14th January 1928: Wigan 11 Leigh 0 (Match Abandoned)
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Wigan 11 Leigh 0 (Match Abandoned after 46 minutes due to Heavy Rain) - Saturday 14th January 1928
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:45pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Benny Davidson, 4. Roy Kinnear, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Tom Beetham, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Frank Stephens, 11. Dai Jones, 12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Arthur Binks 2, John Sherrington
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 1


Summary:l

A frustrating abandonment for Wigan who were in full control against Leigh, who had been reduced to 12 men with a red card for Hurcombe. The result was declared null and void with the match being replayed on Saturday 25th February 1928 (3:30pm). Worse still for Wigan was that they lost the replayed match!

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 22 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 79.54%
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 25 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 72.00%
3rd Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 23 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 69.56%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 23 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 67.39%
5th Place:l Dewsbury - Played - 21 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%
6th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 24 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%

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11th Place:l Wigan - Played - 26 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 11 - Points Percentage: - 57.60%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs