Match Report

27 February 1943 • KO 00:00

15 v 9

Central Park, Wigan

Attendance: 17000

Referee : Fairhurst

Match Stats
3   Tries   1
3   Conversions   1
0   Penalties   2
0   Drop Goals   0

Match Report

England
England's victory ever Wales at Wigan, by goals 3 tries (15 points) to 3 goals 1 try (9 points) in the fourth Rugby League international of the war. was complete one. It looked like being memorable international, but standard the early play deteriorated rapidly. England look lead they never lost when Belshaw kicked an early penalty goal. Aspinall made long run after good passing score the first try. Alban Davies kicked a goal for Wales, but fine play Thornton, Scott and Brogden made a try for Ryan, and England led 8-2 at half-time. Scott had a hand in England's third try, scored by Jubb, and Belshaw kicked couple of goals In this half, in which Alban kicked two goals for Wales, for whom Jones scored try. There were 17,000 spectators, and receipts of £1,020.

We have no scorer times, so the timeline below is not in order.

Team Lists and Scoring Information

England Tries Goals DGs Pts Cards
1 Billy Belshaw (c) 3 6
2 Eric Batten
3 George Aspinall 1 3
4 Jim Stott
5 Stan Brogden
6 Martin Ryan 1 3
7 Billy Thornton
8 Ken Gee
9 Joe Egan
10 Harry Wilkinson
11 Edward Tattersfield
12 Ken Jubb 1 3
13 Hudson Irving
Wales Tries Goals DGs Pts Cards
1 Alban Davies 3 6
2 Emlyn Walters
3 Joe Jones 1 3
4 Syd Williams
5 Alan Edwards
6 Bill Davies
7 Dai Jenkins
8 Frank Whitcombe
9 Con Murphy
10 Dai Prosser
11 Eddie Watkins
12 Trevor Foster (c)
13 Bill Chapman
Time Score Player Team Action
0 - 2 Billy Belshaw England Conversion
0 - 4 Billy Belshaw England Conversion
0 - 6 Billy Belshaw England Conversion
0 - 9 George Aspinall England Try
0 - 12 Ken Jubb England Try
0 - 15 Martin Ryan England Try
2 - 15 Alban Davies Wales Conversion
4 - 15 Alban Davies Wales Penalty
6 - 15 Alban Davies Wales Penalty
9 - 15 Joe Jones Wales Try
Translate »