1st October 1927: Leigh 11 Wigan 5
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Leigh 11 Wigan 5 - Saturday 1st October 1927
Venue: Mather Lane, Leigh
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Roy Kinnear, 4. Benny Davidson, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Tom Beethem, 10. Dai Jones, 11. Frank Stephens, 12. Len Mason, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l David Booysen
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 1


Summary:l

Wigan crashed to shocking loss at Leigh, who had not won a game all season until this one. The loss left Wigan well off the top four places. Wigan had a wind advantage first half but did very little with it during a scoreless half. One that advantage turned round, Leigh earned a deserved win which left Wigan down in 13th place in the table.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Hunslet - Played - 8 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 87.50%
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 78.57%
3rd Place:l Oldham - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 78.57%
4th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
5th Place:l Hull - Played - 8 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 68.75%
6th Place:l Batley - Played - 6 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%

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13th Place:l Wigan - Played - 11 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 57.14%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs