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 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 rugby club picked up a scrappy bonus point win in muddy conditions at home against West Norfolk.
Ely Tigers dominate Newmarket after a slow start away from home
The Ely Tigers were first to get on the scoreboard after a solid ten minutes of possession.
Ely Tigers moved up to third in the London Division Three (Eastern Counties) standings after enjoying a crushing 62-7 victory over local rivals Wisbech on Saturday.