8th October 1927: Wigan 21 Leigh 8
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Wigan 21 Leigh 8 - Saturday 8th October 1927
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Lancashire Cup First Round
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. Tom Beetham, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Frank Stephens, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Len Mason, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l Benny Davidson 2, Johnny Ring 2, Lou Brown
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 3


Summary:l

Despite league struggles, and losing to Leigh a week earlier, Wigan were still expected to progress in the Lancashire Cup. Wigan led 15-3 at half time and never looked back

1927-1928 Lancashire Cup First Round Results

Saturday 8th October 1927
Broughton Rangers 5 St Helens Recreation 41
Oldham 20 Wigan Highfield 9
St Helens 7 Swinton 13
Widnes 10 Rochdale Hornets 8
Wigan 21 Leigh 8

First Round Byes: Barrow, Salford, Warrington