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4th March 1990: Leeds 14 Wigan 21
Posted by cherryandwhite on September 27 2013 - 14:55

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Sunday 4th March 1990

Leeds 14 Wigan 21
Headingley, Leeds
Stones Bitter Championship - Round 20 of 26
Kick Off: 3:00pm

Wigan Team
1.  Steve Hampson      DG 
2.  Ged Byrne      
3.  Joe Lydon    G3   
4.  Kevin Iro      
5.  Mark Preston  T     
6.  Shaun Edwards      
7.  Andy Gregory      
8.  Adrian Shelford      
9.  Martin Dermott      
10.  Andy Platt  T     
11.  Denis Betts      
12.  Andy Goodway      
13.  Ellery Hanley      
 
Sub.  Bobby Goulding  T   G   
Sub.  Ian Gildart      

Leeds 

1. Lord, 2. Fawcett, 3. Ackerman, 4. Creasser, 5. Gibson, 6. Schofield, 7. Cruickshank, 8. Heugh, 9. Maskill, 10. Waddell, 11. Kuiti, 12. Heron, 13. Divorty.. Subs: Delaney, Powell.

Tries: David Creasser, Vince Fawcett
Goals: Colin Maskill 2, David Creasser 1

Summary: 

Although they had played a game more, Leeds had used their Preliminary Round cup exit to Bradford to continue playing games. This had allowed them to draw level joint top of the table with Wigan, both sides being on 30 points ahead of this first of two league meetings between now and the end of the season. Headingley was absolutely packed in anticipation but it was Wigan who showed their class for the majority of the game. Both sides exchanged penalty goals before a brilliant one-two between Shaun Edwards and Andy Gregory created the space for Andy Goodway to break and send Andy Platt over. Lydon converting for an 8-2 lead. A further penalty from Lydon and a long, and extremely high, 40 metre drop goal from Steve Hampson made it 11-2 by the break.

Into the second half and Wigan swapped Gregory with youngster Bobbie Goulding and he made a quick impact to score a try and kick the goal for 17-2. Then by the 55th Minute it was 21-2 with Mark Preston returning an intercept 80 metres to score and it was looking like Wigan would cruise to victory at 21-2. Leeds though would fight back with tries from first David Creasser and then Vince Fawcett making it 21-14 with still eight minutes to go. It proved to be too little, too late from Leeds, Wigan had got the vital victory.

Half Time: 

Leeds 2 Wigan 11

Attendance: 

23,570

Referee: 

Alex Bowman (Whitehaven)

Television: 

Delayed Highlights on Yorkshire TV "Scrumdown" - John Helm & David Watkins

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match

1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 19 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 32 - (Diff: +366)
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 30 - (Diff: +282)
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 26 - (Diff: +163)
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 25 - (Diff: +194)
5th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 19 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 23 - (Diff: +57)

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