5th November 1927: Wigan 10 Hull 0 (Match Abandoned)
Posted by Bilko on December 12 2013 - 21:52

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Wigan 10 Hull 0 (Abandoned after 55 Minutes Due to Rain) - Saturday 5th November 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 John Sherrington, Lou Brown
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


Summary:l

The pitch at Central Park was waterlogged and Wigan really didn't want to play this game, but Hull really didn't want to travel again so the game kicked off as scheduled. Remember their were no motorways before 1960, so travelling wasn't so easy by train. The match lasted 55 minutes before finally being abandoned. The Match was Declared Null and Void and was replayed match on Saturday 21st April 1928 (3:30pm).

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 Leeds - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 70.83%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 11 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 68.18%
5th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%
6th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 11 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 63.63%

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13th Place:l Wigan - Played - 15 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 53.33%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs