The Tigers travelled to their opponents with only 17 men and lost one man to injury early on. Woodbridge had a massive crowd and were up for the game, they put two past Ely in the first twenty minutes as the Tigers were slow off the mark.
Ely Tigers displayed one of their best performances of the season with a decisive win over Holt in their last home game.
Ely had a troubled first half, Thetford used the width and their pace to run the Tigers ragged. They quickly got on the scoreboard with two converted tries.
“The boys played well Boy’s played well in terrible conditions in a backs to the wall game - they, showed a lot of heart; well done” was how one fan summered up Ely Tigers match against Stowmarket.
Ely Tigers dominate Newmarket after a slow start away from home
The Tigers took a few minutes to get into the game and eventually gained a penalty in front of the posts. Joel Scott Paul knocked it over to get three points on the board.
The Ely Tigers were eager to get points on the board early and make use of the wind advantage.