Shute Shield: The coaches have their say on all the Round Five action

By MARK CASHMAN

Southern Districts came from behind to defeat Sydney Uni 32-31 in a cracking Round Five of the Shute Shield competition.

Souths scored a late try from a rolling maul to nudge ahead in what was a great match at Uni on Saturday.

Other winners on the day were Gordon, Northern Suburbs, Randwick, Eastwood and Warringah.

Here's what the coaches thought about all the action:

SYDNEY UNI V SOUTHERN DISTRICTS at Uni No.2 Oval

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.