11th December 1988: Halifax 16 Wigan 20
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Halifax 16 Wigan 20 - Sunday 11th December 1988
Venue: Thrum Hall, Halifax
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Steve Hampson, 2. Tony Iro, 3. Kevin Iro, 4. Joe Lydon, 5. Mark Preston, 6. Ellery Hanley, 7. Bobbie Goulding

WiganlForwards:l 8. Ian Lucas, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Adrian Shelford, 11. Denis Betts, 12. Ian Potter, 13. Andy Platt
WiganlSubslUsed:l 14. Ged Byrne (replaced Mark Preston), 15. Shaun Wane (replaced Bobbie Goulding)

WiganlTries:l

Mark Preston, Bobbie Goulding, Joe Lydon, Kevin Iro

WiganlGoals:l Joe Lydon 2

HalifaxlTries:l

Seamus McCallion, Bob Grogan
HalifaxlGoals:l Colin Whitfield 4
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Summary:l

With the score at 16-16, a last minute try from Kevin Iro won the match for Wigan and sent Halifax bottom of the table.

Half Time:l

Halifax 2 Wigan 6

Attendance:l

8,822

Referee:l

Colin Steele (Dalton-in-Furness)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Castleford - Played - 9 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 17
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 16
3rd Place:l Widnes - Played - 9 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 14
4th Place:l Salford - Played - 12 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 14
5th Place:l St Helens - Played - 10 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 13
6th Place:l Wigan - Played - 10 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 10