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17th January 1979: Wigan 13 Wakefield 11
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 12 2013 - 02:45

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Wednesday 17th January 1979

Wigan 13 Wakefield Trinity 11
Central Park, Wigan
League Division 1 - Round 16 of 30
(Previously Postponed on Sunday 14th January 1979)
Kick Off 7:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  George Fairbairn    G2 

Dennis Ramsdale

3.  John Butler  T   
4.  Alan Greenall    

Jimmy Hornby

6.  Keiron O'Loughlin    

Cliff Sayer


Steve Breheny

9.  Tony Karalius    
10.  David Regan  T   
11.  Bill Melling    
12.  Terry Hollingsworth    
13.  Dennis Boyd    


Sub.  Les Bolton    
Sub.  Bernard Coyle    


1. Midgeley, 2. Fletcher, 3. Smith, 4. Diamond, 5. Juliff, 6. Topliss, 7. Wardless, 8. Burke, 9. McCurrie, 10. Gregory, 11. Skerrett, 12. Idle, 13. McDermott.

Tries: Fletcher 2, Topliss
Goals: Wardless 1


Wigan had a sweaty night against Wakefield at Central Park. The 10-8 half time lead was only increased by an unconverted try apiece second half with Wigan having brought on Les Bolton to make his debut off the bench at half time and also Bernard Coyle at half time as well.

Half Time:  Wigan 10 Wakefield 8
Attendance:  (Unknown)

Match had previously been Postponed three days earlier on Sunday 14th January 1979 (3:00pm) Due to Frozen Pitch

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