29th October 1978: Wigan 20 Rochdale 10
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Wigan 20 Rochdale Hornets 10 - Sunday 29th October 1978
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. George Fairbairn, 2. Dennis Ramsdale, 3. Dave Willicombe, 4. Alan Greenall, 5. Jimmy Hornby, 6. Keiron O'Loughlin, 7. Bernard Coyle
WiganlForwards:l 8. John Wood, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Steve O'Neill, 11. John Foran, 12. Bill Melling, 13. Dennis Boyd
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. David Regan (replaced John Wood), 15. Terry Hollingsworth (replaced Bill Melling)

WiganlTries:l

Jimmy Hornby, Alan Green, Dennis Ramsdale, Dennis Boyd
WiganlGoals:l George Fairbairn 4

RochdalelTries:l

Holland, Ayres
RochdalelGoals:l Woodes 2
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Summary:l

The sides had met in the BBC Floodlit Trophy on the Tuesday and the return match produced a similar victory for Wigan.

Half Time:l

Wigan 8 Rochdale 3

Attendance:l

4,931

Top of the First Division - After This Match
1st Place:l Warrington - Played - 9 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 16
2nd Place:l Hull KR - Played - 7 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 14
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 13
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 10
5th Place:l Wigan - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 10