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Wigan RL History - 1908-09 Season

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In 1908-09 Wigan won their first League Championship with a 7-3 victory over Oldham in the Championship Final. They could have won more league titles prior to World War 1 but they would go on to lose in the next 4 Championship Finals.

Wigan Final League Position: 1st
League Champions:
Wigan (1 - 7-3 v Oldham)
Challenge Cup Winners: Wakefield Trinity (17-0 v Hull)
Lancashire Cup Winners: Wigan (2 - 10-9 v Oldham)
Lancashire League Winners: Wigan (2)

1908-1909 Northern Rugby League CC = Challenge Cup CPO = Championship Play Off LC = Lancashire Cup
Date Opposition Venue Resultl Tries Goals
Sat 5 Sept Aberdare Away Won 56-00 Miller 4, Leytham 3, Jenkins 2. Prescott, Whittaker, Todd Sharrock 5, Leytham 5
Mon 7 Sept Ebbw Vale Away Won 36-05 Miller 4, Leytham 2, Thomas, Prescott Leytham 3, Thomas 2,
Sharrock 1
Sat 12 Sept Hunslet Home Won 18-10 Todd, Johnston, Leytham, Ramsdale Thomas 3
Sat 19 Sept Salford Away Won 36-07 Miller 2, Todd 2, Thomas 2, Leytham 2 Leytham 3, Thomas 2,
Sharrock 1
Tue 22 Sept Huddersfield Away Won 10-03 Miller, Jenkins Leytham 2
Sat 26 Sept Hull Home Won 28-05 Miller 2, Leytham 2, Sharrock, Thomas Leytham 3, Sharrock 2
Sat 3 Oct Leigh Away Lost 07-20 Johnston Thomas 2
Sat 10 Oct Barrow Home Won 22-07 Johnston, Creevey, Todd, Jenkins Leytham 4, Sharrock 1
Sat 17 Oct Warrington Away Won 21-05 Thomas 2, Leytham 2, Johnston Leytham 3
Sat 24 Oct Runcorn Home Won 13-02 Creevey 2, Thomas Thomas 1, Leytham 1
Sat 31 Oct Broughton Rangers Home Won 19-08 Sharrock 2, Todd, Johnston, Gleave Sharrock 1, Gunn 1
Sat 7 Nov LC R1: Widnes Away Won 14-02 Jenkins 2, Barton, Todd Thomas 1
Sat 14 Nov Rochdale Hornets Home Won 38-05 Todd 2, Silcock, Thomas, Miller, Jenkins Leytham 6, Thomas 4
Sat 21 Nov LC R2: Leigh Away Draw 03-03 Jenkins -
Mon 23 Nov LC R2 Replay: Leigh* Home Result Void Leytham, Todd Leytham 1
Sat 28 Nov Salford Home Won 05-02 Johnston Leytham 1
Mon 30 Nov LC R2 Replay: Leigh Home Won 17-03 Miller 2, Cheetham, Johnston, Todd Leytham 1
Sat 5 Dec LC SF: Warrington Home Won 15-10 Leytham 2, Gleave Sharrock 3
Sat 12 Dec Warrington Home Won 14-05 Miller, Todd, Barton, Blears Gunn 1
Sat 19 Dec LC Final: Oldham Broughton Won 10-09 Johnston, Thomas Leytham 1, Sharrock 1
Fri 25 Dec Swinton Home Won 27-11 Miller 5, Blears, Whittaker Leytham 1, Thomas 1,
Sharrock 1
Sat 26 Dec St Helens Away Won 22-07 Leytham 3, De Francis 2, Prescott Leytham 2
Fri 1 Jan Swinton Away Won 24-05 Leytham 2, Miller 2, Todd, De Francis Thomas 3
Sat 2 Jan Leigh Home Won 38-00 Jenkins 2, Blears 2, Miller, Leytham, Ramsdale Thomas 6, Sharrock 1
Sat 9 Jan Tour: Australia Home Won 10-07 Jenkins, Todd Leytham 2
Sat 16 Jan Broughton Rangers Away Lost 10-15 Miller, Jenkins Sharrock 2
Wed 20 Jan Tour: Australia Home Won 16-08 De Francis 2, Jenkins, Thomas Thomas 2
Sat 23 Jan Aberdare Home Won 49-05 Miller 3, De Francis 3, Price 2, Leytham, Cheetham,
Todd, Gleave, Barton
Leytham 4, Barton 1
Sat 30 Jan Oldham Home Won 23-10 Todd 2, Leytham, Silcock, Jenkins Thomas 2, Leytham 1,
Sharrock 1
Sat 6 Feb Barrow Away Won 18-05 Ramsdale, Miller, Leytham, De Francis Leytham 9
Thu 11 Feb Widnes Home Won 09-05 Todd Leytham 3
Sat 13 Feb Ebbw Vale Home Won 40-03 Miller 3, Johnston 2, De Francis, Leytham, Gunn, Ramsdale, Thomas Thomas 5
Sat 20 Feb Runcorn Away Won 17-11 Thomas, Miller, Jenkins Leytham 3, Thomas 1
Sat 27 Feb CC R1: York Home Won 20-07 Miller 3, Leytham 2, Silcock Sharrock 1
Sat 6 Mar Widnes Away Won 31-00 Miller 4, Leytham 2, Blears, Ramsdale, De Francis Leytham 2
Sat 13 Mar CC R2: Keighley Home Won 47-00 De Francis 2, Jenkins 2, Leytham 2, Miller 2, Gleave, Johnston, Thomas Leytham 5, Thomas 2
Wed 17 Mar Hunslet Away Won 12-00 Miller 2, Thomas 2 -
Sat 20 Mar Oldham Away Won 08-02 Johnston, Jenkins Thomas 1
Sat 27 Mar CC QF: Huddersfield Away Draw 10-10 Jenkins, Miller Leytham 2
Wed 31 Mar CC QF Rep: Huddersfield Home Won 16-03 Leytham 2, Ramsdale, Silcock Leytham 2
Sat 3 April Hull Away Lost 05-21 Todd Miller 1
Tue 6 April Rochdale Hornets Away Won 17-05 Todd 2, Whittaker Gunn 2, Thomas 2
Fri 9 April St Helens Home Lost 05-08 Parr Gunn 1
Sat 10 April CC SF: Wakefield Trinity Broughton Lost 02-14 - Leytham 1
Mon 12 Apr Huddersfield Home Won 28-10 Jenkins, Leytham, Miller, Cheetham, Todd, Silcock Thomas 4, Sharrock 1
Sat 17 April CPO SF: Batley Home Won 18-02 Barton, Leytham, Gunn, Jenkins Leytham 2, Thomas 1
Sat 1 May CPO Final: Oldham Salford Won 07-03 Ramsdale Leytham 2

