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23rd April 1966: Leeds 2 Wigan 7
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 15 2012 - 08:19
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Leeds 2 Wigan 7 - Saturday 23rd April 1966
Venue: Fartown, Huddersfield
Competition: Challenge Cup Semi Final
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Ray Ashby, 2. Billy Boston, 3. David Stephens, 4. Eric Ashton, 5. Trevor Lake, 6. Cliff Hill, 7. Frank Parr

WiganlForwards:l

8. Danny Gardiner, 9. Tom Woosey, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Tony Stephens, 12. Laurie Gilfedder, 13. Harry Major

WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Chris Hesketh (replaced Frank Parr), 15. Geoff Lyon (replaced Laurie Gilfedder)

WiganlTries:l Billy Boston
WiganlGoals:l

Eric Ashton 2


LeedslBacks:l

1. Risman, 2. Cowell, 3. Hynes, 4. Gemmell, 5. Wriglesworth, 6. Broatch, 7. Rollin

LeedslForwards:l 8. Clark, 9. Lockwood, 10. Firth, 11. Davies, 12. Chamberlain, 13. Poole
LeedslSubs Used:l Neumann (replaced Davies)

LeedslTries:l (None)
LeedslGoals:l

Risman 1

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Summary:l

Wigan took the lead after good work from Tony Stephens had set up the territory for Frankie Parr to send Billy Boston over through tackle attempts by Risman and Wriglesworth. In the second half the lead was reduced to 3-2 with a penalty for Leeds from Risman but two later penalties by Eric Ashton proved to be enough to seal a return to Wembley for the cup holders from Central Park.

Half Time:l

Leeds 0 Wigan 3

Referee:l

D.T.H Davies (Manchester)

Television:l

Live Coverage of the Second Half on BBC 1 during "Grandstand". Commentator: Eddie Waring

1965-1966 Challenge Cup Semi Final Results

Saturday 16th April 1966
Dewsbury 5 St Helens 12 (at Station Road, Swinton - Live on ITV)

Saturday 23rd April 1966
Leeds 2 Wigan 7 (at Fartown, Huddersfield - Second Half Live on BBC 1)

BBC 1 - Saturday 23rd April 1966
10:15am Laws of Disorder
10:45am Master Builders (till 11:15am)
12:40pm Public Service Announcements
12:45pm Grandstand including....
Boxing: Pat Dwyer v Georges Fabry (Middleweight Contest)
Tennis: The Hard Court Championships of Great Britain
Horse Racing from Lanark
Rugby League Cup Semi Final: Leeds v Wigan
5:15pm Juke Box Jury
5:40pm News, Weather
5:50pm Dr. Who: The Final Test
6:15pm Dixon of Dock Green
7:00pm Film: The Western
8:15pm Black and White Minstrel Show
9:00pm Dick Van Dyke Show
9:25pm News, Sport
9:40pm The Long Cocktail Party
10:40pm The Making of an American Officer
11:30pm Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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