4th February 1933: Wigan 8 York 8
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Wigan 8 York 8 - Saturday 4th February 1933
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Dicky Twose, 3. Gwynne Davies, 4. Joe Wilson, 5. Jack Morley, 6. Hector Gee, 7. Billy Howarth
WiganlForwards:l 8. Lou Houghton, 9. Joe Welsby, 10. Alf Vernon, 11. Len Mason, 12. George Dixon, 13. Ossie Griffiths

WiganlTries:l

(None)
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 3, Jack Morley 1

Summary:l

Whilst Wigan had been frozen off in the previous two weeks, the region was suffering with an outbreak of influenza. 64 deaths had been accumulated in Wigan itself. In this match against fellow "Top 4" rivals York, Wigan relied on three penalty goals from Jim Sullivan and a drop goal (worth two points until 1974) to earn a draw, despite York scoring two tries.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Salford - Played - 26 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 41
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 25 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 41
3rd Place:l Barrow - Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 39
4th Place:l York - Played - 27 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 36
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 27 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 36
6th Place:l Wigan - Played - 25 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 35

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs