Wigan needed to win this match to clinch a "Top 4" Play Off
Position. However they also needed Featherstone to lose in a simultaneous contest away at Leeds. Luckily perhaps for Wigan, a late drop goal (worth
two points then) and penalty goal from Leeds' Lewis Jones had sent Rovers
down to a 15-11 defeat, meaning this Wigan win at Blackpool had indeed secured
themselves a play off
This Match had been Previously Postponed on Saturday 30th
January 1960 due to Snow.
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