Rugby: Wisbech prop impresses on Cambs duty

PUBLISHED: 09:30 24 January 2019

Wisbech RFC's Michael Watts represented Cambs against Norfolk in the Eastern Counties Tri-County Championship final

Wisbech RFC's Michael Watts represented Cambs against Norfolk in the Eastern Counties Tri-County Championship final

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Wisbech prop Michael Watts represented Cambridgeshire in their Eastern Counties Championship clash with Norfolk.

Wisbech under-12s played St Ives in a pair of friendliesWisbech under-12s played St Ives in a pair of friendlies

The match, played at Ely Rugby Club, ended in a 19-19 draw and loosehead Watts played the full 80 minutes of a thrilling contest.

Wisbech director of rugbby Leonard Veenendaal said: “I am delighted for Mikey and the whole club is very proud of his selection. His individual performance was outstanding.”

Wisbech under-12s joined forces with St Ives to play two friendlies.

The two squads were mixed to form two Barbarian teams, with five of the nine Wisbech players scoring tries in a strong showing.

The matches were played in a fantastic spirit, with strong tackles and sterling runs from both teams leading to good scores.

“Both teams were a credit to their respective clubs. Well done to all involved,” said a spokesperson.

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