5th February 1927: Wigan 28 Broughton 10 Posted by cherryandwhite
on December 08 2013 - 23:51
Click: Last Match -
llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Wigan 28 Broughton Rangers 10 (Match Abandoned after 70 Minutes - Due to
Waterlogged Pitch) - Saturday 5th February 1927
Venue: Central Park, Wigan Competition: League Kick Off: 3:00pm
1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Syd Abram, 4. Tommy Parker, 5. Fred
Oliver, 6. James Hall, 7. David Booysen
8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. George van Rooyen, 12.
Frank Stephens, 13. Jack Price
Tommy Parker 2, James Hall, Wilf Hodder, Johnny Ring, George van Rooyen
Jim Sullivan 5
Another afternoon of matches spoiled by heavy rain, this
match actually being abandoned ten minutes early. The result stood however.
Tries from Tommy Parker and Johnny Ring had put Wigan 8-0 ahead before
Broughton had fought back to level up at 8 all. Wigan though had got to 18-8
before the half time break. The pitch was waterlogged for most of the second
half, but the referee waited until their was a clear lead before calling an
early halt to proceedings.
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