25th December 1947: Wigan 55 Salford 10
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 19 2012 - 21:18
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Wigan 55 Salford 10 - Christmas Day Thursday 25th December 1947
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:15pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Martin Ryan, 2. Gordon Ratcliffe, 3. Ted Ward, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Jack Hilton, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Tommy Bradshaw
WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. Frank Barton, 11. Les White, 12. Billy Blan, 13. Jack Bowen


WiganlTries:l Gordon Ratcliffe 4, Jack Bowen 2, Jack Hilton, Ces Mountford, Billy Blan, Joe Egan, Ted Ward
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 8
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Summary:l

The Christmas period was so busy this year that this was the first of matches on three consecutive days. Wigan began the busy time with a spanking of Salford on Christmas Day at Central Park. Victory took Wigan clear of Hunslet at the top because they lost 8-3 at home to Keighley.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 16 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 / Points: - 28
2nd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 26
3rd Place:l Warrington - Played - 16 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 24
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 18 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 24
5th Place:l Workington - Played - 17 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 23
6th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 17 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 22

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