29th March 1985: Hull 17 Wigan 14
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Hull 17 Wigan 14 - Friday 29th March 1985
Venue: The Boulevard, Hull
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Phil Ford, 2. Brian Juliff, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Colin Whitfield, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Brett Kenny, 7. Keith Holden
WiganlForwards:l 8. Danny Campbell, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Brian Dunn, 11. Graeme West, 12. Nick Du Toit, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Steve Donlan (replaced Colin Whitfield), 15. Neil Courtney (replaced Danny Campbell)

WiganlTries:l

Mike Ford, Henderson Gill, Nicky Kiss 2, Brett Kenny

WiganlGoals:l Colin Whitfield 4
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Summary:l

Another crucial game in Wigan's title bid. Wigan had battled back from 6-0 down to lead 14-6 after 55 Minutes. They were still leading until very late when a 35 yard interception was completed by Hull's centre Steve Evans to snatch the win. This was Wigan's first loss in 15 matches since Brett Kenny had arrived.

Attendance:l 8,098
Referee:l Ron Campbell
Note:l

Match was previously Postponed on Sunday 17th February 1985 (3:00pm) due to Re-Arranged Cup Tie.

Top of the Slalom Lager Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Leeds - Played - 25 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 35 - (Diff: +256)
2nd Place:l St Helens - Played - 23 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 33 - (Diff: +281)
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 21 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 33 - (Diff: +256)
4th Place:l Oldham - Played - 26 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 33 - (Diff: +99)