Shute Shield: Wicks Win Nailbiter Over Gordon

  by Brendan Bradford – The Galloping Greens kept their play-off hopes alive with a 20-minute second half point-scoring blitz in a nail-biting 33-31 win over Gordon at Coogee Oval on Saturday. After trailing 12-6 at halftime and 19-6 a minute after the resumption, the Wicks piled on five tries and 27-points in almost as many minutes before the Highlanders scored a try two minutes after the bell but couldn’t land the conversion to snatch a draw. Randwick’s prolific front-row try-scoring machine, Tristan Goodbody chimed in with a double as flyhalf Dave Horwitz and fullback Andrew Kellaway combined to keep the Galloping Greens in sixth spot on the table ahead of matches with Warringah and Norths in the last two weeks of competition. Wicks captain Toa Asa praised his front-row partners Goodbody and Alex
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