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23rd January 1971: Batley 4 Wigan 13
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 28 2012 - 13:47

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Saturday 23rd January 1971

Batley 4 Wigan 13
Mount Pleasant, Batley
Challenge Cup Round 1

Kick Off 3:00pm


 (Second Half)

Wigan Team

Colin Tyrer


Keri Jones


Bill Francis


Kevin O'Loughlin


Stuart Wright


David Hill


Warren Ayres


Brian Hogan


Colin Clarke


Geoff Fletcher

11.  Bill Ashurst    G 
12.  Dave Robinson    
13.  Doug Laughton    



Peter Rowe



Wigan took a break from league action to take on Batley in the Challenge Cup. It was a bit of slog in this BBC Televised tie but they got the job done mainly on the back of goal kicking.


1970-1971 Challenge Cup Round 1

Saturday 23rd January 1971
Barrow 11 Widnes 15
Batley 4 Wigan 13 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)
Blackpool Borough 7 Huddersfield 8
Hunslet 49 Thames Board Mills (Warrington) 5
Leeds 49 Oldham 2
Swinton 13 Huyton 2
Warrington 13 Rochdale Hornets 7
Whitehaven 0 Castleford 15
Workington Town 6 St Helens 8

Sunday 24th January 1971
Bramley 6 Doncaster 5
Dewsbury 25 British Oil and Cake Mills (Hull) 5
Halifax 13 Featherstone Rovers 18
Keighley 9 Hull Kingston Rovers 9
Leigh 9 Bradford Northern 2
Salford 6 Wakefield Trinity 6
York 0 Hull 2

Wednesday 27th January 1971
Replay: Hull Kingston Rovers 11 Keighley 18
Replay: Wakefield Trinity 8 Salford 15




BBC 1 - Saturday 23rd January 1971
9:35am Square Two
10:00am Si Dice Cose (till 10:30am)
12noon Weather
12:05pm Banana Splits
12:45pm Grandstand presented by Frank Bough including.....
FA Cup Fourth Round Preview
Boxing Fight of the Week: Jimmy Anderson v Bobby Hughes
Test Cricket: Australia v England - Fifth Test (Day 3) from Melbourne
1:25pm Film: "Last of the Bad Men" (starring George Montgomery)
2:40pm Grandstand including.....
2:40 Golf: Bing Crosby National Pro-Am Competition
3:05, 3:35 Table Tennis: England v West Germany from Cambridge (Max Robertson)
3:15 Fifth Test: Australia v England 1st and 2nd Day Review (Jim Laker)
3:50 Rugby League: Batley v Wigan (Eddie Waring)
4:50 Results Service
5:15pm Dr. Who
5:40pm News, Weather
5:50pm Here's Lucy: Lucy and Liberace (Lucille Ball)
6:15pm It's Cliff Richard
6:55pm Dixon of Dock Green: Mug's Game
7:40pm Cilla (Cilla Black - Guest: Frankie Howerd)
8:25pm Film: "Kiss of Death" (Starring Victor Mature)
10:00pm News
10:15pm Match of the Day - The FA Cup: Derby v Wolves (Barry Davies), Portsmouth v Arsenal (David Coleman) & Everton v Middlesbrough (Kenneth Wolstenholme)
11:15pm Braden's Week
11:50pm Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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