1st January 1954: Wigan 12 Warrington 17
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 30 2012 - 19:27
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Wigan 12 Warrington 17 - New Years Day Friday 1st January 1954
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Don Platt, 2. Jack Broome, 3. Ernie Ashcroft, 4. Jack Cunliffe, 5. Ronnie Hurst, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Roy Williams, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Norman Cherrington, 13. Harry Street


WiganlTries:l Ernie Ashcroft, Ronnie Hurst
WiganlGoals:l Ken Gee 2, Jack Cunliffe 1

WarringtonlTries:l Bevan, Wright
WarringtonlGoals:l Bevan 4
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Summary:l

Wigan had led 12-7 at half time but flagged second half after a shoulder injury to Johnny Alty reduced them to twelve men. Ronnie Hurst also went injured when trying to chase the 17-12 deficit late in the game.