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21st March 1970: Hull KR 8 Wigan 19
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 25 2012 - 13:41
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Hull Kingston Rovers 8 Wigan 19 - Saturday 21st March 1970
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Competition: Challenge Cup Semi Final
Kick Off: 3:30pm


1. Colin Tyrer, 2. Keri Jones, 3. Bill Francis, 4. Peter Rowe, 5. Kevin O'Loughlin, 6. David Hill, 7. Frank Parr

WiganlForwards:l 8. John Stephens, 9. Bob Burdell, 10. Keith Ashcroft, 11. Dave Robinson, 12. Bill Ashurst, 13. Doug Laughton
WiganlSubs Used:l (None)

WiganlTries:l Peter Rowe, Keith AshcroftKeri Jones

Colin Tyrer 4, Bill Ashurst 1

HulllKRlBacks:l 1. Markham, 2. Stephenson, 3. Small, 4. Wriglesworth, 5. Coupland, 6. Millward, 7. Cooper
HulllKRlForwards:l 8. Clawson, 9. Flanagan, 10. Wiley, 11. Lowe, 12. Young, 13. Wallis
HulllKRlSubs Used:l (None)

HulllKRlTries:l Coupland, Wriglesworth

Millward 1


Hull KR had scored the only try of the first half by Coupland but two penalties by Colin Tyrer and a drop goal from Bill Ashurt had Wigan 6-3 up at the break. Tries from Peter Rowe, Keith Ashcroft and Keri Jones put Wigan in control second half with Rovers reply being a penalty try to Wriglesworth that had been awarded for obstruction by Wigan.

Half Time:l Hull KR 3 Wigan 6

D.T.H Davies (Manchester)


Live coverage of the last 25 Minutes on BBC 1 during "Grandstand" between 4:30 and 4:55pm. Commentator: Eddie Waring

1969-1970 Challenge Cup Semi Finals

Saturday 21st March 1970

Hull Kingston Rovers 8 Wigan 19 (at Headingley, Leeds - Part Live Coverage on BBC 1)

Saturday 4th April 1970
Castleford 6 St Helens 3 (at Station Road, Swinton - Part Live Coverage on BBC 1)

BBC 1 - Saturday 21st March 1970
9:35am Square Two
10:00am Repondez s'il Vous Plait (French Language Lessons)
10:30am Wie Bitte ? (German Language Lessons - till 11:00am)
12noon Weather
12:05pm Marine Boy
12:25pm Circus Boy
12:45pm Grandstand including.....
12:55 Football Preview
1:20, 1:50, 2:20 Horse Racing from Newcastle
1:40, 2:40 Welsh Amateur Boxing Championships
2:50 Rugby Union Five Nations Championship: Scotland v England
4:30 Rugby League Cup Semi Final: Hull KR v Wigan
4:55 Results Service
5:15pm Dr. Who
5:40pm Debbie Reynolds Show
6:05pm News
6:15pm It's Cliff Richard
6:45pm Film: "Two Flags West"
8:15pm The Black and White Minstrel Show
9:00pm A Man called Ironside: The Prophecy
9:50pm News
10:00pm 1970 Eurovision Song Contest from Amsterdam, Netherlands
11:15pm Match of the Day: Leyton Orient v Stockport County
12midnight Weather, News, National Anthem, Closedown

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