The players’ pact that has given Norths a boost in race for Shute Shield title

By Jon Geddes

A PACT made by Northern Suburbs “super subs” could prove a pivotal moment for the team as the race for the Shute Shield premiership comes to the final four clubs.

The benefits of that player accord were on display as forwards Saxon Gillies and Charlie Jeavons-Fellows made massive impacts when injected into the action during Norths hard-fought 23-17 semi-final win over Hunter Wildfires at North Sydney Oval on Saturday.

Their influence reinforced the fact that in the modern game “finishers” can be just as crucial to a team’s success as the “starters”.

“We got around this week and had a group chat with just us finishers,” Gillies revealed to Rugby News.

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