22nd August 1982: Carlisle 7 Wigan 10
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Carlisle 7 Wigan 10 - Sunday 22nd August 1982
Venue: Brunton Park, Carlisle
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Colin Whitfield, 2. Brian Juliff, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Dennis Ramsdale, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Martin Foy, 7. Gary Stephens
WiganlForwards:l 8. Glyn Shaw, 9. Glen Jones, 10. Geoff Cunliffe, 11. Danny Campbell, 12. Mick Scott, 13. John Pendlebury
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Jimmy Fairhurst, 15. Shaun Wane


Dennis Ramsdale, Jimmy Fairhurst

WiganlGoals:l Colin Whitfield 2



CarlislelGoals:l Birts 2


New Coach Alex Murphy picked new signings Brian Juliff and Jimmy Fairhurst in this opening match of the 1982/83 season against newly promoted Carlisle. Fairhurst's contribution proved invaluable, his try off the bench being the difference in the end with Wigan holding off a second half fightback by Carlisle.

Half Time:l Carlisle 0 Wigan 7
Attendance:l 3,698
Referee:l Frank Robinson