12th January 1923: Wigan 34 Batley 8
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Wigan 34 Batley 8 - Saturday 12th January 1924
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:45pm

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

WiganlTries:l Johnny Ring 2, Tommy Howley, Fred Brown, Jack Price, Tommy Parker, Bert Webster, Danny Hurcombe
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 5


Summary:l

This was a 1st v 2nd in the table clash at Central Park but second placed Batley's form had faltered over the Christmas Period with three defeats. Tommy Howley and Jack Price had scored tries that contributed to a 10-0 lead for Wigan at the break Batley then folded second half and Wigan were able to increase their lead at the top

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 21 - Won 4 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 80.95%
2nd Place:l Batley - Played - 21 - Won 4 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
3rd Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 67.50%
4th Place:l Leigh - Played - 20 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 62.50%
5th Place:l Broughton - Played - 20 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 62.50%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs