11th September 1915: Leigh 11 Wigan 20 Posted by Bilko
on January 12 2015 - 19:19
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Venue: Mather Lane, Leigh Competition: War Emergency League
1. William Jolley, 2. Ted Smith, 3. Joe Sherrington, 4. Tom
Atherton, 5. Robert Curwen, 6. George Hesketh, 7. John Blan
8. Arthur Francis, 9. Bill Melling, 10. George Litherland, 11.
Jim Sherrington, 12. Rees Richards, 13. Bert Barnes
Tom Atherton 2, Jim Sherrington, Robert Curwen
William Jolley 4
The absences of Jonny Thomas, George Owens,
Frank Walford and Charlie Seeling saw "several young players who in ordinary
times would never have got the opportunity". Considering the absences, this
was a good win at Leigh.
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