The interesting stat that might explain Sydney Uni’s revival

After destroying Southern Districts at Forshaw last weekend, Sydney Uni are just one bonus point win away from claiming the 2018 Shute Shield minor premiership. It’s an impressive feat in a competition as tight as this. But it’s even more impressive considering the Students missed the playoffs last year, for the first time in almost 20 years. “It’s definitely nice to be on top of the table and even though there isn't a big gap to the other sides, it’s pretty tight below us, so it’s nice to be just ahead of that at the moment,” rookie coach Rob Taylor told Rugby News. Following the departures of club stalwarts Tim Davidson and Tom Carter, Taylor inherited a young first grade squad this year with bucketloads of potential. But the Kiwi born coach deserves plenty of credit for implementing an unusual game plan that has transformed the Students into the competition’s best attacking and defensive side. In 2018, Sydney Uni have scored more points than any oth
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