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6th October 1985: Wigan 14 New Zealand 8
Posted by cherryandwhite on February 05 2013 - 20:55
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Wigan 14 New Zealand 8 - Sunday 6th October 1985
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Tour Match
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Shaun Edwards, 2. Gary Henley-Smith, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Ellery Hanley, 5. Colin Whitfield, 6. Steve Ella, 7. Mike Ford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Brian Case, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Nick Du Toit, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Steve Hampson (replaced Colin Whitfield - 64th Minute), 15. Neil Courtney (replaced Nicky Kiss - 52nd Minute)

WiganlTries:l

Shaun Edwards, Andy Goodway

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 3

NewlZealandlBacks:l 1. Vaun O'Callaghan, 2. Joe Ropati, 3. Mark Ella, Ron O'Regan, 5. Mark Bourneville, 6. Shane Cooper, 7. Clayton Friend
NewlZealandlForwards:l 8. Dane Sorensen, 9. Howie Tamati, 10. Kurt Sorensen, 11. Mark Graham, 12. Owen Wright, 13. Hugh McGahan
NewlZealandlSubs Used:l 14. Adrian Shelford (replaced Vaun O'Callaghan - 67th Minute), 15. Olsen Fillipiana (replaced Mark Ella - 37th Minute)

NewlZealandlTries:l

Shane Cooper

NewlZealandlGoals:l Vaun O'Callaghan 2
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Summary:l

This match marked the beginning of the tour for New Zealand and it would also be the full debut of Steve Ella for Wigan. The only try of the first half came when David Stephenson sent Shaun Edwards over and he added three goals for a 10-2 lead with a Vaun O'Callaghan penalty being the only response from the tourists. Edwards would turn from hero to villain just three minutes after the re-start when his error, not helped by the wet weather, gifted Shane Cooper a score for 10-8. New Zealand put the pressure on but a superb kicking game from Ella offered regular relief and it was from one of his kicks that O'Callaghan made an error and Andy Goodway pounced to score from a kick ahead towards the try line. Stephenson converted for 14-8 and that's how it would finish.

Half Time:l

Wigan 10 New Zealand 2

Attendance:l

12,856

Referee:l

Ron Campbell (Widnes)

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