21st April 1985: Wigan 12 Featherstone 10
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Wigan 12 Featherstone Rovers 10 - Sunday 21st April 1985
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Colin Whitfield, 2. Phil Ford, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Steve Donlan, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Mike Ford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Neil Courtney, 9. Gary Owen, 10. Brian Dunn, 11. Graeme West, 12. Mick Scott, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Nick Du Toit (replaced Neil Courtney), 15. Brian Juliff (replaced Ian Potter)

WiganlTries:l

Shaun Edwards, Phil Ford

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 1

FeatherstonelTries:l

Fox

FeatherstonelGoals:l Quinn 2
FeatherstonelDrops:l Fox 2
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Summary:l

Wigan ended their home league campaign with a narrow victory over Featherstone but today was all about the destiny of the league title and Hull KR's 30-14 win away at Barrow ensured them the title even though they'd have won it anyway with St Helens having lost 30-26 away at Leigh!

Half Time:l

Wigan 6 Featherstone 6

Attendance:l 7,125
Referee:l Gerry Kershaw
Note:l Match previously Postponed on Sunday 13th January 1985 (3:00pm) Due to Frozen Pitch

Top of the Slalom Lager Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Hull KR - Played - 29 - Won - 24 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 48 - (Diff: +409)
2nd Place:l St Helens - Played - 30 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 45 - (Diff: +412)
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 30 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 41 - (Diff: +273)
4th Place:l Wigan - Played - 29 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 41 - (Diff: +247)