In episode 1 of series 2, this cine film footage provided by the Waller family is from Warrington's play-offs first round clash with Wigan at Wilderspool Stadium on April 28, 1973...

AFTER being presented with the League Leaders' Shield for the 1972-73 season, player-coach Alex Murphy led Warrington to a 30-15 home victory against Wigan in the first round of the play-offs.

In this first episode of series two of cine film footage of Warrington games – taken by Appleton resident Cecil Waller and his son Mike – Murphy, Wilf Briggs, Parry Gordon, Derek Whitehead and Dave Chisnall are among the star names of the era to feature as The Wire progress to a clash with Rochdale in pursuit of the Championship title.

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There's also a glimpse of Warrington-born Wigan winger Stuart Wright, who later enjoyed success with Widnes.

Tries that afternoon were scored by winger Dennis Curling, two, second-rower Bobby Wanbon, two, loose-forward Tommy Conroy and winger Derek Noonan, while Whitehead kicked five goals and Kevin Ashcroft added a drop goal.

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