Shute Shield: Round 9 Wrap Up

Students overcome slow start to beat Souths Sydney Uni overcame a 19-point deficit to claim a bonus point win over Southern Districts at University Oval. The Rebels scored three tries in the opening 20 minutes but let Uni back into the match with two tries before the half time break. Sydney Uni looked like a different side in the second half and scored 26 unanswered points to take a comfortable lead and while the Rebels scored twice and showed fight in the closing stages, the Students defence held strong. Matthew Hood sealed victory for Uni with a long range try against the run of play in the final minutes. Warringah fire late to salvage draw against Easts Warringah scored 17 unanswered points in the final 15 minutes to salvage a draw against Eastern Suburbs under lights at Rat Park. The home side scored early and led 10-0 before Easts took control of the match, scoring three converted tries and two penalty goals to lead 27-10. With a chance to jump into second spot, Warringah’s a
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