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29th September 1974: Blackpool 17 Wigan 20
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 04 2013 - 01:40
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Blackpool Borough 17 Wigan 20 - Sunday 29th September 1974
Venue: Borough Park, Blackpool
Competition: Players No.6 Trophy First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Kevin O'Loughlin, 2. Stuart Wright, 3. Dave Willicombe, 4. Green Vigo, 5. Keiron O'Loughlin, 6. Bernard Coyle, 7. Jimmy Nulty
WiganlForwards:l 8. Geoff Fletcher, 9. Bill Melling, 10. Peter Smethurst, 11. Bob Irving, 12. Dave Robinson, 13. Anthony Karalius
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Alan Taylor, 15. Barry Briggs


Bill Melling, Geoff Fletcher, Anthony Karalius, Dave Willicombe
WiganlGoals:l Anthony Karalius 4


Molyneux, Crank, Darbyshire
BlackpoollGoals:l Pitman 4


Wigan sweated all the way in this Players No.6 Trophy First Round tie away at Second Division Blackpool. The home side has pegged back Wigan's 15-10 lead to 15-15 with a try from Darbyshire before Pitman kicked them 17-15 ahead with 29 minutes to go. Wigan only re-took the lead nine minutes from time when Jimmy Nulty sent Dave Willicombe over in the 73rd Minute for a 20-17 lead after Karalius converted. Wigan hung on despite Bill Melling being sent off in the final few minutes.

Half Time:l

Blackpool 10 Wigan 15
Attendance:l 1,595

1974-1975 Players No.6 Trophy First Round Results

Friday 27th September 1974
Salford 36 Castleford 5

Saturday 28th September 1974
Barrow 5 York 14
Bramley 15 Hull 6 (Live on BBC 1)
Leeds 49 New Hunslet 10
Whitehaven 32 Lock Lane (Castleford) 6
Wakefield Trinity 44 Leigh 10

Sunday 29th September 1974
Blackpool Borough 17 Wigan 20
Bradford Northern 12 Dewsbury 6
Doncaster 15 Kippax White Swan (Leeds) 6
Halifax 11 Keighley 13
Huyton 14 Huddersfield 12
Oldham 21 Workington Town 14
Rochdale Hornets 12 Hull Kingston Rovers 16
Swinton 7 St Helens 6
Warrington 36 Batley 3
Widnes 10 Featherstone Rovers 5

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