10th May 1992: Wigan 74 Leeds 6
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Wigan 74 Leeds 6 - Sunday 10th May 1992
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Stones Bitter Premiership Trophy Semi Final (1st Place v 5th Place)
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Joe Lydon, 3. Dean Bell, 4. Gene Miles, 5. Martin Offiah, 6. Frano Botica, 7. Shaun Edwards
WiganlForwards:l 8. Neil Cowie, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Andy Platt, 11. Denis Betts, 12. Billy McGinty, 13. Phil Clarke

14. David Myers (replaced Joe Lydon - 45th Minute), 15. Sam Panapa (replaced Billy McGinty - 28th Minute)


Martin Offiah 10, Dean Bell 2, Martin Dermott, David Myers

WiganlGoals:l Frano Botica 9

LeedslBacks:l 1. Phil Ford, 2. Leigh Deakin, 3. Morvin Edwards, 4. Carl Gibson, 5. Vince Fawcett, 6. Craig Innes, 7. Bobbie Goulding
LeedslForwards:l 8. Steve Molloy, 9. Colin Maskill, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Gary Divorty, 12. Paul Dixon, 13. Garry Schofield

14. John Bentley (replaced Leigh Deakin - 30th Minute), 15. Stuart Arundel (replaced Garry Schofield - 50th Minute)


Paul Dixon

LeedslGoals:l Colin Maskill 1

Wigan were now aiming to complete a League, Challenge Cup and Premiership treble and set about this business in ruthless style here against Leeds. The match was all about Martin Offiah who set a new record for most tries in a game for Wigan with an amazing 10 tries during this match. The previous Wigan record had been seven tries in a match set five times by Johnny Ring, Gordon Ratcliffe, Billy Boston (twice) & Green Vigo. In the end Offiah fell one try short of equalling the all-time tries in a match record set by George West, who scored 11 tries for Hull Kingston Rovers against Brookland Rovers in 1905 but take nothing away from this remarkable achievement because it came not against an amateur side, but against Leeds who had beaten Wigan 19-0 on their last visit to Central Park. Offiah had five tries by half time with others from Dean Bell (2) and Frano Botica having them 36-0 up by the break. Five more Offiah tries and ones for Martin Dermott and David Myers completed the rout with Paul Dixon scoring a consolation for Leeds.

Half Time:l

Wigan 36 Leeds 0




Colin Morris (Huddersfield)

1991-1992 Premiership Trophy Semi Final Results

Sunday 10th May 1992
1st Place v 5th Place:ll Wigan 74 Leeds 6
2nd Place v 3rd Place:ll St Helens 30 Castleford 14