28th April 1928: Wigan 32 Dewsbury 12
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Wigan 32 Dewsbury 12 - Saturday 28th April 1928
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 6:15pm

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

WiganlTries:l David Booysen 2, Lou Brown, Sol Oakley, Fred Oliver, Frank Stephens
WiganlGoals:l

Sol Oakley 7


Summary:l

Wigan at least finished their season with a win against Dewsbury, but 8th place would mark their second lowest league finish since 1904 with only the 13th place finish in the 1919-1920 which followed the World War.

Final Top of Table
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 - 36 - Won - 23 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 12 - Points Percentage: - 65.27%
7th Place:l Wigan Highfield - Played - 32 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 12 - Points Percentage: - 60.93%
8th Place:l Wigan - Played - 40 - Won - 24 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 16 - Points Percentage: - 60.00%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs

1927-1928 Championship Play Offs Semi Final Results

Saturday 28th April 1928
1st Place v 4th Place: Swinton 12 Hunslet 2
2nd Place v 3rd Place: Leeds 12 Featherstone Rovers 15

1927-1928 Championship Play Offs Final Result

Saturday 5th May 1928
Swinton 11 Featherstone Rovers 0 (at Watersheddings, Oldham)*

*Swinton had completed an "All Four Cups" success having added the League Title to Challenge Cup, Lancashire Cup & Lancashire League successes.