Sluggish start proves costly

Cambridgeshire Junior Cup Semi-Final Sawston 24 Ely II 5 ELY s second rugby team were convincingly beaten and denied a place in the final. Sawston instantly looked threatening, particularly through the centre and down the wings, and a penalty kick gave t

Cambridgeshire Junior Cup Semi-Final

Sawston 24 Ely II 5

ELY's second rugby team were convincingly beaten and denied a place in the final.

Sawston instantly looked threatening, particularly through the centre and down the wings, and a penalty kick gave them the lead. A try and conversion quickly made it 10-0.


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Ely then conceded a succession of penalties, and a five-metre drive put the hosts 17-0 up at the break.

Ely looked more convincing in the second half, and opened with some good work from the forwards.

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Sawston conceded five quick penalties which put the Tigers at the opposition's 10-metre line. After a quick tap and pass, Sean Kennett scored in the corner, reducing Sawston's lead to 17-5.

With both teams tiring, the game broke down, with play becoming scrappy and untidy.

Sawston sealed the win with another try.

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