14th December 1912: Wakefield 19 Wigan 6 Posted by Bilko
on December 08 2014 - 15:41
Click: Last Match -
llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Wakefield Trinity 19 Wigan 6 - Saturday 14th December 1912
Venue: Belle Vue, Wakefield Competition: League
1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Lew Bradley, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Lance
Todd, 5. Robert Curwen, 6. Fred Gleave, 7. Johnny Thomas
8. Charlie Seeling (Snr), 9. Dick Ramsdale, 10. Arthur Francis, 11. Percy
Coldrick, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Dick Silcock
Johnny Thomas, Lew Bradley
Three days after the emotion of winning the Lancashire
Cup, the last thing Wigan perhaps needed was a trip over to Yorkshire to
play the side immediately below them in the league, Wakefield, who were
unbeaten at home in this season so far. It was perhaps an error to name an
unchanged side but Wigan had taken a 3-0 lead with a Johnny Thomas try but
it was quickly wiped out with two penalty goals putting Wakefield 4-3 ahead.
The home side had built a 12-3 lead by half time after tries from Burton and
Poynton and they extended that further after the interval before Lew Bradley
scored what proved to be a second half consolation. Wakefield jumped up to
second place with this win after Hunslet also lost whilst all three of
Wigan's defeats in the season so far had come in Yorkshire away games.
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