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25th April 1976: Featherstone 20 Wigan 15
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 08 2013 - 03:13
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Featherstone Rovers 20 Wigan 15 - Sunday 25th April 1976
Venue: Post Office Road, Featherstone
Competition: League First Division
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. George Fairbairn, 2. Keiron O'Loughlin, 3. David Hill, 4. Bill Francis, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Alan Whittle, 7. Bernard Coyle
WiganlForwards:l 8. Brian Hogan, 9. Ray Martland, 10. Alan Bailey, 11. Brian Gregory, 12. Colin Clarke, 13. Bill Melling
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Jimmy Nulty, 15. Anthony Karalius


Kevin O'Loughlin 2, Jimmy Hornby
WiganlGoals:l George Fairbairn 3


P.Smith 2, Hartley, Bell
FeatherstonelGoals:l Box 4


Featherstone had been league leaders for most of the season but ended up being pipped to the tile by Salford the previous day. They rounded off the season with a good win over Wigan, despite Wigan's second half fight back, but it was little consolation to missing out on the title.

Half Time:l

Featherstone 18 Wigan 5




Match had previously been Postponed on Sunday 7th December 1976 (3:30pm) Due to County Match Call Ups

Final Top of the First Division
1st Place:l


- Played - 30 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 45
2nd Place:l Featherstone - Played - 30 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 44
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 30 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 42
4th Place:l St Helens - Played - 30 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 10 - Points: - 39
5th Place:l Wigan - Played - 30 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 39

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