholas Champion de Crispigny, Josh Kemeny, Rohan O’Reagan, Jake Gordon, Stu Dunbar, James Kane, Guy Porter, James Armstrong, Harry Potter, Tim Clements.
Eastwood v Gordon
Dean Doumbos, Ed Craig, Rob Lagudi, James Neale, Rhys Allen, Michael Icely, Tevita Piukala,