1st December 1985: Wakefield 21 Wigan 30
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Wakefield Trinity 21 Wigan 30 - Sunday 1st December 1985
Venue: Belle Vue, Wakefield
Competition: John Player Special Trophy Second Round
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Phil Stott, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Ellery Hanley, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Steve Ella, 7. Mike Ford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Greg Dowling, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Nick Du Toit, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Richard Russell (replaced Steve Hampson), 15. Graeme West (replaced Ian Potter)

WiganlTries:l

Steve Ella, Ellery Hanley 2, Henderson Gill, Phil Stott, Andy Goodway

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 3

WakefieldfTries:l

Phil Eden, John Lyons, Nigel Bell, Lindsay Rotherford

WakefieldfGoals:l

Andrew Sygrove 2

WakefieldfDrops:l

Tracey Lazenby 1

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Summary:l

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:l

Wakefield 13 Wigan 16

Attendance:l

7,360

Referee:l

John Holdsworth (Kippax)

1985-1986 John Player Special Trophy Second Round Results

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