Shute Shield Round 9: Warringah, Manly & Norths strike late and steal competition points

Warringah, Manly and Norths all came from behind to claim important wins and secure their spot in the top six in another tight weekend of Shute Shield rugby.  At the halfway point of the regular season, four competition points separates first and fourth while just three competition points seperate fifth from ninth as the battle for spots in the top six heats up.  Image: Connor Vest steals victory for Norths (AJF Photography) Warringah 21-19 Eastwood Warringah veteran Hamish Angus kicked a sideline conversion after the full time siren right in front of the TG Millner faithful to help his side claim their fifth straight win.  In a tight contest, Eastwood looked in control after Mick Snowden scored to give his side a 19-14 lead.  The Woodies turned down an opportunity to take a penalty goal to extend their advantage to eight points, then handed Warringah possession and territory on the back of some handling mistakes and ill discipline.  The Rats forwards then sco
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