Gallery: Oustanding performance sees Wisbech 2nds win the cup
JACK ARCH CUP FINAL, SECOND LEG March I 0 Wisbech II 81 (Wisbech won 115-10 on aggregate) AN outstanding performance of fluent rugby saw Wisbech seconds emphatically take the Jack Arch Cup from their old foes. Taking a 24 point advantage into the second
JACK ARCH CUP FINAL, SECOND LEG
March I 0 Wisbech II 81
(Wisbech won 115-10 on aggregate)
AN outstanding performance of fluent rugby saw Wisbech seconds emphatically take the Jack Arch Cup from their old foes.
Taking a 24 point advantage into the second leg of the competition, held annually between the two Fenland sides, Wisbech were always going to have the upper hand.
A young Wisbech were pitted against a March side containing an abundance of experience that looked to play through the forwards.
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March started well in windy conditions but dynamic play that saw Wisbech cross the line for the first of their 13 tries on 10 minutes as second row Todd Wollard caught a fine pass from Sam Anderson who converted.
Visiting scrum-half Jack Malkin was prominent linking with fly-half James Rose who quickly shifted the ball to the centres.
James Napier touched down in the 20th minute taking a great pass from Matthew Wait.
A Nat Humphreys' try followed after a great drive from Henry Goose and a deft pass from Rose to make it 17-0.
March battled on but Humphreys crossed after an exchange of passes between the backs for his second try.
As half-time approached, Wisbech upped the pace and Ali Comben sold the defender a dummy and took the score to 27-0.
Wait finished a good move with a burst of pace for a 34-0 lead at the break.
March lost their big No. 8 just after half-time and Wait took full advantage by completing his hat-trick.
Man of the match, Goose capped a fine game with a try and Napier scored twice for 62-0.
Three more tries from Wait, Napier and finally, rotund full-back Raimus before the end.