22nd September 1908: Huddersfield 3 Wigan 10 Posted by Bilko
on September 23 2014 - 15:21
Click: Last Match -
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Venue: Fartown, Huddersfield Competition: League
1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Jim Leytham, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Lance Todd, 5. Joe Miller, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Fred Gleave
8. Dick Ramsdale, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Tom Whittaker, 11. Jimmy Blears, 12.
Massa Johnston, 13. Walter Cheetham
Joe Miller, Bert Jenkins
Jim Leytham 2
Both these sides came into this game at Fartown with 100%
records but Huddersfield had only beaten Swinton the night before, so Wigan
had the greater energy here and found the try from Bert Jenkins second half
to build on their 5-3 half time lead. Following the match, Wigan had an
arduous journey back to the train station with a crowd following their "waggonette"
and throwing "gravel, stones and sods" as they disembarked in St James
Square. Wigan's trainer John Hesketh was wounded in the head from one such
stone and a man was later found guilty and fined 10 shillings for the
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