Shute Shield: Round 8 Wrap Up

Randwick hand Norths second loss in two weeks After going a full year without losing, the reigning premiers have dropped two matches in two weeks following a 29-22 loss to Randwick. Flyhalf Andrew Deegan scored a late try and 24 points to seal the result for the Galloping Greens, after Norths fought back from a 22-10 deficit to level the scores late in the match. While they probably aren’t panicking at North Sydney Oval just yet, Norths face a testing period in the coming weeks with matches against Eastwood and Manly while coach Simon Cron is in Georgia with the Australian U20s.  West Harbour stun the Students again West Harbour have caused their second big upset in three weeks, defeating Sydney Uni 40-38 at Concord. After going to the break locked at 19 all, the Pirates scored three unanswered tries early in the second half to go ahead 40-19. While the Students fought back and scored in the 76th minute to reduce the deficit to just two, West Harbour’s defence held strong in th
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