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7th April 1956: Wigan 10 Halifax 11
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 03 2012 - 02:56
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Wigan 10 Halifax 11 - Saturday 7th April 1956
Venue: Odsal Stadium, Bradford
Competition: Challenge Cup Semi Final
Kick Off: 3:00pm


1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Jack Broome, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Eric Ashton, 6. Dave Bolton, 7. Tommy Parr


8. Alan Armstrong, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Don Hayward, 11. Bill Bretherton, 11. Norman Cherrington, 13. Bernard McGurrin

WiganlTries:l Eric Ashton, Billy Boston
WiganlGoals:l Jack Cunliffe 2

HalifaxlBacks:l 1. Griffiths, 2. Daniels, 3. Lynch, 4. Palmer, 5. Bevan, 6. Dean, 7. Kielty

8. Thornley, 9. Ackerley, 10. Wilkinson, 11. Fearnley, 12. Schofield, 13. Traill

HalifaxlTries:l Palmer 2, Dean
HalifaxlGoals:l Griffiths
Half Time:l Wigan 5 Halifax 5
Referee:l Charlie Appleton (Warrington)
Attendance:l 52,323 (Gate Reciepts: £9,071)

1955-1956 Challenge Cup Semi Final Results

Saturday 7th April 1956
St Helens 5 Barrow 5 (at Station Road, Swinton)
Wigan 10 Halifax 11 (at Odsal Stadium, Bradford)

Wednesday 11th April 1956
Replay: Barrow 5 St Helens 10 (at Central Park, Wigan)

1955-1956 Challenge Cup Final Result

Saturday 28th April 1956
Halifax 2 St Helens 13 (at Wembley Stadium)



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