16th August 1975: Wigan 13 Widnes 14
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Saturday 16th August 1975

Wigan 13 Widnes 14
Central Park, Wigan
League Division 1 - Round 1 of 30
Kick Off 3:00pm

Wigan Team
1.  George Fairbairn    G5 
2. 

Jimmy Hornby

   
3.  David Hill    
4.  Bill Francis    
5.  Green Vigo    
6.  Bernard Coyle    
7. 

Jimmy Nulty

 T   
8. 

Brian Hogan

   
9.  Colin Clarke    
10.  Dennis Ashcroft    
11. 

Bob Irving

   
12. 

Brian Gregory

   
13.  Bob Blackwood    

 

Sub. 

Terry Hollingsworth

   

Widnes 

1. Ray Dutton, 2. Alan Prescott, 3. Derek George, 4. Mal Aspey, 5. David Jenkins, 6. Eric Hughes, 7. Reg Bowden, 8. Jim Mills, 9. Keith Elwell, 10. Nick Nelson, 11. Dave Allen, 12. Derek Hammond, 13. John Doherty. Subs: Dennis O'Neill, Alan Walsh.

Tries: Derek George, David Jenkins
Goals: Ray Dutton 4

Summary: 

The 1975/76 season opened with Challenge Cup holders Widnes visiting Central Park. It was a topsy-turvy encounter but the visitors would go home with the opening day spoils.

Half Time:  -
Attendance:  -
Referee:  Fred Lindop (Wakefield)