21st February 1948: Wigan 34 Castleford 13
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 19 2012 - 23:32
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Wigan 34 Castleford 13 - Saturday 21st February 1948
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Martin Ryan, 2. Gordon Ratcliffe, 3. Johnny Lawrenson, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Jack Hilton, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Tommy Bradshaw

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. George Banks, 11. Frank Barton, 12. Billy Blan, 13. Bill Hudson


WiganlTries:l Jack Hilton 4, Bill Hudson 2, Johnny Lawrenson 2
WiganlGoals:l Ken Gee 5
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Summary:l

Wigan were meeting Castleford for the third Saturday in a row after this league match just happened to follow a two legged cup tie. They had no trouble seeing them off again on an afternoon that saw snow and frost curtail much of the fixture list.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 25 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 / Points: - 43
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 25 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 41
3rd Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 25 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 36
4th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 28 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 36
5th Place:l Workington - Played - 25 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 35
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 26 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 35

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