1st December 1985: Wakefield 21 Wigan 30
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Sunday 1st December 1985

Wakefield Trinity 21 Wigan 30
Belle Vue, Wakefield
John Player Special Trophy Round 2
Kick Off 3:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  Steve Hampson    
2.  Phil Stott  T   
3.  David Stephenson    G3 
4. 

Ellery Hanley

 T2   
5. 

Henderson Gill

 T   
6.  Steve Ella  T   
7. 

Mike Ford

   
8.  Greg Dowling    
9.  Martin Dermott    
10.  Shaun Wane    
11.  Nick Du Toit    
12.  Andy Goodway  T   
13.  Ian Potter    
 
Sub.  Richard Russell    
Sub.  Graeme West    

Wakefield 

Tries: Phil Eden, John Lyons, Nigel Bell, Lindsay Rotherford
Goals: Andrew Sygrove 2
Drop Goals: Tracey Lazenby 1

Summary: 

Wigan had to battle hard to see off Second Division Wakefield in this John Player Second Round tie. They held Wigan to just 16-13 at half time but three tries in a six minute spell took Wigan into a 30-13 lead and although that was narrowed by the end, it was enough for progression.

Half Time: 

Wakefield 13 Wigan 16

Attendance: 

7,360

Referee:  John Holdsworth (Kippax)
Results: 

1985-1986 John Player Special Trophy Round 2

Saturday 30th November 1985
Widnes 30 Bradford Northern 6 (Delayed Highlights on BBC 1)

Sunday 1st December 1985
Hull 30 Salford 10
Hull Kingston Rovers 8 Oldham 7
Leigh 48 Hunslet 6
St Helens 36 Doncaster 20
Wakefield Trinity 21 Wigan 30
Warrington 34 Barrow 14
York 21 Keighley 16