8th April 1973: Wigan 8 Warrington 18
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Wigan 8 Warrington 18 - Sunday 8th April 1973
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Kevin O'Loughlin, 2. Stuart Wright, 3. David Hill, 4. Bill Francis, 5. Keiron O'Loughlin, 6. Warren Ayres, 7. Jimmy Nulty
WiganlForwards:l 8. Laurie Hinchcliffe, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Dennis Ashcroft, 11. Peter Smethurst, 12. Peter Rowe, 13. Bill Ashurst
WiganlSubs Used:l (None)

WiganlTries:l

Keiron O'Loughlin, Dennis Ashcroft
WiganlGoals:l Jimmy Nulty 1

WarringtonlBacks:l 1. Whitehead, 2. Curling, 3. Reynolds, 4. Pickup, 5. Noonan, 6. Murphy, 7. Gordon
WarringtonlForwards:l 8. Chisnall, 9. Ashcroft, 10. Wanbon, 11. Gregory, 12. Nicholas, 13. Briggs
WarringtonlSubs Used:l Philbin (replaced Murphy - Half Time)

WarringtonlTries:l

Noonan, Curling
WarringtonlGoals:l Whitehead 5, Murphy 1
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Half Time:l

Wigan 0 Warrington 13

Referee:l

W.H Thompson (Huddersfield)

Attendance:l

8,000

League Position after Match:l

17th (Top 16 Qualify for 1973-74 First Division & 1972-73 Play Offs)

Note:l

"Wigan look certain for relegation" proclaimed one newspaper after this result but it was always a big ask to try and beat Warrington who were
four points clear at the top of the table.