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16th April 1979: Salford 23 Wigan 15
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 14 2013 - 12:24
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Salford 23 Wigan 15 - Easter Monday 16th April 1979
Venue: The Willows, Salford
Competition: League First Division
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Trevor Stockley, 2. Dave Willicombe, 3. John Butler, 4. Les Bolton, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Keiron O'Loughlin, 7. Bernard Coyle
WiganlForwards:l 8. Maurice Platt, 9. Ray Martland, 10. Steve O'Neill, 11. Bill Melling, 12. Terry Hollingsworth, 13. Dennis Boyd
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. John Clough (replaced Dave Willicombe), 15. David Regan (replaced Maurice Platt)


Bernard Coyle, John Butler, Keiron O'Loughlin
WiganlGoals:l Trevor Stockley 3

Salford Tries:l

Richards 3, Williams, Turnbull, Fielding
Salford Goals:l Whitfield 1, Fielding 1
Salford Drops:l Stephenson 1


Dave Willicombe was returning for the first time having broken his arm in November against Rochdale but fractured the same arm very early on in this match against Salford. Salford were mid table but still had more than enough to beat Wigan on this occassion.

Half Time:l Salford 12 Wigan 6
Attendance:l 5,552

Top of the First Division - After This Match
1st Place:l Hull KR - Played - 23 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 40
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 25 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 38
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 29 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 10 - Points: - 37
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 24 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 36
5th Place:l Wigan - Played - 25 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 31

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