Rugby: Wisbech youngsters impress

Wisbech under-15s face the camera

Wisbech under-15s face the camera - Credit: Archant

Wisbech under-15s ran out 40-5 winners over Norwich Crusaders in a tactical battle.

They led 21-0 at the break as great lines and quick hands saw them pin their rivals back.

And although Crusaders hit back during a dominant spell in the second half, Wisbech would not be denied.

Scrum-half Josh Sandall shone, while fly-half Jacob Gent landed five of the six conversions.

Reece Brighty impressed in attack, while full-back Will Paul took the man of the match award.


You may also want to watch:


The under-11s took on Swaffham for the first time at Gaircroft Road and, after a shaky start, produced some great play.

Excellent tackles produced turnover ball, which led to some good running plays.

Most Read

And after holding a slender lead at the interval, the Wisbech youngsters used fresh legs in the second half and, showing more belief in their abilities, were able to pull clear to claim a deserved 8-4 win.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter