Ely victry slides away as slpe plays its part

PUBLISHED: 10:21 28 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 03 May 2010

Ely II 29 Cheshunt II 29 ELY II travelled t Cheshunt fr a tp-f-the-table clash n Saturday afternn, knwing that the league leaders wuld want t make up fr their pr shwing earlier in the seasn. Ely played sme expansive running rugby which res

Ely II 29 Cheshunt II 29

ELY II travelled t Cheshunt fr a tp-f-the-table clash n Saturday afternn, knwing that the league leaders wuld want t make up fr their pr shwing earlier in the seasn.

Ely played sme expansive running rugby which resulted in Tm Jacksn at utside centre running in a 30-metre try, with Peter Vusden cnverting fr a 7-0 lead.

Cheshunt raised their intensity and scred a try but missed the cnversin.

Fr the rest f the half Ely camped in Cheshunt's 22 and the resultant pressure culminated in a flwing cnverted try fr Mitch Jnes, a charging try fr Lee Kupyn and a cnverted penalty try fr a 26-5 interval lead.

Ely came ut in the secnd half t defend their lead and lk fr lng range chances, and the game settled int a rutine f Cheshunt rumbling dwn the slpe and Ely defending gallantly.

Cheshunt gradually whittled away Ely's lead hwever, and a late cnverted try made the final scres level, leaving Ely ruing their luck.

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