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21st February 1971: Swinton 8 Wigan 2
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 28 2012 - 14:46

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Sunday 21st February 1971

Swinton 8 Wigan 2
Station Road, Swinton
Challenge Cup Round 2
Kick Off 3:00pm

Wigan Team

Colin Tyrer

2.  Keri Jones    

Bill Francis


Peter Rowe


Kevin O'Loughlin


David Hill


Frank Parr


Brian Hogan


Colin Clarke


Geoff Fletcher

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



Warren Ayres


Eddie Cunningham



1. Robinson, 2. Fleay, 3. Lewis, 4. Buckley, 5. Pratt, 6. Kenny, 7. Williams, 8. Bate, 9. Entwistle, 10. Halsall, 11. Cramant, 12. Smith, 13. Parkinson. Sub: Gomersall.

Tries: Kenny, Fleay
Goals: Robinson 1


Wigan fell out the Challenge Cup against one of Swinton's best performances for a long time. A try from Kenny put Swinton 5-0 ahead in the first half, to which Colin Tyrer kicked a penalty for 5-2 on 53 minutes. Wigan went on to command possession but a try from Fleay eight minutes from time sent Wigan out the cup.

Half Time: 

Swinton 5 Wigan 0


16,540 (Gate Reciepts: £5,090)


Billy Thompson (Huddersfield)


1970-1971 Challenge Cup Round 2

Friday 19th February 1971
Castleford 9 Keighley 6

Saturday 20th February 1971
Leeds 4 St Helens 0 (Live on BBC 1)

Sunday 21st February 1971
Dewsbury 13 Bramley 17
Featherstone Rovers 7 Hull 7
Hunslet 0 Huddersfield 16
Salford 20 Warrington 9
Swinton 8 Wigan 2
Widnes 11 Leigh 14

Wednesday 24th February 1971
Replay: Hull 12 Featherstone Rovers 8

1970-1971 Challenge Cup Quarter Finals

Saturday 6th March 1971
Bramley 0 Leeds 14
Castleford 9 Salford 8 (Live on BBC 1)

Sunday 7th March 1971
Huddersfield 11 Swinton 8
Leigh 8 Hull 4

1970-1971 Challenge Cup Semi Finals

Saturday 27th March 1971
Leeds 19 Castleford 8 (at Odsal Stadium, Bradford - Live on BBC 1)

Saturday 3rd April 1971
Huddersfield 4 Leigh 10 (at Central Park, Wigan - Second Half Live on BBC 1)

1970-1971 Challenge Cup Final

Saturday 15th May 1971
Leeds 4 Leigh 24 (at Wembley Stadium, London - Live on BBC 1)

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