5th January 1993: Warrington 11 Wigan 4
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Warrington 11 Wigan 4 - Tuesday 5th January 1993
Venue: Wilderspool, Warrington
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Jason Robinson, 3. Dean Bell, 4. Andrew Farrar, 5. Sam Panapa, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Frano Botica
WiganlForwards:l 8. Neil Cowie, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Ian Gildart, 11. Denis Betts, 12. Barrie-Jon Mather, 13. Phil Clarke
WiganlInterchanges:l

14. Mick Cassidy (replaced Neil Cowie - 47th Minute), 15. Paul Atcheson (replaced Barrie-Jon Mather - 25th Minute)


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l Frano Botica 2

WarringtonlBacks:l 1. Lee Penny, 2. Rob Myler, 3. Allan Bateman, 4. Tony Thorniley, 5. Mark Forster, 6. Kevin Ellis, 7. Greg Mackey
WarringtonlForwards:l 8. Gary Chambers, 9. Duane Mann, 10. Neil Harmon, 11. Paul Cullen, 12. Gary Sanderson, 13. Kelly Shelford
WarringtonlInterchanges:l

14. Gary Tees (replaced Gary Chambers - 24th Minute), 15. Paul Darbyshire (replaced Kelly Shelford -72nd Minute)


WarringtonlTries:l

Tony Thorniley, Rob Myler
WarringtonlGoals:l Tony Thorniley 1
WarringtonlDrops:l Kelly Shelford 1
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Summary:l

Wigan had been cruising in the league before Christmas but this second league defeat in a row really halted their progress. Coach John Monie said afterwards he "had nothing good to say" about this performance. St Helens went top with a 64-9 win at home to bottom of the table Leigh the following day.

Attendance:l

12,254

Referee:l

John Holdsworth (Kippax)

Note:l

Match had previously been postponed on New Years Day Friday 1st January 1993 (3:00pm) due to Regal Trophy Semi Final

Top of the Table After This Match

1st Place:l Wigan llPlayedll 13 lllPointsll 20 lllDiffll +160
2nd Place:l St Helens llPlayedll 13 lllPointsll 20 lllDiffll +144