31st December 1927: Swinton 18 Wigan 3
Posted by Bilko on December 13 2013 - 15:28

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Swinton 18 Wigan 3 - New Years Eve Saturday 31st December 1927
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Sol Oakley, 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. Dai Jones, 12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Fred Oliver
WiganlGoals:l

(None)


Summary:l

Wigan went into the game with a four match winning run under their belt but the last thing they needed was a visit to league leading Swinton. Despite led 3-0 at half time though after Fred Oliver went over just before the interval, but Swinton dominated after the break.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 19 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 81.57%
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 22 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 77.27%
3rd Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 20 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 72.50%
5th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 21 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
6th Place:l Dewsbury - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 65.78%

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10th Place:l Wigan - Played - 25 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 11 - Points Percentage: - 56.00%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs