27th December 1947: Wigan 22 Workington Town 2
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 19 2012 - 23:11
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Wigan 22 Workington Town 2 - Saturday 27th December 1947
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:15pm

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

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


WiganlTries:l Jack Casey 2, Gordon Ratcliffe, Les White
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 5
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Summary:l

The Central Park pitch was "ankle deep in mud" but it didn't stop Wigan putting on a great display against Workington that quickly shook off their Boxing Day humbling to St Helens. Wigan were now back clear leaders after Hunslet only drew 3-3 at Keighley.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 / Points: - 30
2nd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 21 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 29
3rd Place:l Warrington - Played - 18 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 28
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 20 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 28
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 20 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 25
6th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 19 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 24

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