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25th September 1946: Wigan 31 Salford 0
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 17 2012 - 13:09
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Wigan 31 Salford 0 - Wednesday 25th September 1946
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Lancashire Cup Second Round First Leg
Kick Off: 5:30pm

Wigan Backs:l 1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Gordon Ratcliffe, 3. Johnny Lawrenson, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Tommy Bradshaw
Wigan Forwards:l 8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. George Banks, 11. Harry Atkinson, 12. Eddie Watkins, 13. Billy Blan

WiganlTries:l Gordon Ratcliffe 2, Ernie Ashcroft, Billy Blan, Ken Gee, Johnny Lawrenson, Ces Mountford
WiganlGoals:l Johnny Lawrenson 5


Boosted by the returns of both Ken Gee and Joe Egan from the tour to Australia, 25,000 were packed inside Central Park for this tea time kick off and they witnessed Wigan cutting Salford to pieces in this Lancashire Cup Second Round First Leg tie. Wigan though had luck with Salford's scrum half Harrison departing injured after just ten minutes. 12 men for the remaining seventy minutes was always going to be tough and Wigan romped home.

Lancashire Cup Second Round First Leg Results

Tuesday 24th September 1946
Oldham 20 Leigh 8

Wednesday 25th September 1946
Swinton 6 Wigan 8
Wigan 31 Salford 0

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