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WIGAN SPEEDWAY PROGRAM   Views: 255
WIGAN v NEW ZEALAND 20/06/52   Comments: 9
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 32376  
 
WIGAN v NEW ZEALAND  20/06/52
 
  Front cover of the programme for the WIGAN PANTHERS v NEW ZEALAND Speedway fixture at the WODDHOUSE LANE track 20th June 1952. Which Wigan won 43-41.
If anyone has any Wigan Speedway Programmes, or memorabilia. I'll pay the going rate for anything you want to sell. I am in the process of putting together a "TALK" on the "History of Speedway in Wigan" which I will be giving to the Local History Society when we get back to some sort of NORMALITY.
 

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Comments by Mick, 19th May 2020  
Maybe a good idea would be to ask this question in New Zealand, email one of the radio stations.
They dont have a lot of news going on and love talking about the UK

Comments by RON HUNT, 19th May 2020  
I don't think anyone in new Zealand would have any Wigan Speedway Programmes. It appears that people living in Wigan don't have any..<g>

Comments by Philip G., 19th May 2020  
Ever taken one of those things around a proper track Ron? Vroom! Vroom!

Comments by Mick, 19th May 2020  
The New Zealand riders and mechanics might have kept stuff because they were on a overseas trip.

Comments by AH, 20th May 2020  
RON;when did wigan speedway move to poolstock greyhound track;as a young boy I would sometimes go to watch on Friday night.[late 50s early 60s]?

Comments by RON HUNT, 20th May 2020  
AH As the WARRIORS, they were at Poolstock on two separate occasions. 1947 and for a very short time in the early 1960's. In between in 1952 as WIGAN PANTHERS they were based at the Woodhouse Lane track

Comments by AH, 21st May 2020  
Thanks for that ron;[I used to live in poolstock]

Comments by RON HUNT, 22nd May 2020  
AH. YOU SHOULD HAVE KEPT THE PROGRAMMES AND BADGES..

Comments by Philip G., 22nd May 2020  
I take it that you haven't had a dekko on one of those things, Ron.

 
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