11th December 1905: Leigh 0 Wigan 8 (Lancashire Cup Final Replay) Posted by Bilko
on January 12 2015 - 01:03
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Venue: Wheater's Field, Broughton Competition: Lancashire Cup Final Replay
1. Jack Mason, 2. Harry Lowe, 3. Windsor Jones, 4. Bert
Jenkins, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Billy Anderson
8. Rueben Collier, 9. Sam Moores, 10. Jack Barton, 11. Tom
Whittaker, 12. Jack Hilton, 13. Dick Tyrer, 14. Peter Vickers, 15. Frank
Jim Leytham, Bert Jenkins
Jack Mason 1
This inaugural Lancashire Cup Final went to
this replay held on a Monday Afternoon at the same Wheater's Field venue.
The match continued like the first tie with no score for a long time but the
deadlock was finally broken when Jim Leytham scored a try just before half
time. In the second half Billy Anderson had gone close to a score before an
interception was returned by Bert Jenkins for a try, to which Jack Mason
converted for 8-0. Wigan never looked like letting that slip and thus became
the first ever winners of the Lancashire Cup competition that would run
until the 1992-1993 season.
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