Shute Shield: Round 7 Wrap Up

Photo: Adam MacDonald There was plenty to look forward to over the weekend’s Shute Shield action and round seven didn’t disappoint with five of the six matches decided by seven points or less. Here’s a quick wrap up of the weekend’s action. Manly are the real deal, but Norths aren’t done yet If anyone needed any more proof that Manly were back to their best, the Marlins provided it at Manly Oval on Saturday as they ended Norths 19 match unbeaten Shute Shield streak. 13 points from the boot of Matt Lucas proved the difference in a tight affair. While the win confirms Manly’s premiership credentials, Norths certainly aren’t done yet but they’ll need to bounce back quickly ahead of key clashes against Randwick and Eastwood in the coming fortnight. Students strike late to stun Warringah Sydney Uni overcame a 29-7 deficit early in the second half to claim a remarkable 33-29 win over Warringah on Ladies Day at Camperdown. The Students scored 26 unanswered points in the f
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