Home Page · Site Forum · rugbyleagueontv.co.uk - RL TV Listings & RL Audio Match Commentary · DVD Swaps · Facebook Page · Twitter Monday, December 10, 2018
2016 First Team
2016 Season Fixtures
2016 Results/Reports
2016 Stats Centre
Wigan RL History Pages
Historical Results at a Glance
Club Honours & Records
Wigan RL - Big Match Database
You Tube Video Play List
Wigan RL A to Z Player List
Wigan RL Heritage Numbers
Wigan RL Timeline
Wigan RL "Top" Timeline
Wigan v Saints - Derby Archive
Challenge Cup Record
League Cup Record
Lancashire Cup Record
All Time Head to Head Records
All Time Player Records
Central Park
The DW Stadium
Co-Operative Stadium, Orrell
Super League Only Stats
All Time SL Table
Classic Matches
Record Victory
8 in a Row!
Coaching Register
Average Attendances
Great Britain Register
Home Nation Register
Wigan - Miscellany
Playing Kit Archive
Two Teams in Wigan!
Wigan Highfield
Springfield Borough
11th February 1961: Leeds 5 Wigan 5
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 06 2012 - 21:46
Click: Last Match - Click: Next Match

Leeds 5 Wigan 5 - Saturday 11th February 1961
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Fred Griffiths, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Geoff Bootle, 5. Syd Fenton, 6. Dave Bolton, 7. Terry Entwistle

WiganlForwards:l

8. John Barton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Frank Collier, 12. Geoff Lyon, 13. Roy Evans


WiganlTries:l Geoff Bootle
WiganlGoals:l Fred Griffiths 1

LeedslBacks:l

1. Thornett, 2. Rosenberg, 3. Hallas, 4. Jones, 5. Pickup, 6. Hodgkinson, 7. Evans

LeedslForwards:l

8. Robinson, 9. Simms, 10. Goodwin, 11. Robins, 12. Fairbank, 13. Shaw


LeedslTries:l Hallas
LeedslGoals:l Jones 1
lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll
Summary:l

Leeds away was always a tough cup draw and perhaps Wigan were happy with to take a draw back to Central Park. The match was played in a rain-storm which made conditions difficult. Leeds took the lead in the 9th Minute with a try from Hallas and the only other scoring in the first half was a penalty goal added by Jones for a 5-0 lead. Wigan had it all to do but scored in the 48th Minute when Dave Bolton, on a diagonal run, beat two men and sent Geoff Bootle over in the right corner. Griffiths failed to convert, so the score was 5-3. Then on 57 minute Wigan's task got harder. Bill Sayer was sent off for "an attempted trip" on Leeds' winger Rosenberg. Wigan were starved of possession a man down but got a penalty goal on 70 minutes to which Griffiths made it 5-5. You'd think Wigan would take the draw being a man down but they almost snatched victory in the last minute when Syd Fenton's fly kick down field produced a "all or nothing" try saver from Rosenberg. The game ended a draw with a replay to follow back at Wigan.

Half Time:l Leeds 5 Wigan 0
Referee:l D.T.H Davies (Manchester)
Weather:l Heavy Rain

1960-1961 Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 28th January 1961
Hull Kingston Rovers 56 Pilkington Recs (St Helens) 8

Saturday 11th February 1961
Batley 9 Bradford Northern 0
Bramley 5 Rochdale Hornets 6
Dewsbury Celtic 0 Castleford 32
Doncaster 0 Warrington 39
Huddersfield 8 Liverpool City 2
Hull 4 Oldham 2
Hunslet 0 Halifax 8
Keighley 5 Featherstone Rovers 11
Leeds 5 Wigan 5
Leigh 6 Swinton 8
St Helens 5 Widnes 5
Salford 22 Dewsbury 8
Wakefield Trinity 11 York 3
Whitehaven 8 Blackpool Borough 3
Workington Town 9 Barrow 3

Comments
No Comments have been Posted.
Post Comment
Please Login to Post a Comment.
Ratings
Rating is available to Members only.

Please login or register to vote.

No Ratings have been Posted.
Donate to Website

If you appreciate the efforts made on this site and would like to see them continue, donations are welcome to cover the increased running costs of this website. Cheers.

View a Previous Season.....

A to Z Player List
Guest
Username

Password

Remember Me



Lost Password?

Copyright - Cherryandwhite.co.uk 2002-2014
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that news stories are correct, we cannot be held responsible for errors. Some articles and pictures on this website have been recovered from various sources for archive purposes. If any material on this website is subject to copyright or incorrect in any way please contact us webmaster@cherryandwhite.co.uk so we can remove it or negotiate copyright permission.
RLFANS.COM, the owners of this website, the RLSA (Rugby League Supporters Association) or the 100% League Network are not responsible for the content of its sub-sites, please email the author of this sub-site if you feel you find an article offensive or of a choice nature that you disagree with.

Email RLFANS.COM's owners admins@rlfans.com if further assistance is required.

©1999-2014 RLFANS.COM