Wis­bech were so un­lucky

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Rugby -

Wis­bech put up a brave show­ing against Lon­don North East Di­vi­sion Three lead­ers South Wood­hamFer­rersatHare­croft Road.

Af­ter a score­less first half, Wis­bech were un­lucky to have two tries dis­al­lowed be­cause the ref­eree was un­sighted.

They did take the l ead through a Will Pet­tit penalty but a late try and penalty from the vis­i­tors mean­tan8- 3 de­feat fortheFen­boysand­justalos­ing bonus­point­toshow­fortheir­ef­forts.

“Un­for­tu­nately the ref­eree failed to see that we scored two per­fectly le­git­i­mate tries. But when you are down on your luck de­ci­sions like that al­ways seem to go against you,” said club­man­agerClif­fHumphreys.

“It was a very spir­ited per­for­mance­an­deach­squad­mem­ber played their part.”

Oundlestart­edtheNewYear with­a­bang, bat­ter­ingMid­lands Di­vi­sion Four East ri­vals Ayle­stone Ath­letic 53- 0.

They scored af­ter just two min­utes through Richard Grif­fiths and never looked back.#

Grif­fiths went on to score two tries as did Aly Kachra and Toby Snelling while Sean Mur­ray was voted man- of- the­match.

In Mid­lands Di­vi­sion Three East there’s no stop­ping su­per Stam­ford.

They wal­loped Northamp­ton Ca­su­als 43- 0 to make it 12 wins­from12gamestom­ain­tain a four- point lead at the top over Rug­byStAn­drews, whowon2212 at Deep­ings.

Alex Arch and Ross McLean scored tries for Deep­ings, who gave their man- of- the- match award to Clint Bell.

Wis­bech pair Michael Watts( 16) and Pete Lank­fer get to grips with a South Wood­ham Fer­rers op­po­nent.

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