1st March 1987: Wigan 60 Bradford 6
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Wigan 60 Bradford Northern 6 - Sunday 1st March 1987
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Ray Mordt, 3. Richard Russell, 4. Dean Bell, 5. Joe Lydon, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Andy Gregory
WiganlForwards:l 8. Brian Case, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Andy Goodway, 12. Ian Potter, 13. Ellery Hanley
WiganlSubs Used:l 15. Ian Lucas (replaced Andy Goodway)

WiganlTries:l

Ellery Hanley 5, Joe Lydon 2, Dean Bell, Richard Russell, Shaun Edwards, Ray Mordt

WiganlGoals:l Joe Lydon 7, Shaun Edwards 1

BradfordlTries:l

Steve Bond

BradfordlGoals:l Keith Mumby 1
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Summary:l

With Saints involved in Challenge Cup Action, Wigan were able to make use of their early exit to go top of the table for the first time in the season so far. Ellery Hanley massacred his old side with five tries taking his season's tally to 40. Bradford hadn't lost this heavily since 1973.

Half Time:l

Wigan 26 Bradford 0

Attendance:l

11,683

Referee:l

Stephen Haigh (Ossett)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 19 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 34 - (Diff: +385)
2nd Place:l St Helens - Played - 19 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 32 - (Diff: +384)
3rd Place:l Warrington - Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 32 - (Diff: +186)
4th Place:l Halifax - Played - 21 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 29 - (Diff: +106)
5th Place:l Castleford - Played - 21 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 26

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(Diff: +85)
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 19 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 22 - (Diff: +41)