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  The Lancashire Cup
Barry Fishwick's Winning Try

Photo: David Simm   Item #: 413

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Barry Fishwick's Winning Try
 
  It was the only try of the game, when Orrell played Liverpool at Waterloo for the Lancashire Cup in 1972.
The Lancashire Cup Tournament had been dormant for 72 years and this was the first time the trophy was played for in all that time. Only one try was scored to win the match or Orrell and that was in the closing moments of the game. Only two photographer, of those present captured the try, Gordon Hurst of The Lancashire Evening Post and I, this was my shot as Barry Fishwick powered over the line.
 

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Comments by barry makin, 22nd August 2012  
orrells best ever winger inc john carlton should have played for england

Comments by john hall, 22nd August 2012  
what a player great times

Comments by alan hilton, 9th September 2012  
R.I.P. ORRELL GO TO HELL WHELAN AND YOUR GANG OF IDIOTS

Comments by john hall, 10th September 2012  
what is fishwick doing these days anybody know hope he is not lost to the game

Comments by Ian Myall, 4th June 2013  i.myall@hotmail.co.uk 
Barry Fishwick is alive and well and is a regular visitor to the Orrell matches and later in The Delph

Comments by Ken Edensor, 22nd June 2016  kene1006@gmail.com 
Wonderful pic. Some years later, I was in a Stafford 3rd XV which was beaten 100-0 (!) at Orrell. Your left winger, who scored 6 tries? Barry Fishwick, allegedly dropped a couple of teams for missing training.

 
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