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29th March 1995: Halifax 18 Wigan 16
Posted by cherryandwhite on October 05 2013 - 04:57
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Halifax 18 Wigan 16 - Wednesday 29th March 1995
Venue: Thrum Hall, Halifax
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm


1. Henry Paul, 2. Jason Robinson, 3. Va'aiga Tuigamala, 4. Gary Connolly, 5. Kris Radlinski, 6. Frano Botica, 7. Shaun Edwards

WiganlForwards:l 8. Terry O'Connor, 9. Martin Hall, 10. Neil Cowie, 11. Denis Betts, 12. Andy Farrell, 13. Phil Clarke

14. Paul Atcheson (replaced Andy Farrell - 59th Minute), 15. Barrie-Jon Mather (replaced Neil Cowie - 35th Minute)


Shaun Edwards 2, Gary Connolly

WiganlGoals:l Frano Botica 2


1. Craig Dean, 2. John Bentley, 3. John Schuster, 4. Simon Baldwin, 5. Mark Preston, 6. Michael Hagan, 7. Wayne Parker


8. John Fieldhouse, 9. Paul Rowley, 10. Gary Divorty, 11. Paul Moriarty, 12. Michael Jackson, 13. Mark Perrett

HalifaxlSubslUsed:l 14. Martin Ketteridge (replaced Craig Dean - 21st Minute), 15. Carl Gillespie (replaced Paul Moriarty - 59th Minute)


John Bentley, Mark Preston
HalifaxlGoals:l John Schuster 5

Leeds had played twice since Wigan's last league game and had suffered another blow to their title hopes with a 31-20 home defeat to St Helens. They had recovered to beat Bradford 30-10 at Odsal but Wigan still held a three point lead at the top with now two games in hand. That meant that this midweek slip at Halifax was nothing more than a minor inconvenience to Wigan. Despite Shaun Edwards being sin binned, Wigan took the lead with a Gary Connolly try for 4-0 but by half time Halifax, led by impressive young hooker Paul Rowley, were dominating Wigan with a try from John Bentley being added to by four goals from John Schuster for 12-4. Early in the second half, that lead became 18-4 with Mark Preston scoring against his old club and Schuster converting. Wigan looked lacklustre all match and the two tries from Edwards, both converted by Botica, came far too late.


Halifax 12 Wigan 4




Paul Lee (Leigh)


Match previously postponed on Sunday 8th January 1995 (3:00pm) due to Wigan in Regal Trophy Quarter Final

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 24 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 44
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 25 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 41
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 26 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 35
4th Place:l Halifax - Played - 25 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 34
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 25 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 34

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