1st January 1923: Wigan 30 Wakefield 6
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Wigan 30 Wakefield Trinity 6 - New Years Day Tuesday 1st January 1924
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Jerry Shea, 5. Attie van Heerden, 6. George Owens, 7. Danny Hurcombe
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Harry Banks, 10. Fred Roffey, 11. Fred Brown, 12. George van Rooyen, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l Danny Hurcombe 2, Tommy Howley 2, Jerry Shea, Fred Roffey, George Owens, Jack Price
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 3


Summary:l

Jerry Shea opened the scoring for Wigan who had built up a 16-0 lead by half time. Hurcombe and Howley both scored their second tries of the game after the break but a couple of tries for Wakefield were mere consolations.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won 4 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
2nd Place:l Batley - Played - 19 - Won 4 13 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 73.68%
3rd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 19 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 65.78%
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 65.00%
5th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 18 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 63.88%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs