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23rd October 1983: Wigan 2 Queensland 40
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 22 2013 - 16:16

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Sunday 23rd October 1983

Wigan 2 Queensland 40
Central Park, Wigan
Tour Match
Kick Off 3:00pm

Wigan Team
1.  Colin Whitfield    G 

Ronnie Braithwaite

3.  David Stephenson    

Tim Wilby


Henderson Gill

6.  David Wood    

Jimmy Fairhurst

8.  Kerry Hemsley    
9.  Howie Tamati    
10.  Brian Case    
11.  Graeme West    
12.  Danny Campbell    
13.  John Pendlebury    
Sub.  Jeff Clare    
Sub.  Shaun Wane    
Sub.  Mick Scott    
Sub.  Brian Dunn    


1. Joe Kilroy, 2. Brett French, 3. Gene Miles, 4. Wally Lewis, 5. Mitch Brennan, 6. Wayne Linderberg, 7. Larry Brigginshaw, 8. Greg Dowling, 9. Shane McNally, 10. Chris Phelan, 11. Gavin Jones, 12. Cavill Heugh, 13. Trevor Paterson.

Tries: Wayne Linderberg 2, Mitch Brennan, Chris Phelan, Gene Miles, Brett French, Joe Kilroy, Cavill Heugh
Goals: Shane McNally 4


Queensland totally annihilated Wigan in this tour match at Central Park. Wigan had taken a 2-0 lead with a penalty goal from Colin Whitfield but they were soon outclassed. The match was mainly remembered later for one of the burger vans at the ground catching fire.

Half Time:  Wigan 2 Queensland 22
Attendance:  9,749
Referee:  Ron Campbell
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