Mixed bag for budding Tigers

PUBLISHED: 11:30 04 October 2007 | UPDATED: 12:52 04 May 2010

Stowmarket I 22 Ely Tigers I 0 TIGERS are still seeking their first league win of the season but the young team showed encouraging signs against Stowmarket. The home side opened the scoring with a converted try on 10 minutes but the Tigers got back into t

Stowmarket I 22 Ely Tigers I 0

TIGERS are still seeking their first league win of the season but the young team showed encouraging signs against Stowmarket.

The home side opened the scoring with a converted try on 10 minutes but the Tigers got back into the game and threatened the try line with waves of attacks.

However, the unlucky visitors were unable to break through and the home side held on to their lead going into the break.

Handling errors and penalties crept into the Ely game in the second half and Stowmarket took advantage to score a try and penalty to extend their lead to 17-0.

A try in the final minute gave the home side a flattering 22-0 victory.

Greene King Premier League

Cambridge Exiles 12 Ely Tigers II 43

TIGERS dominated and James Denning's opening try was quickly followed by Mark Egerton's try and Pete Vousden's conversion.

Craig Rands touched down for his first try but Exiles scored twice to make the half-time score 17-12 to Ely.

Tigers upped their game after the break and tries from Tom Evans and Lee Benzie gave the visitors a 29-12 lead.

A penalty try was awarded when Rands broke through and he rounded off the scoring with a try in the corner. Both scores were converted by Vousden to guide Ely to a 43-12 win.

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