5th April 1989: Wigan 14 Featherstone 10
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Wednesday 5th April 1989

Wigan 14 Featherstone Rovers 10
Central Park, Wigan
Stones Bitter Championship - Round 19 of 26
(Match Previously Postponed on 26th February 1989)
Kick Off: 7:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  Steve Hampson    
2.  Tony Iro    
3.  Dean Bell  T   
4.  Joe Lydon    G 
5.  Mark Preston  T   
6.  Richard Russell    
7.  Shaun Edwards    
8.  Ian Lucas    
9.  Martin Dermott    
10.  Adrian Shelford    
11.  Andy Goodway  T   
12.  Ian Potter    
13.  Ellery Hanley    
 
Sub.  Denis Betts    
Sub.  Andy Platt    

Featherstone 

Tries: Ian Smales, Chris Bibb
Goals: Deryck Fox 1

Summary: 

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:  Wigan 10 Featherstone 0
Attendance: 

10,124

Referee:  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)