Mixed bag fr turnament Tigers

PUBLISHED: 10:13 14 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 03 May 2010

Under-9 ELY Tigers travelled away t Haverhill n Sunday fr a mini-turnament in which they played three games against Stwmarket, Haverhill and a mixed team f players frm bth Haverhill and Stwmarket. The first game saw Ely scre tw first-half tries

Under-9

ELY Tigers travelled away t Haverhill n Sunday fr a mini-turnament in which they played three games against Stwmarket, Haverhill and a mixed team f players frm bth Haverhill and Stwmarket.

The first game saw Ely scre tw first-half tries including ne frm Matthew Buckingham, and there was als a secnd half try frm Jamie Sanghera t make the final scre 3-1 t Ely Tigers.

The secnd game against Haverhill was very hard fught with fine tackling frm the backs - in particular Harry Alexander and Anthny Riches - and superb frward play with great displays frm Ryan Matn and Jsh Burns.

The game lked like it was heading fr a 0-0 draw until the last minute when Haverhill managed t scre a try in the crner.

The last game saw Ely pitted against the best f bth Stwmarket and Haverhill.

Again it was a gd game f rugby, with a fine display frm the Ely frwards including Bbby Barker and Alex Matcham.

It was a clse game with the ppsitin taking a first half lead but Ely scred a secnd half equaliser when Anthny Riches brke thrugh the defence with a jinxing run.

Final scre Ely Tigers 1 Haverhill/Stwmarket 1.

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