4th April 1962: Widnes 12 Wigan 10
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Widnes 12 Wigan 10 - Wednesday 4th April 1962
Venue: Naughton Park, Widnes
Competition: League
Kick Off: 6:15pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Fred Griffiths, 2. Stan McLeod, 3. Billy Boston, 4. Alan Davies, 5. Frank Carlton, 6. Eric Ashton, 7. Dave Bolton

WiganlForwards:l

8. Jimmy Belshaw, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Frank Collier, 12. Norman Cherrington, 13. Roy Evans


WiganlTries:l

Dave Bolton, Billy Boston

WiganlGoals:l Fred Griffiths 2

WidneslBacks:l

1. Robin Whitfield, 2. Bob Chisnall, 3. Jimmy Bright, 4. William Thompson, 5. Ged Lowe, 6. Frank Myler, 7. Derek Heyes

WidneslForwards:l

8. (Unknown), 9. George Kemel, 10. Brian Winstanley, 11. Ron Bate, 12. Jim Measures, 13. Vince Karalius


WidneslTries:l

William Thompson 2

WidneslGoals:l Robin Whitfield 3
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Summary:l

Wigan had no problems in terms of their "Top 4" play off place but losing this narrow match away at Widnes meant Wakefield were now in pole position to finish in 1st place with themselves having two matches in hand.

Note:l Match Previously Postponed on Saturday 30th September 1961 (3:00pm) due to Wigan having multiple Great Britain Test Call Ups

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 29 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 51
2nd Place:l Wakefield - Played - 27 - Won - 24 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 49
3rd Place:l Featherstone - Played - 28 - Won - 23 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 47
4th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 28 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 42
5th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 28 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 42
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 30 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 10 - Points: - 40

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