18th January 1969: Wigan 9 Widnes 15
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 20 2012 - 09:32

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Saturday 18th January 1969

Wigan 9 Widnes 15
Central Park, Wigan
League - Match 24 of 34
Kick Off 3:00pm

Wigan Team
1. 

Colin Tyrer

   G3 
2. 

Keri Jones

   
3. 

Bill Francis

   
4. 

Cliff Hill

   
5. 

Steve Price

   
6. 

Kevin O'Loughlin

 T   
7. 

Johnny Jackson

   
8. 

John Stephens

   
9. 

Colin Clarke

   
10. 

Danny Gardiner

   
11. 

Brian Hogan

   
12. 

Geoff Lyon

   
13.  Doug Laughton    

Widnes 

1. Ray Dutton, 2. Dennis O'Neill, 3. Mal Aspey, 4. Paul McDonnell, 5. Dennis Brown, 6. Ken Rowse, 7. Jimmy Boylan, 8. Alan Walsh, 9. John Foran, 10. Dennis Carden, 11. Ray French, 12. George Nicholls, 13. Ged Lowe.

Tries: Dennis Brown 2, Mal Aspey
Goals: Ray Dutton 2, Mal Aspey 1

Summary: 

Wigan struggled in heavy rain conditions and fell to a "surprising defeat" at the hands of Widnes. This third loss in four matches dropped them to fourth in the table.