6th November 1937: Widnes 17 Wigan 12
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Widnes 17 Wigan 12 - Saturday 6th November 1937
Venue: Naughton Park, Widnes
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Jack Morley, 3. Gwynne Davies, 4. George Newey, 5. Eddie Holder, 6. George Bennett, 7. Hector Gee

WiganlForwards:l 8. George Banks, 9. Joe Golby, 10. Ken Gee, 11. Trevor Thomas, 12. Albert Davis, 13. Ike Jones

WiganlTries:l

Hector Gee, Eddie Holder
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 3

WidneslBacks:l

1. Walter Bradley, 2. Fred Simcock, 3. Peter Topping, 4. Ken Barber, 5. Alan Evans, 6. Tommy Shannon, 7. Tommy McCue

WidneslForwards:l 8. Nat Silcock, 9. Jimmy Jones, 10. Alec Higgins, 11. Hugh McDowell, 12. Robert Roberts, 13. Harry Millington

WidneslTries:l

Fred Simcock, Tommy McCue, Hugh McDowell
WidneslGoals:l Peter Topping 3, Robert Roberts 1

Summary:l

It was only 4-2 to Widnes at Half Time before tries from Fred Simcock and Tommy McCue put Widnes into a 12-2 lead. Tries from Hector Gee and Eddie Holder had seen Wigan draw level at 12-12 before Widnes snatched the win with a try from Hugh McDowell in the 78th Minute.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 11 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 18
2nd Place:l Bradford - Played - 10 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 18
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 10 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 17
4th Place:l Warrington - Played - 10 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 16
5th Place:l Castleford - Played - 11 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 16
6th Place:l Salford - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 14

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9th Place:l Wigan - Played - 10 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 12

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