17th November 1985: Featherstone 12 Wigan 26
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Featherstone 12 Wigan 26 - Sunday 17th November 1985
Venue: Post Office Road, Featherstone
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Phil Stott, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Ellery Hanley, 5. Colin Whitfield, 6. Steve Ella, 7. Mike Ford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Greg Dowling, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Danny Campbell, 11. Graeme West, 12. Nick Du Toit, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 15. Shaun Wane (replaced Danny Campbell)

WiganlTries:l

David Stephenson, Phil Stott, Steve Ella, Ellery Hanley

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 5

FeatherstonelTries:l

Alan Banks

FeatherstonelGoals:l

Steve Quinn 2, Deryck Fox 1

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Summary:l

Wigan hadn't won at Post Office Road since August 1970 but managed to come from behind to earn a win that made it nine wins in a row. Phil Stott managed a try on his debut whilst Ella made it 13 tries in 8 games since his arrival.

Half Time:l

Featherstone 10 Wigan 4

Attendance:l

3,421

Referee:l

Ron Campbell (Widnes)

Top of the Slalom Lager Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Widnes - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 15
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 12 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 15
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 11 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 14
4th Place:l Hull - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 ` Points: - 14
5th Place:l St Helens - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 14