Home Page · Site Forum · rugbyleagueontv.co.uk - RL TV Listings & RL Audio Match Commentary · DVD Swaps · Facebook Page · Twitter Wednesday, November 13, 2019
2016 First Team
2016 Season Fixtures
2016 Results/Reports
2016 Stats Centre
Wigan RL History Pages
Historical Results at a Glance
Club Honours & Records
Wigan RL - Big Match Database
You Tube Video Play List
Wigan RL A to Z Player List
Wigan RL Heritage Numbers
Wigan RL Timeline
Wigan RL "Top" Timeline
Wigan v Saints - Derby Archive
Challenge Cup Record
League Cup Record
Lancashire Cup Record
All Time Head to Head Records
All Time Player Records
Central Park
The DW Stadium
Co-Operative Stadium, Orrell
Super League Only Stats
All Time SL Table
Classic Matches
Record Victory
8 in a Row!
Coaching Register
Average Attendances
Great Britain Register
Home Nation Register
Wigan - Miscellany
Playing Kit Archive
Two Teams in Wigan!
Wigan Highfield
Springfield Borough
27th March 1988: Wigan 28 Widnes 2
Posted by cherryandwhite on September 22 2013 - 00:27
Click: Last Match - Click: Next Match

Wigan 28 Widnes 2 - Sunday 27th March 1988
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Tony Iro, 3. Kevin Iro, 4. Dean Bell, 5. Joe Lydon, 6. Ged Byrne, 7. Andy Gregory
WiganlForwards:l 8. Ian Lucas, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Adrian Shelford, 11. Andy Goodway, 12. Ian Potter, 13. Ellery Hanley
WiganlSubslUsed:l 14. Ian Gildart (replaced Andy Gregory - 69th Minute), 15. Ged Stazicker (replaced Ian Lucas - 73rd Minute)


Joe Lydon 2, Andy Gregory, Andy Goodway, Tony Iro

WiganlGoals:l Joe Lydon 4

WidneslBacks:l 1. Duncan Platt, 2. Rick Thackray, 3. Andy Currier, 4. Darren Wright, 5. Martin Offiah, 6. Barry Dowd, 7. David Hulme
WidneslForwards:l 8. Derek Pyke, 9. Phil McKenzie, 10. Mike O'Neill, 11. Kurt Sorensen, 12. Paul Hulme, 13. Richie Eyres
WidneslSubslUsed:l 14. Steve O'Neill (replaced Rick Thackray - 41st Minute)




Duncan Platt 1


Had Wigan beaten Warrington (lost by 4), Hull (lost to last minute try) and Hull KR (lost by 8) they would have been four points behind Widnes heading into this game and with two games still in hand . That would have been huge excitement with title chances massively on the line. Instead Wigan kicked this off ten points behind Widnes and they had no hope catching them. It was perhaps a frustrating afternoon because Wigan totally dominated Widnes but many perhaps would have left Central Park wondering where this form had been in the previous three games.

A good solo run from Andy Gregory opened the scoring before Andy Goodway steamed under the posts for a second try. Joe Lydon had kicked three goals with only Duncan Platt replying with a penalty in a 14-2 half time score. Widnes hopes extinguished when a wild offload by Andy Currier went to ground and Joe Lydon scooped up to score. Lydon would claim a second try before Tony Iro scored to wrap up a 28-2 success. The result had done a massive favour to St Helens title hopes as well but Wigan would be meeting them in their next match.

Half Time:l

Wigan 14 Widnes 2




Paul Volante (Batley)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Widnes - Played - 23 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 34
2nd Place:l St Helens - Played - 21 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 32
3rd Place:l Warrington - Played - 23 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 30
4th Place:l Bradford - Played - 22 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 30
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 20 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 27
6th Place:l Wigan - Played - 21 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 26

No Comments have been Posted.
Post Comment
Please Login to Post a Comment.
Rating is available to Members only.

Please login or register to vote.

No Ratings have been Posted.
Donate to Website

If you appreciate the efforts made on this site and would like to see them continue, donations are welcome to cover the increased running costs of this website. Cheers.

View a Previous Season.....

A to Z Player List


Remember Me

Lost Password?

Copyright - Cherryandwhite.co.uk 2002-2014
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that news stories are correct, we cannot be held responsible for errors. Some articles and pictures on this website have been recovered from various sources for archive purposes. If any material on this website is subject to copyright or incorrect in any way please contact us webmaster@cherryandwhite.co.uk so we can remove it or negotiate copyright permission.
RLFANS.COM, the owners of this website, the RLSA (Rugby League Supporters Association) or the 100% League Network are not responsible for the content of its sub-sites, please email the author of this sub-site if you feel you find an article offensive or of a choice nature that you disagree with.

Email RLFANS.COM's owners admins@rlfans.com if further assistance is required.

©1999-2014 RLFANS.COM