19th September 1993: Featherstone 35 Wigan 22
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Sunday 19th September 1993

Featherstone Rovers 35 Wigan 22
Post Office Road, Featherstone
Stones Bitter Championship - Round 4 of 30
Kick Off: 3:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  Frano Botica    G2 
2. 

Jason Robinson

 T   
3.  Dean Bell    
4. 

Joe Lydon

   G 
5. 

Danny Ellison

   
6.  Nigel Wright    
7.  Craig Murdock    
8.  Kelvin Skerrett  T   
9.  Martin Hall    
10.  Ian Gildart    
11.  Denis Betts  T   
12.  Barrie-Jon Mather  T   
13.  Phil Clarke    
 
Sub.  Neil Cowie    
Sub.  Andy Farrell    

Featherstone 

Tries: Francis Maloney 2, Ikram Butt, Terry Manning, Gary H. Price, Neil Roebuck, Brendon Tuuta
Goals: Martin Pearson 1, Francis Maloney 2
Drop Goals: Francis Maloney 1

Summary: 

Wigan fell to their first defeat of the season with Shaun Edwards absent for this trip to Featherstone. An error from debutant academy Scrum Half Craig Murdock proved costly.

Half Time: 

Featherstone 14 Wigan 8

Attendance: 

5,572

Referee: 

Jim Smith (Halifax)

Top of the Stones Bitter Championship - After This Match

1st Place:l Bradford - Played - 4 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 8 - (Diff: +33)
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 7 - (Diff: +64)
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6 - (Diff: +33)
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6 - (Diff: +33)
5th Place:l Castleford - Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6 - (Diff: +33)