Shute Shield: Students Wary of Surging Southos

by Brendan Bradford – You could see the intensity in Jed Holloway’s eyes last Sunday. And Ben Volavola was walking with a certain confident swagger. Less than 24-hours after lifting the Super Rugby trophy, the Southern Districts duo was back in a Rebels strip to take on the more fancied Eastwood at T.G. Millner for a spot in the second week of the Shute Shield finals. Game on. Their energy infected the rest of the team and Volavola scored a penalty in the dying minutes to set-up a semi-final showdown with Sydney University this weekend. Holloway fairly danced off the field and the team song was sung with particular gusto. Coach, Matt Barr says the side was quick to get back to the task at hand though. “Obviously afterwards we were ecstatic and it’s a step closer to achieving the goa
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