Shute Shield Round 7: Rats, Wicks, Stags & Pirates looking to pounce on top 6 rivals

Just 16 points separated 10 sides in five matches last weekend, a sign that the 2019 Shute Shield season is as close a competition as we've seen. Round seven looks just as difficult to predict, so we checked in with the camps to get the inside word ahead of Saturday's matches. Photo: Karen Watson Gordon v Eastwood After producing their best performance of the season in a win over Sydney Uni in round five, Gordon missed a number of chances to put the game away against West Harbour last weekend and ended up sharing the points with the Pirates.  “Our results at the moment are completely dependent on our execution in the A zone," Gordon coach Darren Coleman said. "Every week the boys turn up to scrap and they defend with passion. They’re a great group like that. “We get plenty of A zone (attacking 22 metres) entries in a game, so if we execute there we win, it’s pretty simple." Gordon are outside of the top six on a congested Shute Shield ladder but can jum
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