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.
You may also want to watch:
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.
- 1 ‘High risk’ paedophile had indecent images of children on his phone
- 2 Top Cabinet post for NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay
- 3 Man confronted in live stream cleared of all sex abuse allegations
- 4 Off-duty detective snares £200k drug dealer
- 5 Loft gives up its secret: £60,000 of cannabis plants
- 6 Police finally pull car from Fens river
- 7 Co-op grocery delivery robots are coming to Cambridgeshire
- 8 Did you bite your husband's leg? ‘No, he knocked all my teeth out- I could not bite his leg’
- 9 Tractor driver error may have caused freight derailment in the Fens
- 10 Students highlight road safety in new films
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.