1st January 1923: Wigan 38 Leigh 8
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Wigan 38 Leigh 8 - New Years Day Monday 1st January 1923
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Danny Hurcombe, 3. Syd Boyd, 4. Tommy Howley, 5. Johnny Ring, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Tom Woods, 9. Wilf Hodder, 10. Percy Coldrick, 11. Harry Banks, 12. Bert Webster, 13. Fred Roffey

WiganlTries:l Wilf Hodder 4, Percy Coldrick, Johnny Ring, George Owens, Jim Sullivan
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 7


Summary:l

Wigan already led 16-2 at Half Time before going on to complete a spanking of Leigh for the second time during the holiday season. Wilf Hodder grabbed the headlines with four tries.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place - Wigan - Played - 19 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost 1 1 - Points Percentage: - 92.10%
2nd Place - Hull - Played - 22 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost 1 4 - Points Percentage: - 81.13%
3rd Place - Huddersfield - Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost 1 4 - Points Percentage: - 80.00%
4th Place - Swinton - Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost 1 4 - Points Percentage: - 80.00%
5th Place - Oldham - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost 1 5 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%

Top 4 Qualified for the Play Offs