7th March 1925: Rochdale 8 Wigan 13
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Rochdale Hornets 8 Wigan 13 - Saturday 7th March 1925
Venue: Athletic Grounds, Rochdale
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Danny Hurcombe, 5. Attie van Heerden, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Tom Beetham, 10. Carl Burger, 11. Billy Banks, 12. George van Rooyen, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Danny Hurcombe, Attie van Heerden, Johnny Ring
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


Summary:l

Now out of the Challenge Cup, Wigan were left with the old adage of "concentrating on the league". They were in a decent position within the top four but any defeats can be very costly. Wigan led this match 13-0 at Half Time but a Blizzard hit for the during of the second half and Rochdale fought back leaving Wigan "fortunate to finish with five points in hand".

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 27 - Won 4 23 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 85.18%
2nd Place:l Hull KR - Played - 26 - Won 4 20 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 80.76%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 28 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 76.78%
4th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 30 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 68.33%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 28 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 66.07%
6th Place:l Oldham - Played - 27 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 64.81%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs