Strong second half sees Wisbech home
EASTERN COUNTIES DIVISION ONE Wisbech 26 Ely 7 WISBECH completed the double over their local rivals with a win against a vastly improved Ely side. Up until the stroke of half-time, both sides battled for possession to gain any advantage available, Wis
EASTERN COUNTIES DIVISION ONE
Wisbech 26 Ely 7
WISBECH completed the double over their local rivals with a win against a vastly improved Ely side.
Up until the stroke of half-time, both sides battled for possession to gain any advantage available, Wisbech were the first to prosper.
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An attack on the blind side saw quick ball produced by the forwards, Rudi Van de Merwe fed the ball to Shane Vickers who took it at pace to leave the Ely defence flat-footed and score a try that skipper Mark Laws converted with a minute of the half left.
From the start of the second half, the home side lifted their game. The forwards led by Ben Rogers began to assert themselves with Tom Martell on hand to seize upon any mistakes.
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Centre Jacques Steynberg finished a move created by a burst by Vickers to score Wisbech's second.
Laws was again successful to make the score 14-0.
Wisbech were in control and full-back Craig Horran crossed the line for their third try.
Laws' successful conversion extended the lead to 21-0.
Ely were not finished and produced a converted try with 10 minutes left.
Wisbech responded in the best way possible as Vickers finished off a move that displayed some fine handling amongst the backs.
The try went unconverted, but the game was won.