15th October 1927: Wigan 19 Oldham 8
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Wigan 19 Oldham 8 - Saturday 15th October 1927
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jack Price, 2. Fred Oliver, 3. Roy Kinnear, 4. Benny Davidson, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Frank Stephens, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l John Sherrington 2, David Booysen, Roy Kinnear, Fred Oliver
WiganlGoals:l

David Booysen 2


Summary:l

David Booysen "gave his best display since joining the club" said one newspaper after Wigan halted a slide of three consecutive league defeats against Oldham at Central Park. Jack Price played Full Back with Jim Sullivan being a rare absentee but apparently was "not successful" in the position, despite the win.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 9 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 81.25%
2nd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 9 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 77.77%
3rd Place:l Hull KR - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 8 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 68.75%
5th Place:l St Helens - Played - 9 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%
6th Place:l Leeds - Played - 11 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 63.63%

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13th Place:l Wigan - Played - 13 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 53.84%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs