5th October 1927: Batley 11 Wigan 3
Posted by Bilko on December 12 2013 - 17:16

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Batley 11 Wigan 3 - Wednesday 5th October 1927
Venue: Mount Pleasant, Batley
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Fred Oliver, 3. David Booysen, 4. Benny Davidson, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. Syd Abram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Tom Beetham, 9. Frank Stephens, 10. Len Mason, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Dai Jones, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l Fred Oliver



Wigan fell to a third consecutive defeat for the second time within their 12 games of the season so far. They struggled again here in misty conditions at Batley. Wigan had played down the famous Mount Pleasant slope first half but yet had still been 3-0 down at the break. Batley had gone 11-0 up before Fred Oliver claimed a consolation for Wigan.