21st April 1906: Leeds 8 Wigan 7 Posted by Bilko
on January 12 2015 - 14:36
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Venue: Headingley, Leeds Competition: League
1. Jack Mason, 2. Harry Lowe, 3. Harry Price, 4. Billy Hector,
5. Jim Leytham, 6. Edmund Jones, 7. Billy Anderson
8. Bob Brooks, 9. Sam Moores, 10. Dick Tyrer, 11. Tom
Whittaker, 12. Rueben Collier, 13. Billy Moles, 14. Jack Hilton, 15. Frank
Billy Anderson 1, Jim Leytham 1
They didn't know it at the time but this final
game of the 1905-1906 season would be the last time the "Northern Union"
would contest games with 15 players per side. Modern rugby league would be
born the following season with a reduction to 13 a side.
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