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30th January 1988: Wigan 2 Bradford 0
Posted by cherryandwhite on September 20 2013 - 16:39
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Wigan 2 Bradford Northern 0 - Saturday 30th January 1988
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Silk Cut Challenge Cup First Round
Kick Off: 2:15pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Richard Russell, 3. Kevin Iro, 4. Joe Lydon, 5. Ged Byrne, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Andy Gregory
WiganlForwards:l 8. Adrian Shelford, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Brian Case, 11. Graeme West, 12. Ian Lucas, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubslUsed:l 15. Ian Gildart (replaced Ian Lucas)

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l Joe Lydon 1

BradfordlBacks:l 1. Mumby, 2. Ford, 3. McGowan, 4. Mercer, 5. Simpson, 6. Stewart, 7. Robinson
BradfordlForwards:l 8. Skerrett, 9. Noble, 10. Hill, 11. Heron, 12. Fairbank, 13. Redfearn
BradfordlSubslUsed:l 15. Ian Gildart (replaced Ian Lucas)

BradfordlTries:l

(None)

BradfordlGoals:l (None)
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Summary:l

No one would have known at the time but this proved to be the beginning of eight years dominance in the Challenge Cup for Wigan, they wouldn't lose any of their next 43 ties until a February 1996 loss at Salford. Everyone remembers how that run ended but how it all begun was quite a forgettable match against Bradford at Central Park. Northern had beaten Wigan 18-16 at the ground in the league three weeks earlier but this contest was played on a "glue-like pitch". Their were few opportunities to score tries and the match ended up being settled by a 39th Minute penalty goal from Joe Lydon. BBC Grandstand joined coverage for the second half but the nearest they came to seeing some scoring action was a Bradford penalty by Keith Mumby hitting the post and Richard Russell failing to ground a potential try from a Shaun Edwards kick. Grandstand also suffered loss of coverage due to a power failure during the second half. In the end the match finished with just that 2-0 score to Wigan.

Half Time:l

Wigan 2 Bradford 0

Attendance:l

9,825

Referee:l

Brian Simpson (Manchester)

Television:l

Live Coverage of the Second Half on BBC 1 during "Grandstand"

1987-1988 Silk Cut Challenge Cup Preliminary Round Results

Wednesday 13th January 1988
Kells 0 Leeds 28 (at Recreation Ground, Whitehaven)

Friday 15th January 1988
Bramley 6 Sheffield Eagles 14
Leigh Miners Rangers 4 Hunslet 23 (at Hilton Park, Leigh)

Sunday 17th January 1988
Carlisle 8 Whitehaven 8
Heworth 11 West Hull 4 (at Wigginton Road, York)
Warrington 48 Huddersfield Barracudas 10

Wednesday 20th January 1988
Replay: Whitehaven 8 Carlisle 22

1987-1988 Silk Cut Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 30th January 1988
Wigan 2 Bradford Northern 0 (Second Half Live on BBC Grandstand)

Sunday 31st January 1988
Dewsbury 10 Widnes 38
Doncaster 18 Batley 10
Featherstone Rovers 32 York 21
Fulham 4 Mansfield Marksmen 16
Heworth 4 Halifax 60 (at Wiggington Road, York)
Hull Kingston Rovers 14 Carlisle 6
Hunslet 10 Hull 27
Keighley 30 Workington Town 4
Leeds 22 Castleford 14
Leigh 12 St Helens 22
Rochdale Hornets 6 Barrow 4
Runcorn Highfield 6 Springfield Borough 8
Salford 16 Swinton 6
Wakefield Trinity 10 Sheffield Eagles 14
Warrington 17 Oldham 6

BBC 1 - Saturday 30th January 1988
8:20am Cartoon: Roobarb
8:25am Saturday Starts Here
8:40am Roland's Rat Race
9:05am Kissyfur
9:30am Going Live!
12:15pm Grandstand including....
12:20 Football Focus
1:00, 1:35, 2:10 Horse Racing from Cheltenham
1:45 Cricket: Australia v England - Bicentennial Test Day 2 from Sydney Cricket Ground (Highlights)
2:20 Bobsleighing from San Moritz, Switzerland
2:25 Skiing: Mens Downhill from Chamonix, France
2:45 Boxing - Dave Gartside v Derek Williams
3:00 Rugby League: Challenge Cup - Wigan v Bradford (Second Half)
3:50 Football Half Times
4:00 Snooker: Benson and Hedges Masters First Semi Final - Mike Hallett v John Parrott
4:30 Rugby Union Round Up
4:40 Final Score
5:05pm News, Weather, Sport, North West News
5:20pm Rolf Harris Cartoon Time
5:45pm Jim'll Fix It with Jimmy Savile
6:20pm Hi-De-Hi! (Episode: "The Wind of Change")
6:55pm Bob's Full House (Bingo based Quiz)
7:30pm The Paul Daniels Magic Show
8:15pm Bergerac (Episode: "The Sin of Forgiveness")
10:10pm Carrott Confidential (Satire with Jasper Carrott)
10:45pm Match of the Day: FA Cup 4th Round Highlights - Man Utd v Chelsea, Port Vale v Tottenham & Leyton Orient v Notts Forest
11:45pm Cricket: Australia v England - Bicentennial Test Day 2 from Sydney Cricket Ground (Highlights presented by Richie Benaud)
0:10am Snooker: Benson and Hedges Masters Second Semi Final: Joe Johnson v Steve Davis (Highlights presented by David Icke)
1:00am Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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