16th October 1948: Rochdale Hornets 6 Wigan 8
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Rochdale Hornets 6 Wigan 8 - Saturday 16th October 1948
Venue: Athletic Grounds, Rochdale
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. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. Frank Barton, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Jack Large, 13. Billy Blan


WiganlTries:l Johnny Lawrenson, Gordon Ratcliffe
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 1
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Summary:l

Wigan met Rochdale for the second weekend in a row and although they had their test stars back for this match, it proved to be a difficult afternoon. Rochdale led 6-5 late in the game but Gordon Ratcliffe's try rescued a victory for Wigan.