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17th January 1979: Wigan 13 Wakefield 11
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 12 2013 - 02:45
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Wigan 13 Wakefield Trinity 11 - Wednesday 17th January 1979
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division
Kick Off: 7:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. George Fairbairn, 2. Dennis Ramsdale, 3. John Butler, 4. Alan Greenall, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Keiron O'Loughlin, 7. Cliff Sayer
WiganlForwards:l 8. Steve Breheny, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. David Regan, 11. Bill Melling, 12. Terry Hollingsworth, 13. Dennis Boyd
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Les Bolton (replaced Alan Greenall - Half Time), 15. Bernard Coyle (replaced Cliff Sayer - Half TIme)


David Regan, John Butler, Jimmy Hornby
WiganlGoals:l George Fairbairn 2

WakefieldlBacks:l 1. Midgeley, 2. Fletcher, 3. Smith, 4. Diamond, 5. Juliff, 6. Topliss, 7. Wardless
WakefieldlForwards:l 8. Burke, 9. McCurrie, 10. Gregory, 11. Skerrett, 12. Idle, 13. McDermott
WakefieldlSubs Used:l (None)


Fletcher 2, Topliss
WakefieldlGoals:l Wandless 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:l Wigan 10 Wakefield 8
Referee:l J.Jackson (Pudsey)
Note:l Match had previously been Postponed three days earlier on Sunday 14th January 1979 (3:00pm) Due to Frozen Pitch
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