16th February 1935: Wigan 45 Rochdale 3
Posted by Bilko on January 06 2014 - 19:52

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Wigan 45 Rochdale Hornets 3 - Saturday 16th February 1935
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Jack Morley, 3. Gordon Innes, 4. Gwynne Davies, 5. Alf Ellaby, 6. George Bennett, 7. Hector Gee
WiganlForwards:l 8. Bill Targett, 9. Joe Golby, 10. Harold Edwards, 11. Len Mason, 12. Albert Davis, 13. Charlie Seeling (Jnr)

WiganlTries:l

George Bennett 3, Gordon Innes 2, Jack Morley 2, Gwynne Davies, Alf Ellaby, Hector Gee, Charlie Seeling
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 6

Summary:l

Wigan already had a strong points average but they increased it further with another big win, this time over Rochdale. It was a big day for the current "Top 4" because they now had a cushion between themselves and 5th place because the 5th, 6th and 7th placed clubs at the start of the day (Keighley, Castleford and Salford) all lost.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 41 - (Points Average: 3.24)
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 26 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 41 - (Points Average: 2.34)
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 40 - -
4th Place:l Warrington - Played - 27 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 39 - -
5th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 27 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 35 - (Points Average: 1.50)
6th Place:l Keighley - Played - 27 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 35 - (Points Average: 0.97)

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Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs
Teams level on points ranked by Points Average which was Points For divided by Points Against