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


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


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


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.