Wheats Player of the Month

Wheats Player of the Month

By Gareth Windsor
29 November 2018
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Club legend wins player of November

Club legend and Vice Chairmen Ben Craig has been named as the Old Wheatleyans Player of the Month for November. With 3 Wheats games played in November the big man featured in 2 games scoring 4 wonderful tries. Ben has been playing in his new position at loose head this season and he certainly doesn't look out of place.

Craigy's hard running caused havoc away at Pershore at the start of November and he was one of the stand out players in the bonus point win. He managed to set up a couple of tries as well as dotting down himself.

Then came yet another Wheats hat-trick for Craigy at home to Redditch. Some fantastic attacking play from the Wheats that day dismantled the away side. Ben managed to bag himself 3 superb tries to bring his try tally to 9 for the season, in just 5 games.

We all hope he can continue his blistering form into Saturdays game away at Bedworth.

Ben Craig is sponsored by Wildcard Strength & Conditioning, Cross Fit Gym at Fargo Village, Coventry.

Ben Craig Season Stats
Appearances: 5
Tries: 9


Pershore 5 - WHEATS 36
Midlands 4 (West)

WHEATS 22 - Tenbury 23
RFU Junior Vase

WHEATS 72 - Redditch 23
Midlands 4 (West)


Points Scored: 130

Points Against: 51

Tries Scored: 20 (9 different scorers)

November Top Try Scores:

1. Ben Craig - 4
2. James Fisher - 3
2. Jamie Hutton - 3
3. James Hancox - 2
3. Sam Eaton - 2
3. Lewis Faulkner - 2
3. Ben Hands - 2
4. James Przybek - 1
4. Richard Saunders - 1

Top Point Scores:

1. Gareth Windsor - 25
2. Ben Craig - 20
3. Jamie Hutton - 15
3. James Fisher - 15

Lets hope the Wheats can continue this great from into a BIG December of league games.


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