19th March 1966: Wigan 40 Whitehaven 6
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 14 2012 - 18:33

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Wigan 40 Whitehaven 6 - Saturday 19th March 1966
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup Second Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Ray Ashby, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Chris Hesketh, 4. Eric Ashton, 5. Trevor Lake, 6. Cliff Hill, 7. Frank Parr

WiganlForwards:l

8. Danny Gardiner, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Tony Stephens, 12. Laurie Gilfedder, 13. Harry Major

WiganlSubs Used:l 15. Geoff Lyon (replaced Laurie Gilfedder)

WiganlTries:l Trevor Lake 4, Billy Boston, Colin Clarke, Chris Hesketh, Cliff Hill, Frank Parr, Tony Stephens
WiganlGoals:l

Eric Ashton 5

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Summary:l

Wigan had hammered Whitehaven 39-0 at Central Park a month earlier in the league and this cup tie was equally one sided, although Haven managed to score this time.

1965-1966 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 19th March 1966
Dewsbury 23 Barrow 15
Featherstone Rovers 14 Warrington 15
Huddersfield 8 Leigh 0
Leeds 22 Hull 12 (Live on ITV)
St Helens 16 Swinton 4
Widnes 6 Bradford Northern 7
Wigan 40 Whitehaven 6
Workington Town 5 Hull Kingston Rovers 7