*This game was ordered to be replayed again as an objection was upheld when Leigh objected to a Wigan player leaving the pitch without the referee's permission.
*Wigan had won this game 11-5.

1908-1909 Season Team Sheets List
aalaDatealaa Opponent alllIResultIllLl 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Sat 5 Sept Aber (A) W56-00 SharrocklG5 LeythamlT3lG5 JenkinslT2 ToddlT MillerlT4 Gleave PrescottlT Ramsdale Silcock WhittakerlT Blears Johnston Brooks
Mon 7 Sept EbbV (A) W36-05 SharrocklG LeythamlT2lG3 Jenkins PrescottlT MillerlT4 ThomaslTlG2 Gleave Ramsdale Silcock Whittaker Blears Johnston Cheetham
Sat 12 Sep Hun (H) W18-10 Sharrock Miller ToddlT Jenkins LeythamlT ThomaslG3 Gleave RamsdalelT Silcock Whittaker JohnstonlT Brooks Cheetham
Sat 19 Sep Sal (A) W36-07 SharrocklG LeythamlT2lG3 Jenkins ToddlT2 MillerlT2 ThomaslT2lG2 Gleave Silcock Cheetham Johnston Ramsdale Whittaker Blears
Tue 22 Sep Hud (A) W10-03 Sharrock LeythamlG2 JenkinslT Todd MillerlT Thomas Gleave Silcock Ramsdale Cheetham Johnston Whittaker Blears
Sat 26 Sep Hull (H) W28-05 SharrocklTlG2 LeythamlT2lG3 Jenkins Todd MillerlT2 ThomaslT Gleave Silcock Johnston Blears Whittaker Cheetham Ramsdale
Sat 3 Oct Lei (A) L07-20 Sharrock Miller Todd Price Prescott ThomaslG2 Battersby Ramsdale Cheetham Whittaker JohnstonlT Blears Topping
Sat 10 Oct Bar (H) W22-07 SharrocklG LeythamlG4 JenkinslT ToddlT CreeveylT Thomas Gleave Blears Ramsdale Whittaker JohnstonlT Silcock Collier
Sat 17 Oct War (A) W21-05 Sharrock LeythamlT2lG3 Jenkins Todd Creevey ThomaslT2 Gleave Ramsdale Silcock Whittaker Blears JohnstonlT Cheetham
Sat 24 Oct Run (H) W13-02 Sharrock CreeveylT2 Todd Jenkins LeythamlG ThomaslTlG Gleave Whittaker Ramsdale Silcock Cheetham Johnston Blears
Sat 31 Oct Bro (H) W19-08 GunnlG Bullen SharrocklT2lG ToddlT Miller Thomas GleavelT Ramsdale Whittaker Cheetham JohnstonlT Blears Silcock
Sat 7 Nov Wid (A) W (LCR1) Sharrock Leytham JenkinslT2 ToddlT Miller ThomaslG Gleave Ramsdale Johnston Whittaker Cheetham Blears BartonlT
Sat 14 Nov Roc (H) W38-05 Sharrock LeythamlG6 JenkinslT ToddlT2 MillerlT ThomaslTlG4 Gleave Cheetham Johnston Ramsdale Barton Blears SilcocklT
Sat 21 Nov Lei (A) W (LCR2) Sharrock Leytham JenkinslT Todd Creevey Thomas Gleave Ramsdale Silcock Whittaker Johnston Cheetham Barton
Mon 23 Nov Lei (H)* V (LCR2R) Sharrock LeythamlT2lG Jenkins ToddlT Creevey Thomas Gleave Cheetham Johnston Ramsdale Whittaker Blears Silcock
Sat 28 Nov Sal (H) W05-02 Gunn LeythamlG Jenkins Sharrock Creevey Thomas Gleave Cheetham Silcock Ramsdale JohnstonlT Whittaker Blears
Mon 30 Nov Lei (H) W (LCR2R) Sharrock LeythamlG Jenkins ToddlT MillerlT2 Thomas Gleave Ramsdale Silcock Whittaker JohnstonlT CheethamlT Blears
Sat 5 Dec War (H) W (LCSF) SharrocklG3 LeythamlT2 Jenkins Todd Miller Thomas GleavelT Silcock Cheetham Blears Whittaker Johnston Ramsdale
Sat 12 Dec War (H) W14-05 GunnlG Leytham Sharrock ToddlT MillerlT Jones Gleave Cheetham Ramsdale Whittaker BlearslT Johnston BartonlT
Sat 19 Dec Old (N) W (LCF) SharrocklG LeythamlG Jenkins Todd Miller ThomaslT Gleave Ramsdale Silcock Whittaker JohnstonlT Barton Cheetham
Fri 25 Dec Swi (H) W27-11 SharrocklG LeythamlG Jenkins Todd MillerlT5 ThomaslG Jones Ramsdale Silcock WhittakerlT BlearslT Johnston Cheetham
Sat 26 Dec St H (A) W22-07 Sharrock LeythamlT3lG2 Jenkins Gunn Miller Jones PrescottlT Barton Silcock Cheetham Ramsdale Whittaker DelFrancislT2
