Home Page · Site Forum · rugbyleagueontv.co.uk - RL TV Listings & RL Audio Match Commentary · DVD Swaps · Facebook Page · Twitter Friday, January 17, 2020
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
16th February 1994: Wigan 13 Wakefield 20
Posted by cherryandwhite on October 01 2013 - 22:13
Click: Last Match - Click: Next Match

Wigan 13 Wakefield Trinity 20 - Wednesday 16th February 1994
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm


1. Paul Atcheson, 2. Va'aiga Tuigamala, 3. Barrie-Jon Mather, 4. Gary Connolly, 5. Martin Offiah, 6. Nigel Wright, 7. Shaun Edwards

WiganlForwards:l 8. Ian Gildart, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Mick Cassidy, 11. Andy Farrell, 12. Billy McGinty, 13. Sam Panapa
WiganlSubslUsed:l 15. Simon Haughton (replaced Martin Dermott - 31st Minute)


Sam Panapa, Paul Atcheson, Barrie-Jon Mather

WiganlGoals:l (None)
WiganlDrops:l Nigel Wright 1


1. Henry Paul, 2. Gary Christie, 3. Andy Mason, 4. Adrian Flynn, 5. Andy Wilson, 6. Gary Spencer, 7. Lee Hanlan

WakefieldlForwards:l 8. David Hobbs, 9. Matt Fuller, 10. Ian Marlow, 11. Steve Durham, 12. Nigel Bell, 13. Mike Forshaw
WakefieldlSubslUsed:l 14. Richard Goddart (replaced Steve Durham - 58th Minute), 15. Adam Knighton (replaced Gary Christie - 71st Minute)


Gary Spencer, Mike Forshaw, Henry Paul
WakefieldlGoals:l Henry Paul 4

The Regal Trophy Final the previous month had seen Wigan fall four points behind joint league leaders Warrington and Bradford and although Wigan got that gap back to two points beating Widnes a couple of Friday's earlier, both the leaders won again on the Sunday after to maintain the four point gap. Wigan though had two games in hand on Bradford and three on Warrington, so their was no panic but this visit of Wakefield was one of those games in hand and Wigan were not expected to lose. Wigan had taken the lead when Sam Panapa latched onto Ian Gildart's pass but failed conversion meant it was only 4-0. The lead would change three more times before half time. First Gary Spencer's converted try put Wakefield 6-4 up before Paul Atcheson responded with a try for 8-6 to Wigan, but in the 32nd Minute ex Wigan Mike Forshaw scored and the 12-8 lead held until the break.

Wigan did respond after the break but Wakefield held a 14-13 lead late in the game when their mightily impressive Kiwi youngster Henry Paul stepped up to score a brilliant try that won the match for Wakefield. Missed conversions certainly were a big part of the loss but Wigan were generally poor. John Dorahy though decided to attack veteran referee Robin Whitfield, saying he was "too old, out of date, and can't handle a game".

Half Time:l

Wigan 8 Wakefield 12




Robin Whitfield (Widnes)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Warrington - Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 32 - (Diff: +169)
2nd Place:l Bradford - Played - 19 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 32 - (Diff: +150)
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 17 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 28 - (Diff: +222)
4th Place:l Castleford - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 25 - (Diff: +171)
5th Place:l Halifax - Played - 20 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 24 - (Diff: +88)

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