Defensive mistakes cost Wisbech Rugby Club’s first team dearly in 45-36 defeat

DEFENSIVE mistakes cost Wisbech Rugby Club’s first team dearly as they lost 45-36 against Campion on Saturday.

Tries from fly-half Will Pettit, Mark Laws and Joe Barfoot were enough to secure the team a try bonus point despite the defeat in Romford during a high-scoring affair.

The lead changed hands several times during a thrilling encounter that saw Campion open their account within a minute as both sides looked to attack at every opportunity.

Wisbech’s hard-working front row had an excellent afternoon and the visitors were ahead by a single point with less than ten minutes to play.

However, Campion’s sizeable pack added further scores to take the game from Wisbech’s reach.

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Both Wisbech sides are at home this weekend as the first team entertain Basildon and the seconds host Holt II.

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