23rd April 1928: Oldham 15 Wigan 0
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Oldham 15 Wigan 0 - Monday 23rd April 1928
Venue: Watersheddings, Oldham
Competition: League
Kick Off: 6:15pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Sol Oakley, 2. Fred Oliver, 3. Tommy Parker, 4. Bob Brown, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Tom Beetham, 9. Wilf Hodder, 10. Dai Jones, 11. Frank Stephens, 12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l

(None)


Summary:l

A dreadful defeat for Wigan which made sure that would indeed suffer the indignity of finishing below Wigan Highfield in the league table. Victory would have seen Wigan go above them for the first time in a while but the final score here says it all really.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 36 - Won - 27 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 79.16%
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 42 - Won - 32 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 76.19%
3rd Place:l Featherstone - Played - 36 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 70.83%
4th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 40 - Won - 28 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 12 - Points Percentage: - 70.00%
5th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 36 - Won - 24 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 12 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%
6th Place:l Oldham - Played - 35 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 12 - Points Percentage: - 64.28%
7th Place:l Wigan Highfield - Played - 32 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 12 - Points Percentage: - 60.93%
8th Place:l Wigan - Played - 39 - Won - 23 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 16 - Points Percentage: - 58.97%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs