21st November 1959: Wigan 24 Hull 2
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 05 2012 - 22:45

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Wigan 24 Hull 2 - Saturday 21st November 1959
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Frank Halliwell, 3. Keith Holden, 4. Billy Boston, 5. Syd Fenton, 6. Terry Entwistle, 7. Rees Thomas

WiganlForwards:l

8. John Barton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Frank Collier, 11. Geoff Lyon, 12. Roy Evans, 13. Brian Gregory


WiganlTries:l Billy Boston 2, Syd Fenton, Geoff Lyon
WiganlGoals:l Jack Cunliffe 6
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Summary:l

Wigan again met Hull on the same day of a Great Britain and Australia test match but this time Billy Boston wasn't in the British side. Eric Ashton, Mick Sullivan, Dave Bolton and Brian McTigue were taking part in the 11-10 victory at Headingley which levelled the Ashes Series up at 1-1. Wigan didn't miss them in beating Hull easily at Central Park, Hull having Johnny Whiteley absent in the test match.