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30th April 1988: Wigan 32 Halifax 12 (Challenge Cup Final)
Posted by cherryandwhite on September 22 2013 - 12:29
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Wigan v Halifax - 1988 Silk Cut Challenge Cup Final.
Saturday 30th April 1988. Kick Off 3:00pm at Wembley Stadium, London.

- Wigan Position Halifax -
1 Joe Lydon Full Back Graham Eadie 1
2 Tony Iro Winger David Ronson 2
3 Kevin Iro Centre Tony Anderson 3
4 Dean Bell Centre Ian Wilkinson 4
5 Henderson Gill Winger Colin Whitfield 5
6 Shaun Edwards Stand Off Bob Grogan 6
7 Andy Gregory Scrum Half Steve Robinson 7
8 Brian Case Prop Neil James 8
9 Nicky Kiss Hooker Seamus McCallion 9
10 Adrian Shelford Prop Keith Neller 10
11 Andy Goodway 2nd Row Les Holliday 11
12 Ian Potter 2nd Row Paul Dixon 12
13 Ellery Hanley L.Forward John Pendlebury 13
- - - - -
14 Ged Byrne Substitute Mick Scott 14
15 Shaun Wane Substitute Dick Fairbank 15
- Graeme Lowe Coach Chris Anderson -


20th Minutell Halifaxll 14. Mick Scott replaced 11. Les Holliday
46th Minutell Halifaxll 15. Dick Fairbank replaced 7. Steve Robinson
74th Minutell Wiganll 14. Ged Byrne replaced 6. Shaun Edwards
76th Minutell Wiganll 15. Shaun Wane replaced 12. Ian Potter

Score Sheet

Wigan 32 --- Halifax 12 12
Tries (7):
Kevin Iro 2
Henderson Gill
Joe Lydon
Tony Iro
Ellery Hanley
Dean Bell
--- Tries (2):
Tony Anderson
Neil James

Scoring and Incident Pattern

26th Minute Wigan 04 Halifax 00 Try: Kevin Iro
30th Minute Wigan 08 Halifax 00 Try: Henderson Gill
32nd Minute Wigan 12 Halifax 00 Try: Kevin Iro
39th Minute Wigan 16 Halifax 00 Try: Joe Lydon
Half Time Wigan 16 Halifax 00
46th Minute Wigan 20 Halifax 00 Try: Tony Iro
48th Minute Wigan 24 Halifax 00 Try: Ellery Hanley
48th Minute Wigan 26 Halifax 00 Conversion: Andy Gregory
55th Minute Wigan 26 Halifax 04 Try: Tony Anderson
55th Minute Wigan 26 Halifax 06 Conversion: Colin Whitfield
65th Minute Wigan 30 Halifax 06 Try: Dean Bell
65th Minute Wigan 32 Halifax 06 Conversion: Joe Lydon
68th Minute Wigan 32 Halifax 10 Try: Neil James
68th Minute Wigan 32 Halifax 12 Conversion: Colin Whitfield
Full Time Wigan 32 Halifax 12


Match Attendance: 94,273 (Gate Receipts: £1,102,247)
Referee: Fred Lindop (Wakefield)
Lance Todd Trophy: Andy Gregory (Wigan)
Television Live Coverage on BBC 1 - Commentators: Ray French & Alex Murphy


BBC 1 - Saturday 30th April 1988
6:45am Open University
8:25am Cartoon: Roobarb
8:30am Cartoon: The Family-Ness
8:35am The Muppet Babies
9:00am On the Waterfront
10:55am Snooker: World Championship from Crucible, Sheffield
12:27pm Weather
12:30pm Grandstand including....
12:30 Rugby League Preview
12:40 Football Focus
1:05 Snooker: World Championship from Crucible, Sheffield
1:30, 2:00, 2:30 Horse Racing from Haydock Park
2:05 Rugby League - Schoolboys Competition
2:35 Rugby League: Challenge Cup Final - Halifax v Wigan
4:40 Final Score
5:05pm News, Weather, Sport, North West News
5:20pm Cartoon
5:25pm First Class (Debbie Greenwood presents a video quiz for Schools)
5:50pm Help! (Scouse Sitcom)
6:20pm Film: "A Shot in the Dark" (Pink Panther Movie from 1964 starring Peter Sellers)
8:00pm 1988 Eurovision Song Contest from Dublin, Ireland
11:00pm News, Sport, Weather
11:15pm Film: "Brass Target" (from 1978 starring George Kennedy, Sophia Loren, Robert Vaughn)
1:00am Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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