25th September 1988: Bradford 17 Wigan 20
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Sunday 25th September 1988

Bradford Northern 17 Wigan 20
Odsal Stadium, Bradford
Stones Bitter Championship - Round 4 of 26
Kick Off: 3:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  Sean Tyrer    G2 
2.  Tony Iro  T   
3.  Ged Byrne    
4.  Dean Bell  T3   
5.  Mark Preston    
6.  Ellery Hanley    
7.  Shaun Edwards    
8.  Adrian Shelford    
9.  Martin Dermott    
10.  Brian Case    
11.  Andy Platt    
12.  Andy Goodway    
13.  Ian Potter    
 
Sub.  Ian Gildart    
Sub.  Ian Lucas    

Bradford 

Tries: Paul Harkin 2
Goals: David Hobbs 4
Drop Goals: David Hobbs 1

Summary: 

Ellery Hanley had returned to action in the midweek for Yorkshire in a Roses battle against Lancashire before agreeing a new two year contract with Wigan. He returned to the team for this trip to his former club Bradford but Wigan only snatched victory with a try from Tony Iro in the 78th Minute.

Half Time: 

Bradford 10 Wigan 12

Attendance: 

8,769

Referee:  Jim Smith (Halifax)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match

1st Place:l Castleford - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 7
2nd Place:l Widnes - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6