Fri 1 Jan Swi (A) W24-05 Sharrock LeythamlT2 Jenkins ToddlT MillerlT2 ThomaslG3 Jones Barton Silcock Cheetham Ramsdale Whittaker DelFrancislT
Sat 2 Jan Lei (H) W38-00 SharrocklG LeythamlT JenkinslT2 Todd MillerlT ThomaslG6 Jones BlearslT2 Cheetham RamsdalelT Whittaker Barton DelFrancis
Sat 9 Jan Aus (H) W (TOUR) Sharrock LeythamlG2 JenkinslT ToddlT Miller Jones Prescott Ramsdale Whittaker Blears De Francis Cheetham Barton
Sat 16 Jan Bro (A) L10-15 SharrocklG2 Leytham JenkinslT Todd MillerlT Gleave Thomas Ramsdale Whittaker De Francis Silcock Cheetham Barton
Wed 20 Jan Aus (H) W (TOUR) Sharrock Leytham JenkinslT Gunn Miller ThomaslTlG2 Gleave Ramsdale Barton Whittaker Blears DelFrancislT2 Cheetham
Sat 23 Jan Aber (H) W49-05 Sharrock LeythamlG4 PricelT2 ToddlT MillerlT3 GleavelT Jones Ramsdale CheethamlT Blears DelFrancislT3 Whittaker BartonlTlG
Sat 30 Jan Old (H) W23-10 SharrocklG LeythamlTlG JenkinslT ToddlT2 Miller ThomaslG2 Gleave SilcocklT Ramsdale Cheetham Blears De Francis Whittaker
Sat 6 Feb Bar (A) W18-05 Sharrock LeythamlTlG3 Jenkins Todd MillerlT Jones J.Thomas Blears Silcock Cheetham RamsdalelT Whittaker DelFrancislT
Thu 11 Feb Wid (A) W09-05 Sharrock LeythamlG3 Jenkins ToddlT Miller Jones J.Thomas Ramsdale Johnston Barton DelFrancis Cheetham Silcock
Sat 13 Feb EbbV (H) W40-03 Sharrock LeythamlT Jenkins GunnlT MillerlT3 ThomaslTlG5 Prescott JohnstonlT2 DelFrancislT Blears Whittaker RamsdalelT Cheetham
Sat 20 Feb Run (A) W17-11 Sharrock LeythamlG3 JenkinslT Todd MillerlT ThomaslTlG N.Jones DelFrancis Johnston Whittaker Ramsdale Cheetham Silcock
Sat 27 Feb York (H) W (CCR1) SharrocklG LeythamlT2 Jenkins Todd MillerlT3 Thomas Gleave Johnston Whittaker Ramsdale DelFrancis Barton SilcocklT
Sat 6 Mar Wid (H) W31-00 Sharrock LeythamlT2lG2 Gunn Todd MillerlT4 Jones Gleave RamsdalelT Whittaker Cheetham Johnston DelFrancis lT BlearslT
Sat 13 Mar Kei (H) W (CCR2) Sharrock LeythamlT2lG5 JenkinslT2 Todd MillerlT2 GleavelT ThomaslTlG2 Whittaker Ramsdale Cheetham DelFrancislT2 JohnstonlT Blears
Wed 17 Mar Hun (A) W12-00 Sharrock Leytham Jenkins Todd MillerlT2 Gleave ThomaslT2 Cheetham Whittaker Ramsdale Johnston DelFrancis Blears
Sat 20 Mar Old (A) W08-02 Sharrock Leytham JenkinslT Todd Miller Gleave ThomaslG Cheetham Whittaker Ramsdale JohnstonlT DelFrancis Blears
Sat 27 Mar Hud (A) D (CCQF) Sharrock LeythamlG2 JenkinslT Todd MillerlT Gleave Thomas Ramsdale Whittaker Cheetham DelFrancis Blears Silcock
Wed 30 Mar Hud (H) W (CCQFR) Sharrock LeythamlT2lG2 Jenkins Todd Miller Gleave Thomas Cheetham Johnston RamsdalelT Whittaker DelFrancis SilcocklT
Sat 3 Apr Hull (A) L05-21 Sharrock Leytham Jenkins ToddlT MillerlG Gleave Thomas Ramsdale Johnston De Francis Cheetham Whittaker Barton
Tue 6 Apr Roc (A) W17-05 GunnlG2 Sharrock Jenkins ToddlT2 Miller Gleave ThomaslG2 Ramsdale Silcock Cheetham WhittakerlT Blears Barton
Fri 9 Apr St H (H) L05-08 GunnlG Curwen Prescott Green Brown Jones Hardman Brooks Topping Riley Jonas ParrlT Halsall
Sat 10 Apr Wak (N) L (CCSF) Sharrock LeythamlG Jenkins Todd Miller Gleave Thomas Johnston Silcock Whittaker Barton Cheetham DelFrancis
Mon 12 Apr Hud (H) W28-10 SharrocklG LeythamlT JenkinslT ToddlT MillerlT ThomaslG4 Prescott Whittaker CheethamlT Ramsdale Blears SilcocklT Barton
Sat 17 Apr Bat (H) W (CPOSF) Sharrock LeythamlTlG2 JenkinslT GunnlT Creevey Gleave ThomaslG Ramsdale Whittaker Cheetham Silcock Blears BartonlT
Sat 1 May Old (N) W (CPOF) Sharrock LeythamlG2 Jenkins Todd Miller Thomas Jones RamsdalelT Silcock Whittaker De Francis Barton Cheetham

