9th March 1949: Wigan 37 Wakefield 2
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Wigan 37 Wakefield Trinity 2 - Wednesday 9th March 1949
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup Second Round
Kick Off: 4:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Brian Nordgren, 3. Ted Ward, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Gordon Ratcliffe, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. Ted Slevin, 11. Les White, 12. Frank Barton, 13. Bill Hudson


WiganlTries:l Brian Nordgren 3, Bill Hudson 2, Ernie Ashcroft, Ces Mountford, Gordon Ratcliffe, Les White
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 5

WakefieldlBacks:l 1. Luckman, 2. Jenkinson, 3. Fletcher, 4. Davies, 5. Eaddeley, 6. Rylance, 7. Ogden
WakefieldlForwards:l

8. Pilkington, 9. Marson, 10. Higgins, 11. Murphy, 12. Foreman, 13. Howes


WakefieldlTries:l (None)
WakefieldlGoals:l Foreman 1
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Summary:l

Snow had seen this tie postponed on the original Saturday date, the only tie to fall with most of the others being over in Yorkshire. When it was eventually played though the conditions were far better and Wigan massacred Wakefield. No mercy was showed in the second half after they already led 18-2 at the break.

Note:l Match was previously postponed on Saturday 5th March (3:00pm) due to Snow

1948-1949 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 5th March 1949
Barrow 13 Keighley 2
Belle Vue Rangers 8 Warrington 3
Bradford Bulls 11 Castleford 5
Halifax 5 Swinton 0
Huddersfield 3 Workington Town 0
Leeds 14 Hunslet 8
York 3 Oldham 4

Wednesday 9th March 1949
Wigan 37 Wakefield Trinity 2