11th December 1977: Wigan 31 Hull 10
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Wigan 31 Hull 10 - Sunday 11th December 1977
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. George Fairbairn, 2. Green Vigo, 3. Dave Willicombe, 4. Malcolm Swann, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Alan Taylor, 7. Adrian Foster
WiganlForwards:l 8. Brian Hogan, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Alan Bailey, 11. Bill Ashurst, 12. John Wood, 13. Bill Melling
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. John Burke, 15. Mick Rennox

WiganlTries:l

Green Vigo 2, Alan Taylor 2, Malcolm Swann, Jimmy Hornby, Colin Clarke
WiganlGoals:l George Fairbairn 5

HulllTries:l

Tindall, Boxall
HulllGoals:l Marshall 1, Noble 1
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Summary:l

The return of talisman George Fairbairn couldn't come soon enough and he sparked Wigan back into form against a Hull side that had nilled them just ten days earlier at The Boulevard.

Half Time:l

Wigan 13 Hull 5
Attendance:l 4,181

Top of the First Division - After This Match
1st Place:l Bradford - Played - 12 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 23
2nd Place:l Widnes - Played - 12 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 20
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 12 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 18
4th Place:l Salford - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 16
5th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 12 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 15

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7th Place:l Wigan - Played - 12 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 12