Ewan eases to hat-trick

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Wisbech RFC Under 9s’ fixture against Ely on Sunday saw them continue their good run of form, winning two matches and drawing two.

The home team’s new centre pairing of Luke Hare and Jack Fowler was particularly effective,

All three of Wisbech’s tries in the second match came from in-form scrum half Ewan Samways with the last, a length of the field break, coming in the very last play.

Match results and tries: Wisbech 25 Ely 15 (Hare 2, Sam Howat, Harry Holmes, Ben Wilcox); Wisbech 15 Ely 15 (Samways 3); Wisbech 15 Ely 10 (Fabian Simpson, Samways, Hare); Wisbech 5 Ely 5 (Wilcox).

The Wisbech U11 side won all their matches, taking their winning streak to 10 in a row.

In their first game against a quality Ely side, Wisbech won 14-5 with tries from inside centre Jack Wicks and prop Aaron Brundle.

The second match was another excellent game, and the dominant Wisbech pack smothered Ely at every breakdown. Lock Luke Green got two hard fought tries, final score Wisbech 14 Ely 7.

No.8 Cameron Finlay scored two successive tries, and prop Henry Hoyles sealed a 19–5 win.

Player of the week was fly half Ben Fouracre who kicked six out of seven conversions and made some great defensive tackles. A special award was also given to Aaron Brundle whose forward work was outstanding.

Wisbech Under 8s played a brilliant trio of games, in total scoring 19 tries!

The tries were scored by Raf Kasket (2), Sam Curwen, Oliver Mann (2), Jonathan Harding (2), Rhys Swann, Oliver Murdoch (2), George Bates (4), Billy Nurse (3), William Paul and Freddie Riddington.

Next Sunday the boys are away to West Norfolk & Swaffham in their last fixture before the Christmas break.

Wisbech under 7s played Ely several times and played exciting attacking rugby with some great teamwork by the club’s youngest players. A flurry of tries were scored by both sides.

Tries were scored by: Michal Glowacki (3), Ashton Webb (3), Arthur Wilcox (3), Ty Tooke (3), Connor Loughlin (2), Nye Simpson, Oliver Taylor, and Ben Allen.

l Former Wisbech Grammar School rugby player Alistair Price has been called up to the Scotland Under 20 training squad.