10th December 1927: Widnes 10 Wigan 7 Posted by Bilko
on December 13 2013 - 14:30
Click: Last Match -
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Venue: Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes Competition: League Kick Off: 2:30pm
1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Roy Kinnear, 4. Benny Davidson, 5. Lou
Brown, 6. George Ellis, 7. David Booysen
8. Tom Beetham, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Frank Stephens, 11. George van Rooyen,
12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington
Jim Sullivan 2
1. Frank Stockley, 2. Jack Dennett, 3. Albert Ratcliffe, 4. Peter Topping,
5. Alec Higgins, 6. Paddy Douglas, 7. Jerry Laughton
8. Fred Kelsall, 9. George Stevens, 10. Jack Potter, 11. Nat Silcock, 12.
Jack Higgins, 13. Jack Gregory
Nat Silcock, Peter Topping
Frank Stockley 2
"A side assembled from all corners of the globe at
enormous expense, humbled by a team of local youths" was condemning piece in
one newspaper. Wigan had led 7-0 at half time but Widnes came back to win
and condemn Wigan to a tenth defeat in the season.
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