The Wash-Up: Rd 10 – Sydney University v Warringah

by Paul Cook - ********************** THE WARM-UP: ********************** Having lost two matches in a row, and sitting 7th on the ladder at the halfway stage of the season, the Students came into this one with an almost finals like approach. Another loss wouldn’t have sounded the death knell on their title aspirations but it would certainly have left them with one heck of a ride home if they were to regain their grasp on the Shute Shield trophy. Warringah meanwhile, were the competition’s quiet achievers, a slow start under new coach Greg Marr had gradually gathered momentum and they travelled to Uni Oval No.1 with confidence high on the back of a five match winning run. ********************** THE BREAKDOWN: ********************** Keen to start with plenty of fire and put last week’s lacklustre effort against West Harbour to bed, Uni dominated the possession and territory stats for the first half, asking plenty of questions of the visitors with ball in hand. But a stout reargua
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