9th January 1979: Barrow 6 Wigan 17
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 12 2013 - 01:35

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Tuesday 9th January 1979

Barrow 6 Wigan 17
Craven Park, Barrow
League Division 1 - Round 15 of 30
(Previously Postponed on Sunday 7th January 1979)
Kick Off 7:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  George Fairbairn    G4 
2. 

Dennis Ramsdale

 T2   
3.  John Butler    
4.  Alan Greenall    
5. 

Jimmy Hornby

   
6.  Keiron O'Loughlin    
7. 

Cliff Sayer

   
8. 

Steve Breheny

   
9.  Tony Karalius  T   
10.  Steve O'Neill    
11.  Bill Melling    
12.  Terry Hollingsworth    
13.  Dennis Boyd    

 

Sub.  Trevor Stockley    
Sub.  Bernard Coyle    

Barrow 

Tries: (Unknown)
Goals: (Unknown)

Summary: 

Cold Weather was beginning to disrupt the fixture list with the New Years Match against Warrington falling and then this trip to Barrow originally being postponed also. Barrow and Wigan though quickly re-arranged this match two days after it had been frozen off with Wigan giving a debut to new 15,000 signing from Salford, John Butler in the centres.

Half Time:  (Unknown)
Attendance:  (Unknown)
Note: 

Match had previously been Postponed two days earlier on Sunday 7th January 1979 (2:30pm) Due to Frozen Pitch

Top of the First Division - After This Match
1st Place:l Hull KR - Played - 12 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 22
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 13 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 22
3rd Place:l Widnes - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 22
4th Place:l St Helens - Played - 13 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 19
5th Place:l Wigan - Played - 13 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 19