Wigan 12 Hull 11 - Saturday 20th December 1986 Venue: Headingley, Leeds Competition: John Player Special Trophy Semi Final Kick Off: 2:15pm
1. Steve Hampson, 2. David Stephenson, 3. Joe Lydon, 4. Dean Bell, 5.
Henderson Gill, 6. Ellery Hanley, 7. Shaun Edwards
8. Ian Roberts, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Brian Case, 11. Rob Louw, 12. Ian
Potter, 13. Andy Goodway
14. Mike Ford (replaced Richard Russell - 69th Minute), 15. Richard Russell
(replaced Martin Dermott - 16th Minute) 19.
Martin Dermott (returned to replace Rob Louw - Half Time), 11. Rob Louw
(returned to replace Dean Bell - 72nd Minute)
Ellery Hanley 2
David Stephenson 1. Henderson Gill 1
1. Gary Kemble, 2. Paul Eastwood, 3. Garry Schofield, 4. Gary Pearce, 5.
Dane O'Hara, 6. Fred Ah Kuoi, 7. Phil Windley
8. Alan Tomlinson, 9. Shaun Patrick, 10. Andy Dannatt, 11. Lee Crooks, 12.
Tracy Lazenby, 13. Mick Crane
14. Neil Puckering (replaced Fred Ah Kuoi - 58th Minute), 15. Steve
Norton (replaced Alan Tomlinson - 58th Minute) 16.
Fred Ah Kuoi (returned to replace Tracy Lazenby - 72nd Minute)
Wigan had to dig deep to win this one. Having fought back
from 5-0 down to lead 6-5 after 56 Minutes, Gary Pearce scored to put Hull
11-6 up with 13 minutes to go. But four minutes later Ellery Hanley finished
off one of many Shaun Edwards breaks on the day and Henderson Gill's
conversion put Wigan 12-11 up. They were left sweating all the way to the
end with Hull's winger Dane O'Hara being tackled inches from the line in the
Wigan 0 Hull 5
John Holdsworth (Kippax)
Live Coverage of the Whole Match on BBC 1 during
1986-1987 John Player Special Trophy
Saturday 20th December 1986 Wigan 12 Hull 11 (at
Headingley, Leeds - Live on BBC 1)
Saturday 27th December 1986
Warrington 35 Widnes 4 (at Central Park, Wigan - Live on BBC 1)
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