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29th September 1979: Castleford 24 Wigan 10
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 14 2013 - 23:56
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Castleford 24 Wigan 10 - Saturday 29th September 1979
Venue: Wheldon Road, Castleford
Competition: John Player Trophy Second Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Trevor Stockley, 2. Ray Farnsworth, 3. Bernard Coyle, 4. Dennis Ramsdale, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Keiron O'Loughlin, 7. Les Bolton
WiganlForwards:l 8. Steve O'Neill, 9. John Pendlebury, 10. Danny Campbell, 11. John Wood, 12. Bill Melling, 13. Terry Hollingsworth
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Mick Rennox, 15. John Clough


Jimmy Hornby 2
WiganlGoals:l Ray Farnworth 2


1. Wraith, 2. Claughton, 3. Joyner, 4. Hyde, 5. Finch, 6. Fenton, 7. Birkby
CastlefordlForwards:l 8. Ballangtyne, 9. Spur, 10. Connell, 11. Ward, 12. Crampton, 13. Orr
CastlefordlSubs Used:l 14. Worsley, 15. Huddlestone


Jimmy Hornby 2
WiganlGoals:l Ray Farnworth 2


"Wigan's sad decline" was one headline as Castleford earned an easy victory in the John Player Trophy at Wheldon Road.

Half Time:l Castleford 13 Wigan 7
Referee:l Stan Wall (Leigh)
Television:l Second Half Live on BBC 1 during "Grandstand" - Commentator: Eddie Waring

1979-1980 John Player Trophy Second Round Results

Saturday 29th September 1979
Castleford 21 Wigan 10 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)

Sunday 30th September 1979
Keighley 9 Bradford Northern 15
Leeds 7 Leigh 14
Salford 23 Bramley 9
Wakefield Trinity 21 Featherstone Rovers 12
Warrington 20 York 15
Widnes 31 St Helens 20
Workington Town 43 Blackpool Borough 7

1979-1980 John Player Trophy Quarter Final Results

Saturday 20th October 1979
Warrington 6 Widnes 14 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)

Sunday 21st October 1979
Bradford Northern 25 Leigh 11
Castleford 6 Salford 13
Wakefield Trinity 26 Workington Town 5

1979-1980 John Player Trophy Semi Final Results

Saturday 3rd November 1979
Salford 3 Widnes 19 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)

Saturday 17th November 1979
Bradford Northern 16 Wakefield Trinity 3 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)

1979-1980 John Player Trophy Final Result

Saturday 5th January 1980
Bradford Northern 6 Widnes 0 (at Headingley, Leeds - Second Half Live on BBC 1)

BBC 1 - Saturday 29th September 1979
9:05am Horseback
9:30am Multi-Coloured Swap Shop
9:50am Pope John Paul II in Ireland (Pope arrives at Dublin Airport)
10:45am Multi-Coloured Swap Shop
12:27pm Weather
12:30pm Grandstand including.....
12:35 Football Focus
1:05 World Water Ski Racing Championship from Welsh Harp
1:25 Boxing: Magri v Green
1:50, 2:25, 2:55, 3:30 Horse Racing from Ascot
2:05, 2:45, 3:15 Rallycross: European Championship - British Round
3:45 Half Time Soccer Scores
3:50 Rugby League: Castleford v Wigan
4:30 Tennis
4:40 Final Score
5:05pm News, Weather, Sport, Look North Update
5:25pm Junior That's Life
6:05pm Dr. Who: City of Death (starring Tom Baker, Laila Ward)
6:30pm Larry Grayson's Generation Game
7:25pm Secret Army: Invasions
8:20pm Shirley Bassey Show
9:10pm Starsky and Hutch
10:00pm News, Weather
10:15pm Match of the Day: Nottingham Forest v Liverpool & Sheffield United v Oxford United
11:15pm Parkinson
12:15am Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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