2nd January 1954: Wigan 31 Swinton 7
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Wigan 31 Swinton 7 - Saturday 2nd January 1954
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Don Platt, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Jack Cunliffe, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Jack Broome, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Tommy Parr

WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l Billy Boston 3, Jack Broome, Jack Cunliffe, Jack Fleming, Tommy Parr
WiganlGoals:l Jack Cunliffe 5
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Summary:l

Both Ronnie Hurst and Johnny Alty were absent here having been injured in the previous day's game against Warrington. But replacing Hurst was a certain Billy Boston, making his third first team appearance, who scored his first Wigan hat-trick in this romp against Swinton.