17th April 1948: Wigan 39 Belle Vue 6
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Wigan 19 Belle Vue Rangers 6 - Saturday 17th April 1948
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

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

WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l Johnny Lawrenson, Gordon Ratcliffe, Les White
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 5
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Summary:l

This victory over Belle Vue ensured Wigan would finish the regular season in first place and would meet the winner of the Workington v Bradford league match that would decided fourth place on the following Monday Night.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 35 - Won - 30 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 / Points: - 61
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 36 - Won - 30 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 61
3rd Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 36 - Won - 26 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 54
4th Place:l Workington - Played - 35 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 48
5th Place:l Bradford - Played - 34 - Won - 24 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 10 - Points: - 48
6th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 35 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 11 - Points: - 44

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