30th April 1962: Salford 8 Wigan 49
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Salford 8 Wigan 49 - Monday 30th April 1962
Venue: The Willows, Salford
Competition: League
Kick Off: 6:45pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Fred Griffiths, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Jim McCormack, 5. Geoff Bootle, 6. Stan McLeod, 7. Frank Parr

WiganlForwards:l

8. John Barton, 9. Jack Gregory, 10. Frank Collier, 11. Tom Woosey, 12. Geoff Lyon, 13. Roy Evans


WiganlTries:l

Billy Boston 7, Stan McLeod 2, Geoff Bootle, Geoff Lyon, Jim McCormack, Tom Woosey

WiganlGoals:l Fred Griffiths 5
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Summary:l

Wigan ended the regular season with a second spanking of Salford within 8 days. This time Billy Boston scored 7 tries which equalled the club record for most tries in a match that had been achieved five occasions previously by Johnny Ring (three times), Gordon Ratcliffe and Boston himself in 1955.

Note:l Match Previously Postponed on Christmas Day Monday 25th December 1961 (2:30pm) due to Frozen Pitch