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29th January 1986: Widnes 16 Wigan 6
Posted by cherryandwhite on February 08 2013 - 00:31
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Widnes 16 Wigan 6 - Wednesday 29th January 1986
Venue: Naughton Park, Widnes
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Shaun Edwards, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Ellery Hanley, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Steve Ella, 7. Mike Ford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Greg Dowling, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Graeme West, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 15. Nick Du Toit (replaced Ian Potter)

WiganlTries:l

Graeme West

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 1

WidneslBacks:l 1. Mick Burke, 2. John Basnett, 3. Ralph Linton, 4. Darren Wright, 5. Andy Currier, 6. Tony Myler, 7. John Myler
WidneslForwards:l 8. Kurt Sorensen, 9. Andy Ruane, 10. Mike O'Neill, 11. Les Cleal, 12. Paul Hulme, 13. Richie Eyres
WidneslSubs Used:l (None)

WidneslTries:l

Paul Hulme, Mike O'Neill, Darren Wright

WidneslGoals:l Tony Myler 2
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Summary:l

The week before this game had seen Widnes sell Joe Lydon to Wigan for £100,000. The decision prompted the resignation of coach Eric Hughes and he was quickly replaced by Doug Laughton. He'd made an impressive start with them beating previous league leaders Halifax the week before and to add the scalp of Wigan here was quite significant because Wigan had gone 20 matches unbeaten since September 29th. Widnes' home game against Castleford had been the only game to beat the frost the previous Sunday and they'd used it to go top of the table.  Wigan had matches in hand but they really needed to win this and their failure saw them fall behind. Widnes had led 10-0 at half time, after tries from Paul Hulme and Mike O'Neill. That score carried until the 65th Minute when Graeme West scored to make it 10-6. However in the 72nd Minute, Tony Myler and Paul Hulme combined to send Darren Wright in for the match clinching try.

Half Time:l

Widnes 10 Wigan 0

Attendance:l

9,440

Referee:l

Geoff Berry (Halifax)

Note:l

This match had been previously Postponed on Sunday 12th January 1986 (3:00pm) Due to Wigan in John Player Final.

Top of the Slalom Lager Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Widnes - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 30
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 27
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 17 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 23
4th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 16 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 22
5th Place:l Oldham - Played - 18 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 22

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