20th March 1926: Wigan 13 Oldham 8
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Wigan 13 Oldham 8 - Saturday 20th March 1926
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Tommy Parker, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. David Booysen, 5. Attie van Heerden, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Jack Bennett, 9. Wilf Hodder, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Robert Ilsley, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l Syd Jerram, Tommy Parker, Attie van Heerden
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


Summary:l

An Oldham mistake opened the scoring for Wigan with Tommy Howley sending Syd Jerram over. Another try soon after by Attie van Heerden helped Wigan build a 10-0 lead at half time. Oldham had got the score back to 10-8 second half with them having the wind advantage but Tommy Parker's effort got Wigan over the victory line.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 33 - Won 4 27 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 84.84%
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 29 - Won 4 21 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 74.13%
3rd Place:l Swinton - Played - 29 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 68.96%
4th Place:l Hull - Played - 31 - Won 4 19 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 66.12%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 29 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 65.51%
6th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 29 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 63.79%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs