12th September 1961: Blackpool 8 Wigan 33
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 08 2012 - 20:28

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Blackpool Borough 8 Wigan 33 - Tuesday 12th September 1961
Venue: Blackpool Greyhound Stadium, Blackpool
Competition: League
Kick Off: 6:15pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Fred Griffiths, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Geoff Bootle, 5. Frank Carlton, 6. Dave Bolton, 7. Frank Parr

WiganlForwards:l

8. John Barton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Frank Collier, 12. Norman Cherrington, 13. Geoff Lyon


WiganlTries:l Eric Ashton 2, Dave Bolton 2, Norman Cherrington, Fred Griffiths, Geoff Lyon
WiganlGoals:l Fred Griffiths 6

BlackpoollTries:l Collingwood, Hopwood
BlackpoollGoals:l Fairhurst 1
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Summary:l

An easy victory for Wigan who ran over the top of Blackpool after a decent first twenty minutes by the home side.