Shute Shield: The road to the 2019 finals

With five rounds remaining in the 2019 Shute Shield’s regular season, incredibly 10 of the competition’s 11 sides can mathematically still earn a finals berth. Warringah will feature in the finals and it appears something would need to go very wrong for Eastwood, Northern Suburbs and Sydney University to drop out of that top six too. Sure, some of the other potential finalists’ chances aren’t over realistic either but we’ve seen and heard more than enough in 2019 to know anything can happen. Check out your side’s run to the finals, and what they’ll need to do in the final five weeks. WARRINGAH (first; 47 points): Northern Suburbs (A), West Harbour (A), Manly (H), Western Sydney (H), Southern Districts (A) They’re five points clear on top and they’ve won eight games in a row, so this isn’t about what Warringah needs to do to make the finals, we’re looking at the Rats’ road to the minor premiership. Of the current top six, they’ve got one of th