*Result was voided after Johnston left the field without the referee's permission. Match was replayed a week later.

Player

Apps

Tries Goals
Jim Sharrock 46 3 22
Dick Ramsdale 45 7 -
Tom Whittaker 44 3 -
Walter Cheetham 43 3 -
Jim Leytham 43 36 69
Bert Jenkins 41 21 -
Lance Todd 41 22 -
Joe Miller 40 47 1
Johnny Thomas 40 15 45
Fred Gleave 34 4 -
Massa Johnston 34 12 -
Jimmy Blears 33 5 -
Dick Silcock 33 5 -
Howell De Francis 22 13 -
Jack Barton 20 4 1
Naddy Jones 13 - -
Gomer Gunn 10 2 5
Jack Prescott 8 3 -
Charles Creevey 6 3 -
Bob Brooks 3 - -
Harry Price 2 2 -
Joe Topping 2 - -
Frank Battersby 1 - -
Jack Brown 1 - -
Jimmy Bullen 1 - -
Reuben Collier 1 - -
Robert Curwen 1 - -
James Green 1 - -
William Hardman 1 - -
William Halsall 1 - -
Albert Jonas 1 - -
Robert Parr 1 1 -
Thomas Riley 1 - -

Top Try Scorers

Player

Tries
Joe Miller 47
Jim Leytham 36
Lance Todd 22
Bert Jenkins 21
Johnny Thomas 15
Howell De Francis 13
Massa Johnston 12
Dick Ramsdale 7
Jimmy Blears 5
Dick Silcock 5
Jack Barton 4
Fred Gleave 4
Walter Cheetham 3
Charles Creevey 3
Jack Prescott 3
Jim Sharrock 3
Tom Whittaker 3
Gomer Gunn 2
Harry Price 2
Robert Parr 1

Top Goal Scorers

Player

Goals
Jim Leytham 69
Johnny Thomas 45
Jim Sharrock 22
Gomer Gunn 5
Jack Barton 1
Joe Miller 1

Details of the voided match at Leigh are included in the Stats.

Northern Rugby League

Aberdare, Barry, Mid-Rhondda and Treherbert joined, taking the competition to 31 teams. Bradford disbanded and became Bradford Northern.

 1 Wigan                32 28  0  4  -  706  207       56  87.50
 2 Halifax              34 28  1  5  -  526  174       57  83.82
 3 Oldham               32 26  0  6  -  488  176       52  81.25
 4 Batley               32 23  3  6  -  412  176       49  76.56
   -------------------------------------------------------------
 5 Huddersfield         34 21  3 10  -  504  292       45  66.17
 6 Wakefield Trinity    31 20  1 10  -  471  318       41  66.12
 7 Salford              32 20  1 11  -  455  309       41  64.06
 8 Merthyr Tydfil       18 11  1  6  -  184  156       23  63.88
 9 Broughton Rangers    32 19  1 12  -  420  330       39  60.93
10 Warrington           32 18  2 12  -  473  266       38  59.37
11 Runcorn              28 16  1 11  -  271  191       33  58.92
12 Hunslet              32 18  1 13  -  361  299       37  57.81
13 Hull                 34 19  1 14  -  487  366       39  57.35
14 Ebbw Vale            24 12  1 11  -  249  269       25  52.08
15 Leeds                32 15  1 16  -  398  355       31  48.43
16 Hull Kingston Rovers 32 14  1 17  -  429  423       29  45.31
17 St Helens            28 11  3 14  -  312  421       25  44.64
18 York                 32 13  1 18  -  394  510       27  42.18
19 Dewsbury             30 12  1 17  -  350  324       25  41.66
20 Keighley             30 12  1 17  -  338  355       25  41.66
21 Leigh                28 11  0 17  -  214  308       22  39.28
22 Swinton              32 11  1 20  -  258  440       23  35.93
23 Bradford Northern    32 11  0 21  -  324  451       22  34.37
24 Mid-Rhondda          18  5  1 12  -  111  214       11  30.55
25 Rochdale Hornets     30  8  2 20  -  195  384       18  30.00
26 Barrow               32  9  1 22  -  245  507       19  29.69
27 Widnes               28  6  3 19  -  197  359       15  26.78
28 Treherbert           18  4  1 13  -   81  212        9  25.00
29 Barry                18  3  0 15  -   76  445        6  16.66
30 Bramley              26  3  0 23  -  162  582        6  11.53
31 Aberdare             17  1  0 16  -  134  406        2   5.88
                                          (R.L.Yearbook 1995-96)


Championship Play-Off

Semifinals:

    Halifax 3 drew with Oldham 3.
    Wigan 18 beat Batley 2.

Semifinal Replay:

    Oldham 8 beat Halifax 2.

Final:

    Wigan 7 beat Oldham 3.





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