25th October 1947: Wigan 11 Barrow 13
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Wigan 11 Barrow 13 - Saturday 25th October 1947
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Martin Ryan, 2. Jack Hilton, 3. Gordon Ratcliffe, 4. George Roughley, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Billy Ritchie
WiganlForwards:l 8. George Banks, 9. Harold McIntyre, 10. Nat Silcock, 11. Frank Barton, 12. Jack Blan, 13. Billy Blan

WiganlTries:l Brian Nordgren 2, Jack Blan
WiganlGoals:l Martin Ryan 1
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Summary:l

After a tough midweek battle against the touring New Zealanders, Wigan now faced Barrow without Ernie Ashcroft, Tommy Bradshaw, Ken Gee, Joe Egan and Les White who were playing for England against France at Huddersfield. A combination of both factors led to this second defeat of the season.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Warrington - Played - 9 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 16
2nd Place:l Leigh - Played - 7 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 14
3rd Place:l Dewsbury - Played - 9 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 13
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 11 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 / Points: - 13
5th Place:l St Helens - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 12
6th Place:l Wigan - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 12

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