23rd November 1927: Wigan 39 Hull Kingston Rovers 5
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Wigan 39 Hull Kingston Rovers 5 - Wednesday 23rd November 1927
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:45pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Syd Abram, 4. Benny Davidson, 5. Fred Oliver, 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 Fred Oliver 3, John Sherrington 2, Johnny Ring, Len Mason
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 9


Summary:l

Wigan managed to get their Lancashire Cup defeat out of their system with this midweek mauling of Hull KR at Central Park. Rovers actually took a 5-0 lead in the 7th minute with a try from Stamer and Conversion from Osborne. But two penalty goals from Jim Sullivan were added to by converted tries for Fred Oliver and John Sherrington before half time which put Wigan 14-5 in front. Stamer went off injured early second half and with a man advantage Wigan racked up five second half tries after Sullivan had kicked another penalty goal.