Wisbech go into crucial match against Canvey Island on back of fine win

LONDON DIVISION THREE NORTH EAST South Woodham Ferrers 10 Wisbech 15 WISBECH will go into Saturday s crucial match at Canvey Island in confident mood after pulling off a superb away win at South Woodham Ferrers. The result leaves Wisbech in third place bu

LONDON DIVISION THREE NORTH EAST

South Woodham Ferrers 10 Wisbech 15

WISBECH will go into Saturday's crucial match at Canvey Island in confident mood after pulling off a superb away win at South Woodham Ferrers.

The result leaves Wisbech in third place but only two points behind second placed Canvey Island who lost to top side Beccles at the weekend.

Saturday's match could be decisive in the promotion battle.

An in-form Wisbech were strong in all departments on Saturday and were well led by captain Tom Long.

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The forwards set about dominating their opposition with James Griffin prominent in the attacks.

Flanker Chris Newns scored the first try underlining Wisbech's strength in the back row where Tom Paybody stood out.

Greg Brownlow was next to score and Andy Claydon was successful with the conversion.

Claydon also slotted a penalty to complete Wisbech's scoring.

Meanwhile, Wisbech seconds were extremely unlucky not to record their third victory in as many weeks, when they lost 10-7 at Wymondham on Saturday.

The winning try was scored at the death.

Wisbech's try was scored by Matt Mitchell and converted by Sam Anderson who had to be taken from the field having been knocked to the ground.

Viscribe man of the match, Jack Malkin took over at fly-half and Elliott Peck stepped in at scrum-half.

This result showed a marked improvement for the team on their last outing against Wymondham, Wisbech conceded more than 50 points.

Wisbech seconds travel to Spalding tomorrow for a friendly.