Shute Shield: Round 8 Match Reviews

Southern Districts caused a massive upset in Newcastle, handing Hunter their second loss of the season.

Elsewhere, Gordon, Manly, Eastwood, Randwick and Norths all consolidated their spots in the top six with wins over teams below them on the ladder.

Southern Districts 26-19 Hunter

Previously last placed Southern Districts caused the upset of the round, beating competition leaders Hunter 26-19, in the Wildfires first loss in Newcastle this season.

Hunter looked at their barnstorming best early and opened the scoring when flyhalf Conor Winchester scored on the back of a dominant five metre scrum.

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