20th December 1947: Wigan 27 Dewsbury 6
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Wigan 27 Dewsbury 6 - Saturday 20th December 1947
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:15pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Johnny Lawrenson, 2. Jack Hilton, 3. Ted Ward, 4. George Roughley, 5. Gordon Ratcliffe, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Billy Ritchie
WiganlForwards:l

8. George Banks, 9. Harold McIntyre, 10. Frank Barton, 11. Billy Blan, 12. Harry Atkinson, 13. Jack Bowen


WiganlTries:l Jack Hilton 3, Gordon Ratcliffe 2, Harry Atkinson, Billy Ritchie
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 7
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Summary:l

Wigan welcomed Dewsbury to Central Park without Martin Ryan, Ernie Ashcroft, Tommy Bradshaw, Ken Gee, Joe Egan and Les White who were all playing for Great Britain in their 29-5 test deciding victory over New Zealand at Odsal in Bradford. Wigan still proved too strong without their test stars.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 15 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 / Points: - 26
2nd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 18 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 26
3rd Place:l Widnes - Played - 17 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 24
4th Place:l Warrington - Played - 15 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 22
5th Place:l Workington - Played - 16 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 21
6th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 16 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 20

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