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15th November 1987: Wigan 34 Sheffield 8
Posted by cherryandwhite on September 20 2013 - 14:33
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Wigan 34 Sheffield Eagles 8 - Sunday 15th November 1987
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: John Player Special Trophy First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. David Stephenson, 3. Kevin Iro, 4. Dean Bell, 5. Joe Lydon, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Andy Gregory
WiganlForwards:l 8. Brian Case, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Ian Potter, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ellery Hanley
WiganlSubslUsed:l 14. Henderson Gill (replaced Dean Bell), 15. Ian Gildart (replaced Nicky Kiss)


Andy Goodway 2, Henderson Gill 2, Ellery Hanley, David Stephenson

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 5


David Close

SheffieldlGoals:l Roy Rafferty 2

Wigan had won the previous two John Player Trophies and their attempt to make it a hat-trick began with the visit of Sheffield Eagles to Central Park. They were also failed to win any of their previous three matches, so it would have been nice to shake off those shackles with this win.

Half Time:l

Wigan 18 Sheffield 8




Alex Bowman (Whitehaven)

1987-1988 John Player Special Trophy Preliminary Round Results

Saturday 31st October 1987
Heworth 5 Swinton 32

Sunday 1st November 1987
Featherstone Rovers 34 Thatto Heath 16
York 37 Bramley 2

Sunday 8th November 1987
Oldham 36 Fulham 8

1987-1988 John Player Special Trophy First Round Results

Saturday 14th November 1987
Oldham 22 Bradford Northern 6
St Helens 12 Widnes 10 (BBC Grandstand)

Sunday 15th November 1987
Batley 18 Hunslet 16
Carlisle 16 Warrington 22
Dewsbury 14 Doncaster 12
Featherstone Rovers 12 Castleford 34
Keighley 6 Halifax 32 (at Halifax)
Hull 42 Workington Town 6
Hull Kingston Rovers 30 Rochdale Hornets 12
Leigh 28 Huddersfield Barracudas 12
Runcorn Highfield 4 Mansfield Marksmen 6
Springfield Borough 14 Barrow 2
Swinton 12 Salford 18
Wakefield Trinity 22 York 22
Whitehaven 14 Leeds 18
Wigan 34 Sheffield Eagles 8

Wednesday 18th November 1987
Replay: York 6 Wakefield Trinity 30

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