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


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


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

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.