25th December 1926: Wigan 25 Leigh 0
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Wigan 25 Leigh 0 - Christmas Day Saturday 25th December 1926
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

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

WiganlTries:l Johnny Ring 2, David Booysen, Tommy Parker, Attie van Heerden
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 5


Summary:l

Given the "Top 4" play off system in these days, the fact this Christmas Day clash against Leigh was a 4th v 5th encounter made it all the more important. But it didn't really live up to the billing. Wigan won easily to halt what had been an impressive run of form for our local rivals.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 19 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 86.84%
2nd Place:l Hull - Played - 17 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 82.35%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 21 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 80.95%
4th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 19 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 79.48%
5th Place:l Leigh - Played - 18 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
6th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 18 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 69.44%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs