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28th August 1992: Sheffield 6 Wigan 46
Posted by cherryandwhite on October 10 2013 - 21:54

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Friday 28th August 1992

Sheffield Eagles 6 Wigan 46
Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield
Stones Bitter Championship - Round 1 of 26

Kick Off 7:30pm


Wigan Team
1.  Steve Hampson    
2.  Sam Panapa    
3.  Dean Bell    
4. 

Joe Lydon

   G7 
5. 

Martin Offiah

 T   
6. 

Shaun Edwards

 T3   
7. 

Martin Crompton

   
8.  Kelvin Skerrett  T   
9.  Mick Cassidy    
10.  Andy Platt  T   
11.  Denis Betts  T2   
12.  Billy McGinty    
13.  Phil Clarke    
 
Sub.  Jason Robinson    
Sub.  Ian Lucas    

Sheffield 

1. Mark Gamson, 2. Charlie McAllister, 3. Richard Price, 4. David Mycoe, 5. David Plange, 6. Daryl Powell, 7. Mark Aston, 8. Paul Broadbent, 9. Anthony Farrell, 10. Dale Laughton, 11. Andy Young, 12. Neil James, 13. Paul Carr. Subs: Ian Hughes, Hugh Waddell.

Tries: Anthony Farrell
Goals: Mark Aston 1

Summary: 

A new contract with Sky saw them now televise two matches a week and become the exclusive broadcaster of league games  now that Granada's three year deal had ended. With Sky now having rights to Premier League Football on Sunday Afternoons they decided to move their Live Match of the week to a new Friday Night slot whilst the second match they would cover would be one of the Sunday 3pm Kick Offs but shown delayed later that evening.

This was Sky's first Friday game with Champions Wigan travelling to Second Division Champions Sheffield Eagles. Earlier in the day Wigan had sold Andy Goodway to Leeds whilst Andrew Farrar had been signed to replace Gene Miles, but didn't play here. Sheffield had started well but didn't score a try and Wigan responded three tries in a seven minute spell with two from Shaun Edwards and one from Martin Offiah for 18-0. Sheffield hit back with a try from Anthony Farrell but in stoppage time Joe Lydon kicked a penalty and converted a try for Denis Betts which had Wigan in total command at 26-6 half time. Wigan kicked on to add twenty points after the interval with plenty of praise for Martin Crompton at Scrum Half who was replacing the now departed Andy Gregory.

Half Time: 

Sheffield 6 Wigan 26

Attendance: 

5,987

Referee: 

Robin Whitfield (Widnes)

Television: 

Live Coverage on Sky Sports - Eddie Hemmings & Mike Stephenson

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match

1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 1 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 2
2nd Place:l Bradford - Played - 0 - Won - 0 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 0
3rd Place:l Castleford - Played - 0 - Won - 0 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 0
4th Place:l Halifax - Played - 0 - Won - 0 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 0
5th Place:l Hull - Played - 0 - Won - 0 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 0
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