Wigan Rugby League History - 1927-1928 Season
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1928-1929 Season

 

Wigan Final League Position: 8th
League Champions:
Swinton (11-0 v Featherstone)
Challenge Cup Winners: Swinton (5-3 v Warrington)
Lancashire Cup Winners: Swinton (5-2 v Wigan)
Lancashire League Winners: Swinton

1927-1928 Northern Rugby Football League
CC = Challenge Cup LC = Lancashire Cup
Date Opposition Venue KO

Result

Tries Goals Report
Sat 27 Aug Warrington Away 3:30 Won 13-05 Davidson, Kinnear, Oliver Sullivan 2 Click Here
Wed 31 Aug Wigan Highfield Home 6:30 Won 41-02 Oliver 4, Kinnear 3, L.Brown, Davidson Sullivan 7 Click Here
Sat 3 Sept Rochdale Hornets Home 3:30 Won 36-05 Oliver 3, L.Brown 2, Booysen, Hodder, Sullivan Sullivan 6 Click Here
Wed 7 Sept Huddersfield Away 6:30 Lost 10-12 L.Brown, Kinnear Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 10 Sept Hull Away 3:30 Lost 02-10 - Sullivan 1 Click Here
Wed 14 Sep Hunslet Home 6:00 Lost 12-26 L.Brown, Mason Sullivan 3 Click Here
Sat 17 Sept Salford Home 3:30 Won 15-03 Abram, L.Brown, Oliver Sullivan 3 Click Here
Wed 21 Sep Huddersfield Home 5:15 Won 05-00 Owens Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 24 Sept Wigan Highfield Away 3:30 Won 15-02 L.Brown 2, Price Sullivan 3 Click Here
Wed 28 Sep Hunslet Away 5:45 Lost 04-08 - Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 1 Oct Leigh Away 3:30 Lost 05-11 Booysen Sullivan 1 Click Here
Wed 5 Oct Batley Away 3:30 Lost 03-11 Oliver - Click Here
Sat 8 Oct LC R1: Leigh Home 3:30 Won 21-08 Davidson 2, Ring 2, L.Brown Sullivan 3 Click Here
Sat 15 Oct Oldham Home 3:30 Won 19-08 Sherrington 2, Booysen, Kinnear, Oliver Booysen 2 Click Here
Wed 19 Oct LC R2: St Helens Recs Away 3:00 Won 10-07 Davidson, Mason Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 22 Oct St Helens Recreation Away 3:00 Lost 00-08 - - Click Here
Sat 29 Oct Swinton Home 3:00 Won 21-00 Ring 3, Kinnear 2 Sullivan 3 Click Here
Wed 2 Nov LC SF: Warrington Home 3:00 Won 12-05 Binks, Ring Sullivan 3 Click Here
Sat 5 Nov Hull Home 3:00 Abandoned Sherrington, L.Brown Sullivan 2 Click Here

After 55 minutes due to Rain. Wigan Led 10-0 - Result Void

Sat 12 Nov Broughton Rangers Away 3:00 Lost 08-10 L.Brown, Oliver Oakley 1 Click Here
Sat 19 Nov LC Final: Swinton Oldham 2:45 Lost 02-05 - Sullivan 1 Click Here
Wed 23 Nov Hull Kingston Rovers Home 2:45 Won 39-05 Oliver 3, Sherrington 2, Ring, Mason Sullivan 9 Click Here
Sat 26 Nov Salford Away 2:45 Won 23-13 Ring 4, Davidson Sullivan 4 Click Here
Sat 3 Dec Leeds Home 2:45 Lost 05-09 Kinnear Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 10 Dec Widnes Away 2:30 Lost 07-10 Booysen Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 17 Dec Barrow Home 2:30 Won 28-03 Ring 2, Booysen, Hodder, Kinnear, Price Oakley 5 Click Here
Sat 24 Dec Broughton Rangers Home 2:30 Won 15-08 Kinnear 2, Ring Sullivan 3 Click Here
Mon 26 Dec St Helens Away 2:30 Won 20-13 L.Brown 2, Jones, Sherrington Oakley 4 Click Here
Tue 27 Dec Widnes Home 2:30 Won 16-04 L.Brown 2, Kinnear, Ring Oakley 2 Click Here
Sat 31 Dec Swinton Away 2:30 Lost 03-18 Oliver - Click Here
Mon 2 Jan Wakefield Trinity Home 2:30 Won 09-08 L.Brown 2, Kinnear - Click Here
Sat 14 Jan Leigh Home 2:45 Abandoned Binks 2, Sherrington Sullivan 1 Click Here

