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1st September 1991: Castleford 38 Wigan 26
Posted by cherryandwhite on October 18 2013 - 23:00
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Castleford 38 Wigan 26 - Sunday 1st September 1991
Venue: Wheldon Road, Castleford
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. David Myers, 3. Dean Bell, 4. Joe Lydon, 5. Frano Botica, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Andy Gregory
WiganlForwards:l 8. Ian Lucas, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Kelvin Skerrett, 11. Ian Gildart, 12. Andy Platt, 13. Denis Betts

14. Sam Panapa (replaced David Myers), 15. Mike Forshaw (replaced Ian Lucas)


Denis Betts 2, Steve Hampson, Martin Dermott

WiganlGoals:l Frano Botica 5

The last time Wigan had visited Wheldon Road had been on a snow covered pitch for a cup tie in February. This time in September the temperature was over 25°C and this left a game of very little defence. Castleford had started rampant, building a 12-0 lead in as many minutes. Wigan recovered to lead 18-12 at half time, helped by a sin bin period from Graham Southernwood. He then remarkably got sent off just four minutes after returning from the bin for a late tackle on Andy Gregory. Playing against 12 men you'd have expected Wigan to kick on but it was Castleford who lifted from the adversity in remarkable fashion. Five tries were scored from St John Ellis, Graham Steadman, Tony Smith (2) and David Nelson reduced Wigan "to bewilderment". From 18-12 up, Wigan found themselves 38-20 down and although Denis Betts scored a consolation, it had been an unbelievable opening day result.

Half Time:l

Castleford 12 Wigan 18




Colin Morris (Huddersfield)

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