12th January 1952: Wigan 29 Wakefield Trinity 3
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 29 2012 - 02:14
Click: Last Match - Click: Next Match

Wigan 29 Wakefield Trinity 3 - Saturday 12th January 1952
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:15pm


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


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
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)