18th February 1987: Wigan 30 Leeds 8
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Wigan 30 Leeds 8 - Wednesday 18th February 1987
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Joe Lydon, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Dean Bell, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Andy Gregory
WiganlForwards:l 8. Graeme West, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Brian Case, 11. Ian Roberts, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ellery Hanley
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Ian Potter (replaced Graeme West), 15. Richard Russell (replaced Ian Roberts)

WiganlTries:l

David Stephenson 2, Nicky Kiss, Joe Lydon, Shaun Edwards, Ian Potter

WiganlGoals:l Joe Lydon 2, David Stephenson 1

LeedslTries:l

Andrew Ettinghausen, Paul Medley

LeedslGoals:l (None)
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Summary:l

It was a big night in the title race with not only this clash between Wigan and Leeds but also leaders Warrington travelling to second placed St Helens. Wigan got their win whilst Saints beat Warrington 42-22, which left a three way tie at the top of the table.

Half Time:l

Wigan 20 Leeds 6

Attendance:l

11,118

Referee:l

Geoff Berry (Batley)

Note:l

Match previously postponed on Sunday 18th January 1987 (3:00pm) Due to Wigan in Challenge Cup Preliminary Round

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l St Helens - Played - 18 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 30 - (Diff: +358)
2nd Place:l Wigan - Played - 17 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 30 - (Diff: +295)
3rd Place:l Warrington - Played - 18 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 30 - (Diff: +172)
4th Place:l Halifax - Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 27 - (Diff: +87)
5th Place:l Castleford - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 24

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(Diff: +107)
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 18 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 22 - (Diff: +77)