12th January 1952: Wigan 29 Wakefield Trinity 3
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 29 2012 - 02:14
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Wigan 29 Wakefield Trinity 3 - Saturday 12th January 1952
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:15pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Martin Ryan, 2. Gordon Ratcliffe, 3. Jack Cunliffe, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Len Constance, 7. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Jim Dooney, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Frank Barton, 13. Harry Street


WiganlTries:l Ernie Ashcroft 2, Brian Nordgren 2, Gordon Ratcliffe 2, Nat Silcock
WiganlGoals:l Martin Ryan 4
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Television:l Live Coverage on BBC Television (First Half Only) between 2:10pm and 3:00pm. Commentary: Alan Dixon, Eddie Waring, George Duckworth
BBC TV later returned to Central Park at 3:55pm for five minutes "eyewitness account" of the Second Half.
Note:l This was the first ever televised Rugby League league match.

BBC Television - Saturday 12th January 1952

11:00am Newsreel (till 12noon)
2:10pm Rugby Football: Wigan v Wakefield Trinity
3:00pm Association Football: Headon v Bishop Auckland
5:30pm Childrens: Whirligig (till 6:30pm)
8:00pm "Nosing Around"
8:10pm The Inch Man
8:40pm The Howerd Crowd with Frankie Howerd
9:40pm Story: "Festival"
9:55pm Newsreel
10:10pm News (Sound Only)