25th December 1925: Wigan 36 Leigh 16
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Wigan 36 Leigh 16 - Christmas Day Friday 25th December 1925
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. David Booysen, 5. Tommy Parker, 6. Danny Hurcombe, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Frank Stephens, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l

Syd Jerram 3, Johnny Ring 3, Danny Hurcombe, Tommy Parker

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 6


Summary:l

Poor Leigh. Not only beaten by Wigan on Christmas Day, they went on to lose to Wigan Highfield on Boxing Day. Proper cemented them as the borough's worst side. For Wigan, good news came elsewhere with Swinton, Leeds and St Helens Recreation all failing to win.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 17 - Won 4 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 88.23%
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 18 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 72.22%
3rd Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 16 - Won 4 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.87%
4th Place:l Warrington - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.87%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 16 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 68.75%
6th Place:l Batley - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 68.42%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs