1st December 1923: Oldham 10 Wigan 2
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Oldham 10 Wigan 2 - Saturday 1st December 1923
Venue: Watersheddings, Oldham
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:45pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Jerry Shea, 5. Attie van Heerden, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Bert Webster, 9. John Hurst, 10. Fred Roffey, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Fred Brown, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 1


Summary:l

Wigan had been knocked of the Lancashire Cup at this ground five weeks earlier and the same fate fell them in the league encounter. A heavy pitch suited Oldham better with tries from Rix and Collins helping them towards the win.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Batley - Played - 13 - Won 4 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 88.46%
2nd Place:l Wigan - Played - 12 - Won 4 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 12 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
4th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 12 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
5th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 11 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 63.63%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs