29th October 1927: Wigan 21 Swinton 0
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Wigan 21 Swinton 0 - Saturday 29th October 1927
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

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. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Johnny Ring 3, Roy Kinnear 2
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


Summary:l

16th Placed Wigan taking on league leading Swinton was only meant to produce one result, but their was a twist! Also on this day, Lancashire were taking on Yorkshire in the County Championship and call ups weakened the Swinton side. Wigan cashed in with a Johnny Ring hat-trick contributing to the victory.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
2nd Place:l Wakefield - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
3rd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 11 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 72.72%
4th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 70.00%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 13 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 69.25%
6th Place:l St Helens - Played - 11 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 68.18%

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12th Place:l Wigan - Played - 15 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 53.33%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs