10th December 1927: Widnes 10 Wigan 7
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Widnes 10 Wigan 7 - Saturday 10th December 1927
Venue: Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Roy Kinnear, 4. Benny Davidson, 5. Lou Brown, 6. George Ellis, 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 David Booysen
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


WidneslBacks:l 1. Frank Stockley, 2. Jack Dennett, 3. Albert Ratcliffe, 4. Peter Topping, 5. Alec Higgins, 6. Paddy Douglas, 7. Jerry Laughton
WidneslForwards:l 8. Fred Kelsall, 9. George Stevens, 10. Jack Potter, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Jack Higgins, 13. Jack Gregory

WidneslTries:l Nat Silcock, Peter Topping
WidneslGoals:l

Frank Stockley 2


Summary:l

"A side assembled from all corners of the globe at enormous expense, humbled by a team of local youths" was condemning piece in one newspaper. Wigan had led 7-0 at half time but Widnes came back to win and condemn Wigan to a tenth defeat in the season.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Leeds - Played - 18 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 77.17%
2nd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 17 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 76.47%
3rd Place:l Swinton - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.87%
5th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 68.76%
6th Place:l St Helens - Played - 17 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 67.64%

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14th Place:l Wigan - Played - 20 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 50.00%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs