Shute Shield: Souths do overtime in pivotal win over Sydney Uni

By MARK CASHMAN

Southern Districts have developed a reputation for playing their games out for the full 80 minutes in this year’s Shute Shield, but they went above and beyond in their come from behind to beat Sydney Uni 32-31 on Saturday.

The Rebels rolled in two late tries to Dominic McGrath, the winning score coming in the 85th minute, to wipe out a nine-point deficit to record what must be one of the pivotal performances from the club in recent times.

The match had been keenly contested throughout and the Students got the break that at the time looked match winning when James Kane and Henry Clunies-Ross scored scored tries to make the score 31-22.