10th March 1915: Runcorn 6 Wigan 26 Posted by Bilko
on December 11 2014 - 22:07
Click: Last Match -
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Venue: Canal Street, Runcorn Competition: League
1. Billy Seddon, 2. Lew Bradley, 3. Frank Walford, 4. David Evans, 5.
Billy Curran, 6. George Owens, 7. Johnny Thomas
8. Jamie Haigh, 9. Arthur Francis, 10. Charlie Seeling (Snr), 11. George
Hayward, 12. Rees Richards, 13. Dick Ramsdale
Billy Curran 2, George Hayward 2, Lew Bradley, Frank Walford
Frank Walford 2, Billy Seddon 1, Johnny Thomas 1
On a day when 12,800 allied troops were lost in an
offensive battle at Neuve Chappelle, Wigan were winning a midweek match
against Runcorn. Later the Northern Union committee suspended the Runcorn Ground after the touch judge of this match complained of being "molested" (thats how the newspaper reported it" during and after this match.
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