|WiganlBacks:l||1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Jerry Shea, 5. Danny Hurcombe, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram|
|WiganlForwards:l||8. Bert Webster, 9. Harry Banks, 10. Tom Woods, 11. Tom Halliwell, 12. Wilf Hodder, 13. Jack Price|
|WiganlTries:l||Wilf Hodder, Syd Jerram, Danny Hurcombe|
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|WiganlHighfieldlBacks:l||1. Winstanley, 2. Sammons, 3. O'Shea, 4. Dooley, 5. Langshaw, 6. Chapman, 7. Spencer|
|WiganlHighfieldlForwards:l||8. John Fairhurst, 9. Joe Fairhurst, 10. Gaskell, 11. Mann, 12. West, 13. Cunliffe|
Well Wigan's form had fallen away dramatically at the end of the previous season but it was a new start here with a "Wigan derby" to open up the campaign against Wigan Highfield at Tunstall Lane. It was a good contest but Wigan finished strongly to take the win.