5th April 1989: Wigan 14 Featherstone 10
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Wigan 14 Featherstone Rovers 10 - Wednesday 5th April 1989
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Stones Bitter Championship
Kick Off: 7:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Steve Hampson, 2. Tony Iro, 3. Dean Bell, 4. Joe Lydon, 5. Mark Preston, 6. Richard Russell, 7. Shaun Edwards

WiganlForwards:l 8. Ian Lucas, 9. Martin Dermott, 10. Adrian Shelford, 11. Andy Goodway, 12. Ian Potter, 13. Ellery Hanley
WiganlSubslUsed:l 14. Denis Betts (replaced Ian Lucas), 15. Andy Platt (replaced Adrian Shelford)

WiganlTries:l

Mark Preston, Dean Bell, Andy Goodway

WiganlGoals:l

Joe Lydon 1


FeatherstonelTries:l

Ian Smales, Chris Bibb
FeatherstonelGoals:l Deryck Fox 1
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Summary:l

Wigan recorded their 14th straight victory but it was achieved in narrow fashion against Featherstone at Central Park. They had to hang on for the win in the end but news elsewhere that Widnes had lost away at Hull was the news Wigan fans had been hoping for.

Half Time:l

Wigan 10 Featherstone 0
Attendance:l

10,124

Referee:l

Steve Cross (Hull)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Leeds - Played - 25 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 36 - (Diff: +178)
2nd Place:l Widnes - Played - 23 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 35 - (Diff: +362)
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 23 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 34 - (Diff: +106)
4th Place:l Hull - Played - 25 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 32 - (Diff: +66)
5th Place:l Castleford - Played - 23 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 30 - (Diff: +111)