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27th August 1955: Wigan 15 Warrington 16
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 02 2012 - 22:36
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Wigan 15 Warrington 16 - Saturday 27th August 1955
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Lancashire Cup First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm


1. Don Platt, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Jack Broome, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Eric Ashton, 6. Dave Bolton, 7. Tommy Parr


8. Alan Armstrong, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Ken Hill, 12. Roy Williams, 13. Frank Griffin

WiganlTries:l Dave Bolton, Jack Broome, Frank Griffin
WiganlGoals:l Eric Ashton 3

WarringtonlBacks:l 1. Frodsham, 2. Bevan, 3. Price, 4. A.Naughton, 5. Horton, 6. Honey, 7. Helme

8. D.Naughton, 9. McKinney, 10. Lowe, 11. Bath, 12. White, 13. Ryan

WarringtonlTries:l Bath, Bevan, Honey, White
WarringtonlGoals:l Frodsham 2
Half Time:l Wigan 9 Warrington 0
Referee:l A.Howgate (Dewsbury)
Attendance:l 23,161 (Gate Reciepts: £2,441)

Note:l Wigan led this match 15-0 with less than 20 minutes to play but conceded four late tries to collapse.

1955-1956 Lancashire Cup First Round Results

Saturday 27th August 1955

Barrow 18 St Helens 12
Blackpool Borough 8 Oldham 18
Leigh 71 Lancashire County Amateurs 14
Rochdale Hornets 26 Whitehaven 17
Salford 8 Widnes 23
Wigan 15 Warrington 16
Workington Town 24 Liverpool City 10

*Swinton received a bye as their scheduled opponent Belle Vue Rangers had folded before the season began.

1955-1956 Lancashire Cup Second Round Results

Tuesday 6th September 1955

Barrow 24 Workington Town 10
Rochdale Hornets 12 Warrington 26

Wednesday 7th September 1955
Oldham 11 Leigh 13

Thursday 8th September 1955
Widnes 9 Swinton 3

1955-1956 Lancashire Cup Semi Final Results

Thursday 22nd September 1955

Barrow 7 Leigh 11
Widnes 11 Warrington 6

1955-1956 Lancashire Cup Final Result

Saturday 15th October 1955

Leigh 26 Widnes 9 (at Central Park, Wigan)

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