5th January 1923: Widnes 2 Wigan 0
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Widnes 2 Wigan 0 - Saturday 5th January 1924
Venue: Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes
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. Fred Roffey, 9. Harry Banks, 10. Bert Webster, 11. Fred Brown, 12. Tom Woods, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l

(None)


WidneslBacks:l 1. Jack Brassington, 2. Harry Edge, 3. Frank Stockley, 4. Albert Ratcliffe, 5. H.Young, 6. Paddy Douglas, 7. Jerry Laughton
WidneslForwards:l 8. William Reid, 9. Harry O'Garra, 10. John Corcoran, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Jack Higgins, 13. Tommy Higgins

WidneslTries:l (None)
WidneslGoals:l

Albert Ratcliffe 1


Summary:l

Well Wigan's cracking Christmas period came to a halt with the narrowest of defeats at Widnes. A second half penalty goal from Albert Ratcliffe was the only scoring of the match.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 20 - Won 4 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 80.00%
2nd Place:l Batley - Played - 20 - Won 4 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
3rd Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 66.78%
4th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 20 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 62.00%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 21 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 61.90%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs