Shute Shield: Round 8 Round-Up

by NSW Rugby - The Manly Marlins have recorded a 25-7 victory over Northern Suburbs today to continue their rise up the Shute Shield table. Helped by losses to the two teams above them, the Marlins move up one place to second and now trail front-running Eastwood by just two points. Randwick notched up another win, overcoming Southern Districts to move up one place to sixth overall. Overall leader Eastwood also suffered a shock home loss, going down to Eastern Suburbs by 28 points to 25. In other matches, Penrith fought hard but fell short against West Harbour, while Sydney University out-muscled Gordon, and Parramatta ran over Warringah. Among the strong crowd at Chatwood Oval was Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver, who said he was impressed by the standard of Sydney Premiership Rugby.  “I�
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