23rd October 1983: Wigan 2 Queensland 40
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Wigan 2 Queensland 40 - Sunday 23rd October 1983
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Tour Match
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Colin Whitfield, 2. Ronnie Braithwaite, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Tim Wilby, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. David Wood, 7. Jimmy Fairhurst
WiganlForwards:l 8. Kerry Hemsley, 9. Howie Tamati, 10. Brian Case, 11. Graeme West, 12. Danny Campbell, 13. John Pendlebury
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Jeff Clare, 15. Shaun Wane, 16. Mick Scott, 17. Brian Dunn

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l Colin Whitfield 1

QueenslandlBacks:l 1. Joe Kilroy, 2. Brett French, 3. Gene Miles, 4. Wally Lewis, 5. Mitch Brennan, 6. Wayne Linderberg, 7. Larry Brigginshaw
QueenslandlForwards:l 8. Greg Dowling, 9. Shane McNally, 10. Chris Phelan, 11. Gavin Jones, 12. Cavill Heugh, 13. Trevor Paterson
QueenslandlSubs Used:l (None)

QueenslandlTries:l

Wayne Linderberg 2, Mitch Brennan, Chris Phelan, Gene Miles, Brett French, Joe Kilroy, Cavill Heugh

QueenslandlGoals:l Shane McNally 4
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Summary:l

Queensland totally annihilated Wigan in this tour match at Central Park. Wigan had taken a 2-0 lead with a penalty goal from Colin Whitfield but they were soon outclassed. The match was mainly remembered later for one of the burger vans at the ground catching fire.

Half Time:l Wigan 2 Queensland 22
Attendance:l 9,749
Referee:l Ron Campbell