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25th February 1989: Oldham 4 Wigan 12
Posted by cherryandwhite on September 23 2013 - 13:34
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Oldham 4 Wigan 12 - Saturday 25th February 1989
Venue: Watersheddings, Oldham
Competition: Silk Cut Challenge Cup Quarter Final
Kick Off: 2:15pm


1. Steve Hampson, 2. Dean Bell, 3. Kevin Iro, 4. Joe Lydon, 5. Tony Iro, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Andy Gregory

WiganlForwards:l 8. Ian Lucas, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Adrian Shelford, 11. Andy Platt, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ellery Hanley
WiganlSubslUsed:l 14. Denis Betts (replaced Ian Lucas), 15. Ged Byrne (replaced Andy Goodway)


Shaun Edwards, Kevin Iro

WiganlGoals:l Joe Lydon 2


1. D.Platt, 2. P.Lord, 3. G.Hyde, 4. C.McAllister, 5. S.Robinson, 6. C.O'Sullivan, 7. I.Bates

OldhamlForwards:l 8. I.Sherratt, 9. A.Ruane, 10. L.Casey, 11. T.Croston, 12. P.Round, 13. K.Newton
OldhamlSubslUsed:l 14. K.Meadows, 15. T.Morrison


Paul Lord
OldhamlGoals:l (None)


BBC Grandstand were attendance to see if Oldham could repeat the Challenge Cup victory over Wigan of two years earlier, but it wasn't the greatest spectacle on a snow covered pitch at Watersheddings. Only one try was scored in the first half when a chip over the top from Andy Gregory was won and hacked on by him for Shaun Edwards to finish. Joe Lydon converted for 6-0. In the second half, Paul Lord scored in the right corner to bring the score back to 6-4 but Oldham's chances were pretty limited throughout. They had been hanging on a while before Kevin Iro eventually scored. Conversion was missed, so Oldham still had a chance to force a replay at 10-4, but Lydon kicked a late penalty to get Wigan through.

Half Time:l

Oldham 0 Wigan 6



Dave Carter (Widnes)


Delayed Highlights on BBC 1 during "Grandstand" between 4:00pm & 4:35pm - Commentary: Ray French & Peter Fox

1988-1989 Silk Cut Challenge Cup Quarter Final Results

Saturday 25th February 1989
Oldham 4 Wigan 12 (BBC Grandstand)

Sunday 26th February 1989
Hull Kingston Rovers 4 Warrington 30
Leeds 4 Widnes 24
St Helens 32 Featherstone Rovers 3

BBC 1 - Saturday 25th February 1989
7:10am Open University
8:25am Saturday Starts Here: Ovide
8:40am Roland's Rat Race
9:00am Going Live!
12:12pm Weather
12:15pm Grandstand presented by Steve Rider including....
12:20 Boxing: Mike Tyson v Frank Bruno Preview
12:50 Football
1:10, 1:40, 2:10, 2:40 Horse Racing from Punchestown, Ireland
1:20, 1:50 Hockey: Indoor Club Championship
2:20, 3:35 Swimming: World Cup Series
2:50 Basketball: Natwest Trophy Final
3:50 Half Time Scores
4:00 Rugby League: Challenge Cup Quarter Final - Oldham v Wigan
4:35 Final Score
5:05pm News, Weather, North West News
5:20pm The Flying Doctors
6:05pm Jim'll Fix It with Jimmy Savile
6:40pm Little and Large (Comedy with Syd Little and Ernie Large)
7:15pm 'Allo 'Allo (Wartime Sitcom)
7:40pm The Paul Daniels Magic Show
8:25pm Bergerac
News, Sport, Weather
9:35pm Midnight Caller
10:25pm Carrott Confidential (Comedy with Jasper Carrott)
11:00pm Tyson v Bruno (Heavyweight Fight Preview with Desmond Lynam & Harry Carpenter in Las Vegas)
11:40pm Film: "The Last of Sheila" (from 1973 starring Anthony Perkins & Stephen Sondheim)
1:35am Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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