18th December 1977: Dewsbury 5 Wigan 8
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Dewsbury 5 Wigan 8 - Sunday 18th December 1977
Venue: Crown Flatt, Dewsbury
Competition: League First Division
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. George Fairbairn, 2. Green Vigo, 3. Alan Greenall, 4. Malcolm Swann, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Alan Taylor, 7. Adrian Foster
WiganlForwards:l 8. Alan Bailey, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Alan Doran, 11. Bill Ashurst, 12. John Wood, 13. Bill Melling
WiganlSubs Used:l 15. Bob Blackwood

WiganlTries:l

Green Vigo, Alan Taylor
WiganlGoals:l George Fairbairn 1

DewsburylTries:l

Craven
DewsburylGoals:l Artis 1
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Summary:l

Wigan had a massive sweat against bottom of the table Dewsbury. Having been 5-3 down at half time, they needed an Alan Taylor try to recover a victory to take home from Crown Flatt.

Half Time:l

Dewsbury 5 Wigan 3
Attendance:l 2,060

Top of the First Division - After This Match
1st Place:l Bradford - Played - 13 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 23
2nd Place:l Widnes - Played - 13 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 22
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 13 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 18
4th Place:l Salford - Played - 13 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 18
5th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 13 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 17
6th Place:l Wigan - Played - 13 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 14