6th March 1915: Wigan 13 Rochdale 5
Posted by Bilko on December 11 2014 - 22:04

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Wigan 13 Rochdale Hornets 5 - Saturday 6th March 1915
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. Billy Seddon, 2. Frank Walford, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. David Evans, 5. Billy Curran, 6. George Owens, 7. Johnny Thomas
WiganlForwards:l 8. Jamie Haigh, 9. Arthur Francis, 10. Charlie Seeling (Snr), 11. George Hayward, 12. Bill Melling, 13. Dick Ramsdale

WiganlTries:l

Billy Curran 3

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 2

Summary:l

Wigan had been chasing and chasing Rochdale for months and they had refused to budge from the top of the table. In fact they hadn't lost since October but Wigan ended that run at Central Park thanks to Billy Curran's hat-trick. Rochdale fell from top to third in the table with this one defeat.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 28 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 85.71%
2nd Place:l Wigan - Played - 24 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
3rd Place:l Rochdale - Played - 24 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 75.92%
5th Place:l

St Helens

- Played - 25 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 64.00%
6th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 25 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 62.00%

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