24th January 1969: Wigan 61 Leigh Miners Welfare 0
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Friday 24th January 1969

Wigan 61 Leigh Miners Welfare 0
Central Park, Wigan
Challenge Cup Round 1
Kick Off 7:30pm

Wigan Team
1. 

Eric Ashton

   G11 
2. 

Keri Jones

 T4   
3. 

Bill Ashurst

   
4. 

Peter Rowe

 T   
5. 

Bill Francis

 T2   
6. 

Cliff Hill

 T   
7. 

Johnny Jackson

 T   
8. 

Keith Ashcroft

   
9. 

Colin Clarke

 T2   
10. 

Danny Gardiner

   
11. 

John Stephens

   
12. 

Geoff Lyon

 T2   
13.  Kevin O'Loughlin    

Summary: 

Wigan claimed the biggest win of Round 1 in the Challenge Cup at Central Park against nearby amateur opposition Leigh Miners Welfare.

Results: 

1968-1969 Challenge Cup Round 1

Friday 24th January 1969
Wigan 61 Leigh Miners Welfare 0

Saturday 25th January 1969
Dewsbury 7 Bradford Northern 21
Halifax 12 Leeds 17
Hull 3 St Helens 13 (BBC Grandstand)
Hunslet 7 Castleford 19
Keighley 23 Whitehaven 22
Leigh 4 Rochdale Hornets 13
Oldham 12 Hull Kingston Rovers 10
Salford 17 Batley 2
Wakefield Trinity 50 Ackworth 7
Workington Town 5 Swinton 2

Sunday 26th January 1969
Doncaster 3 Featherstone Rovers 4
Huddersfield 13 Barrow 5
Widnes 23 York 8

Tuesday 28th January 1969
Huyton 2 Warrington 5

Saturday 1st February 1969
Blackpool Borough 10 Bramley 17