After 46 minutes due to Rain. Wigan Led 11-0 - Result Void

Sat 21 Jan Leeds Away 2:45 Lost 02-13 - Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 28 Jan Dewsbury Home 3:00 Postponed Due to Bad Weather - -
Sat 4 Feb Barrow Away 3:00 Won 13-05 L.Brown, Parker, Sullivan Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 11 Feb CC R1: Huddersfield Home 3:00 Lost 02-13 - Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 25 Feb Leigh Home 3:30 Lost 08-15 Davidson, Ring Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 3 March Dewsbury Away 3:30 Won 10-06 Booysen, Davidson Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 10 Mar St Helens Recreation Home 3:30 Won 13-00 Mason 2, Binks Sullivan 2 Click Here
Sat 17 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers Away 3:50 Lost 08-09 Davidson, Sherrington Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 24 Mar Batley Home 3:30 Won 36-10 Booysen 2, L.Brown 2, Davidson, Kinnear, Parker, Sherrington Sullivan 6 Click Here
Fri 6 April St Helens Home 3:30 Won 21-11 L.Brown 4, Kinnear Sullivan 3 Click Here
Mon 9 April Wakefield Trinity Away 3:30 Lost 11-13 L.Brown, Mason, Parker Sullivan 1 Click Here
Sat 14 April Rochdale Hornets Away 3:30 Won 12-03 Binks, Hodder, Ring, Sullivan - Click Here
Wed 18 Apr Warrington Home 5:45 Won 41-12 Booysen 3, Oliver 3, Davidson, Parker, Ring Sullivan 7 Click Here
Sat 21 April Hull Home 3:30 Won 20-09 L.Brown, Davidson, Jones, Parker Oakley 4 Click Here
Mon 23 Apr Oldham Away 6:15 Lost 00-15 - - Click Here
Sat 28 April Dewsbury Home 3:30 Won 32-12 Booysen 2, L.Brown, Oakley, Oliver, Stephens Oakley 7 Click Here

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Player

Apps

Tries Goals
Len Mason 45 6 -
Frank Stephens 43 1 -
David Booysen 41 13 2
Lou Brown 40 26 -
Benny Davidson 38 12 -
Jim Sullivan 36 3 89
Arthur Binks 33 3 -
Roy Kinnear 33 16 -
Wilf Hodder 32 3 -
Dai Jones 32 2 -
John Sherrington 29 7 -
Tom Beetham 28 - -
Jack Bennett 28 - -
Johnny Ring 25 18 -
Bill Oliver 22 20 -
George Van Rooyen 19 - -
Jack Price 14 2 -
Tommy Parker 12 5 -
Syd Abram 8 1 -
Sol Oakley 8 1 23
Bob Brown 4 - -
Eddie Dowdall 4 - -
George Owens 3 1 -
Syd Jerram 3 - -
James Lawrenson 2 - -
George Ellis 1 - -
Dave Cotton 1 - -
Joe Sullivan 1 - -

Top Try Scorers

Player

Tries
Lou Brown 26
Bill Oliver 20
Johnny Ring 18
Roy Kinnear 16
David Booysen 13
Benny Davidson 12
John Sherrington 7
Len Mason 6
Tommy Parker 5
Arthur Binks 3
Wilf Hodder 3
Jim Sullivan 3
Dai Jones 2
Jack Price 2
Syd Abram 1
Sol Oakley 1
George Owens 1
Frank Stephens 1

Top Goal Scorers

Player

Goals
Jim Sullivan 89
Sol Oakley 23
David Booysen 2

Northern Rugby League

Pontypridd resigned from the League after playing 8 games, and their record was expunged from the table. They won 1 and lost 7, scoring 46 and conceding 149.

 1 Swinton              36 27  3  6  -  439  189       57  79.10
 2 Leeds                42 32  0 10  -  619  307       64  76.19
 3 Featherstone Rovers  36 25  1 10  -  387  234       51  70.83
 4 Hunslet              40 28  0 12  -  546  308       56  70.00
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 5 St Helens Rec        36 24  0 12  -  499  251       48  66.66
 6 Oldham               36 23  1 12  -  422  261       47  65.27
 7 Wigan Highfield      32 19  1 12  -  272  240       39  60.93
 8 Wigan                40 24  0 16  -  601  345       48  60.00
 9 Leigh                34 20  0 14  -  298  236       40  58.82
10 Wakefield Trinity    40 22  2 16  -  476  355       46  57.50
11 St Helens            36 19  1 16  -  485  336       39  54.17
12 Huddersfield         40 21  1 18  -  475  341       43  53.75
13 Hull Kingston Rovers 38 17  5 16  -  342  333       39  51.31
14 Halifax              40 19  2 19  -  341  328       40  50.00
15 Dewsbury             38 17  3 18  -  334  329       37  48.68
16 Bradford Northern    32 13  2 17  -  204  333       28  43.75
17 Warrington           36 14  2 20  -  352  483       30  41.66
18 Barrow               34 13  1 20  -  249  337       27  39.70
19 Batley               38 14  2 22  -  264  466       30  39.47
20 Hull                 38 12  6 20  -  312  347       30  39.47
21 York                 36 13  1 22  -  233  350       27  37.50
22 Keighley             36 13  1 22  -  230  415       27  37.50
23 Widnes               32 11  0 21  -  196  418       22  34.37
24 Rochdale Hornets     34 11  1 22  -  192  448       23  33.82
25 Castleford           32  9  3 20  -  217  389       21  32.81
26 Salford              32  9  1 22  -  220  434       19  29.68
27 Broughton Rangers    32  8  0 24  -  295  450       16  25.00
28 Bramley              32  7  0 25  -  175  402       14  21.87
                                          (R.L.Yearbook 1995-96)


Championship Play-Off

Semifinals:

    Featherstone Rovers 15 beat Leeds 12.
    Swinton 12 beat Hunslet 2.

Final:

    Swinton 11 beat Featherstone Rovers 0.