RUGBY UNION: Wisbech end winless spell with West Norfolk victory

Action from Wisbech's 51-24 victory over West Norfolk.

Action from Wisbech's 51-24 victory over West Norfolk. - Credit: Archant

Wisbech can breathe a sigh of relief after finally picking up their first win of the season last weekend.

The town outfit bounced back from a torrid start to the campaign which saw them slip to three straight defeats to see off the challenge of local rivals, West Norfolk.

Wisbech quickly put their 76-0 defeat to Stowmarket behind them with an impressive performance which saw Ben Wicks run in an early try.

They added a second through James Napier before West Norfolk replied before the half an hour mark.

Both sides exchanged penalty points before Napier notched his second and later a third. Captain Solomon Prestidge and Jack Malkin touched down late on to give their side a much-needed 51-24 victory.


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Wisbech will look to add a second straight victory this weekend on their trip to Thetford. The Norfolk side are currently in fourth in the London Division Three (Eastern Counties) standings.

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